Large Print Books and Magazines
The library has a collection of large print materials, including best sellers, biographies, Christian authors, and magazines.
If you prefer to listen to books, the library has an impressive collection of audiobooks.
The Mid-Illinois Talking Book Center provides a FREE audio library service to central Illinois residents whose low vision, blindness, or physical limitation makes it difficult to read. Application forms are available at the library.
If you have a physical condition that prevents you from coming to the library, and if you are a library district resident, you may qualify for the library’s very convenient home delivery service. Please call the library at 309-274-2719 and ask for Alex if you are interested in home delivery.
Library cardholders residing at Evergreen Place Assisted Living may also receive supplemental delivery and pickup of library materials.
Genealogy and Local History
Our genealogy and local history room has an extensive collection of items showcasing our community’s history; including high school year books, news papers, and other publications in print and on microfiche dating back over one-hundred years. The local history room has a microfiche reader and a dedicated research computer.
Helpful Sites for Seniors
- National Library Service for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
- Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Illinois
- Prairie State Senior Resources:
- Road Scholar
- Social Security
- Illinois.gov Senior HelpLine