• We are fine free as of Dec 1st.
  • curbside pickup is still available.
  • Alpha Park Public Library Mobile App is now available.  Download it to your iPhone or Android device today!  Need Help? Call 697-3822, ext 13.
  • RegForm

Events and programs

  • Have you used quarantine to get more involved in your favorite stories? We have! Join us all month as we celebrate some of our favorite fandoms with goodie bags. Grab a goodie bag and test yourself with the trivia inside. Return the trivia to the library to get a matching button (and answers). Collect all 4!

    Fandom Frenzy

    Feb.1-6: Minecraft
    Feb.7-13: Marvel
    Feb.15-20: Disney
    Feb.21-27: Wings of Fire

    Have you used quarantine to get more involved in your favorite stories? We have! Join us all month as we celebrate some of our favorite fandoms with goodie bags. Grab a goodie bag and test yourself with the trivia inside. Return the trivia to the library to get a matching button (and answers). Collect all 4!

  • Our newest additions. Planning an international trip? We've got you covered. Read all about your destinations at APL

    Featured New Books!

    Our newest additions. Planning an international trip? We've got you covered. Read all about your dream destination at APL.

  • Tax Help

    AARP Tax Assistance The annual tax assistance is solely conducted by AARP volunteers, not the library. These volunteers have informed us that they are booked for this tax season and are no longer accepting phone calls. Unfortunately, we have no other information to provide and cannot give out a contact number. If you’d like additional resources, here are some options:

    Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers on the IRS.GOV website:
    https://www.irs.gov/filing/free-file-do-your-federal-taxes-for-free
    https://apps.irs.gov/app/freeFile/ (Small fees may apply)
    FreeTaxUSA: https://www.freetaxusa.com/ (State fees apply)
    AARP YouTube tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtVYBYELwJI

  • COVID-19

    What it is? Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The disease can be spread through close contact (within six feet of another person) or by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching your own mouth, nose, or eyes. (CDC)

    What we’re doing now: Currently we are open and operating at a reduced schedule and a reduced patron capacity. Our hours are: M-F 10AM-6PM, and Saturday from 10AM-5PM.

    All materials returned are quarantined and processed in a manner in compliance with local health guidelines. Due to this continued quarantined time, late fines for items have been waived.

    If a patron’s library card has expired and they do not wish to come into the library for their card renewal, arrangements can be made to use our curbside service.

    We are continually sanitizing high frequency touched surfaces, and require all patrons to wear a mask or face covering over their nose and mouth while in the library. We are doing our best to keep the safety of our patrons and our staff at the forefront of our operation services.

    How to keep using the library from afar:
    • Place holds and renew items by using your RSAcat account, which is accessible through the library website, the RSAcat mobile app, or by calling the Circulation Desk at 697-3822 x10
    • Utilize the Axis360 and Libby apps to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks
    • Conduct online research with World Book Online, OCLC FirstSearch, and Creativebug

    How you can help:
    • If experiencing symptoms, protect yourself and others by avoiding public spaces
    • Avoid contact with people who are sick
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
    • Avoid touching your face, especially your eyes, nose, and mouth
    • Avoid coughing and sneezing into your hands. Instead, do so in the crook of your elbow or a tissue
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

    Where to get facts:
    Peoria City/County Health Department
    Illinois Department of Public Health
    Center for Disease Control (CDC)
    World Health Organization (WHO)

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Online Services

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