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Welcome!

We’re open! Families are welcome in the play area and the Library Café is open. The FriendShop Bookstore is open Wednesday and Saturday (12–3 pm). Service updates »

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Book Bundles

Trying to match the right book to the right reader? Let us put together a custom Book Bundle for your young reader.

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Love audiobooks?

Library apps—Hoopla and Libby—make it easy to access   thousands of free audiobooks in our collection. Questions? We are happy to help!

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Masks are required during your visit.

Visitors age 15 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting rooms are available by reservation. Call 217/403-2000. We look forward to helping you!

Study rooms are available 2 hours daily. Reserve a study room »

FriendShop Bookstore is open Wednesday and Saturday from 12–3 pm.

Library Café is open daily at the Main Library. Starting October 4, the Café will close at 5:30 pm.

Watch webinars and storytime songs anytime on the library’s YouTube channel!


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