"" The library will be closed Wednesday, July 4th for Independence Day.
The parking garage under the library will also be closed. eResources & eDownloads are available to library card holders 24/7. 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 Thursday, July 5th at 10 a.m. for regular library hours.

Book Groups

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Contemporary Fiction Book Group

The Contemporary Fiction Book Discussion Group meets at 6 p.m. in the DeFrates Reading Room (3rd floor) on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Please call the Readers' Services desk at 217-753-4900, ext. 5606, if you have any questions about the reading group.

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True Story: A Non-Fiction Book Club

The True Story Non-Fiction Book Club meets bimonthly at 6 p.m. in the DeFrates Reading Room (3rd floor) to discuss a non-fiction book title. The books we read focus on stories that may not have made the history books or the news, but still make for interesting discussion.  Please call the Reference desk at 217-753-4900, ext. 5630, if you have any questions about the group.

All meetings are from 6:00-7:30pm in the DeFrates Reading Room.

Update: The book group for Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen Abbott will now meet on April 17th @ 6pm in the Defrates Reading Room.

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