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Marrowbone Public Library – October 2017

Did you know? Our library chooses to shelve certain collections by Genre. Translation: If you want to read a biography, a craft book, a sports book, a how-to book, a pet book, Christian fiction, large print, western, auto motive, parenting, professional (teaching/homes chooling), local history, fantasy or science fiction, and … Continue reading



Marrowbone Local Business Directory

Central Illinois Public Transit
5.00

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114 E. Harrison St, Sullivan 61951
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Smyser Christian Church
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1521 Whitley Point Road, Gays, Illinois 61928
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Moultrie Housing – Sullivan Landlord Association
3.83

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Sullivan
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First Christian Church
4.00

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RR1 Box 328, Sullivan
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Sullivan Church of God
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321 N. West, Sullivan
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Faith Lutheran Church
1.00

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H-32 S. PO 109, Sullivan
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Lovington Christian Church
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301 S. County St, Lovington
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New Beginnings Apostolic Church
3.00

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307 S. Washington, Sullivan
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Highway Church of Christ
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704 W. Jackson, Sullivan
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Allenville Christian Church
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2 blocks west on Martin Street off Rt. 121, Allenville
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Bible Baptist Church
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Rt.# 3, Box 106, Sullivan
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First Church of God
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1213 E. Jackson, Sullivan
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Bethany Cumberland Presbyterian Church
5.00

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219 South Lincoln, Bethany
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First United Methodist Church
5.00

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216 W. Jefferson, Sullivan
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Marrowbone Public Library – April 2016

• A Rabies Vaccine Clinic will be held at the Library April 19th from 5-6 pm. Call the library or see our Website or Facebook page for more info. • Coffee Hour is held on Thursdays at 1pm. • Preschool Story Hour is held on Fridays at 11am. New to the library: Fiction: “Behold the Man” by Bodie & Brock Thoene, “Better Off Dead” by William W. Johnstone, “Between a Book and a Hard Place”, “The Calling” by Rachelle Dekker, “A Churn for the Worse”, “Clawback” by J.A. Jance, “Dark Promises” by Christine Feehan, “Death of a Nurse” by M.C. … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – Feb 2016

Coffee Hour is held on Thursdays at 1pm. Preschool Story Hour has resumed! Join us on Fridays at 11am for stories, snacks and a craft. The library will be closed February 15th for President’s Day The State and Federal Governments are encour aging citizens to submit their taxes online whenev er possible. However, they will be providing the library with a limited supply of basic forms avail able for free and beyond that, we can print forms from the internet for you for the price of our regu lar printing fee. New to the library: Fiction: “After She’s Gone” by … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – September 2015

Join us for coffee hour on Thursdays at 1pm. Story Hour begins September 11th at 11am. Mark your Calendars for Family Reading night November 19th at 6:30pm New to the library: Fiction: “Alert” by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge, “Arizona Territory” by Dusty Richards “Balm of Gilead” by Adina Senft, “Between the Living and the Dead” by Bill Crider, “Brush Back” by Sara Paretsky, “The Cat Sitter’s Cradles” by Blaize & John Clement, “The Cat Sitter’s Nine Lives” by Blaize & John Clement, “The Cat Sitter’s Whiskers” by Blaize & John Clement, “The Color of Light” by Emilie Richards, “Deadly … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – June 2015

June 4-July 11 June 4: Petting Zoo 10-11am June 11: Make A Joyful Noise! 1-2pm June 18: Three Sisters Tambourine 1-2pm June 25: Frog Music 1-2pm July 2: Musical Animals 1-2pm July 9: Over The Rainbow 1-2pm July 11: Library Carnival for 30 book read ers 2-3pm Coffee Hour will be moved to Fridays at 1 pm through June and July due to the Summer Reading Program New to the library: Fiction: “Aunt Dimity & the Summer King” by Nancy Atherton, “Beach Town” by Mary Kay Andrews, “The Body in the Birches” by Katherine Hall Page, “Bone To Be Wild” … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – July 2015

New to the library: Fiction: “All the Single Ladies” by Dorothea Benton Frank, “Blueprints” by Barbara Delinsky, “The Breaking Point : a Body Farm Novel” by Jefferson Bass, “The Bregdan Chronicles” by Ginny Dye: 1. “Storm Clouds Rolling In 1860- 1861” 2. “On To Richmond 1861-1862” 3. “Spring Will Come 1862-1863”, “Cash Landing” by James Grippando, “Country” by Danielle Steel, “Dead Ice : an Anita Blake Vampire Hunter Novel” by Laurell K. Hamilton, “Escape From Hangtown : a Lucas Fume Western” by Larry D. Sweazy, “The Fateful Lightning : a Novel of the Civil War” by Jeff Shaara, “Finders Keepers” … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – June 2017

