Special Meeting 12/01/14

A Special Meeting of the Sandwich District Library Board of Trustees for the purpose of discussing staff compensation will be held on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 6:00 PM in the Sandwich District Library, 925 South Main Street, Sandwich, Illinois.

Food for Fines at the Sandwich PLD

Nov 17 2014
Dec 15 2014

From November 17th through December 15th, the Sandwich PLD will accept donations of non-perishable food in exchange for current fines on overdue materials returned during November 17 - December 15, 2014.

 Each item is worth $1.00 off of your current overdue fines, up to $15.00. This does not apply to long overdue/fees to other libraries, missing or damaged material, or collection fees. Please, No Expired Food!

 You are welcome to donate items even if you do not have any fines; all donations benefit the Sandwich Lions Franklin Mall Project.

  Eligible for Sandwich Library patrons for overdue fines on Sandwich Library materials ONLY.


Holiday Ornament Decorating

Friday, November 28th at 11:00AM - 3:00PM

All ages welcome, registration is required.

Help us decorate our Library Tree for the holidays! Create one of our winter themed ornaments for our tree while watching some holiday favorites.

Snacks, ornaments and decorations provided free of charge.

Reserving a Meeting Room

Have you seen our beautiful Public Meeting Room? Would you like to use it for a meeting or event? Go to our "How Do I.. " page to find out how.

Ukulele 101

Dec 3 2014 7:00 pm

Ukelele 101
An introduction to this special Islands instrument for youngsters and adults.

Come for a 45 min presentation on the history of the Ukelele, learn about how to begin playing one, choosing a good beginners model and hear a mini concert demonstrating different sized ukes ! And a sing along to Somewhere Over The Rainbow!

Registration is required. Please contact the circulation desk to sign up: 815-786-8308

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: 



Online Databases

Free downloading of eBooks & eAudiobooks
Genealogy database for census records & other resources
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Genealogy database of birth, marriage, death, military records & more
In-library use only
Full-text newspapers including the Chicago Sun Times
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Sandwich’s regional newspaper
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Full-text articles, academic journals & popular magazines. Great educational resource
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Illinois, world catalogs & government publications available for Interlibrary loan
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NoveList Reader's guide for fiction. Series, read-alikes, award winners
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NoveList with a kid-friendly interface
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