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Welcome to your Library!  Yes, your Library.  This is your place to read, learn, explore, make connections and dream big.  Whether you want to borrow the latest best seller, bring your child to StoryTime, check out a Kindle, use a computer or need research help, we are here for you.

Enjoy the experience! And please do not hesitate to drop me a line with questions, comments and suggestions.  I can be reached via phone at 864-3622 or email,

Maria E. Dent


The Mt. Zion District Library is a tax supported library serving a population base of 12,682 (according to the last census).   There are approximately 50,000 plus items in the collection which includes print books, magazines, books on cd, music cds, DVDs and VHS tapes. We are a member of the Illinois Heartland Library System.  If you don't see what you want on the shelf, the library staff will be happy to place a request or locate it system or statewide.

As of December 2019 the library employs 5 full-time staff and 5 part-time staff.


The mission of the Mt. Zion District Library is to provide the people of its community with access to a balanced collection of books and other materials, services and programming which will serve their educational, cultural and recreational needs.


Nurturing an educated, enlightened and enriched community.

2019-2020 Budget Click here to view.


Audiobooks, eBooks, Music, Videos, and Magazines

Login requires your Library Card Number AND Your PIN (the last 4 digits of your card number).

  Audiobooks and eBooks

Available through the library's catalog.  Look for the Cloud Library symbol.  Log in, check out and download to your device.
Or, download the Cloud Library app and use on your device.

  Downloadable books, audiobooks, movies and music.

Click here for help with Hoopla.

Click here to view our Online Resources Guide


Click here to submit suggestions about library services, programming and possible material purchases.

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