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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Self-Checkout Available at the Elk Grove Village Library

Want to skip the line at the Checkout Desk? You'll love our new Self-Check machines!

Located next to the Holds Shelf in the area between Adult Services and Youth Services and in Youth Services, our Self-Check machines provide an easy way for Elk Grove Village Library cardholders to check out items themselves.

If you have any questions about self-checkout or have trouble with the machines, visit the Circulation Services Desk.


Watch the following short video to see how Self-Check works or follow the step-by-step directions below.

Step-by Step Directions

  • Scan the barcode on your Library card
  • Place all of your items on the pad under the screen
  • Select how you would like your receipt: email, printed, or choose no receipt
  • You're done!


Our Self-Check machines also have many features you'll want to try:

  • Access your library account info
  • Look up items you have checked out
  • Renew items (if eligible)
  • Discover recommended reads during check out (and place a hold on them)
  • Adjust the text size
  • Change languages

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

COVID-19 Booster Clinic to Be Hosted at Elk Grove Village Public Library on January 17, 2022

About the Event

In collaboration with the State of Illinois, the Elk Grove Village Public Library will host a COVID-19 booster clinic in the Large Meeting Room at the Library on Monday, January 17, 2022 from 12pm to 4pm.

This event is for booster shots only. It is free and open to the public to all individuals ages 12 years and up who have been fully vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, or Pfizer vaccine and are eligible to receive a booster shot. All three types of boosters will be available.


Online registration is highly-recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Follow the link below to register for your preferred booster:


On the Day of the Event

Each patient will be required to fill out an information form, so please bring a photo ID, an insurance card (if available), and your vaccination card with you.

Licensed clinicians contracted with the Illinois Department of Public Health will administer booster shots. An area will be designated to each patient for 10-15 minutes to observe any adverse reactions after booster shots have been administered. If you experience any type of side effect, please report it to a clinic volunteer.

More Information

Visit the Library's website to review our safety guidelines and mask policy:

Can’t make this event?
Find a clinic near you by visiting https://coronavirus.illinois.gov or call the hotline at 1-833-621-1284.

Have questions about COVID-19?
Call the State of Illinois at 1-800-889-3931 or send an email to dph.sick@illinois.gov.

Friday, November 12, 2021

Main Library Entrance Closed November 12 - November 19 Due to Construction

Due to construction by the clock tower, the Library's main entrance on Wellington Avenue will be inaccessible to vehicles starting Friday, November 12 through Friday, November 19.

Vehicles must enter through the Elk Grove Town Center side to park in the Library's lot. See the map below for details.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Thursday, July 8, 2021

Library Closing Early Tuesdays in July for Summer Concert Series 2021

Due to the Village's Mid-Summer Classics Concert Series, the Library will close early at 5pm on the following dates:
  • Tuesday, July 13
  • Tuesday, July 20
  • Tuesday, July 27

Parking Information
The Library's Wellington Avenue entrance by the clock tower and along the Village Green will close at 2pm. Vehicles may remain parked in the entrance lot after 2pm, but must exit through the shopping center (Elk Grove Town Center) by the fountain (Fountain Square Park).

Both the Library's front entrance and back/south parking lots will close at 5pm.
All vehicles must be removed before 5pm. Again, please exit through the shopping center.

Can't find a spot during library hours? Additional parking is available across the street at the Pavilion and in the old Dominick's parking lot. The Library's back lot is accessible through the shopping center (Elk Grove Town Center) by the fountain (Fountain Square Park).

Library Parking Map
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