Divisions

Administration
217-424-2900 x100
Rick Meyer, City Librarian, x113
This department is responsible for accounting, human resources and the scheduling of meeting rooms.

Adult 
217-424-2900 x7
Interlibrary Loan x173
Alissa T. Henkel, Head of the Adult Division, x171
Becky Damptz, Local History Librarian/Archivist, x111
This is where you will find books, magazines, CDs, movies, computer workstations and information/reference services. You can also get copier change, or purchase a diskette.

Children’s
217-424-2900 x5
Katie Gross, Head of Children’s, x142
In addition to your favorite read-aloud picture books, the Children’s area offers a wide variety of programs and story times, computers for word processing, puzzles and board games, videos and a Summer Reading Program.

Circulation 
217-424-2900 x128
Robert Edwards, Assistant City Librarian, x102
This is where you can get a library card, check out materials, pick up “on hold” items, inquire about overdue materials and pay fines.

Reference & Information 
217-424-2900 x7
The library reference department provides information in all formats. We strive to fulfill intellectual and recreational needs, support life-long learning and promote free access to information.

Systems Administration 
217-424-2900 x153
Matt Wilkerson, Systems Administrator
This department is responsible for day-to-day computer operations in the library.

Technical  Services
217-424-2900 x139
Carol Robinett, Head of Technical Services
This is where all library materials are purchased, received, processed and entered into the catalog.

Young Adult 
217-424-2900 x7
Alissa T. Henkel, Head of the Adult Division, x171
The Young Adult Division provides reference, readers advisory and information services for young adults, ages 12-16.