Welcome to the Adult Services Department (2nd floor)

Information Desk
At the Information Desk our professional librarians are always happy to help with a wide variety of questions. Don’t hesitate to ask us anything in person, by phone (630-279-8696), by email (, or by Instant Message (askelmhurst via most IM systems). Questions delight us!

Among the wide variety of services we offer:

  • Suggesting books you may enjoy
  • Facilitating complex research
  • Quick fact finding
  • Assistance with finding items on the shelves
  • Help with various library equipment

Magazines and Newspapers Desk
We subscribe to 300 magazines and newspapers. The staff in the Magazines & Newspapers area can help you with both paper and microfilmed items. They can also help you locate audiovisual items and check out a group study room.