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Bob Hammel, author of Bill Cook Story II

Bob Hammel, author of the Bill Cook Story II, will be at the Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. for an author chat and book signing.

Lego Club

The library continues to hold its monthly meeting for LEGO lovers. We now meet on Tuesdays from 3:45-4:45. No registration is required, and we provide all the LEGOs. Bring your imagination and be ready to have some fun with your fellow BLOCK HEADS! We also now have Mega Blocks for ages 3 and up who […]

3rd Tuesday Book Club: Echo Maker

Join us for a discussion of Echo Maker by Richard Powers.  It is the story of 27-year old Mark Schluter, who suffers from a rare brain injury that causes him to believe his sister is an imposter, and how he endeavors to remember the accident that causes his injury. Check Our Catalog

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    205 West Chestnut
    Canton, IL 61520-2499
    309-647-0328 (phone) - 309-647-8117 (fax)

    Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    (Year round)

    Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    (Year round)

    Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    (Summer hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

    Sunday: Closed

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    Bob Hammel author signing for Bill Cook Story II

    Bob Hammel, author of The Bill Cook Story II will be presenting an author chat in the Library Program Room on Monday, March 2, 2015, at 5:30 p.m.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.  For more information, please call 647-0328.


    Peoria Stories

    From local author Ken Zurski, author of The Wreck of the Columbia, comes a collection of stories about people and events which helped shape a city and region. Included are profiles of Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Charles Lindbergh and many other famous and not so famous figures who played a part in the rich and storied […]


    The Echo Maker

    On a remote Nebraska road, 27-year-old Mark Schluter flips his truck in a near-fatal accident. His older sister Karin returns reluctantly to their hometown to nurse Mark back from a traumatic head injury. When he emerges from a protracted coma, Mark believes that this woman–who looks, acts, and sounds just like his sister–is really an identical impostor.