How Do I...?

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?
Learn More About the "No Late Fee on Youth Materials" Pilot Program

You can find the answers to the most commonly asked questions in our FAQ for this pilot program. Please call us if you have further questions 618 (692-7556).

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Request a Meeting Room

We have two meeting rooms available for use by all groups/organizations, except for-profit organizations, under conditions established by the Board of Trustees. The public meeting room holds a capacity of 80 people, and the conference room holds a capacity of 12. Reservations for the meeting rooms may be made up to two months in advance.

Sign Up to Get the Latest Information and News

You can now receive emails about all the exciting things coming up at the library including classes, programs, and events. We also have a monthly email showcasing forthcoming fiction by bestselling authors.

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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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Donate Used Books/DVDs

The Edwardsville Public Library appreciates your donations of new, or gently used, books and materials. Please see our Guidelines for Book and Material Donations.

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.

Find a Book Drop

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

Book Drop Locations
Use the 3D Printer

Edwardsville cardholders can submit files to be 3D printed. Submitted files must meet our 3D Printing Policy and Guidelines to be approved for printing.

Policy and Guidelines
Get Computer and Technology Help

You can request a one-on-one appointment for help with computer or technology questions. Please contact the Library's Adult Services department at: or call 618-692-7556 (ext. 6) to schedule an appointment with a librarian for this service.

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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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 for a Library Program

If you'd like to register for a program, you can do so by clicking on the link below.

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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: 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.