February is Library Lovers Month

February is Library Lovers Month, a month-long celebration of school, public, and private libraries of all types. When was the last time you spent time at the Carlock library? If it’s been awhile, there’s no better time to stop in than during Library Lovers’ Month. Browse the shelves, check out a book or two, or…


Friends Annual Basket Raffle

Drawing Thursday, March 1 There are 5 baskets to choose from in this year’s Basket Raffle! Tickets will be on sale at the library throughout the month of February. Ticket prices: $1 each or 6 for $5. You need not be present to win. Basket prizes are: Main Street Mercantile Basket: Variety of home products including kitchen…

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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,…

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Spring Events

Easter Food Drive: March 5-31 for Midwest Food Bank. Please drop non-perishable items at the library.

Spring Garden Program: Monday, April 16, 7 PM at the library. Presented by Wendell Niepagen Greenhouses.

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February New Books

Adult Fiction An American Marriage As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner Dark in Death by J. D. Robb Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake by Sarah Graves Fifty Fifty by James Patterson and Candice Fox Force of Nature by Jane Harper The French Girl by Lexie Elliott The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah How to…

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New Movies for February

24 Hours to Live: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life. Rated: R Blade Runner 2049: A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who has been missing for thirty years. Rated: R Breathe: The inspiring true story of…

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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…