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Tools for School

A Warrenville Public Library District card is the single most valuable back-to-school supply you need. With a WPLD library card, students of all ages, including lifelong learners, have access to countless free resources to help with assignments, research, studying, language skills, test taking and technology, including: 

Tutoring services and practice tests
Assistance with research projects and database searches
Foreign language improvement
District 200 textbooks
Technology and media equipment
Advance reservations for Study Rooms

Ask about how to use these services and features at our Youth Services Desk or Adult Services Desk or download Tools for School (pdf) .

Fall Events at the Library

Along with Tools for School, you can spur your imagination and fill your thirst for knowledge with many exciting events this fall. Registration is open for new events about Al Capone, the planet Mars, first aid for pets, the Edmund Fitzgerald and cartooning along with our popular STEAM, Storytimes and Sunday Music matinees. We’re also offering a watercolor workshop and an evening with Chef Dave as Member Exclusive events. For a complete look at our fall offerings, check out our Fall 2019 Reading Matters now or view the event calendar to register.

Win a $25 Target Gift Card This Summer

Register for a WPLD card this summer and be automatically entered into a monthly drawing to win a $25 Target gift card. Your Warrenville Library membership gives you access to thousands of book and music titles, DVDs, online databases, technology and other Library amenities.

One new WPLD member will be selected to win the $25 Target gift card in June, July and August. For more information about registering for a WPLD card, visit or call our Member Services Desk at 630/393-1171 x100.

Summer Concerts Continue through August 28

Concerts on the Commons continue through August 28. Outdoor performances begin at 7 pm and last approximately 90 minutes. Gather up your family and friends and bring your chairs and blankets to Bob Walters Commons (located between the Library and City Hall). Picnics are welcome, but alcohol is not permitted. Download the 2019 schedule.

Summer Reading Challenge Results

We challenged you to blast off and exceed last year’s summer reading accomplishments. Here are the results of the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge:

Age Group Challenge Result
Youth (Birth - 11) 4,500 hours 5,426 hours
Teen (Ages 12-17) 300 books 280 books
Adult (Ages 18 and up) 700 books 995 books

Congratulations to the Youth and Adult Age Groups for accepting the challenge and exceeding your goals! Youth and Adult participants who turned in at least one reading log between June 1 and July 31 can visit the Youth or Adult Services Desks before August 31 to pick up a special challenge reward. Thanks to all who participated and thanks to these organizations for their support: British Swim School, Brookfield Zoo, Carol Stream Park District, Chicago Fire Soccer Club, Classic Cinemas, Dairy Queen of Warrenville, DuPage County Fair Association, Eagle Academy of Martial Arts, Illinois Railway Museum, Kane County Cougars, Kuiper’s Family Farm, McDonald’s.

 

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