Planning Your Visit

Our pre-pandemic hours have been reinstated & we hope to be able to offer you a more normalized operating level. Mon-Thurs: 9am-8pm Fri: 9am-6pm • Sat: 9am-5pm • Sun: 1pm-5pm

In alignment with the City of Sycamore and State of Illinois, masks will no longer be required in the Library for patrons over the age of 11. However, we suggest that ALL patrons who have not been vaccinated wear a mask and maintain social distance.

  • Masks will not be required for any outdoor programming, regardless of age.
  • Masks will not be required for indoor, TEEN or ADULT programming.  Some social distancing/capacity limits recommended.
  • Masks WILL BE REQUIRED for children ages 2-11attending indoor, youth programming. 
  • Masks WILL BE REQUIRED THROUGHOUT THE LIBRARY for all children ages 2 – 11.  It is recommended that adult caregivers remain masked while in the Youth Department in order to set a good example for visiting kiddos. We will revisit the mask policy for children and the Youth Department on

Thank you for your patience and support as we continue to navigate this pandemic. The health of library users and employees is our top priority.

Programs and Meetings

We are pleased to offer you a variety of programming options including outdoor programming, as well as indoor & some continued virtual programming.
To ensure the safety of our patrons & staff, programs will be limited & require registration. Masks will be required for all youth patrons ages 2-11.
Events are subject to change*; so please call ahead or check online beforehand. *In the event of inclement weather, outdoor programs will be relocated indoors/take place online/cancelled.
For more details and a full list of our upcoming events and programs, view our online calendar.

Download the Eventbrite app on your phone & follow Sycamore Library; or simply follow this link for convenient library event sign up!

Curbside Pickup

Curbside pickup is now 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 placing holds and helpful reader’s advisory.

Library staff will pull items, and notify you when items are available for pickup. Simply park in a numbered curbside spot when you arrive and call the number that appears on your sign for assistance.

Online Services

There are countless Library services that can be accessed from home using your Library card. Click the button below to view our full Digital Library!


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We are grateful for your patience and cooperation. In advance, thank you for your continued support and willingness to work together. We’ll see you soon Sycamore!

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