Colona Public Library

911 1st Street, Colona, IL 61241    ~    Phone: (309) 792-0548  ~  Phone Renewal: (888) 542-7259
Hours:  Monday-Friday 10-8  ~  Saturday 10-3

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Teen Collection

Why can't I find the eBook I want?

Watch nature and environmental films for free!

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Illinois Clicks

Free Permit Practice Tests

ABCmouse Early Learning Academy

Internet Use Policy


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Colona Public Library's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (currently-reading shelf)


Upcoming Events:

Who's Ready to Color?!?

On February 23, 2016 the Colona Public Library is hosting an Adult Coloring Program. We'll supply the coloring sheets and pencils, cocoa and cookies, and all you need to bring is your creativity! Stop in any time after 6:00 to color your stress away. The library has tons of sheets to choose from.

Free for adults.

Illinois History Presentation

Historian and author Tom Emery will be at the library on Monday, April 11th at 6:30 p.m. Emery writes a column for the Dispatch on Illinois history and the Civil War

Putnam Museum Family Pass

Putnam Museum

New at the library- You are now able to check out a Putnam Museum family pass! The family pass is good for free admission of two adults and four children, and can be checked out for two days. The pass will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

*ID will need to be provided at time of use.*


New Children's Resource

ABC Mouse

Visit ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy for exciting educational activities. It's a website that helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studeis, art music and much more! For kids ages 2-7+!

This resource is free to use at the library


Check out our Miscellaneous Links page for some great sites to find reviews of movies, TV shows, games, and more!


Recycle at the Library


Colona Public Library is collecting aluminum cans (empty and rinsed please!) The aluminum is sold by the pound and the profits go towards funding various library programs.

~Please do not drop off bags of mixed recyclables!~


Library Cards

If you are living in the area and don't yet have a library card, please stop in to apply for one today!


Did You Know?

We have free internet usage on library computers and wi-fi access. If you're 18 or over, you can borrow movies and television shows on DVD - we have most new releases, in addition to holiday shows and old favorites! We now have videogames available, too!  We have books for any age for recreation and research. We can show you how to get books from any other library in our system to be delivered here for your convenience. You can request books or renew them on-line. You can even download audiobooks and e-books for free from the comfort of your own home! We also have a copier which has great features to print, scan or copy in color.



Thanks to the following patrons who have donated to the library:

Sandy Tallent, Judy Junis,Robert Oehrlein,Pat Perkins, Marian Welty, Marlene Schwartz, Kimberly Hicks,Loren Rathjen, Yuri Parker, Jackie Stickle, Harold Bennitt, Kari Clements, Eleanor Norville, Jane Forest, Betty Fisher, Marco Romero, Nancy Hamerlinck, Roland Behnke, Dennis Kelley, Jeannie Gless, Rosalie Duncan, Ramona Oltmann, Susan Brown, Sharon DeWulf, Lisa Shaw, Arlene Parker, Sandy Schneider, Jim Ausmus, Jolly Jackson.

And thanks to everyone who donates their aluminum cans, too!


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