Adult and Public Services:

          The Alpha Park Public Library offers many necessary services for our adult patrons. Whether you need technology assistance, help finding books or materials, or to get a document notarized, APL is here for you!

    APL is dedicated to the excellent, patron-focused services for which we are known. We strive to provide continuous access to the accurate information, equipment, and materials that our patrons require. Continue reading below to find out more about what services we provide.

    General Services Offered:

  • Scanning, Printing, Copying:

    If you have copies you need to make, or documents you need to scan, we're happy to help. APL has two self-service, black-and-white copiers available for patron use, as well as color copying available upon request. APL has two self-service document scanners available for use as well. Black and White copies cost $0.15 per page, while color copies cost $0.30 per page.
  • Notary Services:

    The Reference Department at Alpha Park Library usually has a notary on staff available from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Please bring documents unsigned, and we will notarize them, free of charge.
  • Reader's Advisory:

    Need help finding your next read? The Reference department is happy to help. We can help you find more books from authors that you already love, or you can fill out our Book Match Form at the desk or online to find new reads!
  • Technology Questions:

    Have you found yourself with a device or tech item, and aren't sure how to use it? Come to the library and ask the reference desk, and we will help you with your device as best as we are able. Call 309-697-3822 x13 to set up an appointment.
  • General Reference Questions:

    Do you have a question that's been bugging you? Stop in to APL or give us a call at 309-697-3822 x13. We can help you find the answers. Librarians have been finding information for people for longer than Google!
  • FOID Card Applications:

    Alpha Park Library is one of the few places in Bartonville that still provides assistance with the Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card application and renewal process. While APL is in no way associated with the Illinois State Police, we can assist patrons with their FOID Applications, including printing or taking the required application photo.