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Public Services

Front Office Services

If the front office is closed, then ask the Front Desk about the services.

Passport Services

We offer passport processing services with no appointment necessary!
Monday – Thursday: 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Please note: The passport application process will take from 20-60 minutes per applicant. To ensure there is ample time to complete the process, please arrive at least 30 minutes before the office closes. More time may be needed for complex cases involving citizenship, parental guardianship, or last-minute travel. In the event that a passport acceptance agent believes the process cannot be completed prior to the library closing, you may be requested to return at another time. For more information on passports and international traveling go to


Notary services are provided through the hours of:
Monday – Thursday: 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Some evenings and Saturdays are available but call first. 708-748-4431.
$ 1.00 per signature.

Voter’s Registration 

Voter registration is offered between 9 am – 4:30 pm in coordination with the Cook County Board of Elections. You can find the information you need to register at Cook County Clerks website. If you need any additional help contact the library or if you prefer a paper form contact the Administrative Office.

Other Services


One Copier is available for public use. Cost is 10 cents per page.

Fax Services

Fax service is available at the Customer Service desk. Fee is $1 per page (including the cover sheet).


Laminate paper up to 25 inches wide.
The fee: $ .50 per laminate foot.
There is generally a 48 hour turn around except on week-ends. Patrons will be notified at the time of drop off if the job will take longer.

Recycling Paper

We are now recycling paper again! The paper bin is located outside the library in the School Ave parking lot.

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