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

Our Mobile App

Download our new app & login

Our new mobile app makes it easier to search our catalog and access your account from your smartphone or tablet at any time.

Look for “SWAN Libraries App” in the iOS App Store or Google Play Store.

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Enter your library card number and PIN, or scan your library card using the camera on your phone or tablet. You can also choose to stay logged in.

My Account

You can manage your checkouts, holds, fines, and family library cards in the mobile app.


If items are eligible, you can renew them using the app. You can also see your checkout history if it’s enabled in your account.


View your holds information, cancel holds, and suspend holds in the mobile app.


View and pay current fines that are due in your account.

Searching & holds

Place holds and search the library catalog for physical items, downloadables, and articles.


Use the search box on the homepage to perform a search.


Your results will display in a list similar to the one shown below.

Place a hold

Simply press a title from the results list. Here you can view the item information and place a hold.

Filter search results

1. Press the filter option you’d like to change on the search results page.
2. The available filter options will display as below.
3. Choose an associated filter by pressing one of the options.

Family library cards

Families with linked accounts can store multiple library cards in the app.
1. Add additional accounts by tapping Linked Accounts under the main menu.
2. The My Barcode option will include all of the Linked Cards for easy access at check out.

More features

Scan ISBN barcodes
Scan the barcode of a book using the camera on your phone or tablet to see if it’s available at your library.


Connect to our mobile-friendly website

Click on Nearest Libraries to find the Batavia Public Library link to our mobile-friendly website.  See library information such as services and hours, then view the map to get directions.


See what’s happening at your library. View the event calendar for featured programs.

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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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