Batavia Public Library

Batavia Public Library
10 S. Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 879-1393

Mon.–Thurs:    9 am–9 pm
Fri.–Sat.:           9 am–5 pm
Sunday:             12   –  5 pm

Batavia, Kane County, and Illinois

Batavia Resources


Development organization (also known as Batavia MainStreet)

Batavia Chamber of Commerce

Community information, business directory, and events calendars

Batavia Historical Society

Depot Museum and Gustafson Research Center

Batavia Park District 
On-line brochure and on-line registration.

Batavia Public Schools
District office 
Directory of Batavia schools, school board minutes and agendas, district calendar.

Alice Gustafson School (K – 5)
Batavia High School (9 – 12)
Grace McWayne School (K – 5)
H.C. Storm School (K – 5)
Hoover-Wood School (K – 5)
J.B. Nelson School (K – 5)
Louise White School (K – 5)
Rotolo Middle School (6 – 8)

Preschool Directory

Batavia Township
Overview of property assessments and appeal procedures, property database online search.

Batavia Access Television

Local community and government access television programming.

City of Batavia
City Council minutes, City Ordinances, Calendar of Events, Batavia History, City Officials and Departments, and links to the Park District and Chamber of Commerce.

City of Batavia 
City Code

City of Batavia
Comprehensive Plan

City of Batavia
Elected officials

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 
Facts on Fermilab, introduction to particle physics, cultural events.

Batavia Special-Education Parent Network

The Batavia Special-Education Parent Network (BSPN) provides opportunities that enrich the educational experience and quality of life for students and families by creating a support network for families in order to share resources and information, provide mentoring and increase disability awareness.

Illinois Sixteenth Judicial Circuit (Kane County)

Juror and court information for Kane County as well as links to legal resources.

Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center

Legal forms, links, and information for legal professionals and those representing themselves in the court system.

Kane County Guide to Community Services

A Guide to Services in Kane County: resources include organizations, companies, and other groups that offer services to the community.

Kane County
Kane County tax information, county board, county recycling, history of Kane County, and voter and passport information.

Kane County Code
A web-based version of the Kane County Code.

Kane County Clerk 
The County Clerk is responsible for county records, vital records, voter information, marriage license information, passports, and birth and death records.  The County Clerk’s Tax Extension office files the annual budgets and levies of all taxing bodies and computes the tax rates for each unit.

Kane County-Elections
Information about voter registration, voting districts, polling places, and sample ballots, from the Kane County Clerk’s office

Kane County-Property Tax Information
Review property tax exemptions and payment status by entering parcel number.

Political Graveyard-Kane County
Information about Kane County and links to politicians who were born, lived, or died in Kane County. Links to cemeteries and memorial sites of politicians in Kane County.

City of Geneva
City Council minutes, City Code, Community Calendar, and City Officials and Departments. includes contact information for state, county, and local courts, district attorneys, jails, prisons, police departments and sheriffs’ offices.
Free practice Illinois driving permit tests online
For motorcycles
Road Signs and Meanings-

Illinois State Board of Elections
The Illinois State Board of Elections web site explains how to register to vote, and  tracks elections in progress.
The Elected Public Officials section will search for districts and elected officials based on an address.

Illinois Department of Revenue
Illinois tax forms and publications.

Illinois General Assembly
Provides current bills and laws, the Illinois Compiled Statues, and web pages of Illinois State Senators and Representatives.

Interactive Illinois Report Card
Report cards for Illinois schools.

Illinois Rules of the Road
The Illinois Rules of the Road book is available online

Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart provides a list of federal and state representatives based on an address which uses the nine-digit zip code (zip + 4 code).  A link is provided to find the zip code.

State of Illinois
Links to government departments; find offices, statutes, and other important state government sites.

For magazine articles and other information, search the Library’s Reference Databases.
(A Batavia Public Library card number and PIN are required to access Reference Databases outside the Library.)

Links to Other Web Sites:

The Batavia Public Library provides links to other, external web sites as a service to its patrons and for informational purposes only, as part of its mission “to provide and ensure access to materials and services to meet the lifelong learning needs of residents and organizations.” However, use of other, external web sites is voluntary on the part of each individual visitor.

Such other, external web sites are not operated, controlled, or maintained by the Batavia Public Library. While the Library works to provide links to only those web sites that are accurate and useful to visitors of the Batavia Public Library web site, the Library is not responsible for the content of other, external web sites and cannot guarantee that such web sites will not change without the Library’s knowledge.

Inclusion of such links in the Batavia Public Library web site does not imply the Library’s endorsement or approval of the linked sites, their sponsors, or content.

Community Organizations

The Batavia Public Library’s Community Organizations database lists civic, non-commercial, and not-for-profit organizations based in or near Kane County, Illinois that serve Batavia’s residents. Some organizations have volunteer opportunities available.

Community Organizations by Name
Community Organizations by Subject

For information on additional community organizations in the area you can also access the Kane County Guide to Community Services

To suggest an organization for inclusion, or if you wish to update your organization’s information, please contact the Adult Services Reference Desk, call (630) 879-1393 ext. 200. Or use the email form below to send a message.

Statement of Mission

The mission of the Batavia Public Library is to provide and ensure access to materials and services to meet the lifelong learning needs of residents and organizations, as well as to create a welcoming place to gather, exchange ideas, and participate in cultural events.

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