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One So. 6th Ave, St Charles, IL 60174 (mapext link)
630-584-0076 • 630-584-9390 Youth Services

Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9 AM - 9 PM 9 AM - 8 PM 9 AM - 5 PM 12 PM - 5 PM

After regular library hours:

My Account allows you to easily access your personal library account.

Emergency Closings:

Emergency ClosingsThe Library is registered with the Emergency Closing Centerext link. You may also sign up to be notified by emailext link if the Library is forced to close. (Tip: Don't forget the period in "St. Charles" when searching for us.)

Special hours for 2014


  • Sunday, April 20 (Easter)
  • Friday, May 2 at 6:00 p.m. (Staff Recognition dinner)
  • Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day)
  • Friday, July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, September 1 (Labor Day)
  • Wednesday, November 26 at 6 p.m. (Thanksgiving Eve)
  • Thursday, November 27 (Thanksgiving)
  • Wednesday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)
  • Thursday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Wednesday, December 31 at 5:00 p.m. (New Year's Eve)
Map and Driving Directions

Location of St. Charles Public LibraryOne So. 6th Ave,
St Charles, IL 60174 (mapext link)
630-584-9390 Youth Services

Road Work on Route 64 is Underway
Illinois Department of TransportationIllinois Route 64 (Main Street through St. Charles) is being widened and resurfaced from 7th Avenue to Illinois Route 59. Click here for more information on this project from the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Remote Book Drops:

For your convenience, remote book drops may be found at the following four locations:

West Side: East Side:

Valley Shopping CenterValley Shopping Center
1437 W. Main St.
St. Charles, IL
(mapext link)

Foxboro PlazaFoxboro Plaza
2400 E. Main St.
St Charles, IL
(mapext link)
Northwest Side: Northeast Side:
Silver Glen CrossingSilver Glen Crossing
Randall Rd. & Silver Glen
South Elgin, IL
(mapext link)
remote book dropWayne Police Station
Army Trail Road at 5N430 Railroad Street
Wayne, IL
(mapext link)
Items collected at this location on Monday and Thursday afternoons only. Fines will be adjusted according to pick-up schedule.

St. Charles Public Library
serves a population of approximately 48,000 residents of the Fox River Valley community of St. Charles, Illinois, 35 miles west of Chicago. Although connected to the city by a commuter rail line in nearby Geneva, St. Charles strives to retain its small town heritage. The Library, with a collection of nearly 275,000 books and other materials, offers a wide variety of information and recreational reading to meet the expectations of both the general public and local businesses. In addition, the Library maintains a full calendar of programs to both entertain and educate children and adults alike.


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