Coronavirus and Your Library

We are here for you! You can browse and borrow books, call us during business hours for help from a librarian, take part in our virtual programs, and check out our array of ebooks, streaming media, and online resources! Thank you to everyone in Sycamore for helping do what we can to keep our community safe and healthy.

Programs and Meetings Canceled

As a preventative measure, all Library programs are canceled or postponed. Additionally, all meeting room reservations made by outside groups are canceled. Current info will be reflected here.

View all our online and virtual programming on our Facebook and YouTube channel.

Curbside Pickup

Curbside pickup is a regular offering at the Sycamore Public Library!

Place holds any time online or during business hours by phone. Call 815-895-2500 ext. 410 for help placing holds and reader’s advisory.


1) Each card may place up to 45 holds at one time.

2) Once items are pulled, you should be notified when items are available for pickup.

3) Park in a numbered spot when you arrive and call the number at your spot for pickup.


There are countless online Library services that can be accessed from home using your Library card. 

If you need services that are not available virtually or through Curbside, contact us for additional accommodations by chat, email, or telephone. Stay connected with us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for the most up to date information from the library.

View these countless free resources that can be accessed from home now!

Don’t have a library card yet? Sycamore Library can assign residents a temporary card.

Wireless Printing and Notary Services

Print virtually any document or web page from your Internet connected PC to one of our Library printers. There is no additional software required. Click HERE to get started sending your documents.

Contact our Adult Services Department at 815-895-2500 ext. 410 for printing assistance.


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We will continue to make announcements on this page as needed.  If you wish to leave a message, please do so using our Contact Us form.

Thank you for your understanding and be well.