Manhattan-Elwood Public Library District

Local Organizations

Primary Contact
M Juarez/Ashley Hopper
240 E Whitson St.
Manhattan, IL 60442

Additional Business Info

The Manhattan-Elwood Public Library has so much more than books. Be sure to check them out and participate in the many programs they offer. Please support our Manhattan, IL Chamber of Commerce members.

Did you know that YOUR library is more than just books? While we have tens of thousands of books, eBooks, and audio books, we also have over 3,000 free to borrow DVD and Blu-ray movies, over 1,000 music CDs, hundreds of video games, magazines and newspapers! You can download our library app (MPLD in your app store) to easily access our website, search and place items on hold, as well as use many of our free online resources. The library is proud to offer many different types of FREE programs and events for families, kids, teens, and adults... we have something for everyone!

If you're not on our email list, call or stop in to sign up to receive our weekly emails and stay up to date with library news and receive information about our upcoming programs and events. If you have any questions or would like more information, call us at 815-478-3987 or visit our website We hope to see you at the library soon!

The Manhattan-Elwood Public Library is located at 240 E. Whitson Street in Manhattan.

Library Hours:
Mon-Thurs 10AM - 7PM

Fri - 10AM - 5PM

Sat - 10AM - 2PM


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