Nier: Automata

In a dystopian future, humanity has fled to the moon due to an alien invasion and is using androids whose appearance resembles human to fight a war against alien machines. Play as 2B, 9S and A2, the Yorha android units fighting on the side of humanity and traverse a dystopian future in this open world action rpg.

Nier: Automata (Rated M) is available for check out on PS4.


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Master and Commander

This daring adventure follows British Captain Jack Aubrey around the waters of South America during the Napoleonic Wars. He is in pursuit of an elusive French warship which puts his crew to the test. This visually captivating film will transport you to another place and time.

Starring Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, and Billy Boyd.

Master and Commander (PG-13) is available for checkout on DVD.



Ancestry.com Remote Access Extended

Remote access to Ancestry.com has been extended through the end of March 2021. This is the fifth time remote access has been extended and the library hopes that eventually remote access will be allowed on a permanent basis.

Click here to access or find it on the website by going to Learn & Research > Databases. Find it alphabetically in the list or find all of our online genealogical resources by selecting the category "Genealogy" from the "Browse by Topic" drop down menu.

Read Newspapers Online

The library subscribes to two online content providers that will get you text access to the current issues of several very popular newspapers.

The newest, Global Newsstream, has access to the Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Barron's and over 6,000 other publications from around the world.

With Chicago Area Newspapers, you can access content from the Chicago Sun-Times and Daily Herald along with content from many local newspapers.

Find them by clicking the links above or going to Learning & Research > Databases, then select the category "News".

Find Your Medicare Supplemental Insurance Plan

Shopping for a Medicare Supplemental Insurance (Medigap) plan? The library has a tool available in its Financial Ratings Series subscription to help you select the best plan for you. Once you get into the resource, look for the Medigap link and answer a few demographic questions to generate your comprehensive report. Financial Ratings Series is provided by Weiss Ratings, an independent rater of financial and insurance products.

Use the link above or find it at ippl.info > Learning & Research > Databases > Financial Ratings Series. You will need an Indian Prairie Public Library card to use this tool from home. If you don't have an Indian Prairie card, see if your library also subscribes to this resource or come in and use the library's computers as there is no card required if you use the resource from inside the library.




Online: Free Legal Consultations for Immigrants: August 4

Talk to a Board of Immigration Appeals accredited representative from World Relief DuPage/Aurora for free for half an hour on immigrant related issues (including citizenship) on August 4, 2020. There are six time slots. By appointment only. Click on the time that you want to register. All one-on-one meetings will be over a secure virtual platform. You will be sent instructions to join the meeting the day before, or the morning of, the appointment. If you have questions, please call 630-887-8760 and ask for Joe Popowitch.

Census Follow Up Calls Are Underway

Follow-up calls ensure that everyone is counted, counted only once, and counted in the right place.

If you get a call from (844) 809-7717, it is not a scam. It is the US Census with a question about some part of their self-response.

If you don't pick up, you can call them back at the same number. For those concerned about spoofed calls, this is the safe way to handle incoming calls. 

Learn more from the official Census page.


Online Adult Advisory Board Introductory Meeting: Monday, June 29 from 7-8 p.m.

What is the Adult Advisory Board?

This committee of adults will consider the needs and interests of our community by evaluating the resources and services of the library and will facilitate communication with the community. This introductory meeting on June 29 at 7 p.m. will answer all your questions.

Mission: To improve communication between the library and the community and to enrich this relationship.

We will focus on:

  • Getting NEW ideas.
  • Getting feedback on EXISTING programs/services.
  • Becoming advocates for the library.
  • Evaluating a specific program, service, or resource at each meeting.

Who can join the board?

Indian Prairie Library cardholders in the district, age 18 or older.

When will the board meet?

After the initial meeting, we will meet quarterly.

Responsibilities of the board include:

Attend four regularly scheduled meetings during a one year period.

Actively participate in meetings.

Suggest programs, services, and resources for adults and the community.

Promote the library's programs and services in the community.

Please register if you are interested.

Learn a New Language with Pronunciator

Have a lot of extra time on your hands? Now would be a perfect time to learn a new language. Pronunciator allows you to learn any of 163 languages with more than 4,000 language learning combinations at your fingertips. Courses are offered in your native tongue, and you can learn whatever language you choose. Live, teacher led conversation groups are offered in many languages. Start today!




Movie Discussion: And Then There Were None

Get together with others to discuss the movie And Then There Were None on Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. Watch the movie BEFORE the discussion. It is available to IPPL cardholders through hoopla.

Registrants will receive the link to the online discussion the day before. Email is required at registration in order to receive the link to the discussion forum. Register here.



Movie Discussion: Mona Lisa Smile

Get together with others to discuss the movie Mona Lisa Smile on Thursday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m.  Watch the movie before the discussion. It is available to IPPL cardholders through hoopla.


Registrants will receive the link to the online discussion the day before.  Email is required at registration in order to receive the link to the discussion forum. Register Here.



Mad-Libs

We are looking for kids in grades 1-6 to share funny stories with the community. Please come up with a short 1-2 paragraph story with many of the nouns, verbs, adverbs, and other words you would like replaced with just the words [Noun], [Verb], [Adverb], [Place name] and so on in their place.

Send in your story for us to share on the website.

Play Mad-Libs sent in here.



Online Program - What are You Watching Wednesday

Get together with others on Wednesday, April 22 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss what you are watching. Whether it is a great movie you have discovered, TV show you have seriously started binge watching, or how you discovered a way to find great content, it doesn't matter! We would love for you to share what you have discovered using the library's Hoopla service!

Registration is required. Registrants will receive the link to the online discussion approximately 12 hours before the event. A valid e-mail address is required at registration in order to receive the link to the discussion forum.


Brainfuse JobNow

Brainfuse JobNow is a great one-stop resource for landing a dream job. It includes:

Live online job coaching Mon.- Sun. from 2-11 p.m.
Expert resume analysis and feedback.
Real-time interview practice.
Access to local job resources.
This valuable tool will help you identify the job you want, create an eye-catching resume, and prepare for the interview with the guidance of live, expert help!


Movie Discussion: Bull Durham

Get together with others to discuss the movie Bull Durham on Thursday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. Watch the movie BEFORE the discussion. It is available to IPPL cardholders through hoopla.

Registrants will receive the link to the online discussion the day before. Email is required at registration in order to receive the link to the discussion forum. Register here.