Thirty Years Ago

In 1985 the Microsoft Corporation released the first version of Windows, Windows 1.0; compact discs were introduced to American Consumers; the song “We Are The World” was recorded to raise money for famine relief in Africa; the movie “The Color Purple” premiered on December 16th; and Linda Spencer started working at the Carlock library. She…

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About the Carlock Library

The mission of the Carlock Public Library District is to provide educational, informational, and recreational materials and services to people of all ages in the Library’s service district. Our goal is to enrich the community and introduce all of our patrons, especially the children, to the joy of books. The Library cooperates with other libraries…

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World Book eBooks

The Library has World Book Online and World Book eBooks for our patrons to use. To access both please visit the World Book Online website or click on the World Book link located on the Home page. All you need is your library card number, which is located on the back of your library card.…

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April New Books

Adult Fiction: 1. At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen 2. Chasing Sunsets by Karen Kingsbury 3. (The) Dead Play On by Heather Graham 4. Miss Julia Lays Down the Law 5. On a Night Like This by Barbara Freethy Adult Nonfiction: 1. Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality by Thomas J. Gradel Adult Audiobooks:…

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New Movies for April

Bark Ranger: Two kids and their trusty dog, Barkley, set out on the adventure of a lifetime in search of a forgotten gold mine. Rated PG. Big Eyes: From visionary director Tim Burton (EDWARD SCISSORHANDS) comes the outrageous true story of one of the most extensive art frauds in the 20th century. Starring Christoph Waltz…

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