Request a free credit report once every 12 months: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.

Eliminate unwanted catalogs you receive in the mail.

Ratings of over 2500 charities in the U.S.

Technology tutorials.

Average costs and shopping tips for hundreds of topics.

Database of searchable SEC filings such as annual and quarterly reports.

Tips for saving energy.

Consumer information from the Federal Reserve Board.

Information about avoiding scams and rip-offs.

Information on the products in your home.

Guide to selecting hearing aids.

Information on buying a home.

The site provides a platform for homeowners to compare furnaces, central air conditioners, and heat pumps..

Energy-saving upgrades that are appropriate to the home.

Health and safety information on household products.

Helps people online find prices for just about anything that really isn’t publicized.

Consumer insurance information for those considering or buying insurance.

Federal Tax forms, publications, and assistance.

A nationwide directory of farmers’ markets, small family farms, and organic food sources.

Find a lawyer.

Finding a home, a realtor, or information on mortgages and moving.

Gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home.

Database of home sale prices, current back to 1987.

Database of defective products.

Information on recycling, drop-off centers, and more.

Legislative information from the Library of Congress.

       
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Library Hours

 

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed

PrairieCat

 

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Be a library volunteer! Your time can be used toward school required community service hours. Grades 6 – 12 
Stop by with your friends and get your game on! Grades 6 – 12

Kid’s Library

 

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Kid's Library

OMNI Libraries

 

Download audiobooks and e-books.
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eReadIllinois

 

Free eBooks supported by the Illinois Secretary of State through the Illinois State Library.
eReadIllinois

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Museum Adventure Pass

 

Get your Museum Passes at the Circulation Desk. You must bring a Fossil Ridge adult library card to get a pass.
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About Us

 

Fossil Ridge Public Library serves the community in Braidwood, Illinois and the surrounding area.

We offer many different programs and have many resources available for anything that you may be searching for.

Visit us today and find out for yourself!

Contact Us

 

Get in touch with us today or stop by for a visit.
Phone: (815) 458-2187
Fax: (815) 458-2042
Email: questions@fossilridge.org
Address: 386 W. Kennedy Road,
Braidwood, IL 60408
Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 9am - 8pm
Fri. 9am - 5pm / Sat. 9am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed

Upcoming Events

 
Be a library volunteer! Your time can be used toward school required community service hours. Grades 6 – 12 
Stop by with your friends and get your game on! Grades 6 – 12