Welcome to Explore More Illinois!

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Welcome to Explore More Illinois!

Look what else you can do with your Dunlap library card!

Explore More Illinois allows cardholders from participating RAILS and IHLS public libraries to reserve free and discounted admission, parking, and gift store purchases from cultural attractions in Illinois, including museums, cultural centers, zoos, aquariums, gardens, historical societies, park districts, and more.

Click on the link below, choose Dunlap Public Library District from the dropdown menu, enter your library card number and pin, and start exploring!

Dunlap Library cardholders click here and go to Explore More Illinois!

 

Not sure what to read next? Give BookBrowse a try!

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Dunlap Public Library District now offers our members free access to BookBrowse.com, a leading book recommendation and review website.

BookBrowse believes that the very best books entertain, uplift and educate. They wrap us in their world, giving us a window into the lives of others or a mirror to reflect on ourselves. These are the books you’ll find on BookBrowse.

Some of BookBrowse’s content is publicly available, but many premium features are accessible only by subscription. Library patrons can now use their library card to access members-only content.

Here are a few highlights of what BookBrowse has to offer:

  • In depth reviews that help you decide if a book is right for you, plus an excerpt of every featured book.
  • “Beyond the Book” articles that explore factual aspects relevant to each book.
  • More than 200 recommended reading lists, by genre, time period, setting, award winners, and a wide range of themes.
  • Handpicked “if you liked this, try these” recommendations for over 4000 books and 3000 authors.
  • Rich information and guidance for book clubs, including advice on starting and running a club, recommended books, reading guides, interviews with book clubs, and online discussions.
  • Fun quizzes, book news, polls, author interviews and book giveaways.
  • All books link directly to Dunlap Library’s catalog so you can check availability with one click!

What’s all the hoopla about HOOPLA?!

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Dunlap Library has HOOPLA!

Use this exciting database to check out up to four items every month!  Choose from old favorites and new releases in TV shows, movies, music, ebooks, or audiobooks.

No holds, no waiting, always available!

You can also see Hoopla holdings when you’re using RSA/Cat!

Contact the library at 309.243.5716 or ask@dunlaplibrary.org with any questions.

 

 

 

CHECK OUT A PASS TO PEORIA RIVERFRONT MUSEUM!

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Thanks to sponsorship from the Peoria Riverfront Museum’s Visionary Society, Dunlap Public Library District cardholders can now borrow a pass to the Peoria Riverfront Museum!

The pass will be checked out on a first-come, first-served basis to Dunlap patrons with a valid, in good standing Dunlap library card. The pass can be used on the day of checkout or the following day, only. The pass includes general admission to all exhibits, galleries, and daytime planetarium shows for two adults and their children or grandchildren.

Passes cannot be reserved, placed on hold, or checked out over the phone. Passes must be checked out in person at the library. Please note that they are non-transferable. Borrowing patrons will be asked for their library card and photo ID to gain admission to the museum.