Employment Opportunity

The Seneca Public Library District currently has two openings we are looking to fill.

1. Library Interim Director

The Seneca Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking an Interim Director with extensions and a permanent position possible. This is a full time position, with hours Monday through Friday, and compensation dependent on experience and skills acquired. 

If interested, reply by mail to:

President, Board of Trustees

210 N Main St. Seneca IL, 61360

Or email: annaa@senecalibrary.net

This job posting can also be found on the Reaching Across Illinois Libraries System. 

2. Library Page

The Seneca Public Library is seeking an energetic professional to provide accurate and prompt shelving services for our patrons and staff. Evenings and Saturdays a must. 10 hours a week at minimum wage. Applications can be picked up inside the library or downloaded and filled out online here.

Bird Feeder (Take & Make Craft) 5/6/21

May 6 2021

Grab a kit and construct a tasty treat for your aerial backyard visitors! All supplies will be provided.

For those signed up for the DIY Bird Feeder, it is now available for pickup in our front entryway, including all materials and a bird watching guide for when your feeder is completed!


Want to sign up for our next children's Make & Take Craft? Keep an eye on our calendar and email annaa@senecalibrary.net to be added to the list for our next craft!

Seneca Public Library District Board Meeting - Special Session 4/28/21

Apr 28 2021 6:30 pm
Apr 28 2021 7:30 pm

There will be a Special Session Meeting of the Seneca Public Library District Board on April 28th, 2021 at 6:30pm in the Seneca Public Library Cultural Center. 

The agenda for the meeting can be found here.

Agenda updated as of 4/26/21. 

The recording of the meeting on 4/28/21 has been posted on YouTube. 

Minutes for Seneca Public Library Board Meeting 3/17/21 & Video Recording for Board Meeting 4/21/21

Apr 22 2021

Above is the full recorded Seneca Public Library District Board Meeting for 4/21/21, starting at 6:30pm. 

At this meeting, the minutes for the previous Board Meeting on 3/17/21 and the Policy Committee Meeting on 3/29/21 were approved. 

The minutes for the Seneca Public Library Board Meeting on 3/17/21 can be found here. 

The minutes for the Policy Committee Meeting on 3/29/21 can be found here.

The minutes for the Seneca Public Library District Board Meeting for 4/21/21 will be approved at the next Board Meeting on May 19th, 2021 at 6:30pm. 

Thank you.

Kids' Virtual Cooking Club 4/12 - Acai Fruit Bowl

Apr 12 2021 3:00 pm
Apr 12 2021 3:30 pm

Follow along as Ms. Anna shares her favorite, healthy treat, an açaí fruit bowl!

Explore More Illinois


Seneca Public Library is pleased to be part of the Explore More Illinois program which allows us to offer our patrons free passes, discounted admission, and other deals from a wide variety of Illinois cultural attractions.

To access the Explore More Illinois website and its offers, simply select our library from the drop-down list and log in using your library card ID. Your "password" for Explore More Illinois will be the last four digits of your library ID number.

Once you log in, you will be able to see the current attractions with offers and deals available through Explore More Illinois. Simply click "Show first available offer" on the attraction you are interested in to see the current deal being offered and the directions for how to take advantage of that deal.

For any other questions about Explore More Illinois, how it works, and how to start your Illinois adventure today, visit exploremoreillinois.org.  


Seneca Public Library Community Recipe Program

Apr 1 2021 11:00 am


We at the Seneca Public Library would like to start a community recipe bookmark program. Patrons can submit recipes to us, and we will print them on bookmarks to be handed out to our patrons. We feel this would be a fun way to share old or new family favorites with our community! 

Pick up a recipe sheet from our front desk during our regular business hours or email your recipe to Liz Leighner (lizl@senecalibrary.net) to have your recipe included. Please include your name if you want your name included with your recipe on the bookmark. 

DIY Macrame Coasters (Take & Make Craft) 4/30/21

Apr 30 2021 1:00 pm


Macrame looks so intricate and complicated, but in this take and make craft kit, you'll see how easy a macrame coaster is to make! Just a little effort and a lot of focus can produce a beautiful handmade coaster for your home!

Kits for the Adult Craft are now available for pickup in the front entryway of the Seneca Public Library as of 4/30/21.

Happy crafting!

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