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Your Library & You

Updated: Jul 23, 2021

Book a Librarian

Your librarians are here to help! Need assistance with your resume? Would you like help understanding our e-Resources? You can now book a librarian to get individualized assistance. These 30 minute sessions are tailored to your needs or interests.

This could be assistance in a historical or genealogical research or help finding medical or government documents. We can also set up an instructional session on job searching or Ask about your interest to see if we can help you!

Speak with a Social Worker

If you are experiencing a shortage of food, resources, funds for housing and utilities, we can show you programs that can help. If you need translation services, drug rehabilitation contacts, or counseling services, come talk to our social worker, and learn about resources you can get connected with. Schedule your appointment by calling or email them at

K-9th Tutoring at the Library

We have tutors to you help your child with any subjects in grades K-9.

You can schedule your appointment(s) online from the Caseyville Library's homepage for sessions Monday-Thursday & Saturdays. We have multiple days available for students who might require bilingual tutors as well. Face masks are required and social distancing guidelines are enforced. This program is made possible by our partnership with Americorps Illinois, SIUE, and the Leslie Bates Davis Neighborhood House, Inc. Email the tutors at, and they will respond as soon as they can.

Request a Book Bundle

Do you have a particular genre you love?

Do your kids have a special interest?

Is there a book you like, and you'd like to find similar stories? Request a book bundle!

What is a Book Bundle?

A book bundle is a hand-picked selection of books chosen by your Caseyville librarians.

Tell us your interests, your favorite books, or a hobby you'd like to learn about, and we will create a Book Bundle individual to you or your child! Book Bundles are for all ages!

These can be picked up in the library or curbside.

Donate with CPLD

Food Pantry

We might not always know if our neighbors are going hungry, but we can still help. Let's keep Caseyville families fed and warm this winter. 2020 was a tough year, and food pantry use is still at a high. During the summer time, the community garden run by Caseyville Library and CMC Rotary provides fresh and healthy produce to our Caseyville Emergency Pantry. In the off season, however, we ask our community for assistance. We are continuing to accept nonperishables and dry goods at the library. Food donated goes directly to Caseyville families that need it most. If you have any extra to spare, consider donating with Caseyville Library.

Pet Food Drive

We want to help keep pets with their families and out of the animal shelters, this is why in addition to assisting the food pantry, Caseyville Library is collecting pet food and supplies for the pantry and for our community partner Gateway Pet Guardians Pet Food Bank. You can bring in pet food of all varieties as well as treats, leashes, toys, blankets, and other accessories.

Coats and Warm Clothing for Kahok Closet

Help a family stay warm this winter by donating at the library. Did you know Kahok closet isn't just for Collinsville kids? It also benefits area families of students. Consider donating new or gently used warm clothing such as coats, hats, mittens, scarves, and blankets. All sizes are accepted, but children's sizes are especially appreciated.

Set up a donation time by calling CPLD at 618-345-5848.

More @ Caseyville Library

While your Caseyville librarians love to help our patrons find books they need, the library is much more than what exists within our bookshelves. Help foster community with us by participating in our virtual events and requests for donations. The library also lends out DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, graphic novels, sensory backpacks, mobile hot spots, fishing poles, tackle boxes, and so much more. We even have a telescope equipped with a constellation guide. Check out Learning Kits and from the Illinois Heartland Library System or visit one of our many libraries in the area, all by using your library card. If you want to learn more programs and services at the library, call us or check out our website.

We hope you enjoy these library features as much as we do!

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