Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library
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UPDATE:  As part of Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library’s commitment to following health guidelines and recommended prevention strategies to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the library will be closed to the public from the end of the day Monday, March 16th through Sunday, May 31st.  We will re-evaluate health conditions at that time to determine if a […]

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Ebooks and Fines

If you are having troubles downloading ebooks and eaudios because of overdue fees from the COVID-19 closure, please email the library at or send us a message on Facebook.  We will take care of your account so you can continue to check out.  Remember, just hold on to your items until we are back […]

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NewsBank Newspaper Access

Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of new databases for PIL cardholders.  Through NewsBank, library cardholders can now access the Canton Daily Ledger in text format from 2001 to the current issue.  The Peoria Journal Star is also accessible in text format from 1991 to the present as well as the newer […]

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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.

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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.

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