Check Out IPO is a community partnership program with area libraries offering free tickets to Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra concerts during the regular season. Patrons of participating libraries can use their library card to check out a pass which will be exchanged at the IPO venue box office on concert night for up to 2 adult and/or 2 student tickets. Visit IPOMUSIC.ORG to view the performance schedule. NOTE: Call the Library (708-758-0090) for pass availability. Passes may be checked out twice per patron per season.
Explore More Illinois
Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that provides discounts at museums, visual and performing arts centers, park districts, and more around the state.
To browse through Explore More Illinois, CLICK HERE. You will need your library card # and PIN # to sign in.
Museum Adventure Pass
Check out a Museum Adventure Pass with your library card and get free admission or a special discount, depending on location, at participating Chicago area museums:
To check out a Museum Adventure Pass
Click the above link or contact the Library Information Services Department (708-758-0090) to find out availability and check out the passes. Online requests must be approved during library business hours. If available, the pass will be sent to you by email. In person requests will be printed for you at the library.
You may only check out a pass using your library card at your home library. A limited number of passes are available, on a first-come, first-served basis.
- One Museum Adventure Pass may be checked out per person, per loan period.
- The loan period is SEVEN DAYS and will expire after the date printed on the pass.
- Passes are for one-time use and are not transferable.
- Your name will be printed on the pass, and you may be asked to show identification (driver’s license and library card) at the museum.
- The museum will collect the pass when you visit.
Admission offers vary per museum. Check the list of participating museums for details on each cultural destination, to find out what discoveries await you, to get directions to the museum, and to review each museum pass offer, including any restrictions.
Museums for All (an initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services)
The Museums for All program provides free or reduced admission to a variety of museums across the country to anyone receiving SNAP benefits. You only have to show your benefit card and a photo ID.
For more information and to find participating museums, visit: https://museums4all.org/