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Find which branch is open today and when
Find hours and information for Main Library
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Everything you need to know about how to get and use your library card
Find out how long you can keep library materials.
From the bookmobile to the home-bound, Outreach has special services to bring the library to the community.
Find resources and records for genealogy and Peoria-area history
Find your next book with lists of award winners, staff picks or help from our staff
Download the forms you need and read information about how to reserve a room.
Get quick answers about everything from renewing books to applying for a library card.
Use this form to have library staff find an answer for you.
View the art owned by Peoria Public Library.
From birth up find resources for youth as well as parents and educators.
Information about how to request books from outside the RAILS library system.
This page highlights resources at Peoria Public Library available for educators
Find links to verified research students can use to complete assignments and help them study
Find helpful resources to prepare for a job search from resume writing to practice tests and interviews with a coach
Here are links to research helps for those working on family history
Links to all databases Peoria Public Library offers.
These resources will help those in business to create a mailing list, find investment information, learn another language, locate small business assistance and more
Health insurance information and resources
Find library events for all ages.
Download the library newsletter and read library news as well as the complete calendar.
See what book clubs are available, when they meet and what they are reading.
Music in the McKenzie offers a free concert monthly at North Branch. Find out who is playing.
Find out how to participate in our yearly Summer Reading program.
The Mayor's Community Coalition Against Heroin is providing information and discussion about the heroin epidemic in Peoria, Illinois.
Find animated storybooks, games and more that can be used by children alone or with a teacher or parent.
Tumblebooks Ebooks, read-alongs, graphic novels, educational videos, and audiobooks for ages 8 to 12 and 12 to adult.
Download e-books and audio books for all ages.
Audiobooks for children and adults you can play on your computer or tablet.
Download e-books and audiobooks for all ages.
link to the Freegal streaming and downloadable music service
Here are links to help you download digital books, audiobooks and music.
Listen to our staff experts talk about various topics like genealogy and graphic novels.
This page links to the Kanopy streaming movie service. Use your Peoria Public Library card to watch eight movies a month free.
Buy used books from the Friends at any of these locations. Sales support programming at Peoria Public Library.
Help the Friends support the library through a variety of volunteer opportunities.
Donate your books, music and movies the Friends to receive a tax deduction and help the library.
If you have any questions, call ahead. Also call us if you need help reserving materials or make your reservations anytime online. We will contact you when your items are ready to be picked up.
Once Peoria Public Library reopens, curbside pickup will be available at all locations during the following times/days:
Monday through Saturday from branch opening to noon and again from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
(CLOSED from noon to 2 p.m. and after 6 p.m.)
Sundays: Noon to 5 p.m.
Place holds online anytime with your valid Peoria Public Library card and PIN. If you need help resetting your personal identification number (PIN) or renewing your library card, call 497-2000 or your branch during normal hours or email us via our Ask A Librarian service: http://www.peoriapubliclibrary.org/ask-a-librarian
If you need help reserving books, call us.
Once your holds are ready to be picked up, we will notify you.
Visit the branch with your holds and call us once you arrive. We will bring your materials to you.
Please open a passenger side window or open your trunk so we can give you your materials, contact-free.
Staff will not take returning items from the public. All returning items must go in book drops.
*** NOTE: Items you have checked out may remain on your account for several days after you have returned them. This is because we "quarantine" all materials for a minimum of four days after return. Once they are reshelved, they will be removed from your account.
· For any other general questions, call 497-2000.
HOW TO MAKE A COMPUTER APPOINTMENT
Call any branch to schedule a same-day or next available day appointment. Multiple reservations cannot be made in advance.
Appointments are 90 minutes and open to those 18 and older. (Exceptions, at the library's discretion, may be made for teens looking to apply for summer jobs.)
Without exception, the user must wear a mask at all times within the library.
Users can print up to 20 pages during their appointment, free of charge.
Users can also request photocopies during their appointment.
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