Batavia Public Library

Batavia Public Library is open to public access during Library hours.

It’s your choice:

Come inside! We’re Open! (face masks are required for ALL patrons inside the Library)

Stay outside! Curbside Pickup
(face masks are encouraged for Curbside Pickup)

Stay home! eMedia and online events

Library Hours

Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat.: 9 am–5 pm
Tues. & Thurs.: 9 am–9 pm
Sun.: 1–5 pm (June–Aug.)

Additional services:

OUTSIDE the Library:
  • Walk-Up Book Return
  • Drive-up book return in the lower circle drive
  • Curbside printouts
    Book Donations:
    We are accepting donations at the lower level entrance.

Internet access available in Library parking lot

Visitors may use their own digital devices to access the Library’s free Wi-Fi from the Library parking lot, 24/7. The Library also has several Wi-Fi hotspots available for check out; please call (630) 879-1393 ext. 200 to inquire.

Services not available at this time

Voter Registration: For full information about registering to vote please visit the Kane County Clerks website:


Place a hold on materials

Use the online catalog to place holds on books and the other materials, or let us place holds for you; call us, send us an email, text us, or chat with us.

When your holds are ready for pick-up

You will receive an automated hold notice from SWAN by email, text, or phone (whichever method you have chosen for your account).

When you arrive at the Library

• Park your car
• Call the Circulation Department at (630) 879-1393 Option 1
• Provide your Library card number
• We will place bagged items on the curbside pickup table (located outside front doors under the portico) for you to collect.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 when you use the Curbside Pickup Service, face masks are encouraged for all patrons.

Have questions? We can help!

Email us at

During Library hours:

  • Call us at (630) 879-1393
  • Text (630) 626-8398 / (630) 626-TEXT.
  • Type your question.

Enjoy the Library from home!

Download & Stream eMedia

You have 24/7 access to the Batavia Public Library through the internet. Download or stream an eBook, movie, graphic novel, eAudiobook, music, and more, using the Library’s eBooks & eMedia.

Online Events

Enjoy our events and programs from wherever you are. All our events are virtual. Check our online event calendar to find events for all ages.

Request a Surprise Me Bundle

Curbside Printouts

During the curbside pickup phase, Batavia Public Library will print up to 20 black-and-white pages (or 3 color pages) per patron per week, free of charge.
Curbside printing instructions.

Face masks are encouraged
for all curbside pickup patrons.

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