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Masks are optional in the library. 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 Groups

Friday Book Discussion Group
2nd Friday at 1:00 p.m.
Meeting at Polo Senior Center

Book 2 Movie Discussion Group
3rd Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.

Monday 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 selections.

coffee with a cop

Coffee and Community Conversations

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

2nd & 4th Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.

On 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. join Ms. Melanie *LIVE* at Polo Library for a story, games, and a craft.
Virtual Storytime is available on or by searching "Polo Public Library" on 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. Explore More Illinois! passes
  4. Book discussion groups
  5. Movies & Games
  6. Rock River Center Representative visit

  1. Online renewals & reservations
  2. Health & wellness programs
  3. Online resources for all ages
  4. Text alerts
  5. Jigsaw Puzzle Swap
  6. Genealogy Assistance

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