Services and Programs

Reference
Inhouse, over the phone at 344-1112, by email to Reference, or over IM using the Online symbol in the bar to the left or using the username "LibrarianBarb"

Renewal of Materials
over the phone, on the Card Catalog in My Account, or through email to Item Renewal

Wi-Fi and Networked Computers and Access
Internet, Software & E-mail Access with Networked and Wi-Fi Computer Access  using one of our 22 public access terminals or one of our wireless laptops or your bring in your own wireless compatible laptop.

Computer Instruction
Call for details or send an email to Computer Instruction for basic lessons on our databases, card catalog, email or internet basics.

Genealogy and Local History
A specially equipped room in the Library that helps genealogists and people interested in local history find answer about our community.  There are several special collections that are highlighted such as our Lincoln collection and our Architecture collection and expert help.  Email Genealogy Help

Homebound Delivery
Have materials delivered to your home, Call 344-1112 or email Homebound to register for this special service.

Proctoring of Exams
We will serve as a proctoring agency if you need an intermediary to help you with
online or distance learning.  Email Proctoring

Children and Adult Programming
Many programs monthly.
Check our Calendar of Events for details.

Florence Burkholder Community Room
Relax and watch tv, play the piano, have a cup of coffee, play cards at one of our tables, or just hang out.
You are always welcome.
The room can be rented by organizations and businesses
by calling the Library at 344-1112
.
Ruth Eckart Programming Resource Center
This Center is a unique combination of multi-media manipulatives and equipment that is geared to programmers (teachers, homeschoolers, parents, etc) who are looking for additional help in preparing for lessons for their audiences of any age.  This room also houses our extensive music collection.

Carma Wilbert Adult Reading Room
A room that is a quiet study area.

The Blum House
The Blum House, 414 West Main (adjacent to the Library) can be rented by individuals, organizations and businesses for all type of occasions. For more information, call the Library at 344-1112 or email  at Blum House rental for more information.

Blum House Book Club
normally meets the last Wednesday of the month from 6:30-8:00pm at the Blum House, 414 West Main (adjacent to the Library) and offers its opinions of books it has read from 1 to 5 stars.  Go to our Readers Advisory Page to see past reads.
For more information, email Blum House Book Club
or ask at the Main Desk by calling 344.1112.

Departments
Adult
Young Adult
Children
Reference
Computer Lab
Programming Resource Center
Genealogy / Local History
Historical Museum
Blum House

Organizations
Friends of the Library
Friends of the Historical Museum
Collinsville Memorial Public Library Foundation


Materials Ready for your Use
Books
Large Print Books
Graphic Novels
Electronic books (Ebooks) at Overdrive
Audio Books on Cassettes, CD & MP3 format
Downloadable audiobooks online at NetLibrary
Newspapers
Magazines
VideoCassettes
DVDs
Bluray Discs
Music CDs
CD-ROM Computer Software
On-line Databases
Puppets
Multimedia Kits
Programming Aids such as posters, models, puppet theaters and more
Copyright Mississippi Valley District Library,
Collinsville Memorial Library 2009

Member of the Mississippi Valley Library District

Member of the Lewis and Clark Library System
under the direction of the Illinois State Library

Collinsville Memorial Library
408 West Main Street
Collinsville, IL 62234

Phone: 618-344-1112
FAX: 618-345-6401


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