Welcome to the Effingham Public Library. The Effingham Public Library is the public library of Effingham, Illinois. We have over 60,000 books, magazines, and audio-visual materials and an annual circulation of over 190,000 items. We also offer a wide variety of programs and services.

We are a member of the Illinois Heartland Library System. We have a nine member board of trustees that set policy and services, and holiday closings for our library.

Our Vision: The Effingham Public Library empowers individuals and enriches the community.

Our Mission: The Effingham Public Library provides community engagement and life-long learning through literature, technology, and information access.

Our Values Culture * Technology * Service

Library Management Team

Amanda McKay
217 342 2464 ext 400

Johnna Schultz
Assistant Director
217 342 2464 ext 405

Colby Higgs
User Experience Manager
217 342 2464 ext 413

Catherine Bailey
Programming Outreach Manager
217 342 2464 ext 408