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Polo Library

Our Vision

Polo Public Library, more than books, building community.

Our Mission

The Polo Public Library connects people through lifelong learning, generates community involvement, preserves our storied past, enriches present lives, and prepares for an ever-changing future.

Monthly Events

Recurring events subject to change. Please call 815-946-2713 for more information.

book clubs

Book Club

Friday, October 8th
at 1:30pm

Tuesday, October 19th
at 5:00 p.m.

Monday, October 25th
at 1:30 p.m.

All are welcome. Works of fiction and non-fiction will be discussed. If these times and days don't work for you, let us know what you're seeking in a book discussion group and we'll see what we can work out! Check the Calendar for this month's book and for the meeting location or the Zoom meeting information. If meeting moves indoors, masks are required for anyone over the age of 2

book subscription box

Book Subscription Box

Grades 6-12

Each book subscription box contains one hand selected book to read and some goodies. You pick the genre; we supply the book!

Register Here

coffee with a cop

Coffee with a Cop

2nd Wednesday:
October 13th at 10:30 a.m.

Polo Library Pavilion if weather allows. If moved indoors, masks are required for anyone over the age of 2.
Coffee will be provided


Genealogy Help

1st Wednesday:
October 6th from
5:00-7:00 p.m.

3rd Saturday:
October 16th from
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Are you interested in genealogy but don't know where to start? Or do you have a start but need some help? Come by Polo Library on the first Wednesday or third Saturday of each month and let Donna help you with your research.

Virtual Storytime

Storytime Saturday

In Person
October 9th, 23rd & 30th
at 10:30 a.m.

Join Ms. Melanie *LIVE* on the Polo Library Lawn or in the Library Pavilion for a story and a craft!
If Storytime moves indoors due to weather, masks are required for anyone over the age of 2.

October 2nd & 16th
at 10:30 a.m..

Join us on Facebook or YouTube each Saturday morning as Ms. Melanie reads a story. Stories air at 10:30am, but you can still watch them later. You can even go back and watch old stories!

Go To Facebook

Go To YouTube


Polo Public Library is more than just books. check out all the additional services we offer! For details on these and more, visit our Using the Library page.

  1. E-books & audio books
  2. Home delivery
  3. Museum passes
  4. Explore More Illinois! passes
  5. Book discussion groups
  6. Movies & card games

  1. Find More Illinois borrowing
  2. Online renewals & reservations
  3. Health & wellness programs
  4. Book discussion groups
  5. Online resources for all ages
  6. Text alerts

  1. Computers
  2. Photocopies
  3. Printing
  4. Faxing
  5. Meeting room
  6. Microfilm