It’s Tax Time!

  Tax Forms:   A limited quantity of the most popular tax forms will be available at the Herrin City Library. Illinois paper forms are here. Federal forms have not yet been received, but you may get copies from the internet for .15c per page. Tax forms and information from federal and state agencies can be obtained online. Choose one of the following options and follow the instructions at each site to download forms: Federal … Continue reading →

New @ the Herrin City Library: Flipster ~ Digital Magazines

Patrons of the Herrin City Library can now access their favorite digital magazines using Flipster®. Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows people to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines, courtesy of the library.                          Herrin City Library has both digital and hard-copy versions of these magazines: Car & Driver, Field & Stream, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Popular Science, and Seventeen.  Patrons have the … Continue reading →

Children’s Story Time: Calling All Snow People!

Calling all snow people! Our next story hour is Thursday, January 19th at 10:30 AM. We will have stories, a snack, and a craft.  Please join us at the Herrin City Library for some snow time fun. The Herrin City Library will have story hour on every third Thursday of the month. The story time activity is free and open to the public. Please call the Herrin City Library at 618-942-6109 for more information. You may … Continue reading →

New Years’ Day Holiday Hours and Closures

The Herrin City Library will be open Saturday, December 31, 2016, from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm.  We will be closed Monday, January 2, 2017, in observance of the New Years’ Day Holiday.  Have a wonderful and safe holiday. 

The Polar Express Story Time December 20th

Climb aboard The Polar Express on Tuesday, December 20th @ 10:30 am.  Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a magical Christmas adventure!  Please call the Herrin City Library at 618-942-6109 if you have questions about this event.  The event is free and open to the public.  Registration is not required, but appreciated.  All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.     … Continue reading →

The Harrison Family Bible Finds a New Home @ Herrin City Library

The Harrison Family Bible found a new home in the Linda Jennings Banks History Room at the Herrin City Library. The Harrison Bruce Historical Village on the campus of John A Logan College received The Harrison Family Bible in May, 2016  from the heirs of David Ruffin Harrison, one of the early settlers of Herrin’s Prairie and a community and business leader in the area in the mid to end of the 19th Century.    … Continue reading →

Herrin City Library Salutes Our Veterans

The Herrin City Library would like to take this opportunity to thank our military veterans! We would like to show our support for the men and women who have served our country over the years.  All services at the Herrin City Library will be Free to all Veterans and Active Duty Military & Active Duty Immediate Family on Thursday, November 10, 2016. Services include faxing, copying, and more. Must present an ID or paperwork with proof of … Continue reading →

Trick or Treat Hours

Halloween is coming and Trick or Treat Hours have been set!  Trick or Treat for Herrin is 5:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28th.   Here is list of other Halloween activities in Herrin: Pumpkins in the Park: (replaces Trail of Treats) will be held at Herrin City Park on Friday, October 28th beginning at 5 p.m. There are plans to show the movie “Hocus Pocus” at 7 p.m. King’s Food Service will be passing … Continue reading →

Author Blaine Greer to Speak Friday, October 21, 2016 @ 2:00 pm

The Herrin Area Historical Society presents author, Blaine Greer, who has just published a seven-hundred page chronicle non-fiction book,  Willow Sieve Chronicles – Eavesdropping from the Wilderness at the Herrin City Library on Friday, October 21, 2016, at 2:00 pm.  This is the story of his sixty plus day trip from the mouth of the Mississippi River to New Orleans in a canoe with his only companion, his dog, Shocker.  The author will have his books for sale at the event.  … Continue reading →

Have a Frightfully Good Time @ Herrin City Library

Fall is in the air and with that comes one of our favorite holidays here at the Herrin City Library. During October, nature sets the perfect mood for you to sit down with a scary book or movie. Bring the children in to visit the haunted castle and get a fun book about haunted houses or pumpkins!!!  Adults may find a spooky read in the Adult Fiction: Frightfully Good Books Display.             … Continue reading →