Library Cards

Library Cards are free to those who live within the city limits of Sheffield Illinois. Others who do not currently live within the city limits are able to purchase a non-resident library card for $65/per year. We do honor library cards from other local libraries, so it is possible to borrow under your current hometown library card. To sign up for a library card please visit the library and we will assist you.


The checkout period for library materials (excluding new DVDs) is three weeks. Renewal is available (excluding all DVD's). Please contact the library to avoid a late fee.


DVD Checkout

DVD's are available for a checkout period of 3 weeks (excluding New DVD's) with a limit of 4 per household and cannot be renewed. Patrons must be at least 13 years old and live in Sheffield or have a non-resident library card through the Sheffield Public Library to checkout DVD's.
New DVD's are available for a checkout period of 3 days and are limited to 1 per household.

Computer and Internet Use

Computer and Internet use are limited to 2 hours for games and videos, to allow computer availability to others.
Headphones are required for users who need or wish to listen to music, videos or games. We no longer provide headphones; please bring your own.
Patrons must not use computers to access illegal or offensive material.

Basic Rules

Patrons are asked to maintain a respectful manner. Noise levels should remain minimal and library staff are not responsible for unattended children. Like all library users children are expected to behave appropriately.

Home Delivery

Home delivery of library materials is available to our mobility-impaired residents. Please contact the library for more info.