Hours

Monday - Thursday:  9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Friday and Saturday:  9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday Closed

Holiday closings:  New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Eve (close at 5 p.m.), Thanksgiving, Black Friday (Friday After Thanksgiving), Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Year's Eve (close at 5 p.m.)

Board Meetings:  The Board meeting is held on the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  All meetings are open to the public.

Board of Trustees

President.................Anne Pate

Vice President.........Cathy Allen

Secretary.................Marty Yeakel

Treasurer.................Adam Fritz

Trustee....................Cindy Yoder

Trustee....................Beth Singer

Trustee...................John Mammoser

Contact by email

board.artp@gmail.com 

Meeting Schedule

2018-2019

September 17, 2018

October 15, 2018

November 19, 2018

December 17, 2018

January 21, 2019

February 18, 2019

March 18, 2019

April 15, 2019

May 20, 2019

June 17, 2019

July 15, 2019

August 19, 2019

Operating Budget 2018-2019

$235,705

Patron Code of Conduct

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Vision Statement

The Arthur Public Library will remain a vital contributor to the cultural and educational success of the District, serving the community with a wide array of materials, educational and cultural experiences.

Mission Statement

The Arthur Public Library District will offer a professionally selected and well-organized collection of books and other materials.  The collection shall meet the educational, recreational, informational, and cultural needs of the Arthur community.  Special emphasis will be placed on popular titles; books and special programs, which stimulate young children's interest; and opportunities for life long learning for all residents of the district.  Access to the collection will be assured through a well-trained and courteous staff and adequate facility.

The library shall endeavor to cooperate with all relevant local, state and federal agencies and shall keep abreast of changing library technology and practice.

All of the above shall be done in a fiscally responsible manner.

Staff

Library Director.................Kelsey Pruitt

Assistant..........................Stephanie Strick

Library Clerk....................Dawn Robinson

Library Substitute............Cathy Yoder

Contact by email

apld@arthurlibrary.org 

Freedom of Information Officer

Contact Kelsey Pruitt, Library Director during office hours 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday or by email.

217-543-2037

kelsey.pruitt@gmail.com

Arthur Public Library District, 225 S Walnut St, Arthur, IL 61911


Circulation Policies

Our library cards are free to anyone living in our district, which encompasses the area of the original Arthur School District.  Anyone living in an area not being served by a Public Library may purchase a card for $65.00 per year.

Books, magazines, and audio books borrowed from our library are checked out for 3 weeks and may be renewed twice.  Our fines are $.05 per day for each item.

DVD's checked out from our collection are checked out for 7 days with no renewal.  There is a $.25 per day charge for each item.

The L.O.V.E. collection or red videos are a rotating collection of videos that are only in our library for 1 month at a time.  These videos are only checked out for 3 days at a time.  The fine remains at $1.00 per day.

Rules for Inter-library Loan Materials

When you are notified that you have materials to be picked up, you have 1 week to pick that item up. Circulation times, rules, and charges follow the rules of the lending library.

This is System-wide policy which we as a member of the system are required to follow.

Please visit us often.