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

Energy-saving upgrades that are appropriate to the home.

Eliminate unwanted catalogs you receive in the mail.

Health and safety information on household products.

Ratings of over 2500 charities in the U.S.

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

Technology tutorials.

Consumer insurance information for those considering or buying insurance.

Average costs and shopping tips for hundreds of topics.

Federal Tax forms, publications, and assistance.

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

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

Tips for saving energy.

Find a lawyer.

Consumer information from the Federal Reserve Board.

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

Information about avoiding scams and rip-offs.

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

Information on the products in your home.

Database of home sale prices, current back to 1987.

Guide to selecting hearing aids.

Database of defective products.

Information on buying a home.

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

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

Legislative information from the Library of Congress.

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Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed



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

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Phone: (815) 458-2187
Fax: (815) 458-2042
Address: 386 W. Kennedy Road,
Braidwood, IL 60408
Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 9am - 8pm
Fri. 9am - 5pm / Sat. 9am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed

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