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Books/Graphic Novels

More than 7,400 titles including nearly 3,000 children's picture & chapter books. We have large print, biographies, and non-fiction, too.

  • 14-day loan period

  • .10/day fine if overdue


Over 2,000 and counting!

7-day loan period for individual movies.

  • 14-day loan period for series or multi-disc sets

  • .25/day fine if overdue


Two HP Google Chromebooks are available for Clifton Public Library patrons over 18 with a valid library card in good standing. If the patron is under 18, a parent or guardian must sign for them. Must have a wi-fi connection to use them 

  • 1 month loan period (unless other arrangements made)

  • $1/day fine if overdue

Kindles (Paperwhite and Fire)

Many devices, each with e-book and audiobook titles pre-loaded on them for all ages. The cloudlibrary by bibliotheca app is also available on each device or your own to request other titles. Even more titles can be obtained by asking a librarian. 

  • 2-week checkout for Clifton Public Library patrons only

  • $1/day fine if overdue


There are 7 different magazines to choose from for all ages. 

  • 7 day loan period

  • .10/day fine if overdue

We also subscribe to the local Clifton Advocate newspaper that our patrons can enjoy while they are visiting the library.

Interlibrary Loan

Patrons can request titles from other libraries in the SHARE system (Click "Search Catalog" above).  Titles are transported to our library every weekday. Ask librarian for details.

Mid-Illinois Talking Books

Free service for the handicapped. Ask librarian for details.


STEM Educational Items

Many STEM items have been added including a microscope, telescope, puzzles, and more. See librarian for details.

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