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New Main Library

Welcome to our information page for the new Main Aurora Public Library.  The library will be located on the corner of Benton and River streets in downtown Aurora, a block west of where the library currently is located. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on May 1, 2013. The library is expected to open to the public in Spring, 2015.

White, Luckinbill, Savage, Weisner

(Click on the picutres to see the full-size original images)

On March 4, Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White visited the Aurora Public Library to present a check for $10.8 million (in reimbursable funds) to Aurora Public Library Executive Director Eva Luckinbill, Library Board President John Savage, and Mayor Tom Weisner. Click below to watch portions of the check presentation ceremony.

News Release-Grant Presentation on ACTV – Part -1

News Release-Grant Presentation on ACTV – Part -2

 Library Factsheet

 Click below to see a flyaround of the new Main Library:

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Here are the latest architect’s renderings of the Aurora Public Library, both the west and east entrances:

APL4.5 West Entry FINAL

APL4.5 East Entry FINAL


The links below are the preliminary floor plans for the interior of the library (These will be updated over time):

First Floor Plan
Second Floor Plan
Third Floor Plan

Other news:

Multi-million dollar gift to Aurora Public Library will enhance technology

Click here to read about our May 1 groundbreaking event 

Have you noticed? Construction is beginning on the new Main Library                                 

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Main Library

1 E. Benton Street.
Aurora, Illinois 60505

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Eola Road Branch

555 S. Eola Road.
Aurora, Illinois 60504

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West Branch

233 S. Constitution Drive.
Aurora, Illinois 60506

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ph : 630-264-3600
fax: 630-844-8695

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Express Center

1100 Church Road.
Aurora, Illinois 60505

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