Friends of the Library Basket Raffle

Three Special Prize Baskets: you choose the prize you want to win; and one silent auction item Quilt: Handmade quilt 83″X84″ (approximately double-size), lilac and green, made by Pat Fogle and donated by the Fogle Family. This is the silent auction item. A-Pie-A-Month: Perfect for the pie lover! One homemade pie for 12 months provided…


Linda’s Retirement

After 32 years of serving the patrons of Carlock Library, over 26 years as Director, Linda Spencer is retiring at the end of April. During her tenure, Carlock became a district library serving White Oak, Dry Grove, and Kansas Townships. Under Linda’s leadership, the Library entered the technology age adding a fully automated system, the…


Community Care Systems, Inc.

Have questions about vital senior citizen programs, discounts, and applications? We help with: license plate discounts; Medicare A/B, C, D and supplements; senior tax freeze and homestead exemptions; and more! Outreach Location: Carlock Public Library: 202 E. Washington, Carlock IL. 309-376-5651 Wednesday, 2:30-4:30 PM March 8 Senior Information & Assistance: our trained staff will be…


Spring Events

Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, April 15, 10 AM, at the Carlock Community Building, for Preschool through 4th graders. Bring your Baskets!

Easter Food Drive: April 1-15 for the food pantry at Western Avenue Community Center. Please drop non-perishable items at the Library.

Spring Garden Program: TBA, watch for details.

February New Books

Adult Fiction Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan Crowning Design by Leila Meacham Fatal by John Lescroat The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarty The Girl Before by JP Delaney Heartbreak Hotel: An Alex Delaware Novel by Jonathan Kellerman The Midnight Bell by Jack Higgins My Husband’s Wife by…


New Movies for February

Arrival: When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors. Rated: PG-13 The Edge of Seventeen: High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother. Rated: R Hacksaw Ridge: WWII American Army…


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…