About the Library


The Rolling Meadows Library is a community center for learning, culture, and recreation. Established in 1959, the library owns over 211,000 items, circulates over 400,000 items annually, and averages 20,000 visits per month. We are a member of the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS). The Library's website connects, with direct links, to reference databases, book suggestions, programs for children and adults, our Kids Page, Rolling Meadows Historical File online, Business and Community Profiles, Investment Help, Encyclopedias, and other informational sites.

34 Computer Stations provide access to the World Wide Web, subscription databases, and the library's online catalog of fiction, nonfiction, recorded books, videos, CDs and all other items in the collections. Our Computer Lab has twelve Internet stations for public use and our mobile computer lab is used to conduct our Computer Classes in the Community Room.

Library cards are free to all residents and available to businesses located in Rolling Meadows. We have an automated telephone renewal system. Outreach services include homebound deliveries and services to nursing homes and Clearbrook. We have programs for children, families, and adults all year round. Plus, our Arts Alive series includes live concerts and exhibits by area artists; Book Discussion Clubs, choice of mornings or evenings; and Main floor display cases are available for patron collections.

Mission Statement
To provide excellent customer service and information in a variety of formats, materials and programs that Educate, Inform, Enrich, Inspire, and Entertain.

To serve the citizens of Rolling Meadows, linking them with resources throughout the world and providing equal access for all.

Library Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Library Closed Dates for 2014