250 John Casey Rd., Bourbonnais Illinois 60914
Bourbonnais Public Library, serving an area of 20,000 residents, has a collection of 46,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 880 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,400 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 9 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $63,000. Patrons make 66,000 visits annually, and check out materials 105,000 times. Forty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Bourbonnais) Bourbonnais Public Library
(Calumet City) Calumet City Public Library
(Calumet Park) Calumet Park Public Library
(Chenoa) Chenoa Public Library
(Crete) Crete Public Library
(Lockport) Des Plaines Valley Library District
11/16 Coming to The Bourbonnais area
Dairy State Cheese and Beer Festival Kenosha WI April20 This fun-filled event includes cheese from around the state of Wisconsin, some of the area’s finest beers and live music.
Earth Day Indiana Festival Indianapolis IN April27 On the final Saturday of every April, thousands of Hoosiers head to downtown Indianapolis to attend one of the nation's largest Earth Day festivals. The Earth Day Indiana Festival combines 140 environmental and conservation exhibits with live music, special activities for kids and good food.
North Shore Unitarian Church Art Fair Deerfield IL April27-28 NSUC's annual ART FAIR is a juried show featuring the original works of 65+ talented artists and artisans. The fine art and fine crafts exhibited include photography, painting, ceramics, glass, paper, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry, sculpture, fiber, clothing and mixed media. Exhibiting artists come from Illinois as well as from several surrounding states.
Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Chocolate Fest Long Grove IL May3-5 Dive into three days of nothing but CHOCOLATE! Mmm, chocolate strawberries, donuts, and much more! Every spring, the Village of Long Grove celebrates the existence of the world's best tasting antioxidant.
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.