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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

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Upcoming Events

Summer Reading Program 2024
Jul 1 – Jul 25 all-day

The Summer Reading Program of 2024 will be written around this theme: “Adventure Begins at Your Library!”

Library Board Meeting
Aug 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

Adult Book Club
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm

Each month on the third Wednesday, we meet at the Breese Public Library at 6:30pm. Join us! (The December meeting is held off-site and will be communicated with the group prior to date.)

Closed – Labor Day
Sep 2 all-day

We will be closed to observe Labor 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.
  • Door knobs and commonly touched surfaces are sanitized daily.