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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

The Road Trip

The Road Trip

Beth O'Leary

The Judge's List

The Judge's List

John Grisham

Game On

Game On

Janet Evanovich

Dear William

Dear William

David Magee


New Children’s Books


Upcoming Events

Library Board Meeting
Dec 7 @ 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 15 @ 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

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

We will close at 5pm today. Thank you.

Closed – New Years Day
Jan 1 all-day

We will be closed to observe New Years Day! Thank you.



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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.