Welcome to the Illinois Fire Service Institute Library

We have upgraded our online catalog system! Below you will find some training materials to help you learn all about the new features of our online catalog.

Online Training Guide

About Us

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.

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.