About Us

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.  For more information, please check out our Annual Report.  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, MLIS Library Director 217-342-2464 x. 5 Email Amanda Johnna Schultz Adult Services Manager 217-342-2464 Email Johnna Margo Probst Circulation Manager 217-342-2464 x. 2 Email Margo Sara Smith Youth Services Manager 217-342-2464, x. 6 Email Sara