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The library will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. Note: The parking garage under the library will also be closed during this time.

eResources & eDownloads are available to library card holders 24/7. Also, library accounts can be managed and items renewed with the online catalog at any time. The renewals phone line will be open for messages during the closure at 217-753-4900 ext. 5616.

The library will be open on Tuesday, May 30th at 10 a.m. for regular library hours.

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Page Turners is a relaxed group for paperback lovers. The group meets the first Thursday of the month to discuss the book of the month. 

The June book is "Daughters of the Bride," by Susan Mallery. Books are available at the library and through the Overdrive and Axis 360 apps. View upcoming titles.

See you in the DeFrates Reading Room - 3rd Floor on Thursday, June 1st from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Patrons must come in to register and at that time will receive a book log. This year’s program, “Read by Design!,” kicks off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2017 and runs through Monday, July 31, 2017. Patrons are welcome to register to participate at any time during the program.

Visit our Summer Reading Program page to see a complete list of all upcoming events for children, teens and adults. Click on the following links to download and print the summer reading flyers for the kids, teens and adults.

See you at the library Saturday, June 3rd!

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Want to help? Fill out & return the Volunteer Form.

New @ the Library...
Come into the library and browse the shelves or search the catalog to find our latest additions.
Below are some of the titles added this month or click here to view a complete list of new items.

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