Thanksgiving Hours

Paris Public Library will close early – at 4pm – on Wednesday, November 24 and will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday. The library will be open on Saturday, November 27. Senior Bingo on November 24 has been canceled. It will return on December 22.

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SHARE Mobile Library app

NEW! We have an app!   Now it’s easy to keep track of checkouts and due dates and renew items from your mobile device using the SHARE Mobile Library, Paris Public Library’s new app. Search for books, DVDs, video games, audiobooks, e-books, and more. Find it now in the Apple…

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Masks in library

Masks must be worn in the library again, in keeping with the statewide mandate that began on Aug. 30. If you don’t have one with you, masks are available at the main desk. Curbside service is still available for anyone who doesn’t want to come inside. Curbside also works for…

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Something new has been added!

Come check out the library’s front entry — something new has been added! “Woodland Dreams,” a hanging art glass sculpture commissioned with gifts in memory of Mary Ann Tucker and created by local glass artists Randy and Joy Turner, is now permanently installed between the upper windows. Mary Ann Tucker…

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NEW! Explore More Illinois passes to attractions

Paris Public Library has joined Explore More Illinois, a cultural pass program that allows Illinois public library cardholders to get offers from museums, park districts, historical societies, performing and visual arts centers. Explore More Illinois is free and can be accessed 24/7 from any computer, tablet, or smartphone. Go to…

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At-home Ancestry use is extended

Ancestry and ProQuest have extended their free at-home access to Ancestry through December 31, 2021 for cardholders of libraries that subscribe to the library edition. If you have a Paris library card and want to search Ancestry, contact us for login information.

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