Adult and Public Services

Biggest Loser Information
Weigh-ins weekly, every Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday
Prizes awarded to weekly “losers”
$50 cash for the Biggest Loser (by percentage lost)
New anonymous registration and reporting
Registration is required. Call the Information Desk at 309-697-3822 x.13

Alpha Park Library Walks
Thursdays, 5:45 pm
Come to Alpha Park Pavilion on Thursdays for group walking. It’s a great way to meet people and keep that New Year’s resolution. Registration is required. Call the Information Desk at 309-697-3822 x.13

Library Closings
Monday, February 20, 2017 
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Yoga with Kirsten Hedden at the Butler Haynes Pavilion
PLEASE NOTE:  THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Tuesday, February 21, 6:00 pm
Come on down to the Butler Haynes Pavilion and learn some basic yoga, with expert Kirsten Hedden. This program is free, so there is no reason to miss out!   Registration is required. Call the Information Desk at 309-697-3822 x.13. 

Hula Hooping for Fun and Exercise
Tuesday, February 21, 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Want a fun way to burn those calories? Join us at the Butler Haynes Pavilion in Mapleton for this free class. Please call (309) 697-3822 x13 to register.  
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Board Meeting
Tuesday, February 21, 2017; 7:00 p.m.
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Family Game Day at the Hollis Recreation Center
Sunday, February 26, 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Bring the whole family to the Hollis Recreation center on Sunday, February 26. There will be a variety of games available to play. Did we mention its free? Registration is required. Call the Information Desk at 309-697-3822 x.13. Add to my

Introduction to Microsoft Excel
PLEASE NOTE:  This class is now full..
Monday, February 27, 7:00 pm
During this class, we will cover the basic functions of Microsoft Excel including columns, cells, and formatting. Ideal for beginners or those who just want to brush up on their knowledge.  Add to my

Werq: A Wildly Addicting Cardio Dance Workout at the Butler Haynes Pavilion in Mapleton
Tuesday, February 28, 6:00 pm
Join us at the Butler Haynes Pavilion in Mapleton for an addicting, and free, dance workout class. Have some fun while burning those calories. Registration is required. Call the Information Desk at 309-697-3822 x.13.  Add to my

Book Discussion
2nd Thursday of Every Month, 2:30 to 3:30 pm
March 9: “House Rules: A Novel” by Jodi Picoult
Copies of the books are available for check out one month before the discussion. Please let us know if you prefer a sound recording or large print edition of the book and we’ll try our best to get it.   Add to my

One-On-One Help
Call the Information Desk at 697-3822, ext. 13, to set up a time to get help with your device or learn how to download free eBooks or audiobooks from the library.  It’s free and we’re way more patient than your kids!  

NEW!!  eBOOKS from eRead Illinois
The library is expanding our e-book collection. We  now offer two possibilities for checking out e-books: Axis 360 and ADML/Overdrive.  Two different eBook sources means more eBook titles for you! Access the Axis 360 Catalog or the ADML Catalog from our website, www.alphapark.org

NEW!!  Wireless Printing 
Print at home…pick up at the Library!
Send print jobs directly to the APL printer from your home computer, or any mobile device such as a tablet, laptop, or smartphone!
Click the “Wireless Printing Portal” button on our home page www.alphapark.org and email or upload your documents from home  or a mobile device to: 
apl-bw@printsports.com or aplcolor@printspots.com.  Then stop by the library to pay and release the prints!  This is great for when you run out of ink, want to save on your print costs, or are out running errands and need to print something.  Contact the Information Desk for more details.   ( Printing Instructions)

  Wireless Printing button with a link attached to access wireless printing http://www.printeron.net/appld/alpha-park-library