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What Is the Value of Your

Maywood Public Library Card

Maywood Public Library Card

 
                                                           
 

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The Many Uses of Your Library Card

A Maywood Public Library Card grants you the liberty to check out numerous materials, ranging from novels, biographies, computer manuals, poetry, magazines, DVDs, music CDs, books on CD, and videocassettes.  When new materials arrive, they are set off to the side, allowing patrons to see what new items the Library has acquired. 

Some of our new items include:  

 
                                                           
 

Fiction Books

Resurrecting Mingus: A Novel by Jenoyne Adams
NEW/FIC/ADA

Promises to Keep by Jane Green
NEW/FIC/GRE

No Time to Die: A Mali Anderson Mystery by Grace F. Edwards
NEW/FIC/EDW

The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow
NEW/FIC/DUR

Beachcombers by Nancy Thayer
NEW/FIC/THA

New Fiction Books
   
                                                           
 

Non-Fiction

Getting What We Deserve: Health and Medical Care in America by Alfred
Sommer
NEW/362.1/SOM

Office 2010 for Seniors by Faithe Wempen
NEW/005.369/OFF

MacMost.Com Guide To Switching To The Mac by Gary Rosenzweig
NEW/005.4/MAC

Fr. McBride's Guide to the Bible by Alfred McBride
NEW/220.6/MCB

Lyrics of  Lowly Life by Paul Laurence Dunbar
NEW/811/DUN

The Insider’s Guide to the Colleges by The Yale Daily News
NEW/378.73/INS

The Songwriter's Survival Guide to Success: How to Pitch Your Songs by Dude McLean
NEW/782.421/MCL

The Essential Hospital Handbook: by Patrick Conlon
NEW/362.11/CON

New Non-Fiction Books

   
                                                           
 

CDs

Live in Concert by Jazz Futures
NEW/CD/JAZZ/JAZ 1080

All in One by Karen Clark-Sheard
NEW/CD/GOSPEL/CLA 1070

Putumayo Presents Latin Party by Putumayo World Music
NEW/CD/SPANISH/PUT 1072

                           
                             
                             
                             
                             
                             
                               
New DVDs
   
 

DVDs

Interview the Best: The Process instructed by Alan Ladd
NEW/DVD/SPECIAL INTEREST/INT 2518

Collapse by Michael C. Ruppert
NEW/DVD/DOCUMENTARY/COL 2514

Safety Smart Science with Bill Nye the Science Guy: Electricity
hosted by Bill Nye
NEW/DVD/CHILDREN/SAF 2529

2009-10 NBA Champions: Los Angeles Lakers
from NBA Entertainment
NEW/DVD/DOCUMENTARY/TWE 2568

The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo starring Niels Arden Oplev
and Noomi Rapaace
NEW/DVD/FOREIGN/GIR 2524

   
                                                           
 

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Spotlight on Literacy

Literacy involves not only reading, but comprehending mathematical equations and other related matters in life. The Library provides several items which can be utilized to augment one’s literary skills, including a Literacy Room devoted to the improvement of one’s reading and mathematical skills.

Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults: First Steps for Teachers by Susan McShane
ALM/372.4/MCS

Multiple Intelligences and Adult Literacy: A Sourcebook for Practitioners by Julie Viens
ALM/302.2/VIE

English Idioms for Spanish Speakers by Eugene Savaiano
428.24/SAV

Essential Mathematics for Life: Decimals and Fractions by Mary
Charuhas
513/ESS

Math for Employment: Basic Money Skills by Larry Parsku
513.93/PAR

Essential Mathematics for Life: Percents and Proportions by Mary Charuhas
513/ESS

Literacy Room

 
                                                           
 

Requirements for Obtaining a Maywood Public Library Card

  • Must be a Maywood resident
  • Must have a photo ID (Driver's license or Illinois State ID)
  • Proof of residency (Any recent utility bill is acceptable)

If the photo ID does not have a current address, 2 additional forms of ID are needed for proof of residency, such as an auto insurance card, medical bill, property tax bill, auto registration card, medical card, check book, utility bill, hospital bill, or a voter's registration card.

High School students under the age of 18 must show a School ID and a Drivers Permit.  The student's parent or legal guardian must be present to sign the application, and the parent or legal guardian must show 2 ID's. One of the IDs must be a Drivers License or Illinois State ID.

In order to obtain a Library Card for a child, the child’s parent or legal guardian must be present to sign the application, and the parent or guardian must show 2 ID's. One of the IDs must be a Drivers License or Illinois State ID.     

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