News & Announcements
DO YOU REMEMBER?
Matarelli Grocery, Different Drummer, Fancy That, The Penguin, The Strawberry Patch, Ben franklin, Walen's Tap, Heights Bowl.
What do these places have in common? At one time, they were all businesses in Peoria Heights. The library has a display of articles and items from these and other businesses along Prospect Road over the past decades. Stop by during March and April to take a trip down memory lane.
E-READ ILLINOIS AXIS 360
The Peoria Heights Public Library is one of 175 libraries in the Reaching Across Illinois Library System which offer a new e-book program. Information about e-READ Illinois, as well as a second e-book project called the Alliance Digital Library, is available on the library’s website. Look under the “Materials” tab for Download e-book and audio books. .e-READ Illinois is a two year grant project supported by the Illinois Secretary of State through the Illinois State Library. Over 6,100 e-book titles are currently available, and the collection will continue to grow.
Volunteers from AARP will be at the library to offer free tax assistance each Wednesday and Thursday from noon–4 pm. This service begins Feb. 5 and will continue until April 10. A number system of first come, first served, is in place and the numbers are put out at 9am each Wednesday and Thursday for assistance that starts at noon.