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(618) 526-7361 • 530 North Third St Breese, Illinois

(618) 526-7361 • 530 North Third St Breese, Illinois

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Welcome to the Breese Public Library

We are currently operating with Curbside Services Only.
Call us at 618-526-7361 to place your book requests.

 Hours of Operation:

     Mon:  10am – 4:30pm
     Tue:   10am – 4:30pm
     Wed:  10am – 4:30pm
     Thur:  10am – 4:30pm
      Fri:    10am – 4:30pm

Featured New Releases

American Dirt

American Dirt

Jeanine Cummins

Time for Mercy

Time for Mercy

John Grisham

Troubles in Paradise

Troubles in Paradise

Elin Hilderbrand

New Children’s Books


Upcoming Events

Library Board Meeting
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm

Monthly Library Board Meetings are open to the public and take place in the children’s room of the library.

Adult Book Club
Dec 16 @ 6:30 pm

This group meets the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm. Check out what the group is discussing next!



Download/Print Schedule

Closed – Christmas
Dec 24 – Dec 25 all-day

We will be closed to observe the Christmas holiday Thank you.

Close at 5pm- New Years Eve
Dec 31 all-day

We will close at 5pm today. Thank you.



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Library Operations to Limit Spread of Viruses

  • Masks are required upon entering. Those who are unable to wear a mask or choose not to wear a mask can utilize our curbside service instead. Call us to arrange.
  • All returned items are quarantined for 7 days in a sealed container to limit the spread of COVID-19. (Illinois Heartland Library System policy)
  • Disinfectant wipes are available in the public restroom and at the desktop computers for patrons to wipe their space before use.
  • Automatic hand sanitizer stations are located at each entrance.
  •  Library cards can now be issued over the phone for patrons.
  • Door knobs and commonly touched surfaces are sanitized daily.
  • Foyer pickup available 24/7. Call to arrange.
  • Book drop open 24/7.