Recovering the Classics June 1-July 31
Winning artwork will be chosen from children, teen, and adult entries. Winning designs will be made into posters and added to the library's collection. Winners will also receive a gift card to Bookies New and Used Books, 10324 S Western Ave.
Check out a hotspot and take the Internet home! View the Mobile Hotspot Lending Policy.
What You Need to Know
The Evergreen Park Public Library mobile hotspot is an easy-to-use, Wi-Fi hotspot that keeps your tablet, laptop, and up to 10 Wi-Fi-enabled devices connected to the Internet simultaneously.
How do I check out the device?
Stop by the Evergreen Park Public Library to check it out just like any other item.
Who can check out this device?
You must be 18 years or older with a valid Evergreen Park Public Library card in good standing (fees under $5).
How long can I keep it?
You can borrow it for 7 days. The overdue fine for a hotspot is $2 per day, not to exceed $10. Service will be deactivated after 3 days overdue.
Can I reserve a hotspot?
Yes. Hold requests may be placed on hotspots and become available on a first-come/first-served basis like all library materials. Borrower has 3 days from the date of notice of availability to pick up the hotspot.
Can I use the hotspot outside of the US?
No, the hotspots only work in the US.
Can I use the hotspot to send/receive text messages?
No. Texting/SMS messaging is not available.
How do I return it?
Hotspots can only be returned at the Circulation Desk, not in the book drop.
How do I renew it?
Hotspots cannot be renewed.
How much does it cost?
Borrowing and using the device is $5 for 7 days. Your library account will be charged for damaged or replacement equipment as follows:
What information about my Internet usage, if any, is tracked by the library or the service provider?
Can reciprocal borrowers check out a hotspot?
Our hotspots are available only for Evergreen Park Public Library cardholders.
Summer Reading Challenges with Beanstack
We’re excited to introduce Evergreen Park Public Library patrons to Beanstack, an online portal that helps you track your reading and provides free personalized reading recommendations.
You can use Beanstack from your home computer or mobile devices, or in the library. Visit our Beanstack website at evergreenparklibrary.beanstack.org to register for the first time or to sign in if you already have an account. Pre-registration for the Summer Reading Challenges is available now. Summer Reading Challenges begin on June 1!
Summer Reading Challenge: Runs from June 1 to July 31
Pick up a book log from the library or register online to participate in our Summer Reading Challenges.
We Are Evergreen is for adult patrons. EPPL Youth Summer Reading Challenge is for teens and youth.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten (Ages birth to 6)
Why read 1,000 books before Kindergarten? Reading high-quality books at home is one of the best ways to get your child ready for school. Reading 1,000 books sounds like a lot, but if you read just three picture books with your child every day, you will read 1,095 books in a year!