Library Catalog:

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Location & Hours:

MON - THU: 10am - 7pm
FRI: 10am - 5pm
SAT: 8am - 1pm
SUN & Holidays: Closed

733 State Street
Chester, Illinois 62233

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Legal Self-Help Center: Randolph County, Illinois

Fines & Fees


  • Fines for overdue library materials is $0.10 per day.

  • No fine shall exceed the cost of the item that has been checked out.


  • The Chester Public Library offers free library cards to all patrons who reside
    within the city limits of Chester.

  • There is a $40.00 annual fee for families who live outside the city limits.

  • A lost or damaged card will be replaced at a fee of $3.00 per card.

  • Damaged barcodes will be replaced at a fee of $1.00.

  • Single-side photocopies are twenty-five cents and double-side copies are thirty-five cents.

  • FAX service is available at $1.00 per page for sending or receiving