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For your own confidentiality please login to My Account and change your PIN. If you have not previously chosen a PIN your default PIN is the last 4 digits of the phone number on file.

Follow these steps to change your PIN:

  1. Click My Account
  2. Enter your library card number and your PIN.
  3. Click on the Personal Information tab then select change PIN
  4. Complete all of the fields.

Click the “Update” button to save your new PIN.

If you have any questions contact the library (630) 231-1552.

The West Chicago Public Library District (WCPLD) offers free access to the Internet through public computers and Wi-Fi to users with their own personal devices. It is offered in support of the Library’s mission to provide materials, resources and services to help community residents obtain information to meet their educational, professional, cultural, and social needs. Library staff may provide assistance to patrons in the use of electronic resources as time and staff knowledge permits.

Breach of Policy Violation of any aspect of this policy (or of established Library procedures) may result in loss of computer privileges: two weeks for a first offense; six months for a second offense; and one year for each subsequent offense. Viewing pornography is not permitted and is a violation of this policy.

Privacy An individual’s use of Library computer resources and Wi-Fi access is not monitored; however, users should have no expectation of privacy as all computers and printers are in view of other patrons and staff.

Disclaimer The West Chicago Public Library District assumes no responsibility for any activities conducted by users of the Library computers. The Library reserves the right to modify this policy at any time. Use of the Library’s network resources constitutes acceptance of the current version of the West Chicago Public Library District Internet, and Digital Services Policy.

User Responsibility The Library has no control over the content on the Internet and is not responsible for what users view. Patrons 12 years of age and older can access the computers in the Adult Services Department with a library card or guest pass. Patrons 12 years of age and older accompanied by children younger than 12 years of age must use the computers in the Youth Services Department. With Library staff approval, two users may share one computer session on one computer as long as their behavior or conversation does not disturb other users or Library staff and each user sits in their own chair.

Computer users are prohibited from: damaging or altering the Library’s computer equipment or software; violating system security; or licensing agreements; using the network to harass other users; use of disruptive sound; violating a Federal or State law including, but not limited to, accessing material that is obscene or child pornography as defined by the Illinois Criminal Code, 720 ILCS 5/11-20 & 720 ILCS 5/11-20.1. All users of the West Chicago Public Library’s Services are subject to the library’s conduct policy.

Guest Passes Guest Passes will be issued for patrons 12 years of age and older without an ID.

Children and the Internet Internet Computers in the Youth Service Department are not filtered. Children ages 9-11 can access the computers in Youth Services with a signed Internet and Digital Services User Agreement. Parents or guardians are responsible for what minors access on the Internet, and wi-fi. Library staff cannot act in the place of parents in providing constant care and supervision of children as they explore the Internet or other electronic resources. Children under 9 years of age may only access the Internet on the computers in the Library’s Youth Services Department with a parent or guardian present during all Internet use.

We offer WiFi access to visitors who bring their own equipment. Please see the WIFI page for more information.

10¢ per page for black and white.
25¢ per page for color.

Print to the library from your computer or mobile device. Documents not retrieved within 24 hours will be deleted. Standard print rates apply:  10 cents For black and white,  25 cents for color.

Print from Anywhere!

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West Chicago Public Library District accepts donations of gently used books year-round. Donations of used books may be dropped off at the library’s Circulation Desk at any time. The Library looks for adult and children’s books in good condition, as well as audiobooks, DVDs and music CDs.

Encyclopedia sets, magazines, textbooks, VHS tapes, items damaged or with missing pages, and outdated materials cannot be accepted.

Due to space limitations, a maximum of 2 boxes/bags can be accepted at one time.

Donations may be tax deductible. Receipts are obtained at the Circulation Desk.

  • 3 weeks—Most print and audio materials
  • 1 week—DVD’s, kits, video games, holiday items