Curbside pick-up, plus the return of materials in our exterior returns is now available.
We are here for you!  Staff is available to answer your reference questions, select materials
for you to check out, and help with our online services. Call, chat, or email us.
The library building remains closed to comply with Governor Pritzker's orders to maintain social distancing.

A boy reading at the library.

Indian Prairie Public Library cardholders can now get materials via curbside service beginning May 18. If you’re not sure what to ask for, let one of our experts help you! Learn more.

And remember, we are accepting returns on your materials.

Baby chickens eating.

Stay Up-to-Date

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New Materials

Staff Faves


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Book Buddies

Book appointments for your kids to read to our team via zoom.


Make sure your entire family, old and young, knows how important it is to be counted in the 2020 Census.

Online Programming

Talk to an Expert

Even though the building is closed, we can help you. Call us or chat with us online. We’d love to discuss books, music, and movies. Ask us a question. Learn about library resources to keep you informed, inspired, and entertained from home.

Helping our community

Sensory Garden

The first rotation of the Sensory Garden is now available to experience. As you enjoy the garden, look for the bright blue signs with coordinating icons that indicate which of your five senses to use. While the garden has not yet been completely planted for the growing season, we have a variety of spring bulbs and perennial plants for you to enjoy.