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Blue Jays: You can get an Elmhurst Public Library Card!

Here’s How:

Live on Campus?

You can get an Elmhurst Library card with full privileges (see “Card Benefits” below)

How: Bring your Jay Pass and ID to Checkout Desk at EPL. Must know dorm name and room number.

Live in Elmhurst?

You can get an Elmhurst Library card with full privileges (see “Card Benefits” below)

How: Bring your ID and a recent utility bill (cable, electricity, etc) with your Elmhurst address on it to Checkout Desk at EPL

Don’t Live in Elmhurst?

Bring your home Library card to Checkout Desk at EPL and register it to enjoy reciprocal borrowing privileges.

Elmhurst Public Library Card Benefits:

Loan Rules

Free Song Downloads and Streaming with Freegal

Free streaming movies with Hoopla

Free eAudiobooks and eBooks

Access EPL’s extensive eLibrary databases for research

Attend Library programs (free!) examples: free movies, board game club, craft classes, technology classes

Creative Studio access (professional-level audio and visual editing software and equipment)

Borrow items from the Library of Extraordinary Things

Get access to The Makery, the Library’s dedicated creative space- a Makerspace!