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Carlinville Public Library

Materials, Equipment, Services

What you can find at the library



Your library card gives you access to books, DVDs, audio books, eAudiobooks, eBooks, large print books, magazines, newspapers, microfilm, and CDs.  If we do not own it or have it on the shelf, we can place a hold on another library's copy, and borrow it for you.  Materials may be ordered 24/7 online through the Home Page on this website.   


10 public internet-access computers (this includes 2 homework computers)-printing is $.15 per page

Wi-Fi computer access

2 microfilm printer/readers-one allows you to email or save your information on a flash drive and  the other allows you to print your information

Dedicated computer which holds digital, name searchable copies of all Carlinville newspapers from 1856 to 2013

1 black, 1 color copier-$.10 for black and white (8 1/2x11), $1.60 for color for (8 1/2x11)

1 FAX machine-$1.00 per page to send, $0.50 to receive (in the U.S.)

1 copier capable of scanning and sending to email-$.50 per page

1 TV, DVD player

1 laminating machine-$2.00 per foot ($1.00 per foot for registered non-profit organizations)

1 overhead projector


Tax forms during tax season and links to tax web sites

Children's programming

Summer reading programs

Test proctoring services

Genealogy materials and local history

Meeting room for rent