Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library
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Baby Time is a five week program for children newborn – 18 months and their caregiver. come enjoy a sensory rich environment. We will enjoy songs, stories, and other activities. This program will foster an appreciation for literacy and focus on the loving relationship between adult and child. Please call 647-0328 for information or to […]


Come and enjoy our five week program showcasing a variety of children’s stories, activities and crafts.  For ages 3-5 years old.  Registration is required by calling 647-0328.

3rd Tuesday Book Club/ Brooks Carver

The 3rd Tuesday Book Club welcomes author Brooks Carver to discuss his novel, and this month’s club selection, The Angels’ Share.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase ($15.00) and signing after the program.  Join us in the library program room at 6:45p.m.  No registration is required.

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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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    Goblins and Grins (A Not-So-Spooky-Story Time)

    Come to a family story time for little goblins on Tuesday, October 31st, from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Please join us for some ghoulish games and freaky fun. Hear tantalizing tales! Come in a costume and Trick or Treat at the library!

    Camp Ellis Book Signing

    Author Mary A. Haney will visit the library Wednesday, October 25, at 6:30 p.m. to speak about her book Camp Ellis:  Once a City – Not Forgotten.  The book tells of Mrs. Haney’s experiences working at Camp Ellis as a teenager when it opened in 1943, and about the impact the camp had on the […]

    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.