Big Library Read, a global eBook Club, is going on now through October 21st. Borrow both e-books on Overdrive with your library card. Learn more about Big Library Read here.


The newly published Belvidere & Boone County history book is here at the library! Purchase your own for only $20 or find it in our library collection.

Belvidere Historical Newspapers

Want to research your family history? Belvidere newspapers from 1851-1977 are now online and searchable at Available in the library at this link.


Hoopla Digital

Borrow free digital video, music and audiobooks with your library card with Hoopla Digital! Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporarily download – and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Get started by clicking here.

Programs and Story Hour at the Library

Click here to view our online calendar of events

Welcome to Ida Public Library!

Our organization’s mission is:

To build and support the community by providing a variety of library materials, services, and activities for the multi-generational, multi-cultural population to meet their educational, recreational, and informational needs.

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Location & Hours

320 N. State St.
Belvidere, IL 61008-3299

Phone 815.544.3838
Fax 815.544.8909

Monday-Friday 10am-8pm
Saturdays 10am-5pm

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Wireless Printing

Print any document or web page from your Internet-connected PC to one of our Library printers.