Brimfield Public Library District will be closed March 14th-March 31st

Please keep in mind that you don't have to visit the library to borrow materials. There are several different apps that Brimfield PLD offers that allow patrons to read, listen to music, listen to audio books, watch movies, and watch tv shows. For more information, please visit our e-resources page here: https://www.brimfieldlibrary.org/ebooks To use these services, you will need your library card number and PIN. If you haven't changed your PIN, it is normally CHANGEME or your 8 digit date of birth with no dashes. (Example: January 1, 2010 would be 01012010) 

Thank you for your understanding as we work to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

Trusted information regarding coronavirus is available at from the Centers for Disease Control at cdc.gov and the Illinois Department of Public Health at dph.illinois.gov.

The Illinois Department of Public Health has a new statewide Covid-19 hotline and website to answer any questions from the public or to report a suspected case: call 1-800-889-3931 or visit IDPH.illinoia.gov.

The Brimfield Public Library was awarded a 2020 Project Next Generation Grant from the Illinois State Library for the fifth year in a row. This year, students ages 10-18 have the opportunity to attend mentor-lead workshops, during which they will learn game design, gamification of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Concepts, and virtual reality applications.  Past grant monies have been used to provide workshops and programs on how to  build and program robots, film and edit movies, design and print 3D objects, and operate drones. With PNG grant funds, the library has purchased a variety of equipment, including 3D pens, new 3D printers, drones robots, and Adobe Creative Suite licenses. Students can learn more about upcoming workshops by visiting the library's Project Next Generation page, and can register for workshops by contacting the library: 309-446-9575 or khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org. All workshops are developed pursuant to a Library Services and Technology Act grant administered by the Illinois State Library using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint, Brimfield Public Library District has partnered with the Grounds to Grow On recycling program for used K-Cup Pods.  A recovery bin is available for patron K-Cup pod recycling at the coffee station near the front circulation desk.

A UPS Drop Box will be installed in front of the library on January 13, 2020. It can be used for all UPS packages up to 16" x 13" x 3". The box will be located on Galena Street next to the Little Free Library. All service levels will be accepted, including Ground and Returns.  There will be late pickup times after regular driver pickup, 24 hour secured access, and shipping supplies stocked inside of the box.

Residents of Brimfield Township, Jubilee Township, and Millbrook Township may vote at the Brimfield polling station on Tuesday, March 17. Not yet registered to vote? Bring two forms of ID and register at the polls.

Brimfield Public Library is accepting monetary and non-perishable food donations for the Food Pantry.  For those in need, the Pantry is located in the Union Church (at the corner of Galena Ave. and Clay St.) and open Mondays 2-4, Wednesdays 2-4, and Saturdays 8-10.