The Mobile Services Department strives to provide equitable access to a wide variety of library services for district residents. Through material delivery, on-the-go programming, mobile technology, and community partnerships, Mobile Services brings the library directly to the greater community.
Mobile Services currently offers the following services:
· Early Learning Services for preschools and childcare centers
· School Services for elementary, middle, and high schools
· Doorstep Delivery for patrons who have difficulty obtaining library materials
· Senior Services for residents of retirement, assisted living, and memory care facilities
· Community Stops in residential neighborhoods throughout the district
· Voter Registration services to register new voters at your organization or event
· Remote Return Site located at the corner of Hunt Club Rd. and Dada Dr.
You’ll also find us throughout the district partnering with community organizations! Be sure to check the calendar to find where WNPL’s Mobile Services Team will pop up next.
Find the Bookmobile, Van, and Mobile Services team at these special fall events. Please see the calendar for a complete schedule of all Mobile Services events.
Find the Bookmobile!
Where in Gurnee is the Bookmobile? Use your super sleuthing skills and participate in the Find the Bookmobile Challenge by visiting any of our Community Stops between now and May 11, 2024. Receive a stamp every time you find the Bookmobile and earn a prize when you collect 5 stamps! Find clues to the Bookmobile’s whereabouts on the Bookmobile page.
Pokémon in the Park
Join us for a Pokémon Club adventure! Scavenge through community parks to find your favorite Pokémon and partake in Pokémon activities. Be sure to dress for the weather! Grades 3 – 8. Registration not required. Fri., Jan. 19; Fri., Feb. 16
Unwind with the Library
Drop by the Warren Township Teen Center for a different mindful activity each month. A membership to the Teen Center is required. Grades 6 – 12. Registration not required. Tues., Dec. 19; Tues., Jan. 16; Tues., Feb. 27
• Holiday Lights
‘Tis the season to celebrate all that’s merry and bright! Join us at Welton Plaza for Gurnee’s Holiday Lights Festival. WNPL’s Van will be on site with goodies and treats. Thurs., Dec. 7
• Frosty Fest
Bundle up and join us at Viking Park for a winter wonderland complete with outdoor sleigh rides, games, crafts, ice skating, and more! WNPL’s Bookmobile will be on site with goodies and treats. Sat., Jan. 6
The Bookmobile and Van will be off-road for regularly scheduled maintenance Dec. 17, 2023 – Jan. 29, 2024.
If you are a patron who is interested in receiving services or if your organization is interested in partnering with WNPL’s Mobile Services, please fill out the form below and a staff member will contact you. Services are provided based on community need, library priorities, and the availability of staff and resources.