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Hours & Location:


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 $45.00 non-resident 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-sided copies are thirty-five cents. 
  • FAX service is available at $1.00 per page for sending or receiving.

Payment Options:

  • Cash or Personal Check only.