Village of New Baden • 1 E Hanover St • New Baden, IL 62265 • (618) 588-3813


New Baden Public Library

Monday through Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Check out their official website at:

The New Baden Library has a variety of resources available for our citizens. Our amenities include:

  • Charter Internet Service ($.60 per half hour)
  • Copy Machine ($.10 per copy)
  • Fax Machine
  • Scanner
  • Assortment of children and adult fiction and non-fiction books
  • Monthly Magazines
  • Resource Center
  • Movies
  • School Textbooks
  • Children's art section and puzzles
  • Book Nook with books, magazines, and movies for sale
  • Tax forms during tax season

Library Directors

Jo Stroot
Martha Cachola
Jeanice Anderson
Sandy Billhartz
Diane Hoerchler
Vincent Haun
Larry Mathews



Brenda Lehr
Wayne Lake
Judi Herzing

Illinois Local Library Act (75 ILCS 5/)

Illinois Local Library Act - Trustees (75 ILCS 5/4)

Each Trustee/Library Director is Elected to a 6 year-term. 

For more information on becoming a Library Director, contact Village Hall. 

The next election will be held in April, 2015.