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We have a number of online services and events to enrich and engage the Western Springs community. You can reach staff anytime by emailing Adult & Teen Services at or Youth Services at Stay connected with us on our Facebook page for updates and information about available library services and events.

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Download & Stream

We have eBooks, audiobooks, movies and more for all ages that you can download and stream using your computer or mobile devices. Need help? See our FAQ or email us at


We have a mix of in-person and online programs. Click here to see a list of upcoming events!

At-Home Learning Resources

Our children’s librarians have compiled a list of the best free resources for engaging activities for families who are practicing social distancing at home.

Online Skills and Research

We have additional online resources that address a wide variety of interests and research needs, whether you want to craft something with Creativebug, access Consumer Reports or find a new book to read in Novelist based on one of your favorites.