Municipal Buildings Closed To The Public

March 2020
By Kayla
Posted: Updated:

As of March 17, 2020 all of the City of Carlyle’s municipal buildings will be closed to the public.

This includes the lobby at City Hall, the lobby at the Police Department, Case Halstead Library, and lobbies at each of the utility locations. Staff will still be working at each location, we are taking this precaution to limit public exposure.

For Carlyle Police:

  • Emergencies dial 9-1-1
  • For-non emergency situations dial (618) 594-2488 or go next door to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department

For Carlyle City Hall:

  • Payments will be accepted via:
  • ANY general city, utility or account questions can be directed to (618) 594-2468 – Click extension #1
  • All forms are available on our website

For Case-Halstead Public Library:

  • Overdue fines will not accrue while the library is closed.
    • Patrons are strongly encouraged to hang on to their library materials until after March 31.
    • Indeed fines and late charges are waived until Tuesday, April 14 so even after the library reopens you will have several days to return your materials.
  • E-resources -E-books and Audiobooks are always available through the Cloud Library, a link to which is provided on our website at
  • All of the Gale research databases they subscribe to are also available via the website or mobile version of the website but they can only be used with a valid Case-Halstead Public Library patron card.

For Carlyle Parks:

  • Any gatherings of more than 50 people in any of the outdoor locations at any Carlyle parks must be postponed or canceled (i.e. outdoor pavilions, ball fields, etc.)
  • Any gatherings of more than 25 people in any indoor locations at Carlyle parks must be postponed or canceled (i.e. Fish Hatchery Shelter, Shelter #4).
  • Beyond this, we are strongly encouraging everyone to err on the side of caution and cancel any events that may involve any high risk groups.
  • Currently no decisions on postponing city league spring sports have been made. This situation will be re-evaluated at the beginning of April and proper notification will be given.

We want to ensure we are doing our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19. We will continue to encourage everyone in the community to follow CDC, IDPH and Clinton County Health Department guidelines involving social distancing, practicing good hygiene, etc. Please stay healthy and safe!

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