About the Champaign Public Library

We’ve grown by leaps and bounds since opening a beautiful new library in 2008. Learn about our locations, and sign up to get our newsletters. Our great service is shaped by our mission, our plans, our policies, and our board. Follow our progress through our history and annual reports.

CPL Mobile App

Our free app is an easy way to check your due dates, renew and request items, download eBooks, and more. It includes Mobile Checkout, a way to scan items for checkout anywhere in the library. Get the app at champaign.boopsie.com.

Map & Directions


Meeting & Study Rooms


Library News


Library Board


Jobs at the Library


Main Library


Douglass Branch Library




Wi-Fi & Computers






Annual Report


Our History


Practicums for Library Students


Mission & Plan


La Biblioteca (información en español)


Library Journal Star Library designation, 2015

Información en español

Spanish print-friendly PDF


200 W. Green St.
Champaign 61820
M-W   9 – 9
Th-F   9–6
Sat   10 – 6
Sun   1 – 6
The Café at the Library is open
during all library hours

504 E. Grove St.
Champaign 61820
M-Tu   10 – 8
W-F   10 – 6
Sat   10 – 4
About the Branch

Lower Level, Main Library
W-Sat   11 – 5
Sun   1:30 – 5
About the FriendShop

Holiday Closings

The library will be closed; our book returns will stay open. 


Fri., Jan. 1
Mon., Jan. 18
Sun., Mar. 27
Mon., May 30
Mon., Jul. 4
Mon., Sep. 5
Fri., Nov. 11
Thu., Nov. 24
Sat., Dec. 24
Sun., Dec. 25
Sat., Dec. 31 (closing at 5 pm)

We’re a Part of…

The library is part of the
City of Champaign
and a member of the
Illinois Heartland Library System, a regional system funded by the Illinois State Library.

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