One Room Schools

Fall is in the air and the buses are running. Students have moved to their new classrooms and met their new teachers. In the days of the country school, students and their brothers and sisters returned to the same one room school and teacher. The history committee of the the Carlock Library will be featuring…

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month

September marks the 30th anniversary of Library Card Sign-up Month: a time when the Carlock Public Library will join the American Library Association (ALA) and public libraries nationwide to highlight the value of a library card. Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year.…

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Friends News

Please Join the Friends! Please be a part of this caring group of peopke who devote a little time & talent to promote and support our wonderful renovated library! JOIN or RENEW your membership by mailing your registration form and fees to PO Box 39, Carlock IL 61725 or drop them by the Library. Member Levels…

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History Program Planned

Before the local country schools combined with Danvers and Unit Five in 1948, there were nearly twenty of them in Dry Grove, Kansas, and White Oak Townships. Only a few of the buildings remain, but their memory is very much alive for many local residents. On Saturday, November 11 at 1 PM a local historian…

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New CDs

 

  1. Adios: Glen Campbell
  2. Hymns That Are Important To Us (Rory+ Joey)
  3. Now That’s What I Call Country Music Volume 10
  4. Now That’s What I Call Music! 60: Special 2 CD Deluxe Edition
  5. Ripcord: Keith Urban

New Audiobooks

Adult Fiction The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein Glass Houses by Louise Penny The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Molly’s Story by W. Bruce Cameron The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah Seeing Red by Sandra Brown Adult Nonfiction: The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette…

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September New Books

Adult Fiction: The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld The Diplomat’s Daughter by Karin Tanabe Enigma: An FBI Thriller by Catherine Coulter Glass Houses by Louise Penny Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land Great American Ghost Stories Edited by Bill Bowers Great American Survival Stories Edited by Lamar Underwood Haunted: A Detective Michael Bennett Thriller…

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New Movies for September

Baywatch: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay. Rated: R Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie: Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain…

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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…

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