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Local History Room open!

Apr 19, 2021

The Frances Woodhouse Local History Room reopened on April 12th to visitors. At this time the hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please continue to send email Continue...

One Book One Freeport 2021 has begun!

Feb 08, 2021

We have begun giving away the books for One Book One Freeport. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead for adults, 47 by Walter Mosley for teens, and Under the Quilt of Night by Deborah Continue...

Illinois Humanities Road Scholar Lectures

Sep 25, 2020

This fall we are hosting two Illinois Humanities Road Scholar Lectures at the Freeport Public Library. We will allow limited in person attendance and live stream the lectures on our Facebook page. Continue...

History Room Update

Aug 18, 2020

Stephenson County Genealogical Society volunteers have opted to extend the closure of the library's history room until 2021. Research requests can be submitted through their website: Continue...

The Library is OPEN

Jun 24, 2020

We are OPEN! Your safety is our priority. We are strictly enforcing certain guidelines to help keep our staff and community healthy. For us to remain open, we need to enforce the Continue...

Computers and Copier

Jun 19, 2020

Need to use a computer? Need to print? Need to make copies? Need to fax? We have these services once again. You can use the computers and copiers on a walk-in basis during our temporary hours. Continue...

Summer Reading for Teens!

Mar 15, 2020

Teen (7th-12th grade) Summer Reading Step One: Read books/e-books or magazines, read books to children, or listen to audio books/e-audio. Read anything you want! Summer Reading is supposed to be Continue...

Summer Reading for Children!

Mar 15, 2020

Future Readers: Any child not reading independently  Readers: Any Child reading independently Step One: Read books/e-books, be read to, or listen to audio books/e-audio. Step Two: Record your Continue...

Summer Reading for Adults!

Mar 15, 2020

Adult Summer Reading Step One: Read books/e-books or magazines, read books to children, or listen to audio books/e-audio. Step Two: Record your progress by time spent or by titles read using Continue...

Ebook Access (Downloadables)

May 21, 2020

Read this post for the Ebook Access link that will take you directly to the digital library homepage. Call us at 815-233-3000 with any questions. Continue...