- Two desktop computers and two laptop computers running Windows are available for public internet access, word processing and other applications. Great for research and homework assignments.
- The internet access is a high-speed broadband cable connection.
- Wi-Fi internet access is free of charge to anyone wanting to use their computer or mobile device.
- Laser printing, copying, color copying and faxing service is also available for a small fee.
Books, Magazines & Videos
The Tiskilwa Public library has an extensive collection of general fiction and non-fiction books for both young and old a like, as well as Large Print, Audio Books, Magazines and Videos to choose from.
For your convenience, we now offer an online search of our entire catalog.
The Tiskilwa Library has one of the best audio book collections in Bureau County!
No time for a lengthy book? Try one of our magazines!
Patrons are allowed to check out magazines for two weeks.
We subscribe to:
- Birds and Blooms
- Consumer Reports
- Country Living
- Golf Digest
- Good Housekeeping Parents
- Love of Quilting
- Real Simple
- Taste of Home
- Readers Digest Large Print
- National Geographic For Kids
Video/DVD may be checked out for 1 week with a limit of 2 per household. Overdue videos will be charged $1 per day.
The Children’s Reading area is a warm, cozy and inviting area for children of all ages. Parents can come and lounge while your children are checking out the new area.
Visit often to see the current book display and new arrivals.
Community/Meeting Room Use
Due to Covid Restrictions our Community Rooms not available to the public at this time.
Reaching Across Illinois Library System
The Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) is one of two multitype regional library systems in the state. The membership of RAILS includes academic, public, school, and special libraries.
RAILS provides delivery service to support Illinois’ vast interlibrary loan program, technology support for more than 800 libraries’ shared online catalogs, and Talking Book Services that serve persons with visual or physical disabilities who cannot read conventional print material.
The RAILS service area covers northern and western Illinois. The system serves more than 1500 public, private, university, and school library members, representing more than 3700 library facilities in a 27,000 square mile area.
For more information please visit railslibraries.info.