Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library
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Upcoming Events

Family Reading Night

Sponsored by Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jessie White, and the Illinois Center for the Book, Family Reading Night is an annual statewide event held the third Thursday in November to encourage families to spend quality time reading together.  In celebration, Parlin-Ingersoll is hosting a medieval spectacular!  Come and share stories, crafts and […]

Closing Early

The library will be closing early tonight at 6:00 p.m. We will reopen regular hours, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday, November 24.  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!

Movies at the Library

Come to the library and watch your favorite movies.  Feel free to bring a covered drink and snack if you’d like.  Call the library at 647-0328 for information on the film.  No registration 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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    Fidler On The River

    Bob Fidler will visit the library Monday, Novemeber 12, at 6:30p.m. He will be discussing his new book, Fidler On The River, about a 500 mile canoe trip he took in Northern Ontario. Books will be available for purchase. Bob’s previous book, Alone, But Never Lonely, will also be available for purchase.

    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.