FREE WIFI

Did you know that you can use your laptop at the library? We have free WiFi all over the building so you can get your work done, or keep in touch with old friends. But, you don’t have to go to the library to take advantage of what we have to offer. Freshen up your computer skills by registering for a class, or download a new eBook for your tablet.

 

EBOOKS/AUDIO
Downloadable books and audio are available through eRead Illinois, and OMNI Libraries, or visit a kid friendly site at our OMNI eReading Room for Kids.
A Byron Public Library card and Personal Identification Number (PIN), which is the last four digits of your card number, are required for access. Free software may also need to be downloaded to your computer or ereader.
BIBLIOBOARD
Unlimited access to classics, comics, children’s literature, videos and more using your library card and and IP address or GPS coordinates from a mobile device. Apps are available for iOS and Android to access collections when outside Illinois, as well as download content by creating a profile.
ANCESTRY.COM

Ancestry Library Edition is the largest online family history resource which provides access to family history via documents that record the lineage of individuals from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. This program can be accessed on all library computers, personal laptops using the library WIFI, and the library webpage.

DRIVING TESTS

This online resource offers free driving practice tests and study materials based on the real DMV written exams for cars, motorcyles and CDL.

WORLDCAT DISCOVERY

Can’t find a book that you need in our catalog? Check libraries all over the state with WorldCat. There is no need to sign-in.

If you find something you want to order from Illinois, use the email link button and send to library@byron.lib.il.us or call Byron Public Library at (815) 234-5107 to place a hold.

FIND MORE ILLINOIS CATALOG

Can’t find what you want in our PrairieCat Catalog? Try the Find More Illinois Catalog. This searches multiple Illinois library catalogs at once. Log in to place a request, and pick up items at your local library. Find More Illinois is in a limited pilot phase, with 21 participating libraries across three Illinois library consortia.

ILLINOIS STATE LIBRARY SERVICES

A portal for the State Library’s online services, including the Illinois Government Information search engine, Illinois Digital Archives and Digital Illiois collections, Illinois Center for the Book/Illinois Authors, and more.

TALKING BOOK AND BRAILLE SERVICE

Illinois State Library Service

Provides audiobooks and Braille texts to residents who are blind, visually handicapped, or have other physical limitations or a reading disability.

BEST COLLEGES

 

Our regularly updated collection of college rankings will keep you informed about what schools across the country have to offer in terms of top-rated academics and student lifestyle. From degree programs to campus amenities, we do the research on what matters to you.

KHAN ACADEMY

Learn hundreds of skills from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history. This free website helps you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.

GCF LEARNFREE

Goodwill Community Foundation’s site for free tutorials learning about computers, reading and math.

TECH BOOMERS

Over 80,000 free courses and 1,000 videos and articles to improve the quality of life of older adults by empowering them with technology.

USAJOBS.COM

Free web-based job board enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations.

DICTIONARY

This site contains a dictionary and thesaurus of American English as well as trending words, Word of the Day, Scrabble Dictionary and more.

IllinoisJobLink.com is the state’s help wanted internet job board managed by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Job seekers use it to look for work and create multiple resumes to emphasize different skill sets.

Byron Public Library District
100 S. Washington St.
Byron, IL  61010

Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-8:00pm
Friday and Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Email: library@byron.lib.il.us
Phone: 815-234-5107
Fax: 815-234-5582

 The Byron Public Library reserves the right to utilize any and all photographic or video images of its patrons in publications, productions, presentations/displays and on the Web.