5300 State Street, East St. Louis Illinois 62203
East St. Louis Public Library, serving an area of 32,000 residents, has a collection of 54,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 52 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 600 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 5 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $75,000. Patrons make 39,000 visits annually, and check out materials 75,000 times. Fifty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Brighton) Brighton Memorial Public Library
(Cahokia) Cahokia Public Library
(Centralia) Centralia Regional Library District
(Collinsville) Collinsville Memorial Public Library
(East St. Louis) East St. Louis Public Library
(Edwardsville) Edwardsville Public Library
06/24 Coming to The East St. Louis area
Belleville Art on the Square Belleville IL May17-19
Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair Springfield IL May18-19 Whether you are a serious art collector or are just developing an appreciation, there is original art here for you, in the form of jewelry, sculpture, photography, glassware, pottery, wood, metalwork, oils, watercolors, and other media.
International Horseradish Festival Collinsville IL May31-June2 Admission is always free, parking is always free and musical entertainment is always free at the Horseradish Festival.
Western Illinois Fair Griggsville IL June26-30 Loads of fun for the whole family. Food, entertainment, rides, games, agricultural exhibits, animals, commercial vendors, kids activities, plus a whole lot more.
Gathering of the Juggalos Cave-In-Rock IL August7-11 The Gathering of the Juggalos is unlike anything you have ever experienced before. It is not simply a show, a concert, a music festival, or anything of that nature. It is an EXPERIENCE. The Gathering of the Juggalos features the entire roster of Psychopathic Records plus over one hundred bands and rappers performing on multiple stages throughout the entire event.
Italian Fest Collinsville IL September20-21 For over 25 years, Collinsville IL has been celebrating the Italian culture and heritage that our city was built on. The Fest is a family friendly event and there really is something for everyone.