The Beecher Community Library Collection

Books
The Beecher Community Library houses well over 23.000 titles. Our books are divided into several sections and genres to make looking for what you need easier. In the adult section we have large print fiction, general fiction, mysteries, biographies, nonfiction, trade paperbacks, westerns, graphic novels, science fiction, and a section on Illinois history. You can keep with what's new at the library on our new arrivals shelf.

In our juvenile section, we have children's picture books, easy readers, board books, and paper backs. For the older readers, we have junior fiction, paperbacks, biographies, and nonfiction.

Audiobooks
Get stuff done even while you are "reading" by listening to audio books. Our collection consists of fiction titles for adults and juniors.

Downloadable Ebooks and Audiobooks
Download ebooks and audiobooks to your ereader or other device over the internet through Media on Demand.

DVDs
DVDs are available for adults and children. A DVD List is available.

Research Databases
The Beecher Community Library subscribes to online databases that Beecher Community Library patrons can access from their home on their computers. Articles in hundreds of magazines, professional and peer-reviewed journals, or newspapers are available through these databases to aid you in your research. Topics include business, health, gardening, the environment, literature, home improvement, and so much more! Kids can even look up information for school projects on kid-friendly websites like "Student Resource Center Gold" or "Kids InfoBits."

Newspapers
Relax and enjoy newspapers at the library. We subscribe to the Beecher Herald, Chicago Tribune, Kankakee Daily Journal, and Wall Street Journal.

Magazines
We subscribe to magazines, so you don't have too. Come browse current issues of magazines or check-out back issues to bring home with you. We subscribe to the following:

Adult Juvenile/Parent
American History Boy's Life
American Spectator Chicago Parent
Army Times Girls Life (GL)
Atlantic Monthly Highlights
Better Homes and Gardens National Geographic Kids
Birds and Blooms Parenting Early Years
Bloomburg Business Week Parenting School Years
Bon Appetit Ranger Rick
Chicago Seventeen
Chicagoland Gardening Sport's Illustrated Kids
Consumer Reports  
Country Living  
The Economist  
The Family Handyman  
Field and Stream  
Golf Digest  
Good Housekeeping  
Illinois A.M. VETS Newspaper  
Kiplinger's Personal Finance  
Martha Stewart Living  
Men's Journal  
Midwest Living  
National Geographic  
National Geographic Traveler  
The New Yorker  
O (Oprah) Magazine  
Paper Craft  
Patchwork and Quilting  
PC World  
People  
Popular Mechanics  
Prevention  
Psychology Today  
Redbook  
Science News  
Smithsonian  
Sport's Illustrated  
Taste of Home  
Time  
Treasures:  Antique to Modern Collecting  
Vogue