Shelbyville Public Library
154 N. Broadway
Shelbyville, IL 62565
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Hours of OperationMon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Public Library is of classic French Renaissance design, built with funding provided by Andrew Carnegie, and dedicated in 1905. It is handicapped accessible with many services available for visitors and patrons.withperiod and recessed lighting with table lamps placed
In keeping with the Library's plan to always enhance the building's historical and structural integrity, a face-lift was completed in 1995. Fluorescent fixtures were replaced Shelbyville's on tables that originally held them. An unsightly aging air conditioning system was replaced and concealed.
With a grant from the State Library in 2000, the Library added an additional four rooms. These rooms and the interior of the rest of the building were carpeted, painted,andwoodworked so as to coordinate and incorporate the new and the old.
Visitors are encouraged to come and enjoy a quiet interlude while viewing fluted pilasters, oak arches,fireplacesand many original furnishings.