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 remains closed due to COVID-19. As part of our phased reopening, we will begin to offer limited Holds Pickup Service, beginning June 10. 

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)
  • Friday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. (Staff Recognition Dinner)
  • Friday, November 13 (In-Service)
  • 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