Western District Library

1111 4th St.

Orion, IL 61273

Tel:      (309)526-8375

Fax:     (309)526-3222


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Coronavirus Update 4/01/2020:

***Western District Library will continue to follow Governor Pritzker's directives and will be closed through April 30th, 2020.  


  • We are stopping all library services including holds, returns, and programs.

  • Please keep materials at home until we re-open. 

We hope that these measures will help keep our library community safe.  If you have any questions or concerns, please email the director at : director@orionlib.org. 

If you call and leave a message, every effort will be made to return your call. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Find more information here: Director's Statement 3/16/20

​Thank you,

Jennifer Ryder

Library Director



The Western District Library is hiring a new Library Director! Please follow this link for more information.


Updates at the Library:

The Library Board has changed the food and beverage policy:  Food is still not allowed, other than during programs, but covered beverages may be enjoyed at any time.