Library Blog

Our New Display Case

Posted May 2, 2022

MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU! was the theme of the grand opening of our brand new Display Case, and now it houses our Summer Reading prizes. When our library was renovated in 2013 our display case was removed. We missed having collections displayed by our community. The Public Services team worked tirelessly to bring […]

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Library Closing May 27th

Posted May 14, 2024

Important Notice: Library Closure for Memorial Day In honor of Memorial Day, our library will be closed on Monday, May 27th, as we pay tribute to the brave men and women who made sacrifices for our country. We will resume our regular hours on Tuesday, May 28th, opening our doors at 9 am to serve […]

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Summer Reading Kick-Off

Posted May 14, 2024

Get ready to embark on a summer adventure as we kick off our summer reading program! Mark your calendars for June 8th at 5:30 pm for our after-hours celebration filled with excitement and entertainment for the whole family. Picture this: jugglers , balloon artists crafting whimsical creations, and face painters turning little faces into works […]

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March Artist of the Month

Posted March 5, 2024

  Meet Deborah Kpogo, a high school junior enrolled at Southland College Preparatory High School. She is an active member of the National Honor Society and enthusiastically participates in her school’s dance program. While dancing holds a special place in her heart, Deborah finds joy in various artistic endeavors, including music, drawing, and performing. You […]

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The New Swan Libraries + App is Out!

Posted January 10, 2024

The SWAN Libraries + app is a convenient tool that allows you to store and manage your library card, keeping your account accessible from your iOS or Android device. Access recommendations from your library with ease, including new titles and curated lists tailored to your preferences through customizable “browse categories.” Effortlessly store your library card […]

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Black Lives Matter : A Child’s Vision Interactive Exhibit

Posted January 10, 2024

Date: February 1st – 29th Time: During library hours Black Lives Matter: A Child’s Vision exhibit. Inspired by 9-year-old Orland Park resident Nathan Epperson, after witnessing nationwide civil unrest following the murder of George Floyd includes diverse stories written by Aisha Scott and Naomi Fortino Hill’s street photography captures emotions and the spirit of the […]

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2023 Winter Reading Challenge

Posted December 10, 2023

Welcome to the Matteson Area Public Library District’s Adult Winter Reading Program! The Winter Reading Program runs from December 1st –  January 31st! Join us by reading or listening to a book this winter for a chance to win some amazing prizes. To register, stop by the  Public Services desk. Please click Here to register […]

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Black History Month Upcoming Events 2023

Posted February 1, 2023

Happy Black History Month! We have a ton of exciting programs and events happening this month. Check out our list below. February 1st | 6 – 8 PM – The Woman King (2022, Rated PG-13) February 2nd | 7 – 8:30 PM – My Relationship Matters Workshop Session 3 – Recognizing African American achievements (Register Here) February […]

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Visit Our Winter Wonderland

Posted November 18, 2022

Join us Saturday, December 10th from 10 AM – 4 PM for our Winter Wonderland celebration for all sorts of fun throughout the day! Chefs from Cooking Canvas Café Co. will teach a workshop on how to make the perfect hot chocolate. They’ll also teach you how to decorate cookies that you can eat or […]

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Matteson Homebound Delivery Program

Posted November 7, 2022

The library provides delivery services to patrons who live in the Village of Matteson and are homebound, either temporarily due to illness or injury, or permanently due to disability, age or other transportation issues. If you are someone or know of someone who is homebound, then fill out the form to sign up for the […]

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New Wireless Printing

Posted October 6, 2022

You can now send a print job directly from your laptop, phone, or tablet while in the library or even from home via the Wireless Printing button found at the top right of our website or by clicking here. You can upload your files and then come to the library to pay for them and […]

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