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Explore more illinois logo Explore More Illinois allows cardholders from participating public libraries to reserve free and discounted admission, parking, and gift store purchases from cultural and recreational attractions in Illinois, including museums, cultural centers, zoos, aquariums, gardens, historical societies, park districts, and more.

    • Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that allows Illinois public library cardholders access discounts at museums, park districts, historical societies, zoos, arts centers, recreational facilities, and other attractions.

    • You can use the link above to go directly to our library login page or visit and choose Three Rivers Public Library District from the drop down menu. Enter your library card barcode (no spaces or dashes) and PIN (the last 4 digits of your barcode number) to access the list of available discounts and passes

    • Once you are logged in, you will see offers for the upcoming three months. You can also search for offers by date, attraction name, or location. Information about each attraction and the offer is available before making the reservation.

    • Reservations must be made for a specific date. Using the calendar, choose the date you want to make the reservation for and then choose the Reserve option under the attraction. A confirmation box will appear, and a confirmation email will be sent to you. You have the option of printing out a pass at that time or you can choose to print it later.

    • You can cancel a reservation before you print or download a pass.

    • Please contact us. You may have an issue with your account, such as an expired card or fines. Library staff will assist you in solving the problem.

    • You can have three active reservations at one time. Once one of the reservation dates has passed, you can make another reservation.

    • No, only adults 18 and over can make reservations in Explore More Illinois. A photo ID must be shown at the attraction on the day of the reservation.

    • Attractions can limit how many times you can make a reservation. If you are out of reservations, you will not see the offer when you log into Explore More Illinois.

    • Yes, you will get a reminder email three days before your reservation.

    • You will need to bring a photo ID and either a smartphone with the pass available on the phone or a printed copy of the pass. Some attractions require a printed copy, and that will be indicated when the you make the reservation.