Our Services for You

Your Library Card

Library cards are provided free of charge to all residents of our district, as part of your tax-supported library services. Your card gives you borrowing privileges here and at most public libraries in Illinois, access to special online resources, and more. Click here to learn how to get a library card.

Interlibrary Loan

If you need a book, DVD, or other item that we don't have, ask us to borrow it from another library for you. Request forms are available at the Circulation Desk.

Reference Desk

If you would like to reserve and item check with staff.  The New York Times bestseller list is on the check out count.  All items available at the Mount Carroll Township Public Library are highlighted.

Programs and Events

We have a regular schedule of educational and cultural events for all ages. See our calendar for details.


Patrons are limited to 30 minutes each day.  Longer if no one is waiting to use the computers.  Everyone who uses a library computer must follow our policy regarding computer and Internet use.

Photocopiers and Fax Machine

Copies cost: 25 cents for color and 15 cents for black & white.
Fax cost: $.50 per transaction .

Community/Meeting Room

Call ahead to reserve the 2nd floor South room available for meetings.  Any group wishing to use the Community Room must agree to follow library policies.