Library News


We have several positions available. Visit for complete details

The Zion-Benton Public Library District seeks an energetic self-starter who enjoys physically active work, finding patterns, putting order to chaos, tidying up, searching for hard to find items, and helping people.




The reading clubs for kids end on January 31. Remember to turn in your all your reading logs by that date in order to claim your prize! For more information, visit


Volunteers from AARP will help prepare your tax returns, by appointment only. Sign up begins on Monday, 1/9/2017. For more information or to make an appointment, please contact the Information Services Department at 847-872-4680, ext. 4.


Staff will help you find and print forms online (the first 10 pages are free). We’ll also mail forms to homebound residents, free of charge.  Call the Information Services Department at 847-872-4680, ext. 4 with your name, address, type of form, and form number. For more income tax resources, visit 

Library polls district community for opinions on Makerspace and Adult Programming

The Zion-Benton Public Library wants you! To gives us your opinions! We are looking for our community members to fill out a brief survey on what interests you for our makerspace, The Hive, and adult programming. The survey can be found and submitted here. Survey closing date TBA.


We are seeking American Girl Doll Donations! Help us grow our circulating doll collection by donating or sharing the flyer, available for download here.

We’ll accept dolls, clothing, and accesories in any condition. Donations can be dropped off at the Youth Services Desk, or mailed to the following address:
Zion-Benton Public Library
Attn: Garnet Miller
2400 Gabriel Ave.
Zion, IL 60099

socks-2016Socks for the Soul

Donate socks between 10/1 and 1/31 to help those in need. All types of new socks are appreciated, but packages of warm crew socks in all sizes are especially needed. Donations can be dropped off in the lobby during normal business hours.

NewsWindows 10 and Office 2016 Logos

PC Upgrades: All public PCs and laptops have been upgraded to Windows 10 and Office 2016. Click here for a list of online resources.

Partners in Reading 2016: Your gift to the PARTNERS IN READING annual campaign changes lives through library programs. Thank you to our Partners in Reading! Click here for details.

Something for Everyone

For Kids: From reading clubs to science programs, there is something sure to entertain and educate your youngster. Visit our ZB Kids Page for details on upcoming programs for preschoolers and students.

For Teens: You’ll have fun with cool programs just for ZB Teens in grades 5-12. Discover new reads with the Hardcover Society (and Hardcover HIGH Society) and get free books. Visit our ZB Teens Page for more exciting events!

For Adults: Join the Casual Crafters and have fun while you work on projects, take a computer class, and research your family tree with free help. Visit our ZB Adults Page or any of the following pages for programs, news and resources:
Book ClubsHistory and Genealogy | Technology Training