Mobile Services

WNPL Mobile ServicesThe 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:

· 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.


Summer 2024

Find the Mobile Services team at these special events.  Please see the calendar for a complete schedule of all Mobile Services events.

Large yellow sun with blue skyIn the Park
Come play at the park!  Join us for lots of fun and learning in the great outdoors.  Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy!  Register.

Fun with the Sun Grades 3 – 5.  Tues., June 11
Upcycling Day Grades K – 2.  Mon., June 24
Space Exploration Grade 3 – 5.  Sat., July 20
Watercolor Painting Grades 6 – 8. Tues., July 30
Fun with Water Grades 3 – 5.  Tues., Aug. 6
Tie Dye Grades 6 – 8.  Sat., Aug. 17

Outdoor Storytime
Join us for storytime in the great outdoors!  We’ll gather at Betty Russell Community Park in Gurnee to share stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!  For children ages birth – 5 years and their families.  Registration is not required.  Mondays, June 10; June 17; June 24; July 1; July 8; July 15; July 22; and July 29

 

Yellow square with words "Pokémon in the Park" and a red and white pokéball.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., June 21; Fri., July 19; Fri., May 16

 

 

Turquoise background with orange and yellow starsSensory Adventure
Join Warren-Newport Public library and Warren Special Recreation Association to explore your senses!  While fun for all, this program is appropriate for those with specialized sensory processing needs to explore sensory stimulation through activities and more.  Ages 13 – 21.  Register.  Sat., June 8; Sat., July 13; Sat., Aug. 10

 

Blue background with a plant, a pile of books, and a cat on a pillow.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., June 18

 

 

Township Center Book Discussion
Join us at Warren Township Senior Center to discuss a different book each month.  Registration not required.  Mon., June 3; Mon., July 1; Mon., Aug. 5

 

 

 

Community Care Connection with Rosalind Franklin University
The Community Care Connection is Rosalind Franklin University’s mobile health vehicle that travels throughout Lake County, offering residents a variety of free health screenings. Appointments are not necessary.  WNPL will be on-site offering library services and resources, including library card sign-up, materials checkout, and more.  Thurs., June 13; Thurs., July 11; Thurs., Aug. 8

Neighborhood Nights with Gurnee Park District
Enjoy games, activities, and more as we visit and explore different neighborhoods throughout Gurnee.  Wednesdays, June 5; June 12; June 19; June 26; July 10; July 17; July 24; Aug. 7


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.