Carlock Public Library

202 East Washington
Carlock, IL 61725



Mondy, Tuesday & Thursday: 9 a.m. - Noon and 1 – 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday & Friday: 9 a.m. – Noon, 1 – 6 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sunday: Closed 


The Library has an excellent history of service from its staff. Barbara Welch was the first librarian and worked out of the one room library in Carlock Elementary School. Barb resigned in July 1979 and Char Proctor became the new librarian. In 1985, Linda Spencer took over the administrative duties of the library with Char Proctor as consultant. Jane Randall worked as a library assistant from 1980 to 1985. She returned in June 2004 as Assistant Librarian. She retired from this position in 2011. Peg Hayden served as Director from 1989 to 1990 and Linda Spencer was named Director in 1990. She retired from this position in 2017. Denise Litwiller joined the staff as Director in May of 2017. Leanne Welch joined the staff as library assistant in 1997. In 2015, she became the Assistant Librarian. Leslie Klockenga is our Youth Program Director. She leads story hour and our Summer Reading Program  Eric Larson and Nola Marquardt are current staff members.

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