For Seniors

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 library also offers 24/7 access to eBooks and audiobooks through OverDrive and Axis360. Choose from hundreds of titles that can be downloaded to your home computer or a variety of mobile devices.

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.

Home Delivery

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.

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