Wi-Fi @ the Library Need to send an e-mail or finish a resume or school assignment? Drop in
with your laptop or other device and connect to our wireless network to get
the job done!
Direct printing is now available.
Just click on the WiFi logo.
Users must have their own equipment, a compatible wireless card or device,
headphones, and software. Applications requiring excessive bandwidth may not
be supported. You can also print from at home and come in to pick up your
print job. The library can only hold the print job for 2 hours.
for Any eReader
Use your library card
to download hundreds of free eBooks, audiobooks and music to your mobile
device, computer or any eReader, including the Sony Reader, Barnes & Noble’s
Nook and Amazon’s Kindle. Many current and popular titles are available.
Click on Media on Demand to begin browsing our collection. Call 708-447-3577
or visit the library for assistance.
Beat the Rush — Reserve Books & DVDs
New and upcoming books and DVDs are often listed
in the SWAN Library Catalog well before their “street date.” Lyons residents
may place reserve requests as soon as the item appears in the catalog.
Requests may be placed online (swan.mls.lib.il.us) or by calling the Library
Circulation staff (708-447-3577).
ALERT!!! If you have old, dead batteries, do
not simply throw them out in your garbage cans.
The Lyons Public Library has a brand new recycling program designed to help
eliminate regular household batteries from contaminating our delicate
Bring your dead batteries to the Lyons Public Library, and we will dispose
of them in
a proper and safe manner.
LAPTOP COMPUTER NOW AVAILABLE FOR
That’s right – the Lyons Public Library now has a laptop
computer available for patrons to check-out and use within the library.
Patrons wishing to use the laptop computer within the library must be at
least 18 years of age, and have a valid library card and driver’s license
(or state ID). Just go to the circulation desk and ask a staff member if you
can check out the laptop computer. It is just that easy!
New library cards
will soon be in place at the Lyons Public Library. The new design has
the library’s new logo on the front, along with library contact
information. The hours of the library will be printed on the backs of
the cards. The new cards will also have the bar codes imbedded into
the cards, rather than on stickers. The new cards will only be for new
card holders and to replace lost cards. The new cards will not replace
cards for those who already have cards in good standing.
More Tid-bits —
Starting December 1, 2012,
non-residents may check out any DVD that they want;
however, the cost will be one dollar for old DVDS and two Dollars for new
The Lyons Public Library will no longer charge for the service of letting
a patron make a quick telephone call.
Juveniles may now check out television shows with a maximum of one DVD per
Patrons may read Chicago Sun-Times articles as far back as 1986 through
an online database called NewsBank.
...to checkout our online
Newsbank. This database includes the
Chicago Sun-Times and a selection of popular magazines.
Just login using your
14 digit Lyons Library card number.