The Lake Bluff Public Library is seeking two (2) friendly and customer service-oriented persons to work part-time in our Youth Services and Circulation departments. For more information on both of these positions, please see our Employment and Volunteering page.
Effective Monday, August 30, all patrons visiting the Library will be required to wear a mask, regardless of their personal vaccination status. This is in compliance with the new Illinois Mask Mandate issued by Governor Pritzker. We will have complimentary masks available at the Library for those who forget their masks at home. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Has this ever happened to you? You know you want to read something, but you’re just not sure what. Maybe you want something that’s just like that great book you read a couple weeks ago, or maybe you’re looking to branch out and try something new.
If this sounds familiar, we have good news: the Library can help! Below are some great reader’s advisory resources that can help you navigate the wild world of what to read next:
In-Person Reader’s Advisory
We have a number of trained reader’s advisors on staff. Come in and talk to one of our staff members working at the reference desk upstairs (or at the main desk in the Children’s Department if you’re looking for youth materials) and we’ll see what we can find for you.
We are happy to announce that patrons can now view Adult Zoom programs at the Library. Have a night out with friends or family, discuss programs with other viewers, and join us in the Spruth Room to view Zoom programs on the big screen. Seating is limited and will be first come for registered viewers, so be sure to sign up! Please call the library or use the online calendar to register. All registrants will receive a Zoom link before the program.
We are pleased to announce that we now offer access to full-text Chicago Tribune articles from 1985 to present day. You must have a Lake Bluff Library card number or be connected to the Library WiFi in order to use this resource. If you have questions or encounter any difficulty connecting, please contact the reference desk by email or call us at 847-234-2540.
In addition to the previously announced changes regarding masks, the Lake Bluff Library will be requiring all individuals ages 2 and up to wear masks while visiting the Children's Department, regardless of their vaccination status. This change mirrors the state's current requirements for schools. We appreciate your cooperation.
In light of the new guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and the new executive order from the Governor of Illinois, the Lake Bluff Library has made some adjustments to its practices regarding masks:
Starting April 5th, the Library will be expanding its public hours:
- Monday - Thursday from 10am to 9pm
- Friday 10am to 6pm
- Saturday 10am to 5pm
As the Library moves back to its pre-pandemic operating schedule, you’ll also notice changes to some of the policies and services that have been put in place over the last year. Here are the changes you’ll want to be aware of:
- Public hours are scheduled for the following days and times:
- Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10am-6pm
- Curbside pickup and remote document services will continue on the following days and times:
- Tuesdays, Thursdays from 1-6pm
- Saturdays from 1-5pm
- Masks are required to enter the building during both public hours and curbside pickup hours.
- During public hours, the following services will be available:
- Browsing and checkout
- Public computer access
The Lake Bluff Public Library will be resuming limited public hours beginning Monday, February 8. Here is what you need to know: