3 Ways to Enjoy the Naperville Public Library From Home

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The Naperville Public Library is a fantastic resource for the entire community. Plus, it also offers convenient curbside pickup for books. Learn how to make the most of this local resource that’s located less than 20 minutes away from our apartments in Naperville.

Enjoying the Library’s Vast Catalog 

You can now access physical items like books, video games, and movies by logging in to your account and placing a hold on them. The library will send you a notification when your requested items are ready. You can then schedule an appointment for contact-free curbside pickup at any of the three Naperville Public Library branches. Ready to return your item? Use the convenient drop boxes that are available 24 hours a day. 

Excellent Digital Resources 

You don’t need to visit a branch of the Naperville Public Library in order to enjoy the great virtual content available. The library subscribes to excellent media apps like Hoopla, Overdrive, and Kanopy. That means your library membership includes free access to a wealth of ebooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines. You can also stream thousands of movies, documentaries, and shows.

Personalized Recommendations 

If you’re not sure what to pick up next, why not get some expert advice? The Naperville Public Library offers patrons thoughtful recommendations for e-books, audiobooks, TV shows, and movies. Simply fill out a form with three examples of the kind of content you enjoy. The library staff will review your preferences and then email you three great options you can access with your membership! This is a great way to expand your horizons and discover some great new content. 

Whether you’re taking advantage of the excellent resources provided by the library or trying out some online art classes, there are so many ways to stay entertained at home. Best of all, you can enjoy all these activities in your comfortable living space at Brookdale on the Park. Not yet a member of our community? For more information about our vibrant community, contact us to schedule a virtual tour today.

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