A Special Meeting of the Sandwich District Library Board of Trustees, for the purpose of a Board Financial Workshop, will be held on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 4:00 PM in the Sandwich Public Library, 925 South Main Street, Sandwich, Illinois in the Public Meeting Room.


Circulation, Part Time
Hours: 10 hours/week average (Evening and alternating weekends)
Salary: from $9 per hour DOQ
Position Description: We are looking for a friendly, approachable individual, who enjoys working with people of all ages, to work as a clerk in the Circulation Department of our NEW library. We seek a self-starter who is detail-oriented, willing to learn and values providing good customer service.
Required qualifications include: high school diploma or equivalent; prefer, some computer and phone experience; highly desirable, cash handling experience.
Contact Sarah Horn via (815) 786-8308 x212 or

Beginner's Acryllic Painting Class

Aug 6 2016 1:00 pm

Join professional artist David Zoberis as he teaches you how to paint your very own masterpieces! No artistic skill level is required to participate as it is dedicated to beginners. This program is available to adults only and all materials will be provided for you when you arrive. Registration is required as the class only has fifteen openings, so be sure to register early to secure your place! Ages 18+.Call the library at 815-786-8308 to register!

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Book Talk with Ed Traylor

Aug 4 2016 7:00 pm

Come into the library for a special book talk and signing with native Ed Traylor, a retired Illinois Police captain and graduate of the FBI National Academy. Traylor will be discussing is new crime thriller, The Crossing. Reviewers have praised The Crossing for its fast-moving dialogue, realistic tone, and exciting conclusion, as well as the ability to tie up all loose ends.  Be sure not to miss this exciting event! Registration required. Call the library at 815-786-8308 to register!

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End of Summer Reading Party

Jul 29 2016 12:00 pm

End of Summer Reading Party

Friday,  July 29th @12:00pm 

Come celebrate that end of this year’s Summer Reading Program with a day full of fun activities! From 12:00-1:30pm, there will be an outdoor ice cream social and  games. Then, a special sports themed movie matinee will begin at 2:00pm – free popcorn included! Registration is required. If you and/or your child have any food allergies, please let us know beforehand. We will make sure to have something available for you to enjoy too.

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Introducing Zinio:

Sandwich Public Library introduces Zinio!

Zinio for Libraries is the world's largest digital library newsstand! Check out your favorite magazines for as long as you want. You never even have to return them. Zinio offers current issues of your favorite magazines as well as up to one full year of back issues that you can download straight to your personal device for FREE! Choose from over 50 diverse magazine selections including In Touch Weekly, Shape, Family Handyman and more! Access Zinio by following the link below or by checking out the Online Registrations page on the website. Contact the Sandwich Public Library to get more information and/or learn how to set up your personal Zinio account today!

Click here to check out Zinio now!

Budget and Appropriation FY 2016-2017


On Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance

of Sandwich Public Library District

Notice is hereby given to the Public that on August 9, 2016, at the hour of 6:00 P.M. at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S Main St, Sandwich, Illinois, a public hearing will be held on the annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for the Sandwich Public Library District for the fiscal year beginning July l, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017. Any person interested in said budget and ordinance may be present at said time and place and may be heard in regard to the budget and ordinance. The tentative budget is now on file with the Secretary of the Board of Trustees, Sandwich Public Library District, at the Library office and may be reviewed upon request prior to said hearing by the Public.

Jane Wolf, Secretary, Board of Trustees, Sandwich Public Library District


Budget and Appriopriation FY 2016-2017 - Tentative

What else can you find at The Sandwich Public Library?

The Sandwich Public Library District is participating in the eRead Illinois Program, designed to increase access to e-books across Illinois. Using the axis360 digital platform, eRead Illinois is providing thousands of ebooks for you to borrow and enjoy. Click here for more information or click on the bookmark below to go straight to the axis360 library!


Or, for the little ones, we have TUMBLE BOOKS:                 

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