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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

The Breese Public Library was established in 1962 in Breese, IL.
We are wonderfully situated in beautiful downtown Breese with tasty eateries and shops nearby!
Our library is a trusted community hub for information and connectivity. “Like” us on Facebook for the latest event information.

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thurs:  10am – 8pm
      Friday:    10am – 6pm
Saturday:    8am – 1pm

Free Online Newspaper Access

Featured New Releases

Nine Lives

Nine Lives

Danielle Steel

The Paper Palace

The Paper Palace

Miranda Cowley Heller


New Children’s Books

Faraway Things

Faraway Things

Dave Eggers

Brief Thief

Brief Thief

Michael Escoffier


Upcoming Events

Children’s Storytime
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Adult Book Club
Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm

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



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Children’s Storytime
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Library Board Meeting
Nov 2 @ 8:00 pm

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



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Library Operations to Limit Spread of Germs

  • We offer foyer pickup services upon request.
  • Automatic hand sanitizer stations are located at each entrance.
  • Disinfectant wipes are available in the public restroom and at the desktop computers for patrons to wipe their space before and after use.
  • Door knobs and commonly touched surfaces are sanitized daily.