Macomb Public Library
Macomb Public Library
235 S. Lafayette St., Macomb, IL 61455

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Children's events:

The Elf on the Shelf

December 1st - December 20th

Come in every day and find our Elf on the Shelf and the book he is reading. If you can tell the children's department staff what book the Elf is reading, your name will be entered in a drawing for a grand prize! The winning name will be drawn at 5:00 PM on December 20th.

Santa is visiting the Library!

Thursday, December 11th @ 10:00 AM

Enjoy a treat, hear a story, and tell Santa your Christmas wish! Don't forget your camera!

I SPY Christmas Ornaments

Saturday, December 6th from 10:00-11:00 AM

While you're out and about during Dickens on the Square, stop by the Library to make your own I SPY Christmas ornament!

Holiday Hours

November 26th: 9am - 4pm

November 27th: Closed

November 28th: Closed

Regular hours return Saturday, November 29th.

Library Construction Cam

Follow the progress of the library construction project through the Library Construction Cam -- images of the construction site automatically update every 60 seconds.

Children's Collection in Carnegie Building, Adult Collection in Annex

During the construction project, the children's library will be on the first floor of the newly renovated Carnegie building -- please enter through the main doors on Lafayette Street. The library's adult materials are available across the street in the Library Annex, 109 E. Jefferson Street.

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Sign up for periodic updates via email on the progress of Macomb Public Library's building and remodeling project:



Due to the construction schedule, the library will be closed on Sundays during the month of November.

Monday 9-6
Tuesday 9-6
Wednesday 9-6
Thursday 9-6
Friday 9-6
Saturday 9-6
Sunday 1-4 (annex only)

closed Sundays

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