York Township Public Library


The genealogy room offers a wide collection of materials to assist patrons in searching their genealogy.

Cemetery records

Veteran information

York Community High School year books

Class photos from 1920 - 2005

Local family history

Microfilm - Carroll County Review



Library Card
A library card is available to anyone who lives or owns property in York Township. You may get a library card free of charge, as part of your tax-supported library service. To get a card, bring in a current Illinois Driver's License or photo I.D. You may also check out materials using any current Illinois library card as part of our reciprocal borrowing program.

Books, magazines and cd's may be borrowed for 14 days. Fines; 10 cents per item per day.  DVD's - 5 days.  Fines; 25 cents per item per day. Interlibrary Loan:  Our library will try to obtain for you from other libraries any materials that we do not have available in house.Non-Print Materials:  The library has a variety of non-print materials available for check out: DVD's and books on CD.  Member of the Carroll County Audio book Consortium.

​Drop Box
The library has a book drop that can be used anytime of the day or night to return materials.

The library has 6 computer terminals dedicated to the public for internet access. Three of these are Google Chrome boxes.

The library provides wireless internet access. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the building, to anyone who has the necessary devices and software. Contact a staff member for the password.

The library has over 20 titles covering a variety of subjects.

The cost per copy is 15 cents.

The library has faxing services available.

​​Meeting Room
The meeting room may be scheduled for use by local non-profit organizations.  To schedule a time, please contact the library.  

​Illinois State Library Services

The Illinois State Library provides you with services directly, through us, and in cooperation with other agencies.  

Through local libraries, the State Library provides most Illinois residents with access to archives of magazine articles and other research information. See our Online Library pages for access to specific resources.     

Talking Book and Braille Service Provides audiobooks and Braille texts to residents who are blind, visually handicapped, or have other physical limitations or a reading disability.
Application Form

 Find-It! Illinois
A portal for the State Library's online services, including the Illinois Government Information search engine, Illinois Digital Archives and Digital Illinois collections, Illinois Center for the Book/Illinois Authors, and more.