The Tolono Public Library is dedicated to providing resources to expand and improve the quality of life for the residents in its district. We shall continue to develop and expand our collection to meet the recreational and educational needs of our patrons. Through programs, events, reciprocal borrowing and inter-library loans, the library will facilitate learning and support the joy of reading for our valued library patrons.
We offer four locations for our patrons to drop off Tolono Public Library items.
Sadorus outside the Post Office (123 East Market Street)
Savoy, one near the Savoy Municipal Center (E. Tomaras) and the other on Prairie Rose (near Prairie Fields subdivision)
Tolono at the library (111 E. Main).
PLEASE DO NOT PUT DONATIONS IN ANY OF THE DROP BOXES!
If you have a new Schnucks eScrip Customer Card, it can be used to generate both eScrip contributions and Schnucks Fuel Rewards.To activate your card for eScrip contributions, please call 1-800-931-6258 or register online by clicking on the Schnuck's card to the left.
Group ID: 500029834
Meet the staff of the Tolono Public Library!!! We hope you will visit the library and the library's web page as often as possible. The Tolono Library staff members are a diverse group of people who are willing to assist and help patrons utilize the library to its fullest capacity. If you need assistance and are not sure who to ask -- you can click on the staff member's name and e-mail them, or you may call us at 217-485-5558. Meet the staff...
We accept donations by appointment with Dianne Bland or on a walk-in basis on Thursday afternoons. The Tolono Public Library would like to thank our patrons and friends who have donated books, DVDs, video games and other items so generously over the past years! We are always looking to add DVD series and gently used video games to our collections, so please keep us in mind when you are "downsizing" your own collection. If you need further assistance with donations or would like to donate a large quantity please contact Dianne at the Tolono Library at 485-5558.
Thank you for considering donating your used books, movies or video games to the Tolono Public Library. Please do not place donations in any of our drop boxes. If you are considering making book donations, please keep in mind the following guidelines so that the library does not waste staff time and incur disposal costs.
Tolono Township Library was established by a referendum in November, 1968. This referendum passed and the library opened on July 25, 1969. The township approved a district library conversion referendum in November of 1986. It is tax-supported by Tolono, Savoy and Sadorus residents. A new building was officially opened on September 8, 1997, and offers many services including programming for children and adults. <more...>
Library Card Information
Serving the communities of Sadorus, Savoy and Tolono and rural residents living between County Road 600N and 1200E or between County Road 600E and County Road 1200N (for a detailed map of this area please visit the Tolono Library). Residents that live outside this area, but their tax dollars support Unit 7 School District are eligible to purchase a "Non-resident" Tolono Library card for $65. This yearly fee allows you full access to the Tolono library and all the great things it has to offer you and/or your family. For all potential cardholders: Sign up must be done at the Tolono Public Library and you must provide a valid driver's license or other valid photo i.d. (bring in a current piece of mail if your address is not changed on license) in order to verify your address/identity. Children five and older may get a library card accompanied by their parent. Please call the library if you need assistance at 485-5558.
The Tolono Public Library District serves the communities of Sadorus, Savoy and Tolono. The 7,500 sq. ft. library was built in 1997. The new library building was made possible by the bequests of Margaret Roy and Mary Quinn along with a "Live and Learn" construction grant. Regular meetings are held on the first Tuesday
of each month at 6p.m. (unless otherwise noted) except December.
We will be closed on the above dates. We will close early (at 4pm) on New Year's Eve.
Dollars for DVDs
Help the Tolono Public Library expand our DVD collection. With your support, we would like to add more television series and movies to our collection. If you are interested in "sponsoring" a series please ask a clerk for assistance upon check out. We have a catalog of some of the series we are looking to add and will be adding more titles to the selection periodically. You can sponsor the entire item or give any amount towards it. Please let the clerk know if you would like to have your name (or in memory/honor of) added to the label. All donations are appreciated!