Library News

PrairieCat mobile app: your library on the go

Monday, November 02, 2020

New Lenox Library is now offering a free mobile library app through PrairieCat, our catalog network. Access your account information, request items from the catalog, view our events calendar, access online resources, and more.

Get the new PrairieCat app:

Download the app to your device to have access to your library account and many of your library's online services in one convenient place.

Questions? Call 815-485-2605 or stop in for help.

PrairieCat mobile app screen shot on smartphone against library blue and orange background

Early voting begins October 19 at Village Hall

Friday, October 09, 2020

Early and grace period voting hours at the Village Hall in New Lenox (serves all of Will County) are:

  • October 19–30, 2020
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • October 24 & October 31, 2020
    8:30 to Noon

Village Hall's address and contact information are:

Village of New Lenox
1 Veterans Parkway
New Lenox, IL 60451
(815) 462-6400

Blood drive in New Lenox Library parking lot on November 21

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Saturday, November 21, 10:00 am–2:00 pm

New Lenox Public Library
120 Veterans Parkway
New Lenox, Illinois
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Appointments preferred. Call or text Chelsea at 800-786-4483 to make an appointment, email Liz Wetmore at, or sign up at Versiti Blood Center of Illinois.

Every donor will save up to 3 lives! Make sure to eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water before donating. 16 year olds are welcome with a guardian consent form (available at the drive).

The SARS COV-2 antibody test, AKA COVID-19 Antibody Test (CAT), will be performed on all blood donations as part of our standard testing. Donors will be notified of results in the donor portal and Versiti mobile app and via email for positive (+) results.

White text on orange and bright pink background. People need people. Give blood on November 21

Monday, October 19 – High school blood drive in the Library parking lot

Can't make November 21? Lincoln-Way Central High School will also be hosting a mobile blood drive in the New Lenox Library parking lot on Monday, October 19. Please see their Facebook post and view their appointment scheduler for more information. (This event is being hosted in the library parking lot, not in the high school’s parking lot.)

Mums Sale pickup on Saturday, September 26

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Mums can be picked up Saturday, September 26 at the library’s front entrance from 10 am to 12 pm. Any remaining mums will be for sale for $8.00 at that time.