Welcome to the Effingham Public Library. The Effingham Public Library is the public library of Effingham, Illinois. We have over 50,000 books, magazines, and audio-visual materials and an annual circulation of over 250,000 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, approve plans, and holiday closings for our library. To learn more about our board, meetings, and minutes, please click here.


Director: Amanda McKay

217 342 2464 ext 400

Assistant Director: Johnna Schultz

217 342 2464 ext 405

User Experience Manager: Michelle Hartke

217 342 2464 ext 411

Our Vision: The Effingham Public Library: A catalyst for positive action.

Our Mission: The Effingham Public Library creates unique opportunities to connect with literature, learning, and the community.

Our Values: Connection * Service