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805 N. Chicago Street,
Geneseo, IL 61254

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Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 - 5:00 PM
Closed Sunday


The Geneseo Public Library is your destination for information! 

The mission of the Geneseo Public Library District is to provide materials and services to assist library district residents of all ages to obtain information for their professional, personal, educational, recreational, cultural and reference needs. The library provides timely access to a variety of materials relevant to and of general interest to the community it serves. We assist students of all ages in meeting educational objectives, emphasizing the pursuit of lifelong learning, promoting the enjoyment of reading, and providing outreach services.

Hours of the Geneseo Public Library District
 9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday - Closed

The Geneseo Public Library District is now open to the public. For safety we are requiring face masks, hands sanitized, and a limit of one hour per day per person. 

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Register for your coronavirus vaccine!

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Covid 19 shots for those over 65 years of age and Phases 1A & 1B (Healthcare and Essential Workers)

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We have exciting news! Your personalized 10 digit long code is now available.


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The American Library Association gave the Geneseo Public Library District a grant to promote their wonderful online employment sites.

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Use The 5 Finger Rule

Kids' Korner: Watch new Smith Studio Videos!

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Learn how to create a snowflake and build a bottle.

Fold3 by Ancestry

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Search military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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Get Your Flu Shot!

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Adult and children flu shots can also be obtained by appointment at our First Choice Healthcare Clinics in Kewanee and Colona.

Writing Club for Youth & Adults

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Writing Club for Youth is on the third Tuesday of every month at 3:30 at the library. Writing Club for Adults is on the second Tuesday of every month at 3:30 at the library. Zoom is available, too.

Information from the State of Illinios: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

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Get the latest news releases related to coronavirus, video archives of press conferences and tips from leading experts to keep you and your family safe.

State of Illinois Announces Help Illinois Families Initiative and More

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Blood Donors Are Needed!

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The Blood Drives are from 10:00am - 1:30pm at the Geneseo Public Library District.

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State of Illinois Announces $1.3 Million in Grants for Downstate Small Businesses & More

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Downstate Small Business Stabilization Fund Awards $1.3 Million

Geneseo Public Library Adult Calendar

Geneseo Public Library Children's Calendar

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Library Information
805 N. Chicago Street,
Geneseo, IL 61254
Phone: 309-944-6452
Fax: 309-944-6721
Toll free number for renewals:

Contact Information:
Claire Crawford, Director