August 11 Board Meeting is rescheduled for August 18


For the safety of our community and staff, and to mitigate the spread of COVID-19,
the Nippersink Public Library remains closed to the public.

The staff and Board of Trustees continue to evaluate all services that can be safely provided under COVID-19 guidelines and our ability to meet those guidelines.
This is an ongoing process with the safety and health of the community and staff being our primary concern.

If you have any questions, please contact the library via email at

Curbside Pickup of Library Materials is now available. 
Please click here for more information

Please return all materials to the outside book drops.

Returned items will be placed in quarantine for three days before they can be checked in and removed from your account. No additional fines will be assessed while items are in quarantine.

We are not currently accepting book donations. Please do not put book donations in the book drop.

Library staff are in the building and are answering the phones;
Monday through Saturday, 9 AM to 5 PM.

WiFi is available from the parking lot, and no password needed.

Learn Something New

Explore Ancient Worlds

Read a Book

Nippersink Library Online Catalog

Find materials, manage your account, place holds, and renew items


TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love.

OMNI Libraries

Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and videos

Youth Services

We have so many fun and educational things for your children to do from toddlers to High School


Check out our great tips on how to keep your children’s minds sharp!


We have some amazing tools to use with your students

Readers Advisory

Refer to our list to find the best books for your children


Check out our Newsletter!

Check out our Events!



Email Patron Services

The staff welcomes your requests, suggestions or questions. A visit to the library is nice; a phone call will do; but if you have more computer than you have time, use email for fast and efficient service. We check it every day!

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5418 Hill Rd.
Richmond, IL 60071
Library Hours

Monday – Thursday
9:00am – 9:00pm

Friday & Saturday
9:00am – 5:00pm

FAX: 815-678-4484