One South 6th Ave., St. Charles, IL 60174
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Hours & Location

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.

Emergency Closings:

The Library is registered with the Emergency Closing Center. You may also sign up to be notified by email if the Library is forced to close.
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Special hours for 2016


  • Friday, January 1 (New Year’s Day)
  • Monday, February 15 (President’s Day)
  • Sunday, March 27 (Easter)
  • Friday, May 6 @ 6:00 pm (Staff Recognition Dinner)
  • Thursday, May 19 closed 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (Staff In-Service Day)
  • Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day)
  • Monday, July 4 (4th of July)
  • Monday, September 5 (Labor Day)
  • Friday, October 28 closed 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (Staff In-Service Day)
  • Wednesday, November 23 @ 6:00 pm (Thanksgiving Eve)
  • Thursday, November 24 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Saturday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)
  • Sunday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Monday, December 26 (Closing when Christmas falls on a Sunday)
  • Saturday, December 31 @ 5:00 pm (New Year’s Eve)
  • Sunday, January 1, 2017 (New Year’s Day)
  • Monday, January 2, 2017 (Closing when New Years falls on a Sunday)


Map and Driving Directions

One South 6th Ave. 
St Charles, IL 60174
630-584-9390 Youth Services

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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.

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