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Downers Grove Public Library launches new website

Published: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 2:47 p.m. CST

DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Public Library launched its redesigned website this month.

"The last several months were spent reviewing other websites, discussing new features, choosing color schemes, and reorganizing content for a completely new look to," library spokesperson Melissa Doornbos said in a press release.

The new site is designed to be more responsive on different platforms – phones, tablets and laptops.

It will also feature staff blogs, and the site's “what you should read next” quiz, named Book Genie, got a makeover, complete with lots of book images and a new mascot.

The new site's search box is also bigger and easier to find.

Tutorials for the new site are available at the computer help desk on the second floor anytime, or patrons can schedule an appointment through the "Book a Tech" service at

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