Finding America’s Favorite Book

The Great American Read premieres on PBS on 5/22. The Great American Read is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). The series features entertaining and informative documentary segments, with compelling testimonials from celebrities, authors, notable…

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Niepagen Gift Certificates

Purchase gift certificates for Wendell Niepagen Greenhouses in any amount with no expiration date. On sale at Carlock Public Library, 202 East Washington Street, Carlock IL. Niepagen gift certificates make great gifts for birthdays, Mother’s Day, and other special occasions. Or buy them for yourself: if you’re a gardener and would shop at Niepagen’s anyway,…

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Carlock History Information Needed

When was your house built? Who has lived there over the years? To celebrate Illinois’ bicentennial and Carlock’s 130th anniversary, the History Group at the Carlock Library seeks your help identifying current and former residents and businesses for each address in the original village. We hope to do the same for addresses in Stoneman Gardens,…


May New Books

Adult Fiction Adult Fiction The 17th Suspect: Women’s Murder Club Novel by James Patterson Between Earth and Sky by Amanda Skenandore By Invitation Only by Dorothea Benton Frank The Cast by Danielle Steel Forgotten Road: A Broken Road Novel by Richard Paul Evans The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden The Hellfire Club by…


New Movies for May

Forever My Girl: Tells the story of country music superstar Liam Page, who left his bride, Josie, at the altar, choosing fame and fortune instead. However, Liam never got over his one true love, nor did he ever forget his Southern roots. When he unexpectedly returns to his hometown, Liam is torn between his two…

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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…