PPL Blog2021-03-18T11:54:41-05:00

Chess Club

Come join our all ages Chess Club, which meets twice a month at Lincoln Branch, 1312 W. Lincoln Ave. All skill levels are welcome, even beginners. We [...]

Rock the Vote

Rock the Vote: New Voters' Edition Monday, Oct. 24 -- 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Main Library Auditorium Is this your first election? Never voted because it [...]

Halloween Events

Peoria Public Library has something spooky for everyone this season!   The Lizzie Borden Mystery -- Saturday, October 8 at Lakeview Branch --  3:00-4:00 pm The story [...]

National Library Week

As part of National Library Week (April 3-9), learn about all the things you can achieve with the help of your library card! Pick up a [...]


AARP Tax Help 2022 AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program is the largest free, volunteer-based tax assistance and preparation program in the U.S. Though aimed at people 50 and [...]

Lincoln Branch 10th Anniversary

Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of Peoria Public Library Lincoln Branch's expansion. In 2011, Lincoln Branch was expanded and transformed into the beautiful and functional branch it [...]

Sign & Sing Storytime

Our popular Sign & Sing Storytimes with Communication Junction have MOVED to our large Children's space at Main Library, 107 NE Monroe. Join us every 2nd and [...]

Join the Lakeview Ledger

The Lakeview Ledger Do you like to write? Do you think you'd like to learn more about how newspapers are put together? The Lakeview [...]

Juneteenth Celebrations

Celebrating Juneteenth in Peoria Juneteenth commemorates the day -- June 19, 1865 -- [...]

NEW! Flipster

Access more than 50 popular magazines on your phone, PC, tablet, or other mobile device using Flipster! Download digital versions of new and back issues from a [...]


Peoria Public Library brings literacy to a new audience via the StoryWalk® in Peoria! Enjoy beautifully illustrated storybooks as you stroll our grounds [...]

Library Locations

Main Library

107 N.E. Monroe
Peoria, IL 61602

Phone: 309-497-2000

Web: www.peoriapubliclibrary.org

Mon–Sat: 9 AM – 6 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

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