Location, Hours, and Contact Info


We are not seeking applications at this time. However, if you would like to fill out an application for us to have on file in the event that a position opens up in the near future, you can find our application here: http://oglesbylibrary.org/…/Employment-Application-Oglesby-…


Location: 111 S. Woodland Ave.
Oglesby, IL 61348
Monday 10 am – 3 pm (Curbside)
Tuesday 10 am – 3 pm (Curbside)
Wednesday 1 pm – 6 pm (Curbside)
Thursday 1 pm – 6 pm (Curbside)
Friday 10 am – 3 pm (Curbside)
Saturday CLOSED

If the library is closed for a holiday that falls on a Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday, the library will close at 5 pm the night before.

Phone: 815-883-3619             

We can receive calls from TTY devices through Illinois Relay. TTY users dial 771 and ask to be connected to 815-883-3619.

Fax: 815-883-3615
Library Director: Jill Shevokas, Director
FOIA Officer: To submit a FOIA request by mail, mail to:
Jill Shevokas, FOIA Officer
Oglesby Public Library District
111 S. Woodland Ave
Oglesby, IL 61348
To submit a FOIA request by email, contact Jill Shevokas at
FOIA fees only apply to commercial FOIA requests.
Employees: The library currently has one full time and 4 part-time employees.

Holiday Closings:

The Oglesby Public Library will be closed on the following days: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve.

For holidays that fall on a Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday we will close at 5 pm the night before. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, it will be celebrated on the following Monday, except if a pair of holidays is Sunday to Monday over a weekend, then the library will be closed Saturday and Monday.

2020 Library Closed Dates
New Year’s Day, January 1, 2020
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20, 2020
President’s Day, February 17, 2020
Good Friday, April 10, 2020
Memorial Day, May 25, 2020
Independence Day, July 4, 2020
Labor Day, September 7, 2020
PrairieCat User Group Staff Training Day, September 18, 2020
Veterans Day, November 11, 2020
Thanksgiving, November 26, 2020
Day after Thanksgiving, November 27, 2020
Christmas Eve, December 24, 2020
Christmas Day, December 25, 2020
New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2020

2021 Library Closed Dates

New Year’s Day, January 1, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 18, 2021
President’s Day, February 15, 2021
Memorial Day, May 31, 2021
Independence Day (observed), July 5, 2021
Labor Day, September 6, 2021
Veterans Day, November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving, November 25, 2021
Day after Thanksgiving, November 26, 2021
Christmas Eve, December 24, 2021
Christmas Day, December 25, 2021
New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2021


We are located on Woodland Avenue, south of the Post Office in downtown Oglesby.

Get directions.