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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Fall Programs

Philo Library’s Family Reading Night and Pajama Party

Thursday, November 15, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Moms, Dads, Kids & Grandparents – anyone who likes a good story is invited.
Kids can come in their pajamas, bring their favorite bedtime buddy and enjoy stories presented by some of our favorite readers from the Philo community.  We’ll even provide a bedtime snack.  When the program ends at 8:00 p.m.,
you’ll be ready to take the kids home and tuck them into bed.

Ornament Workshop & Village Tree Decorating

Sunday, December 2,  3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

This is an annual event that’s been held for over 20 years.  Start your holiday season off with this event, which we hope will become a tradition with you as it has with us.  Come at 3 p.m. and make holiday ornaments and decorations to take home, plus one to hang on the Village Christmas Tree – located behind the Philo Library.  At 4:00 p.m. there will be caroling and trimming of the Village Tree, followed by refreshments in the Library.  More information will be available closer to the time.

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.