The Peru Public Library provides a variety of material for the reading, listening and viewing pleasure of our patrons and residents. The library’s catalog of books, dvd’s and other material is part of the PrairieCat catalog. With your Peru library card, you can place requests on over a million items.
- Want a list of our new fiction books? Click here to see a list 0f 2016 fiction owned by Peru. Or click here for DVD’s added in 2016.
- Not sure what you want to read? Try these Reader’s Advisory resources
- While Peru patrons have access to over a million items, sometimes that is not enough. The library uses interlibrary loan to borrow for our patrons. To start an interlibrary loan request, visit the ILL section of our website.
- Ebooks what you want? The library belongs to OMNI, a group of 70 libraries sharing resources to bring eBooks and eAudiobooks to our patrons. The library also participates in the statewide eRead Illinois project, offering over 20,000 eBooks and eAudios to our patrons.Need help downloading to your eReader? Try one of these handouts.
- We also offer eMusic with our Freegalmusic service. You can stream music 5 hours each day and download 5 songs per week, keeping them forever.
- Talking Books is a free library service available to U.S. residents whose low vision, blindness, or physical handicap makes it difficult to read a standard printed page, even large print books. Contact Voices of Vision for more information.
- The library welcomes ideas and suggestions for purchasing things to add to our collection. Want to make a suggestion?