Learn Something New

Explore Ancient Worlds

Read a Book

Please Note:  All services are evaluated on a monthly basis and will resume when it is deemed safe to do so. 

Nippersink Library Online Catalog

Find materials, manage your account, place holds, and renew items.
Find PrairieCat app in your iOS and Android store


Inkie.org is a suite of resources – available to everyone in Illinois at no charge – that supports local authors with online creation and publishing tools and allows readers to access locally-produced content.

“Explore More Illinois” is a new free service offered to Nippersink Public Library adult cardholders to access discount offers from museums, cultural centers, and other attractions.

Print documents, emails, or web content from any internet-enabled smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer to the libraries’ existing printers without the setup of any print drivers or printers.

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!


Labor Day
Monday, September 5
Wednesday, November 23
Closes at 5 PM
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 24
Christmas Holiday
Saturday, Dember 24
Monday, December 26
New Year’s Holiday
Saturday, December 31
Monday, January 2, 2023

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 – 8:00pm

Friday & Saturday
9:00am – 5:00pm

FAX: 815-678-4484