Fri Dec 3 2021
Phone/Fax: 217-469-2159 Map Email: Librarian My Account Search SHARE WiFi available

Phone/Fax: 217-469-2159

Closed 3rd Thursday
12 pm to 1 pm for Staff Meeting!



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At the St. Joseph Township- Swearingen Memorial Library, you will find big city library services provided with a small town friendliness.

The library has a weekly email newsletter!  If you would like to sign up for our newsletter, go to the "Wowbrary" link on the left and follow the instructions.  The newsletters come out every Saturday.  It announces new materials added during the week as well as upcoming events happening at the library.

SHARE Mobile App


Now it's easy to manage multiple accounts, keep track of checkouts and due dates, and renew items from your mobile device using the SHARE Mobile Library, the St. Joseph Township-Swearingen Memorial Library's new app! Search for books, DVDs, video games, audiobooks, e-books, and more. Find it now in the Apple App store or Google Play Store. 


Brought to you by the St. Joseph Township-Swearingen Memorial Library and the SHARE library consortium, a division of Illinois Heartland Library System



Help!  Our Christmas Tree has lost its ornaments!

Stop by and pick up an ornament to color and return by December 30th.

Christmas Tree with puppy and kitty


Effective Monday, August 30, 2021, our COVID rules have changed per Governor's mandate!  If you have questions, please call or email us.  


2.  You are limited to 60 minutes or less a day.

3.  Curbside service is still available.



Page last updated on November 29, 2021