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.
Suggest an Addition to Our Collection
We are happy to review recommendations for a variety of material formats from our Edwardsville Library cardholders.
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.Donate Here
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.
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 notary public 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.Learn More
Request a Meeting Room
We have 3 public use meeting rooms for groups and individuals who fit the criteria listed in our Meeting Room Policy.
You may request one of the following rooms by clicking the button below:
- Large Meeting Room (comfortably seats: 80)
- Presentation Room (comfortably seats: 14)
- Small Conference Room (comfortably seats: 10)
Reserve a Quiet Study Room
Edwardsville Public Library cardholders may reserve a quiet study room up to 7 days in advance. We have four quiet study rooms along the north wall in the adult library. Rooms 1 and 2 can accommodate up to 4 people, while Rooms 3 and 4 are suitable for 1-2 people. Please only make one 2-hour reservation per day.
Please review the Quiet Study Room Policy before reserving a room.
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.
Register to Vote
Find additional information on registering to vote by clicking on the link below.Learn More
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 618-692-7556 (ext. 6) to schedule an appointment with a librarian for this service.
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