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Masks are required in the library for everyone over the age of two. Polo Library’s programs and services are for everyone. If you require an access service to fully participate or have any questions about accessibility, please contact Ellen Finfrock at 815-946-2713.

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 Discussion Group

2nd Friday at 1:30 p.m.

book clubs

Books to Movies Discussion Group

3rd Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.

book clubs

Afternoon Book Club

4th Monday 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 selection.

coffee with a cop

Coffee with a Cop

2nd Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

At Polo Library, Coffee will be provided.


Genealogy Help

1st Wednesday 5:00-7:00 p.m.

3rd Saturday 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

Virtual on or Polo Public Library on YouTube - January 15th at 10:30 a.m.

Live on Saturday 22nd and 29th at 10:30 a.m.
Join Ms. Melanie for a story and a craft!

Yoga at the Library

Yoga at the Library

2nd Monday at 6:00 p.m.

Registration is required and limited to ensure proper spacing. Participants should bring their own mat.

Register Here


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