Location, Hours, and Contact Info

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 or Pamela Delvallee, 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.

2018-9 Library Closed Dates:
Veterans Day Observed, November 10, 2018
Thanksgiving, November 22, 2018
Day after Thanksgiving, November 23, 2018
Christmas Eve, December 24, 2018
Christmas Day, December 25, 2018
New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2018

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.


The Oglesby Public Library is not currently seeking applications for any of our part-time entry-level clerk positions. If you would like to submit an application for us to consider you for positions that open within one year, ask for an application at the desk, or click here to download an application. Relatively flexible scheduling of shifts is a feature of the positions as clerks often swap shifts or substitute for other shifts.

Click here for the job description.