The Library will be CLOSED on the following Holidays:
Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 25
Tuesday, December 31st and Wednesday, January 1st, 2013
The book drop will remain open for your convenience.
Food for Fines
November 29th - December 30th
In order to help local families who may be in need, the Midlothian Public Library is conducting a "Food-for-Fines" program from November 29th - December 30th. During that period, non-perishable food items may be donated in lieu of fines.
Pre-Register Online for a Library Card
Residents of Midlothian Illinois are eligible to pre-register online for a library card by filling out this Registration Form.
You will receive a temporary library card number that expires in 14 days.
This temporary card number allows access to online resources.
You must visit the library within 14 days of receiving your temporary library card number to complete the library card registration process and receive a permanent library card number.
When you come to the library to pick up your permanent library card you must present two valid forms of identification (one must be a photo ID):
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The Sword Teen Blog is now Live!
What is The Sword? The Sword is the Teen Writing Club at the library. Every other month The Sword will update this blog to let people know about the projects that the teen groups at the library are doing, and also to give teens a chance to share and express their artwork, writing, photography, and poetry! We also publish a newsletter, also called The Sword, bi-monthly which also has news and creative works. Check it out! http://www.midlothianlibrary.org/thesword
The world's largets newsstand now available online at the Midlothian Public Library!
- Complete Digital Magazines
- More than 40 Titles Available
- Simultaneous Access
- Easily Viewed on Any Internet-Enabled Device (PC, iPad, Nook, Kindle, Mobile Phone, Etc.)
- Receive Notification Via E-mail When the New Issue is Available
All you need is your Midlothian Public Library Card. www.midlothianlibrary.org/zinio
Express Self-Checkout Station
IN A Hurry...
Have you stopped in and tried our Express Self-Checkout station?
It's as easy as 1...2...3...
1. Scan your library card
2. Scan your item
3. Print out your receipt
It's that easy!
BOOKS HAVE ARRIVED!
Midlothian Public Library has expanded
its digital collection with the addition of Disney Digital Books at www.midlothianlibrary.org/disney. This new collection features nearly 700 Disney Online
Disney Online Books are browser based and can be enjoyed on a Windows or Mac
computer. Titles offer interactive features to enhance the user experience such
as a ‘magic pen’ that pronounces words with just one click, and the ability to
look up word definitions. Users will recognize familiar Disney characters like Mickey
Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Disney Princesses, Hanna Montana, and more.
Users can browse, check
out, and enjoy titles on their computer. Disney EPUB eBooks, along with the
rest of the eBook collection, can be downloaded to a computer, plus transferred
to a compatible eBook reader such as the Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble Nook or Sony Reader.
To check Disney
Digital Books, users need a valid library card, computer, and Internet
connection. At the end of the lending
period, titles automatically expire and are returned to the collection.
Media on Demand
You can download best-selling and classic audiobooks & eBooks anytime, anywhere.
You can browse the collection, check out with your library card, and download to PC, Mac®, and many mobile devices including Kindle! To get started, you will need to install free software. For audiobooks, music, and video: OverDrive® Media Console™. To read eBooks, you’ll need Adobe® Digital Editions. Titles can be enjoyed immediately or transferred to a variety of devices, including iPod®, iPad®, Sony® Reader™, Kindle, and many others. Some audio titles can also be burned to CD to listen on-the-go. Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!
With hundreds of popular fiction and non-fiction titles to choose from, the new collection is guaranteed to have something for everyone. You can download best-selling novels, well-known classics, self-improvement guides, and much more.
This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free with your library card. To get started downloading audiobooks, eBooks, and more, visit www.mediaondemand.org
This service was made possible with a grant from Rep. Bobby Rush