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3rd Tuesday Book Club: Nickel and Dimed

Acclaimed as an instant classic upon publication, Nickel and Dimed:  On (Not) Getting by in America, is the bestselling, landmark work of undercover reportage that has sold more than 1.5 million copies and become a staple of classroom reading.  Funny, poignant, and passionate, this revelatory firsthand account of life in low-wage America – the story of author […]


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    Library Hours & Location

    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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    Outreach Service

    The library offers free Outreach Services to homebound residents within Canton city limits.  We deliver to nursing homes, retirement communities, and to anyone who can’t visit us personally.  If you or someone you know is interested in this service, please call 647-0328 to get signed up.


    Notary Service Available

    As of June 1, 2015, Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library can now notarize documents for the public.  We have three staff members who have trained to be a Notary Public.  We hope this service will give our patrons more options for completing their paperwork needs.  Appointments are recommended.  For more info, please call 647-0328.



    The library now offers a link to the Tumblebooks Library.  Everyday Tumblebooks posts a different book that reads the story to you.  They have a big selection, so check back everyday to see what new adventure awaits.  Under the Youth tab on the library homepage, click on Kids Sites and then find Tumblebooks.  Enjoy!