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Miscellaneous Services
AARP "Smart Driver Classes


"Smart Driver" classes twice a year at Citizen’s National Bank, 127 S. Side Sq. in Macomb and monthly at other locations in the county. Upon completion of the 8-hour course, you may qualify for an automobile insurance discount given by your insurance company. The course is also available online at the AARP website for a fee. Contact your insurance agent for more details.

Illinois Talking Books Outreach Center

125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527 / 800-426-0709
Macomb Public Library / 309-833-2714
235 S Lafayette St., Macomb, IL 61455

The Center provides free library services for anyone unable to read regular print because of low vision, blindness, or a physical disability. It coordinates access to reading machines and reading materials, at no cost to the patron. Apply on line or through your local library.

L.I.F.E. (Learning is Forever) / 309-298-1911

The LIFE program provides high quality educational opportunities (mostly to senior citizens) for very reasonable fees. Classes range from academic (e.g., history) to skill-based (e.g., photography).

Rules of the Road Classes for Senior Citizens

YMCA Senior Center / 309-837-5733
466 Deer Road, Macomb, IL 61455

Classes are offered by the Secretary of State’s Office to help those 60+ who need to take the written drivers’ test. Offered in McDonough County 5 times a year at the YMCA Senior Center.

Senior's Days

Citizens Bank, a Division of Morton Community Bank / 309-833-4551
127 S. Side Square, Macomb, IL 61455

A monthly community service open to the public of any age is co-sponsored by Citizens Bank, McDonough District Hospital, and Heartland Health Care. Local vendors provide free basic health screenings, seminars, classes and/or displays. Held in Citizens Bank’s main lobby. the first Thursday of months Jan-Jun and Aug-Dec.

Tri-State Audio Information Services (AIS)

University Services Building, 504, Macomb, IL 61455-1390 / 309-298-2403

Broadcasts 24-hours, 7 days a week. Volunteers read from newspapers, magazines, and novels. Offered at no charge to blind, visually impaired, learning disabled, or physically disabled. Listeners receive specially pre-tuned radios on-loan or listen online.

  • Radio Information Service
  • Web Streaming Service (available only with a password given to qualified persons)