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Monday, August 21, is solar eclipse fun day.  The eclipse is scheduled to be in our area between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Attendees can bring their own lunch, experience the eclipse and participate in activities.  Registration is required for this event.  Please call the library at 647-0328 to sign up.


4th – 8th graders are welcome to join us during this special craft time.  We will complete new projects each month.  Crafting will be from 3:30-4:30 and then clean-up will be 4:30-4:45 each session.  Crafters must register to participate as supplies are limited.  Please call 647-0328 to register.

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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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    Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library will be celebrating the All-American Solar Eclipse Monday, August 21.  Come hang out with us that day and experience the eclipse first hand.  Remember:  only adults attending the event will receive solar eclipse viewing glasses.  Registration is required.

    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

    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.