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Voter Information 2020

The presidential election will take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Here are some helpful links to help you cast your vote.

Illinois Board of Elections – https://www.elections.il.gov/

Cook County Clerk’s Election page – https://www.cookcountyclerk.com/agency/elections

Register to Vote:

Illinois Online Voter Registration – https://ova.elections.il.gov/?Name=Em5DYCKC4wXCKQSXTgsQ9knm%2b5Ip27VC&T=637359569305846861

Cook County Clerk’s Office – https://www.cookcountyclerk.com/agency/register-vote

Early Voting: In Cook County, early voting will take place from October 19, 2020 to November 2, 2020. For more information, visit https://www.cookcountyclerk.com/agency/early-voting

Early Voting Locations and Hours: https://www.cookcountyclerk.com/service/early-voting-locations

Vote by Mail: Complete an online mail ballot application or download a mail ballot application: https://www.cookcountyclerk.com/agency/vote-mail

Mail Voting Frequently Asked Questions

Mail Ballot Drop Box Locations: https://www.cookcountyclerk.com/service/mail-ballot-drop-box-locations

Afternoon Book Club – October 2020

At Home Challenge for Ages 7-12

At home and running out of things to do?  Then our challenge is for you!

Here’s how it works:

Complete ALL the activities on the activity sheet and bring it back to the library when you’re done for a special prize.

Click on the link to access the activity sheet:
At Home Challenge For Ages 7-12 Activity Sheet

At Home Challenge for Ages 0-6

At home and running out of things to do?  Then our challenge is for you!

Here’s how it works:

Complete ALL the activities on the activity sheet and bring it back to the library when you’re done for a special prize.

Click on the link to access the activity sheet:
At Home Challenge For Ages 0-6 Activity Sheet 

Young Adult Subscription Boxes

Re-Opening FAQs

On Monday, August 3, 2020, the Hillside Public Library will re-open to the public.  To ensure the safety of patrons and staff, the library will provide limited services.  Everyone entering the library must wear a face covering at all times and practice social distancing (6 feet or 2 arms’ length).  Hand sanitizer will be available to patrons throughout the library.    

Who can come into the library? Everyone is welcome, but if you are feeling sick (fever, coughing, etc.), for the safety of other patrons and staff, we ask that you please not visit the library. 

What hours will the library be open?

The library will be open:

Monday-Friday  11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Last curbside service appointment is 6:30 p.m.)

Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  (The last curbside service appointment is 4:30 p.m.)

Sunday – Closed

Will you still continue to offer curbside service?  Yes.

Can I request an item from another library and pick it up at the Hillside Public Library? Yes, however we will only be placing holds for Hillside Library cardholders.

How long can I be in the library?  At this time, we ask that patrons keep their visits to no more than 30 minutes. 

How many people will be allowed in the library?  Only 15 patrons will be allowed in the library at one time. 

Can I come in to use a computer?  No, at this time our public computers are not available for use.

I need to print a document.  Can I have it printed at the library?  Yes, please email us the document(s) you wish to be printed to hillsidedocuments405@gmail.com.  Once we receive the document we will not be able to alter your documents (crop, enlarge, etc.).  After you have emailed the document, call the library at (708)449-7510 to arrange a pickup time.  The cost to print is $.10 for black and white and $.25 for color. 

Can I use the scanner and/or the copier?  Yes, one copier and a scanner will be available for use.  However, for your safety, staff will not be able to provide copier or scanner assistance.

Are faxing services available?  Yes. 

Will notary services be available?  No, at this time we are unable to offer notary services.

Will the restrooms and water fountains be accessible?  No. 

Can I reserve a conference room?  At this time, patrons are unable to reserve our conference rooms.

Updated: August 3, 2020

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