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Get a Library Card

We have resident library cards, non-resident library cards and property owner cards. For details please see below.

Can I Get an Edwardsville Library Card?
Get News and Updates from EPL

You can now receive emails about all the exciting things coming up at the library including classes, programs, and events.

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Suggest an Addition to Our Collection

We are happy to review recommendations for a variety of material formats from our Edwardsville Library cardholders.

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Make a Monetary Donation/Memorial Gift

We appreciate your monetary donations to the library, which help us fund collections, services, and events. We can also assist you with questions concerning donations to purchase items in memory of loved ones or friends.

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Pay Fines Online

With Illinois Funds E-pay, you can now pay your library overdue fees online. You will need to log into your account through the library's online catalog. To get there, go to My Account. For more details see the button below.

Instructions
Find a Book Drop

We have five book drops located around the City of Edwardsville.

Book Drop Locations
Find a Notary

The library offers notary services at no cost. Bring a photo ID with you, and please do not sign the documents until you present your identification to the notary. Call the library to confirm that a public notary is on hand before your visit. The library maintains a list of other local businesses and organizations that offer notary services. Please call the library at 618-692-7556 (ext. 4) for more information.

Use a Computer/Copy/Fax/Print

The Edwardsville Public Library provides computer/printer/scanner access (including remote printing), a copy machine, and faxing services to the general public.

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Request a Meeting Room

Public room use is currently limited to the small conference room, which seats 10-12 people. Individuals and small groups may use the conference room for up to 2 hours. DURING OUR CURRENT CONSTRUCTION, noise may interfere with Zoom or Telephone meetings. Sorry for this temporary inconvenience.

Application
Donate Books & DVDs

We appreciate your donations of Books and DVDs and request that you read the guidelines for what we can accept. Thank you.

Guidelines
Apply for a Job

All of our job postings and our application form are on the City of Edwardsville's website.

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Register to Vote

Find additional information on registering to vote by clicking on the link below.

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Have a Test Proctored

The Edwardsville Public Library offers test proctoring services to the public by appointment only (must show picture ID at time of test). Please contact the Library's Adult Services department at: edereference@edwardsvillelibrary.org or call 618-692-7556 (ext. 6) to schedule an appointment with a librarian for this service.

Access WorldCat

WorldCat allows Edwardsville Public Library cardholders to request books and other materials from libraries outside of the Illinois Heartland Library System. Each EPL cardholder may borrow up to 5 WorldCat loans per month per our Lending Guidelines.

WorldCat