The Rochester Public Library District Board of Trustees announced a vacancy at its regular board meeting on October 08, 2020.  The board will fill the current vacancy by appointment.
Applications are also available at the Rochester Public Library District, 1 Community Drive, Rochester, IL 62563 during regular library hours.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, a resident of the Rochester Public Library District and registered to vote.  Interested persons may apply via email to Board President Jessica Ingold at or by mailing paper materials at the above address. All application materials must be received by Thursday, November 12th.

The selected candidate must meet all legal qualifications for this office.

For further information, please call Director Janet McAllister at (217) 498-8454, or email

Nothing from October 31, 2020 to November 2, 2020.

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 We strive to provide a variety of programs to meet the needs and interests of our patrons. Click here  to see what programs we currently have scheduled. Please contact the Library if you have any questions.

We have a variety of activites and clubs for teens. Click here to see what programs we currently have scheduled.  For volunteering oportunies please call 217-498-8454.

We have several storytimes each week. 

Some of our programs include STEM, Homeschool presentations and Summer Reading. Click here to see what programs we currently have scheduled.

Hours of Operation

MON – TUES 10:00am – 8:00pm

WED– THURS 10:00am – 6:00pm

FRI 9:00am – 5:00pm




Library Phone: 217-498-8454

Library Fax: 217-498-8455

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