107 NE Monroe Peoria, Illinois 61602-1070

All locations of Peoria Public Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday November 22 and 23. All locations will also be closed for construction on Saturday and Sunday November 24 and 25. The Friendly Finds Used Bookstore at Main Library will be closed November 19 through 24.

Praise for Summer Reading

This letter to the Editor appeared in the Journal Star on August 10, 2018 from a Summer Reader who was very grateful for the Summer Reading Program and the opportunities it offers.

"Library Deserves Kudos"

Journal Star Reports on HVAC Project

The Journal Star has reported on August 25, 2018 on the closure of two floors of Main Library for construction of the new HVAC project.

Installation will close two floors of library's Downtown facility.





How Peoria Public Library is Responding to the the Opiate Epidemic

The work of Peoria Public Library in responding to the opiate epidemic has been noted by libraries across the state of Illinois. Two articles appeared in the Illinois Library Association Reporter in August of 2018.

How the Opiate Epidemic Came to the Library

Fight the Epidemic With Partners and Programs