The Flossmoor Public Library in May added Nintendo Switch video games to its growing collection of circulation materials, which already included PlayStation and Xbox games. (Photo courtesy of the Flossmoor Public Library)

Hotspots, games and hiking kits — Flossmoor Library continues to diversify circulation materials

The Flossmoor Public Library — it’s not just for books anymore.

In actuality, it has not been all about the books for quite some time. Books still make up the bulk of circulation, according to Library Director Jamie Paicely. But the single most-checked-out item of last year? A hotspot that went out the door 94 times. And people remain continually surprised that the library has so much more than print material, Paicely said.

In addition to children, teens and seniors, adults ages 18 and older can now get craft/DIY . . .

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