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

Phone: (217) 684-2896
Fax: (217) 684-2719

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

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New to the Library


“Out of Circulation” by Miranda James

“Wild Star” by Catherine Coulter

“Friends Forever” by Danielle Steel

“Every Fifteen Minutes” by Lisa Scottoline

“Delusion in Death” by J. D. Robb

“Leaving Time” by Jodi Picoult

“At the Water’s Edge” by Sara Gruen

“God Help the Child” by Toni Morrison

“Southern Comfort” by Fern Michaels


“Infinite Tuesday” by Michael Nesmith

“Now That’s What I Call Music: 60 & 61”

“The Best of the Rippingtons”

“Deep South” by Josh Turner

“Sing it Now:Songs of Faith & Hope” by Reba McEntire

“Patriots & Poets” by Dailey & Vincent

“Cowboy Songs” by Riders in the Sky

“The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo” by Steve Martin


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.