Bowen Library Hours

Bowen Library has great news! Due to patron usage, we have extended our hours. The library will now be open on Thursday evenings from 5-7pm starting in February. This is on a trial period until the end of March. So, make sure to utilize the extra time we are open.

Weekly Bowen Library Hours are: Tuesday’s 9-12 and 1-4, Thursday’s from 5-7, and Saturday mornings from 9-11.

Our small-town libraries’ have many great options for it’s patrons. We keep a great selection of new book, as well as videos. If we do not have what you are looking for, it can be ordered through Reaching Across Illinois Library System at NO COST to the patron. All patrons have access to their own online accounts, where they can order their own materials, librarians can order for you, or show you how to manage your own account.

Bowen Library currently is hosting Story Time for pre-school age children is every Tuesday from 9-10am, all new comers are welcome.

Please call Dixie, at 217-842-5573, during open hours for any questions.

We have public computers and printer for patrons use. Small fee for printing. We also can fax for a fee.


Please remember the library has no restrooms.

Tuesday: 9 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 4 pm

Thursday: 5 pm – 7 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 11 am


Head Librarian: Dixie Campbell
Phone: 217-842-5573

Library Address
116 Fifth Street
Bowen, Illinois 62316

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 235
Augusta, IL 62311


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