Library Blog

Disney Plus and more streaming services!

Posted November 13, 2019

By Maria Fonseca, Digital Information Services Librarian The Matteson Area Public Library has a large collection of streaming services available for our patrons. Some of these services you can access from home, while others can only be viewed by checking out one of our library Roku devices. The services currently available exclusively on our Rokus […]

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7 Quick Facts About Veterans Day

Posted November 6, 2019

Written by Lisa Korajczyk, Assistant Director & Public Services Coordinator Here are the facts: November 11th was chosen to remember “the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918 to signal the end of World War I. There is NO apostrophe! This day is for ALL veterans to be honored both alive […]

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Why come to a book discussion club?

Posted October 30, 2019

Written by Lisa Korajczyk, Assistant Director & Public Services Coordinator Did you know that the Matteson Area Public Library has two different adult book discussion clubs? We have one that meets the 4th Monday morning of the month and another that meets the 3rd Monday night of the month. The groups are independent of each other, […]

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Staying healthy and uplifted with these 12 breast cancer titles

Posted October 25, 2019

Written by Alicia Brown, Marketing and Graphic Designer October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and we have put together a book display to help with this awareness. In addition to books, this display has information for mammograms, breast self care and Breast Self-Awareness. Read on to see the books in this selection. The Bucket List […]

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Speaking of Happy Little Accidents…

Posted October 23, 2019

Written by Tiffany Henderson, Community Engagement Happy little accidents, fantastic tree friends and all the colors of the rainbow.. Just like everything else that once was old, all things 80’s/90’s is new again. If throwbacks are your thing, then they are all around. If you’re looking to start a new hobby, begin an old one […]

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The New Library Blog

Posted October 10, 2019

Introducing our new blog with articles about happenings in the library!

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Learn Computer Skills With Niche Academy

Posted October 9, 2019

Written by Maria Fonseca, Digital Information Services Librarian If you frequent our library’s website, you will notice not only the facelift our site recently underwent, but also a sidebar that can be found on the right hand side of the screen. The title of that bar reads “Tutorials” and has a small graduation cap underneath […]

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Support your library by participating in our 5K Costume Dash!

Posted October 2, 2019

Written by Alicia Brown, Marketing and Graphic Designer Our 5th Annual 5K Costume Dash for Literacy takes place on October 5. Registration starts promptly at 8:00 am and the race starts at 9:00 am. Along with this year’s run, we have included an obstacle course, a health fair and vendors. In past races, our 5K […]

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5 Great Reasons To Get Your Library Card

Posted September 25, 2019

  Written by Tiffany Henderson, Community Engagement September is library card sign up month, and if there’s ever a better time to visit your library and take advantage of all it has to offer, it is now. Research shows having a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. If that’s […]

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Welcome To The Blog

Posted July 16, 2019

A letter from the Director, Kathy Berggren: Welcome to Matteson Area Public Library’s newest project— a Library blog. The staff who are working on this are quite excited at the opportunity the blog will afford them in sharing happenings with everyone. For me, I consider it another means to spread the word we are NOT […]

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