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.

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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

Jon Shelton
Jo Stroot
Pattie Malina
Martha Cachola
Jeanice Anderson
Sandy Billhartz



Brenda Lehr
Dennis Gregory

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.