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Join us for exciting chemical reactions and experiments with color changes, gooey gak, springy superballs and more! Electrifying displays of fire and  liquid nitrogen will thrill while the presenting scientist discusses and emphasizes safety.
Thursday, 3/30 | 3-4 PM | All Ages

Join us in The Hive on Thursday, 3/30 for an all day gaming experience! Please note that due to weather conditions, LASER TAG has been cancelled. Instead we will have a GAME TRUCK where you can play video games!

3.30.17 Teen Activities Visit The Hive for more information.


Use The Hive makerspace to explore our art supplies and make unique creations. Staff will be available to provide limited assistance during this time.
Specific dates and times are available on the ZB Teens page.
Dates and Times Vary | Grades 6-12 & Adults | The Hive


Our remote printing site has moved and the emails used to send files to our printers have changed. The new web address for remote printing  is: http://www.printeron.net/zionbenton/webprint.
To print from your internet connected device, send your file to one of the following email addresses:
zionbenton-webprint-bw@printspots.com – Black & White
zionbenton-webprints-color@printspots.com – Color
For more information on all the ways you can print at the ZB Library, visit our Printing page here. 

Card Index Taxes. TAX TIME

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 https://zblibrary.info/tax-time/ 


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


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.


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