About the Library

Mission Statement

The Berkeley Public Library provides materials and services to help community residents obtain information to meet their personal, educational and cultural needs and serves as a learning and educational center for its residents.

Vision Statement

The Berkeley Public Library will foster the spirit of exploration, lifelong learning, the joy of reading and the pursuit of information and knowledge for all ages and cultures.


Monday-Thursday, 10-9pm
Friday 10-6pm
Saturday 10-5pm

Contact us

1637 N. Taft Avenue
Berkeley, IL. 60163
Voice: (708)-544-6017
Online contact form

Library Closings

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King's Birthday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day & following Friday
Christmas Eve Day
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve Day

Library Policies
Staff Directory
Board of Trustees

Library Budget

FYE 2018

Public Act 097-0609

FYE 2018