Like the chapters that make up a book, the features below tell the story of the Indian Prairie Public Library.


homebound thumbHomebound Delivery

Christmas comes but every two weeks for homebound patrons

“It’s like Christmas,” exclaims Darien resident Susan Silhan, describing the library's homebound delivery service. Read more.


A closeup of a sunflower.The Prairie Patch

Planted in the community, by the community, for the community

Chantal and her six children watch as the fresh produce goes on the scale—a total of 37 pounds of sweet corn, cucumbers, tomatoes, and herbs. Read more


A young boy admiring sunflowers.Future Farmer? 

Summer Garden Lab provides opportunity to explore

Andrew Wormely has wanted a garden since he was in second grade. This summer, the fourth grader from Gower West Elementary School got his wish. Read more