Office Hours

Regular Hours:

8:00-4:30 Monday-Friday


Holiday Schedule:


Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Independence Day
Monday, September 4, 2017 Labor Day
Friday, November 10, 2017 Veteran’s Day observed *
Thursday, November 23, 2017 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 24, 2017 Friday after Thanksgiving
Friday, December 22, 2017 Christmas Eve observed
Monday, December 25, 2017 Christmas Day
Friday, December 29, 2017 New Year’s Eve observed
Monday, January 1, 2018 New Year’s Day
Monday, January 15, 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 19, 2018 President’s Day *
Monday, May 28, 2018 Memorial Day

*Delivery will run on holidays with asterisks


IHLS Emergency / Weather Closings

IHLS will post route cancellations and hub closings on the IHLS website's front page and send a text alert (see below) for each hub that is closing.


IHLS Text Messaging System

To sign up for the service, you simply need to send a text to 84483 with one of the following keywords:

  • Champaign (for the Champaign hub notifications)
  • Carbondale (for the Carbondale hub notifications)
  • Edwardsville (for the Edwardsville hub notifications)

If we have a system wide notification, we will send it out to all of the hub locations. Alternatively, you may simply open your browser and go to Once there, search for our organization (Illinois Heartland Library System) and then you are able to sign up. You may sign up for text alerts and/or email alerts. There is no cost to sign up, but your regular service provider message rates do apply.

That’s it! We promise not to inundate you with frivolous texts, just closings/delays. We are hoping to use this to keep you informed along with, of course, posting closings/delays on the website.