The Historical Room at the Carlock Library has acquired a very good collection of books about Abraham Lincoln, due in most part to Guy Fraker, a noted Lincoln scholar. We have two of Mr. Fraker’s books in our Library Collection. Not only has he donated his own, and other Lincoln books to the Library, but…


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…


New Movies for September

Adrift: Adrift is based on the inspiring true story of two free spirits whose chance encounter leads them first to love, and then to the adventure of a lifetime. Rated: PG-13 Avengers: Infinity War: The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz…


New Audiobooks

Adult Fiction

  1. The Outsider by Stephen King
  2. The President is Missing by James Patterson and Bill Clinton
  3. Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts
  4. Us Against You: Beartown Book Two by Fredrik Backman

Juvenile Fiction

  1. The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris
  2. Refugee by Alan Gratz
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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…