Location, Hours, and Contact Info


The Oglesby Public Library District is currently seeking applications for a part-time clerk position. Ideal applicant will be enthusiastic about working with children as they will assist in planning and running lapsit (preschool storytime), children’s programs, and Summer Reading. Clerks are scheduled for regular weekly shifts and usually one Saturday a month.

Job description and employment application are linked here and are available at the desk. Please turn in applications with a cover letter by Saturday, October 19, 2019.


Location: 111 S. Woodland Ave.
Oglesby, IL 61348
Monday 10 am – 5 pm
Tuesday 10 am – 8 pm
Wednesday 10 am – 8 pm
Thursday 10 am – 8 pm
Friday 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday 10 am – 4 pm

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: Rebekah Clark
FOIA Officer: To submit a FOIA request by mail, mail to:
Rebekah Clark, FOIA Officer
Oglesby Public Library
111 S. Woodland Ave
Oglesby, IL 61348
To submit a FOIA request by email, contact Rebekah Clark at
FOIA fees only apply to commercial FOIA requests.
Employees: The library currently has one full time and 3 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, Good Friday, 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.

2019 Library Closed Dates:
New Year’s Day, January 1, 2019
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 21, 2019
President’s Day, February 18, 2019
Good Friday, April 19, 2019
Memorial Day, May 27, 2019
Independence Day, July 4, 2019
Labor Day, September 2, 2019
Staff Training Day, September 20, 2019
Veterans Day, November 11, 2019
Thanksgiving, November 28, 2019
Day after Thanksgiving, November 29, 2019
Christmas Eve, December 24, 2019
Christmas Day, December 25, 2019
New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2019


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

Get directions.