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Library Hours Both Locations

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     Ashland Main Location

125 W. Editor, Ashland IL 62612

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ph: (217) 476-3417

 Mon., Wed.*, Thur. & Friday

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Tuesday 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

 Saturday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

CLOSED on Sundays

   

  

Pleasant Plains Location

555 Buckeye Rd, Pleasant Plains, IL 62677

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Ph: (217) 626-1553

 Mon. Tues., Wed.* & Friday

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Thursday 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

 Saturday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

 CLOSED on Sundays

 

*Both locations close at 4PM the Second Wednesday of each month for a Staff Meeting.

 

Business Hours

PSPLD has four Library Drop Boxes to return items: 

1.  Outside the entrance of the Ashland Library

 

2. Outside the entrance to the Pleasant Plains Library

3. Farmingdale Elementary

 

4. Gardner Township Building

Drop Boxes are available at all hours and when the Library is closed for a holiday.  

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Pleasant Plains building
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New: WIFI Hotspots

We now have WIFI hotspots available for checkout at both locations!

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Need help? Ask a librarian: 217-476-3417 (Ashland)
or 217-626-1553 (Pleasant Plains).

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New Programs

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For Middle and High School students to learn coding, computers and much more! Held every other month on Saturdays in Plains.

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A time for kids to explore and discover how music makes them think, feel and move. Held on the 2nd (in Ashland) and 4th (in Plains) Saturday of each month from 11-11:30am.

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Gaming Club

All Ages Welcome 
Upcoming Meeting Dates:
June 6th & 20th
Meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays
@ Pleasant Plains
5:30 - 7pm.

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STEAM Club:

When? 

STEAM Club will not meet during Summer Reading.

What?

N/A

STEAM Club is geared toward 2nd-5th graders. Younger children are welcome with adult supervision.

COVID guidelines

COVID-19 Guidelines: Updated 2/28/22

 

Beginning Monday, February 28th, 2022, patrons are no longer required to wear a mask while visiting either library location. Masks and hand sanitizer will continue to be available for patron use. Social distancing is recommended. Please stay home if you feel ill.

We will continue to offer Curbside Service and Contact-less home delivery. 

Please call ahead and arrange a time with staff for either service.

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