September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country promote the value of a library card and library services. From finding a job, starting a new business, to getting homework help and becoming more engaged in your community, a library card offers limitless opportunities to…


Fund Raising Committee

CRITICALLY NEEDED:  We are ready to begin a fund drive now that we are moving ahead with the project.  We need people who love to read and people who want to support their community to help by serving on a Fund Raising Committee.  We hope to have fresh ideas of ways to raise money to…


Children’s Addition

COMING SOON:  September will see the beginning of the new Children’s Addition to the Library.  More than twice as large as the current children’s area, the new space will be bright and encouraging to young readers.  The addition will also contain a large meeting room which will enable programs for adults and children and will…


Preschool Story Hour

Welcome to pre-school Story Hour! I am so excited to be starting a new year with you! We will meet each Tuesday from 9:30-10:30 am. We will follow Unit 5’s calendar so if they don’t have school, we won’t have story hour. I will be sure to remind you and your children when we have…


Farmers’ Market

When: Saturday, September 12, 2015 9-11 AM
Where: Carlock Public Library 202 East Washington Street Carlock IL
What: Variety of items for sale! You might find: garden vegetables and fruits; herbs; farm fresh eggs; flowers; baked goodies, crafts.
Donations of items to sell welcome! Call 376-5651.
All proceeds go to Library Expansion Project!

Wild Ones Program

“Using Native Plants in Your Landscape” Monday, September 28, 2015 at 7 PM Sherrie Snyder, founding member of the Illinois Prairie Wild Ones, will present our fall program on Monday, September 28, 2015. She will share information about the Wild Ones organization and talk about some of her favorite natives, where to find them, and…


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…