Library History

The Centralia Regional Library District consists of the Main Library in Centralia and four branches located in Hoffman, Irvington, Odin, and Sandoval; and is a member of the Illinois Heartland Library System, one of two library systems in the State of Illinois.┬áThe Centralia Regional Library District includes the townships of Centralia, Brookside, Grand Prairie, Irvington, Raccoon, Sandoval, Odin, and the portion of Carrigan Township within the Sandoval School District. Odin School District and the Village of Hoffman are also a part of the library district. This area encompasses parts of four Illinois counties: Marion, Clinton, Jefferson and Washington. The library district’s main offices are located at the Main Library in Centralia, Illinois which is approximately 70 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri.

The Centralia Regional Library District provides free services to all residents living within its boundaries. At this time the population of the district is approximately 29,000.

Our friendly and professional staff is eager to serve you. Welcome to the Centralia Regional Library District!