Community Libraries

Bloomington Public Library

205 E. Olive St.
Bloomington, IL 61702
309-828-6091
M-Th: 9am-9pm, F-S: 9am-5pm, Su: 1pm-5pm

Bloomington Public Library offers books, music, DVDs, and Internet access to its patrons.

Normal Public Library patrons can check out at the BPL using your Normal library card.  You’ll just need to register the first time you go in.

You’ll need to show a photo ID, proof of local address, and your Normal library card to register.

Milner Library

309-438-3451
201 N. School St.

Normal, IL 61761
M-Th: 8am-1am, F: 8am-8pm, S: 10am-8pm, Su: 10am-1am
*Hours are subject to change. Check Milner’s hours here.

Milner Library is Illinois State University’s academic library.

Residents of McLean County and surrounding counties may apply for a Milner Courtesy Card to borrow items.

To apply for a Milner Courtesy Card, you must be over 18 years old and provide a photo ID and proof of local address.

Learn more about Milner Library and Milner Courtesy Cards.

Heartland Community College Library

309-268-8292
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761

Hours change, check Heartland Library hours here.

Heartland Community College Library offers music, magazines, newspapers, and books.

Residents of Bloomington-Normal and surrounding areas may apply for a Community Borrower’s Card. Live outside of Bloomington-Normal?  See if you are a resident of the eligible area here.

To apply for a Community Borrower’s Card you must be over 18 years old and provide a photo ID and proof of local address.

Ames Library

1312 Park St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-556-1000
*Hours are subject to change. Check The Ames Library here.

The Ames Library is Illinois Weselyan University’s academic library. It offers books, CDs, DVDs, and reference material.

Residents of McLean County may apply for an IWU Library Courtesy Card.

Applicants must show a library card from your home library, a valid driver’s license, and proof of local address.

Learn more about The Ames Library and IWU Library Courtesy Cards here.

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