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It is Oscar Season Again! This year pick from a large list of book to movie pairings provided at the library or search the catalog for additional past and present Oscar nominees. Don't forget to take the online survey for a chance to win two tickets, popcorn, and drink at the Antioch Theater. One winner each will be presented for an adult and teen with the most correct choices. In the event of a tie the qualifing surveys will be placed in a basket and drawn at random. Only one entry per person. Survey will run until Saturday, February 27 at 5:00 p.m. ENTER SURVEY HERE

Board Member Wanted

The Antioch Public Library District Board of Trustees is seeking to appoint a new Board Member to fill a vacancy. Candidates must be 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and have resided in the Library District for 90 days. Individuals with healthy intellectual curiosity and strong desire to contribute to the community for service as Trustee on the Antioch District Library Board are encouraged to apply. The winning candidate will possess an open mind, the ability to listen well, a willingness to learn, and a solid commitment to freedom of expression. The candidate must have time to devote to responsibilities on a regular basis. The candidate will fill the seat until the 2017 election. Those interested should submit a letter of interest and explain why you would like to become a trustee to Kathy LaBuda, Library Director, Antioch Public Library District, 757 Main Street, Antioch, IL 60002 or no later than December 22, 2015.

Check This Out!

Antioch Public Library District, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries the world’s largest newsstand. Through the APLD webpage database, patrons will have unlimited multi-user access to complete digital magazines, easily viewed on most Internet-enabled devices. Click the graphic to get started or for more information on accessing the service see one of our friendly library staff in the Adult Reference Dept.

Free Music Download


"Freegal® Music is a free music service from your library. Freegal offers access to about 8 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000+ labels with music that originates in over 80 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. The service allows APLD cardholders to download 3 songs a week free. Songs are yours to keep; you can save them to an mp3 player or even burn them to a CD. Click the freegal music app to learn more.

eBook and Audio Book Owners!

Are you looking for the perfect and affordable place for uploading content? Look no further! Card holders of the Antioch Public Library District are just clicks away from 100's of thousands of free downloads through MyMediaMall.

All EPUB and many PDF eBooks at this site are ready to enjoy on many of the popular eReaders. A complete list of eReaders, compatible phone, and audio devices are available through the MyMediaMall database or by going online at either or

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