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Masks are REQUIRED to enter the library. Our priority is the health and safety of everyone.

Please use hand sanitizer by the door when entering the library.

Temperature checks are now required. Please wait by the door for a staff member to assist you.

The library is open with limited capacity to ensure social distancing.

GED Classes

GED classes are available in the library!

Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00-2:00

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00-1:00 & 2:00-5:00

Additional days and times may be available.

Call 965-9732 and ask for Kim to sign up now!

Blind Date with a Book

This is the last week for a blind date with a book!

Stop by the library beginning by Saturday, February 27 to pick out a blind date book! The only thing you'll know ahead of time is the first line of the book. You may find a new favorite that you never would have checked out otherwise! (Available for curbside, just request a blind date book!)

Check out a mystery book, read it, fill out the included review card, and return the card to the library by March 6th to be entered into a prize drawing! 


It's that time again!

Tax forms

The library has a limited number of the following tax forms & instructions:

Form IL-1040

Schedule IL-E/EIC

Schedule ICR

Schedule IL-WIT

Taxpayers can file Individual Income Tax Returns for free using MyTax Illinois, available at


All Individual Income Tax forms are available online at to download and print as needed.

Kids with Capes

Superhero Day 2021! (Virtual)

When: Saturday, February 27


 - Superhero Virtual Escape Room Games

 - Superhero Story Hour!

 - Superhero Curbside Crafts!


 - Prize Bags!

Click the orange button to learn more!


Woman Reading a Book

Large Print and Audio Book Update!

Our library has received the Back to Books grant!

This grant will allow us to update our large print and audiobook collections!


Our goal is to provide more large print and audiobooks for those with vision impairments, particularly our senior community members.


Please click the orange button above to take a survey which will help us purchase the materials YOU want.

Pile Of Books

2020 Book Recommendations

We asked our staff and library board members about the best books they read this year, and compiled a list of recommendations for you. Click the orange button above to view the list.

Have a recommendation for us or other patrons? Click the orange button and scroll to the bottom of the page to submit your picks!

Welcome Back!

Beginning Monday, March 1, 2021, Steeleville Area Public Library is pleased to be open again full-time!

Face masks and temperature checks are required for all visitors. Social distancing of 6ft. is required. If you cannot wear a mask, curbside pickup will remain available. 


Monday-Friday 10am-6pm Saturdays 10am-1pm

Click the orange button for more details and safety precautions.

Read Across the World

Virtual reading program for students pre-k-5th is now available! For every minute a student reads they travel across the world.


For more information check it out under programs "Read Across the World."

To sign up your reader, call us 965-9732 or email us

Traveling Girl

Virtual Travel

Thanks to Margaret Bowen, Skylar, and the rest of St. Paul's Troop 80, we have added a Virtual Travel section to our Useful Links page!

Scroll to the very bottom of the Useful Links page to see all the virtual travel options! You can tour America's National Parks, walk the Great Wall of China, see views from windows across the world, and go on field trips to museums, caves, zoos, cathedrals, Ellis Island, the Acropolis, outer space, and much more!



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