3527 S. Airport Rd., Bartonville Illinois 61607
Alpha Park Public Library, serving an area of 29,000 residents, has a collection of 96,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 3,600 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 4,200 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 15 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $84,000. Patrons make 110,000 visits annually, and check out materials 198,000 times. Thirty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Bartonville) Alpha Park Public Library
(Bloomington) Bloomington Public Library
(Wenona) Bond Public Library
(Brimfield) Brimfield Public Library
(Chenoa) Chenoa Public Library
(Duquoin) Duquoin Public Library
03/18 Coming to The Bartonville area
Dutch Days Festival Fulton IL May3-4 Arts and Crafts Vendors; Food and Concession Stands; Windmill Tours; Dutch Dancing and Costumes; Antique Tractor Display; Dutch Treasures Display; Heritage Canyon w/Early American Crafters; Hindeloopen Painting Demo and Sales; Stippling Display and Parade.
Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair Lombard IL May5 The Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair is held annually on St. Charles Road between Main and Elizabeth in downtown Lombard. All of the proceeds received from the craft booth rentals are donated to local charities. Features 140 craft exhibitors and 4000 attendees throughout the day.
Peoria Heights Art Fair Peoria Heights IL May11 A great weekend is planned; the show coincides with the Race for the Cure and the Illinois Art League members show at the Village Hall. A hospitality tent will be open throughout the Art Fair with coffee and donuts in the morning and water and fruit during the day .
West Chicago Blooming Fest West Chicago IL May18 The City of West Chicago presents another colorful Blooming Fest, an annual downtown garden festival. It combines the West Chicago Garden Club's popular plant sale, with a craft show, children's activities, music, food and fun. Downtown merchants and restaurants get into the act with special promotions, in-store specials and sidewalk sales.
Marion Arts Festival Marion IA May18 the festival offers a high caliber, fully accessible cultural experience – a day of fine art and flip flops, families and connoisseurs, fun and education.
Skokie Festival of Cultures Skokie IL May18-19 Since its inception in 1991, the Skokie Festival of Cultures has become one of the premier ethnic festivals in Illinois, attracting more than 380,000 visitors and dozens of cultures, all representing Skokie's tremendous diversity.