COVID-19 Information

COVID Updates

We're excited to welcome you back into the library building. 

Hours and services may change with little notice in response to public health guidelines.

Using the Library: the Basics

  • Masks not required for those who are fully vaccinated. We request that all others continue to wear a face covering if medically able
  • Practice social distancing
  • Return your materials to 7th Street or lobby drop boxes
  • Curbside pickup will continue by appointment, or you may pick up your holds inside the library during open hours
  • Notary service by appointment
  • Computer access, printing, copying and faxing available 
  • Library card services in person or by phone or email
  • Meeting rooms are available
  • Homebound delivery is available
  • Donations ARE being accepted. Please see our donations page for more information.

Contact Us

Contact us with any questions about our in-person services, or to get help with research, library cards, and more without leaving your home!

  • Contact us
  • Facebook Messenger
  • Apply for a library card online
  • Call us at 217-753-4900
    • Borrower Services:
      ext 5616
    • Sangamon Valley Collection:
      ext 5634
    • Reference & computer appointments:
      ext 5630
    • Youth Services:
      ext 5612
    • Extension/Homebound Delivery:
      ext 5620