Thornton Public Library

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Learning Tools

The Library has a variety of resources to help your children or students complete their assignments and build their skills. Please see our Homework Help page for more information.

Assignment Alert Form

Teachers, please fill out the Assignment Alert Form to keep us informed of upcoming assignments that will likely require the use of Library materials. The opportunity to prepare allows us to best serve your students.

Teacher Library Cards

Teachers who work at a school located in Thornton Public Library District are welcome to obtain an Thornton Public Library card valid for one year. Please visit the Circulation Desk or Contact Us with any questions.

Library Visits

We can visit your students in the classroom, or you can arrange a visit to the Library. A librarian can read to your class, show students how to use the Library, give a tour of the Youth Services Department, demonstrate catalog searching, and explain our online resources. Please Contact Us for more information or to schedule a visit.

Scout Troops

We can teach your troop about the Library and demonstrate how to find materials and conduct research. Please Contact Us for more information or to schedule a visit.

Purchase Request

If there is an item that you will be using continuously, please fill out our Purchase Request form so we may have it at the library for your use.

THORNTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
115 EAST MARGARET STREET
THORNTON, IL 60476
708.877.2579
FAX: 708.877.2608

HOURS
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY:  9 to 5
TUESDAY, THURSDAY: 9 to 8
SATURDAY: 10 to 4
SUNDAY: CLOSED

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