Philo Public Library District
P.O. Box 199
115 E. Washington
Philo, Illinois 61864-0199

Phone: (217) 684-2896
Fax: (217) 684-2719
Email: PhiloPubLib@gmail.com

Monday-Friday: 9am-12N, 3pm-7pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm
Sunday: 2pm-5pm

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New Drop Box

drop box The Philo Public Library is excited to announce our new drop box which was purchased though the generosity of the Bob Rice Memorial Fund was installed by Walt Crackle with help from Bill and Will Jones. The new drop box has 2 drop chutes, one for books and one for dvd’s, cd’s  and audiobooks. (You may now disregard the stickers on the older items asking   not to be put in drop box). The location of the drop box is in the alley to the west of  the library between the library and village maintenance building.

Book Bags for Sale

The Friends of the Philo Public Library have book bags for sale for $12.00. They the perfect size to carry your favorite books, dvds, and magazines.

Our New Email Address

You may be noticing changes in our local Library system. The formerly Lincoln Trails Library system is now the Illinois Heartland Libraries System. The Philo Public Library webpage can still be found at www.PhiloLibrary.info, however our email address has been changed to PhiloPubLib@gmail.com. We will continue to let our patrons know of changes as they occur.
Children’s Programs
We offer a variety of programs for preschool and school-age children. Please see calendar for dates and times.
Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library meet once a month, generally their meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Tuesday at 3:00 PM, in the library's meeting room. Membership dues are currently $5 per year. The Friends mission is to assist the library, and to have a good time while doing it. Please call ahead for current information.
Book Club
We have a unique book club where you pick your own book to read with others. We meet on the last Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. Please call ahead, since we will not be meeting on holidays or in inclement weather.