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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

You must wear a mask and sanitize your hands. For public safety patrons are allowed to stay for one hour.

Hours of the Geneseo Public Library District
Monday-Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday - Closed
We will offer curbside service on Wednesday from 10:00am - 12:00pm.


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.

Online Resources

We provide distance-learning tools for all grade levels. Visit the following sites to supplement classroom instructions at home:

COVID Testing Clinic

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The final drive-thru COVID Testing Clinic in Henry County will be Oct. 6, 2020 before moving to Stark County. Get the new temporary COVID-19 testing sites and times.

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Upcoming Drive-Thru Flu Clinics for Adults Only (18 yrs+)

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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.

Teen Video Contest and Teen Reading Challenge

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Check out the contest and reading challenge details today!

Halloween Virtual Shows by Mike Anderson

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Two Not-So-Spooky Stories for Kids
One Spooky Story for Upper Elementary/Older, and Adults

Farmworker Jobs Program

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Are you looking for agricultural work? The National Farmwork Jobs Program can help! They pay for a 2-year training program at no cost to you! Get more information today!

Writing Club for Youth

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Writing Club for Youth will meet starting in September. We meet the third Tuesday of every month at 3:30 at the library. Zoom is available, too.

Writing Club for Adults

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Writing Club for Adults will meet starting in September. We welcome writers of any genre looking for inspiration, encouragement, critiques if desired, and camaraderie. We meet the second Tuesday of every month at 3:30 at the library. Zoom is also available!

Navigating School Meals during COVID-19 Webinar

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Whether participating in e-learning, in-person or a hybrid model, schools serving safe and healthy school meals are high priority. Register at

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! All donors will earn a gift card OR retro inspired t-shirt!

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

IL Rules of The Road 2020

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Smith Studio and Gallery: Kids' Korner

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Watch our Virtual Art Programs!

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