Both locations are temporarily closed to the public. Curbside service is open Mon-Thu 3-7, Fri-Sun 1-4.

Café at the Main Library

Love coffee? Love books? The café at the Main Library offers one of the loveliest spots   in town to sip coffee or tea. With a light-filled indoor space and shaded tables on the patio, it’s a place we guarantee you’ll enjoy all year long. Every purchase helps the library. And the free parking and millions of books? No extra charge!

Delicious coffee and tea  –  The café features coffee and tea from the local, family operated Columbia Street Roastery.

Flavor of the Month – Coffee connoisseurs with a sense of adventure will enjoy our Flavor-of-the-Month specials.

Catering and more

Interested in catering? We want to help. We offer catering for meetings at the Main Library. You can choose from a large variety of refreshments—everything from coffee  and pastries, to bread, sandwiches, and more. To talk about  options and get pricing, contact Café Operator Hillary Casey at 217/403-2029 or Or you can fill out a request online. For large or special orders please allow at least 3 weeks.

Due to guidance from health officials, the Café is closed temporarily. Response may be delayed until we reopen.

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$1 Special

Bring your own cup to get delicious brewed coffee for just $1! Refills are also just $1.

Questions? Ask us.


Questions? Ask Us.