Public Library District

21737 Jeffrey Ave

Sauk Village, IL 60411

Phone: 708-757-4771

Fax: 708-757-3580

Serving Sauk Village
since 1974!


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Library Trustee Candidate Information

Nominating Petitions for the open Library Trustee Positions will be accepted Monday, December 14th through Thursday December 17th from 10:00 am to 4:30 PM AND Friday December 18th from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. On the last day to file petitions, Monday, December 21st, the deadline to submit petitions will be 5:00 pm.

The Library is currently only open for Curbside Service and for computer by appointment. Please call 708-757-4771 to be allowed entry to turn in your paperwork. Per current practice and with an abundance of caution, all Candidates or their designee will have their temperature taken and must sign a COVID symptom declination form for entrance to the Library. Should anyone decline the COVID check all paperwork will still be accepted and reviewed at the door only.

Objections to Library Candidate Petitions will be accepted starting Tuesday December 22, from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. Wednesday December 23, 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Monday December 28th and Tuesday December 29th, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. December 30th, 2020, the last day to file, objections will be accepted from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

*NOTE: Due to the holiday season, and previously scheduled staff training, we will be closing at 12:00 pm December 23rd and closed entirely December 24th and 25th.

Returning To Curbside Monday November 16th!

As a precaution the library will be returning to curbside service starting Monday November 16th. Library hours will remain the same (attached below). Patrons wanting to checkout materials will have to request items from the curb, by phone, or by using the online catalogue to place holds on items.  Library cards will have to be presented at the door in order to receive the materials. Faxing, copying and other services will be available via curbside as well.  Reservations will be required for computer use and will be limited to 1 hour sessions and no more than 2 users per hour. These reservations can be made by phone 708-757-4771 starting Monday. Follow the library on Facebook and check the library website as updates will be posted there. 
We hope to see you at the curb!    

January Closings!

January 18th.

New Library Hours!

New Library Hours

Details may change in the future and updates will be posted on Facebook, the library website and sent via email. If you have any questions feel free to contact the library by phone or email.

Scholastic Teachables Logo

Scholastic Teachables now available here!

This service is free for all patrons and provides tons of academic learning tools up to the 8th grade level.
Scholastic Teachables Banner

EBSCO Access Resource Links

Feel free to use any of these great resource links! The topics covered are as follows.

Academic Search Premier-Auto Repair Source-Business Source Health Complete-History Reference Center-Literary Reference Center- MasterFILE Premier- Middle Search Plus- NoveList Plus- NoveList K-8 Plus- Points of View Reference Center- Primary Search- Science Reference Center- Biography Reference Bank- Home Improvement Reference Center- Newspaper Source Plus- Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Patron site available here!

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As a Library, we strive to be a communal space, a source of information and a safe place for all. We are here as a place to seek knowledge and we remain an ally in the pursuit of equality and goodwill.

Be well, be safe and in a world where you can be anything…. Be kind!
Rosie L Williams-Baig, Director & the McConathy Public Library Board of Trustees.

Axis360 User Guide

Learn how you can gain access to digital and audiobooks!
This short informational video is simple to follow. If you have any additonal questions the library is always here to assist.

Color Copier Now Available!

Color Copier Flyer

There is a charge of .50 cents per page.
Printing in color documents directly from the computer room is not possible.
Printing from a thumb drive or USB will also be possible.

Nancy L. McConathy is now live on Explore More Illinois!

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Click here to learn more about upcoming events. Explore More Illinois is a free service provided by your library that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos
park districts, theatres, and other fun and local cultural venues.

Library E-mail List Sign up

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Library Surveys

Take a moment to complete our library survey here!
Take a moment to complete our programs & events survey here!

Christmas Flyer

Make sure to sign up for our Christmas event
December 19th!

Senior Movie Program

Monday November 9th and 23rd at 12:00!

Celebrate Caregivers Flyer

Celebrate caregivers every Thursday from 3:00-4:00!

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We hope to see
you at the library!


Welcome to the Nancy L. McConathy
Public Library!


Space Program Wrap-up!


Space Program Wrap-up!

G1 garden pic

Come see what is growing in our community garden.


Come read a book with a stuffed animal!


Fresh from the community garden.


Come read with a stuffed animal.


School Visit Seed Planting


Cucumbers from the community garden



Private Computer Classes Available upon request! Please speak with Devonte for more information. Same fees apply

Paid Activities

All activities with a dollar sign in front do carry a cost. For more information about cost and to register, please ask at the circulation desk.


Is there any event that you don’t see here but would like to? Visit the circulation desk with your suggestions! We look forward to speaking with you!

You can pick up a handy calander at the library to stay informed about upcoming events. There will also be a newsletter that will be rolling out sometime before the end of the year. If you would like to recieve a newsletter or a copy of the calander via e-mail contact the library to be added to our e-mail list!

*Some events or event details are subject to change please follow the library on Facebook in order to recieve up-to-date information*