Contains white pages, yellow pages, reverse phone, and address searches.

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

Contains 90 million white pages listings, 10 million yellow pages listings, reverse phone look-up, international directories, and a toll free number directory.

Records describing each National Geographic magazine article, book, map, and video.

Find the Best Places to Live.

Locate National Parks, learn about historic sites or explore nature.

Facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.

The official list of the nation’s historic places.

Full profiles provide history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions.

Collection of geographic and other reference information.

Climate profiles and crime rates for American and some international cities.

Data on 136 population, health, and environment variables for more than 220 countries, 28 world regions and sub-regions, and the world as a whole.

Regional, categorized construction information.

Maps and driving directions.

Country profiles featuring geography, peoples, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.

Database of home sale prices, current back to 1987.

Cities and town throughout the United States.

Closing price of Chicago-area homes sold in the last 4 years.

Community Profiles.

Metro-Chicago Retail Space, Office, and Business Park Guides.

Profiles of over 42,000 U.S. cities and towns.

Data about people, businesses, and geography given at the national, state, and county levels.

Library of Congress online studies of 100 countries.

Search by name, phone, or agency.

Multiple-Listing -Service database in your selected market area.

Nationwide residential and business phone directory.

Buying a home assistance.

White, yellow, trip planning and e-mail directories.

Profiles for 179,000 cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions.

Consulate and embassy information. Download and print passports.

Campground directory.

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

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Upcoming Events

 
Toddlers and their caregivers can explore and play with different toys and sensory materials each week, develop fine and gross motor skills, as well as social interaction and language skills. Caregivers must accompany child during program. Recommend for ages birth-four years. Registration required
Want to boost your child’s reading enjoyment, confidence, and motivation? Reading to Maisy therapy dog is a great way to do it. Children aged pre-k through grade 5 are encouraged to attend. Reading sessions are individual, children read on a first come, first serve basis.
Lap-Sit is an interactive program for children ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. You’ll sing songs, fingerplays, and enjoy reading time together. Registration is required, caregiver must attend with child.
Storytime will begin with a show-and-tell time, where children will be able to share one show-and-tell item each with the group, followed by stories on various topics each week, and concluding with a related craft activity. This class is for Kindergartners through 3rd graders Registration Required.
Lap-Sit is an interactive program for children ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. You’ll sing songs, fingerplays, and enjoy reading time together. Registration is required, caregiver must attend with child.
Storytime will begin with a show-and-tell time, where children will be able to share one show-and-tell item each with the group, followed by stories on various topics each week, and concluding with a related craft activity. This class is for Kindergartners through 3rd graders Registration Required.

Kid’s Library

 

Search for books, movies, music, magazines and more.
Kid's Library

OMNI Libraries

 

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eReadIllinois

 

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

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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.

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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

 
Toddlers and their caregivers can explore and play with different toys and sensory materials each week, develop fine and gross motor skills, as well as social interaction and language skills. Caregivers must accompany child during program. Recommend for ages birth-four years. Registration required
Want to boost your child’s reading enjoyment, confidence, and motivation? Reading to Maisy therapy dog is a great way to do it. Children aged pre-k through grade 5 are encouraged to attend. Reading sessions are individual, children read on a first come, first serve basis.
Lap-Sit is an interactive program for children ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. You’ll sing songs, fingerplays, and enjoy reading time together. Registration is required, caregiver must attend with child.