Masks are required in the library at all times for those older than 2 years.

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REopening
 

Library Now Open Full Hours on Both Floors

The library is now open with full access to materials on both levels. In order to protect the youngest among us who cannot be vaccinated, masks are required in the library at all times for those over 2 years old.

We are now open our usual pre-Covid hours:
Mon-Thurs: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fri-Sat: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

We are keeping some of the services we started in 2020, including personalized grab bag service, grab-and-go craft kits, and self-serve holds pickup. When you visit, you may notice some changes to the layout of furniture and shelving. We hope you will enjoy these efforts to make the library collections more accessible and the layout more welcoming. Thank you for your patience and welcome back, Winfield!

     
     
Set up text notifications
 

Text Notification Setup
Winfield Library members can now receive notifications via text. To set this up, please follow the following steps:

  1. Log in to your account at https://winf.agverso.com.
  2. Click the Your Account link at the top of the page and choose Your Profile.
  3. Go to the Cell Phone field and put in your 10-digit phone number without any dashes, spaces, or other characters.
  4. Choose your Mobile Provider from the list provided.
  5. Select SMS for your Notification Preference and/or your Reserve Notification Preference.
  6. Click Save.

We hope this makes your library experience easier and more convenient!

     
     
Meeting ROom
 

Meeting Room Closed
Although the library itself is now reopen on both levels, the meeting room is closed until further notice. The room is currently housing the extra shelving and furniture from our recent changes to the library's layout, as well as computers and other items that can't be moved back into the rest of the library due to social distancing guidelines.

   
Calendar of Events
 

Events Calendar
Fall Events Now Posted
If the event is purple, it is for children; if it is blue, it is for adults. If the event is underlined, please register. Please read carefully regarding virtual locations. Click here to view library events.

Facebook Events: Facebook.com/WinfieldLib
YouTube Channel: YouTube.com/WinfieldLibrary

 
Grab Bags
  Request a Grab Bag
Not sure what to read next? The library's new Grab Bag service is here to help! Email us your name, age (if not for an adult), and what type of books you want to read. We'll place some surprise items on hold for you for curbside pickup!

Don't know what to ask for? Tell us some of your favorite books, the last book you read that you loved, or just a subject you want to know more about. Email us with subject line "Grab Bag" at wfdstaff@winfield.lib.il.us and let us surprise you!
   
Grab & Go Craft Kits
  Grab & Go Craft Kits
Be on the look out when you come in for curbside pickup. Our Grab & Go Craft Kits are available at the curbside pickup table in a blue basket. Grab a craft kit during our curbside pickup hours, Tuesday mornings from 10 to noon and Thursday evenings from 6-8. Please follow all social distancing guidelines when you come in. Kits are available while supplies last.

Current craft kits go along with our "One World, Many Cultures" programs for kids.
   
Contactless Homebound Delivery
 

Contactless Homebound Delivery
Homebound delivery is now a contactless service. Any library patron is who is permanently or temporarily homebound is eligible for this service.

To request delivery, email us at wfdstaff@winfield.lib.il.us with a list of what books you'd like. Ask for specific titles or books in your favorite genre. Library staff will put these items on hold for you and you will be notified by the Homebound Delivery team to schedule your delivery time. Books will be delivered to a porch, step, garage, or other contactless delivery point. Email is the best way to contact us, but you may also call us at (630) 653-7599.

     
 

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Stay up-to-date on all library events and news by signing up for our Library Link eNewsletters. Choose All Events, Children’s Events and/or Adult Events. Click here to sign up!

   
NextReads
 

Find Your Next Read in Your Email
NextReads is an email service that provides reading suggestions for all ages in more than 23 reading interest categories, including links to Winfield Library’s online catalog. Sign up to get email newsletters featuring new and favorite books in your preferred genres!

     
     

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