Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading for 2021 will kickoff with a movie night on Friday, June 18, 2021.

*Time: 6:30 PM
*Where: White Oak Township Community Building
*Mission: Sign-up for the “Undercover” Reading Program
*Objective: Meet your fellow spies ~ Watch our training video ~ Enjoy the popcorn

Teen and Adult Summer Reading Program

Here’s the scoop: *Begin reading Monday, June 14 *Read at least 3 hours each week *Sign in, call (309-376-5651), or email ( the library each week to be eligible for the prize drawing *Final date to turn in reading: Saturday, July 31 Register for the program at the library or call or email us. Happy…

Meet Our New Director

On July 1st the Carlock Library will have a new library director. Christie Lau will take over the job duties from retiring library director, Denise Litwiller. Please stop by the library this summer and welcome her to Carlock.


New Books

Adult Fiction Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand Hadley & Grace by Suzanne Redfearn Legacy by Nora Roberts The Saboteurs: An Isaac Bell Adventure by Clive Cussler Adult Western The Ghost Rifle by Max McCoy Juvenile Fiction Unicorn Academy by Julie Sykes Ariana and Whisper Matilda and Pearl Juvenile Biography President Joe Biden: America’s 46th President…

New Movies

Chaos Walking: Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality, where all inner thoughts are seen and heard by everyone. Rated: PG-13 The Courier: Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end…

New Meeting Room Policy

The Friends of the Library purchased ZOOM equipment for the library meeting room. The Carlock Library is now offering the public the use of the room and ZOOM equipment. The room is free for non-commercial use and a fee will be charged for commercial use.  Anyone wishing to schedule the library meeting room must fill…

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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…