Temporary Location:
305 S. 9th St., St. Charles, IL 60174
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9am - 9pm9am - 8pm9am - 5pm12pm - 5pm
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9am - 9pm9am - 8pm9am - 5pm12pm - 5pm

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Hours & Location

The Library is reopening on Wednesday, July 15 for limited services. Reservations are by appointment only and can be made up to a week in advance.

We are located at the recently closed Haines building at 305 S. 9th St. map it. The renovation will begin March, 2020 and last for 12-14 months. Watch for the latest information on scpld.org, social media and Discover Your Library newsletter.

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Sunday: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.

After regular Library hours:  

My Account allows you to easily access your personal library account. Access the library from your mobile device by, downloading the Library's Mobile App.

Special hours for 2020

Holidays/Closings:

  • Wednesday, January 1 (New Year’s Day)
  • Monday, February 17 (President’s Day)
  • Sunday, April 12 (Easter)
  • Monday, May 25 (Memorial Day)
  • Saturday, July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, September 7 (Labor Day)
  • Tuesday, November 3 (Election Day; IL P.A. 101-0642)
  • Wednesday, November 25 at 5:00 p.m. (Day before Thanksgiving)
  • Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving Day) 
  • Thursday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)
  • Friday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Thursday, December 31 at 5:00 p.m. (New Year’s Eve)

St. Charles Public Library serves a population of approximately 55,092 residents of the Fox River Valley community of St. Charles, Illinois, 35 miles west of Chicago. Although connected to the city by a commuter rail line in nearby Geneva, St. Charles strives to retain its small town heritage. The Library, with a total collection of  approximately 400,000 items, offers a wide variety of information and recreational reading to meet the expectations of both the general public and local businesses. In addition, the Library maintains a full calendar of programs to both entertain and educate children and adults alike.

Library location map 

March, 2020 - Summer, 2021 
Temporary Library Location
305 S. 9th Street 
St. Charles, IL 60174