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30 Ways to Use Your Library Card In September



1.      Participate in the first Park Ridge Reads Junior edition (Grades 4 – 8 & families) 

2.      Get help with algebra on 

3.      Research information for class by going to ‘homework help’ under ‘databases’ 

4.      Access items from libraries worldwide through ILL (Interlibrary Loan) service 

5.      Catch up on Game of Thrones 

6.      Sign up for email reminders for returns, late notices and hold notifications

7.      Subscribe to the Preferred Author List 

8.      Become an expert in Microsoft Office with 

9.      Play with a robot or check one out 

10.    Pose for a picture with a giant Library card 

11.    Design a t-shirt during the Makerspace sessions 

12.    Trace your genealogy using 

13.    K​nit or crochet with the Park Ridge Fiber Artists 

14.    Try out Virtual Reality Glasses from the Exploration Library 

15.    Create a family album in the Digital Media Lab 

16.    Commemorate a loved one with a brick in the Reading Garden 

17.    Watch monthly feature and travel films 

18.    Attend a Low Vision Support meeting 

19.    Borrow an audio book for your commute 

20.    Meet with a state representative 

21.    Print from anywhere with wireless

22.    Look up health information 

23.    Read a newspaper from another city 

24.    Find a new recipe 

25.    Check out or download a fashion magazine 

26.    Learn a language online with 

27.    Suggest a purchase 

28.    Download legal forms 

29.    Volunteer your time 

30.    Ask a Librarian for help 



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