Village Library

The Downers Grove Public Library serves the information needs of the 47,833 residents of Downers Grove, Illinois. With almost 30,000 residents as library cardholders, our community really uses the library. In fact, last year, Downers Grove residents checked out an average of 20 items per person! Here are some significant numbers from the 2013 fiscal year:

Circulation 969,191
Number of visitors 499,820
Computer user sessions 108,962
Collection size 295,026
Reference questions answered 70,753
New library patrons registered 2,251
Summer Reading Club participants

Attendance at library programs 31,177
Community meetings 5,019


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"Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book."

Dwight D. Eisenhower - US general & Republican politician (1890 - 1969)

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