Illinois Fire Service Institute


Illinois Fire Service Institute Library

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Lending is restricted to Illinois patrons
Note: Materials requested via interlibrary loan may take up to two weeks for delivery.



If you wish to borrow materials from the library and are able to drive to IFSI, please read the procedures below which the IFSI Library will be following for curbside pickup of library materials for the foreseeable future. Interlibrary loan services provided by the Illinois State Library System have NOT been reinstituted at this time.

REQUEST an item via our catalog, via email (, or phone (217)333-8925.

RECEIVE RESPONSE. We will contact you when your requested item is ready or if we need further information. We will schedule a pickup time with you.

ARRIVE at the IFSI Library. The IFSI Library is located at 11 Gerty Drive in Champaign, Illinois. The library is located in the Learning Resource and Research Center (LRRC) Building, which has a Tower at its front. Pull up to the front door of the Tower and stay in your vehicle. Call the IFSI Library (217) 333-8925 to announce your arrival. A staff member will come out to deliver items to you. Please wear a mask to ensure safe pickup.

Our Mission

The Illinois Fire Service Institute Library (IFSI Library) provides fire/emergency library and information assistance and services to the Institute's instructional staff, students, Illinois fire departments and firefighters, and other fire/emergency-related users in the successful and effective performance of their jobs.

The Library selects, acquires, organizes, maintains, utilizes and disseminates fire/emergency literature and media resources internally and externally, with the objective of furnishing accurate, up-to-date, timely, complete and relevant information assistance on the optimum usage of the facilities.

Features and Functions

Additional Information

Hours of Operation:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Special operating hours may be held during events.

Library staff are also available for questions by phone, fax, email, or USPS mail. Please see the Team Contacts Page for numbers or addresses.

11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Contact Us
Phone: (217) 333-3800
            (800) 437-5819
Fax: (217) 244-6790
Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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