Memorial Day Closure

The Library will be closed Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. Remember, our online resources are always available! 


Volunteers are vital to the success of the library and perform a variety of tasks, from shelving books to scanning historic photographs and assisting with programs. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers who want to serve their community.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Volunteers should be at least 16 years old.
  • Volunteer positions require at least a 4- to 6-month commitment.
  • A background screening is required prior to beginning any volunteer position.
  • Fiction shelving requires strong alphabetization skills.
  • Nonfiction shelving requires some knowledge of the Dewey Decimal system.
  • Shelving requires some physical labor, such as pushing a book cart, reaching, and bending.

How do I become a volunteer?

Please fill out the Volunteer Application below and we will contact you on an as-needed basis. Once you are matched with an available volunteer opportunity, a background screening will be required. If you have any questions, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 217-753-4900, ext. 5602, or by email at

Volunteer Application

Your Address:
Education(choose highest level):
Example: Tuesday - 11am - 3:30pm
Please select your area of interest: