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About Us

The Arthur Public Library was founded in 1900.  Now, we support a collection of 20,000 materials.  Check out what our library has in stock  by visiting our catalog at:

I'll Share It  or  Library Catalog


We are a member of Illinois Heartland Library System.  This Library System serves the libraries of southern and parts of central Illinois.  Their mission is to provide a community of muli-type libraries developing partnerships and sharing resources in the pursuit of excellent service.

One of the important services the Illinois Heartland provides is delivery service.  They ship 6.4 million items annually between member libraries and throughout Illinois

Jill Strawn will be reaching a "milestone" birthday this year in April.

After 19 years at the Arthur Public Library Jill has decided that the end of April is the right  time to retire.  We will celebrate her retirement on her last day which is April 28.  Jill is planning on spending more time with husband of 47 years, John Strawn, her children Laura Sanders and Andy Strawn and wife Jackie, and grandchildren Evan Sanders and Easton Strawn.  She will continue with volunteer service to the Methodist Church's Community Food Bank.  Mark your calendar now to come from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. April 28 to wish Jill well.

Jill's position at the library was Assistant Librarian.  For information about the vacancy  go to our Job Opening page.


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