November Food Drive

Sponsored by Carlock Public Library: 202 East Washington Street Carlock IL

Non-perishable food, cleaning, baby and personal items will be accepted during regular library hours through Monday, November 19.

Donations will go to the Salvation Army Food Pantry.

Thank you for your generosity.

Historical Quilt Presentation

When: Saturday, November 10 at 1:30 pm Where: Carlock Public Library: 202 East Washington Street See a beautiful 8′ X 7′ blue and white, checkerboard pattern quilt, hand stitched in a wheel spoke pattern with the names of 400 local people from the Carlock, El Paso, Hudson area near the former East White Oak Union Church,…


Library Board Trustee Election

Carlock Public Library District invites residents of our Library District to run for Library Trustee in the April 2, 2019 election. At that time two new Library Trustees will be chosen to serve a term of six years. To be eligible, a candidate must be 18 years of age, a registered voter, and a resident…


It’s Autumn!

Friedrich Nietzsche: “Notice that autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature.” L.M. Montgomery: “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Ann Drake: “I can smell autumn dancing in the breeze. The sweet chill of pumpkin, and crisp sunburnt leaves.” Jim Bishop: “Autumn carries more gold in…


Not the Usual Suspects

Looking for a mystery that’s not the same old, same old? We’ve got you covered. Try one of these novels with some of the most compelling and unusual detectives in crime fiction. The Saints of the Lost and Found by T. M. Causey Avery Broussard is the most unusual of protagonists, a young woman who…


Are You Paralyzed by Book Block?

Who knew that this was a thing? According to the UK’s Reading Agency, (yes, they have something called a Reading Agency in England, should we all move there now?) 35 million Brits are stuck reading a book that they hate but nonetheless are too polite to put down, which prevents them from moving on to…


November New Books

Adult Fiction The Daisy Children by Sofia Grant The Secret Life of Mrs. London by Rebecca Rosenberg Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver Adult Western Return to the Sweetwater: Ball Creek Zack Book Two by Steve Ritchie William Johnstone with J. A. Johnstone Blood and Bullets: A Firestick Western The Frontiersman: Damnation Valley Luke Jensen Bounty Hunter:…


New Movies for November

Ant-Man and the Wasp: As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past. Rated: PG-13 Hotel Transylvania 3: Join Drac, Mavis and all of your favorite…