SAFARI” We are kicking off our summer reading pro gram with our annual Petting Zoo. Come and see the animals, register to participate in the library’s summer reading program, check out books to read and earn prizes! Then come to the programs being offered once a week as follows: June 9 “Wild By Design, Douglas Hart Nature Center 1-2PM June 15 “Library Safari” games, scavenger hunt & snack 1-2PM June 22 To be announced 1-2PM June 29 “Wild & Wonderful Wolves” Macon Conservation 1-2PM July 6 “Wildlife On Wheels” Aikman Wildlife Adventure 1-2PM The Library Carnival for those who have … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – February 2017

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Art Class: Mondays 4 – 5:30 pm. Graphite pen cil drawing taught by Rachel Greenwell $10 per student per class. Ages 10 and up. Call the Library for more info! Pre School Story Hour: Fridays at 11 am for 3-5 yr olds. Coffee Hour: Thursdays at 1 pm. DID YOU KNOW? The library has a Facebook page and a website. However, the website is cur rently under re-construction as we are having to make changes to allow for the downloading of our newly digitized collection of high school yearbooks. We apologize for any inconvenience but are very … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – July 2016

Here is our info for the Happenings: Summer Reading Program NOW IN PROGRESS! June 16 – 1-2 pm “Reading Is Not A Drag!” with Local car & driver Wayne Snearly June 23 – 1-2 pm “Native American Games with Macon County conservation District June 30 – 1-2 pm “Animal Olympics” with Douglas hart Nature Center July 7 – 1-2 pm “Hootenanny!” Redneck Games July 9 – 2-3 pm Library Carnival for those who read 30 books. The Library will be closed June 24 & 25 for the Bethany Celebration and July 4th in observance of Independence Day. New to the … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – March 2016

Vaccination Clinic for dogs & cats Tuesday April 19 5-6pm in the Grove-Hill Community room at the Library. Summer Reading Program June 2 – July 9, 2016 “Read For The Win”. Story Hour Fridays at 11:30am Coffee Hour Thursdays at 1pm New to the library: Fiction: “The Art of War” by Stephen Coonts, “The Bitter Season” by Tami Hoag, “Blue” by Danielle Steel, “Breakdown” by Jonathan Kellerman, “Brotherhood In Death” by J.D. Robb, “The Ex” by Alafair Burke, “Fatal Burn” by Lisa Jackson, “Find Her” by Lisa Gardner, “The Forgotten Room” by Karen White, Beatriz Williams & Lauren Willig, “The … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – October 2016

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! PRE-SCHOOL STORY HOUR: Fridays 11:00am COFFEE HOUR: Thursdays 1:00pm BUGS & RUGS: The library will be closed Oct. 7-10 for Exterminating and Carpet cleaning. FAMILY READING NIGHT: Nov. 17 6:30pm DID YOU KNOW?: The library has 45 magazine subscriptions available for check-out? New to the library: Fiction: “Always a Cowboy” by Linda Lael Miller, “Always Watching” by Lynette Eason, “Apprentice In Death” by J. D. Robb, “The Beekeeper’s Son” by Kelly Irvin, “The Bishop’s Son” by Kelly Irvin, “A Catered Tea Party” by Isis Crawford, “The Christmas Angel Project” by Melody Carlson, “Crash and Burn” by Fern … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – December 2014

Stop in and get Your 2015 Calendars while they last! Photos were submitted by staff members and the following patrons: Anita O’Brien, Janet Webner and Kyle Kroll. Cost is $5.00 per calendar with the proceeds to help pay for the mortgage on the new library addition. Coffee Hour: Thursdays at 1pm New to the library: Fiction: Blue Labyrinth by Preston & Child, rk & Alafair Burke, The Escape by David Baldacci, Flesh and Blood : a Scarpetta Novel by Patricia Cornwell, The Job by Janet Evanovich, Love Without End by Robin Lee Hatcher, The Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans, … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – October 2017

Did you know? Our library chooses to shelve certain collections by Genre. Translation: If you want to read a biography, a craft book, a sports book, a how-to book, a pet book, Christian fiction, large print, western, auto motive, parenting, professional (teaching/homes chooling), local history, fantasy or science fiction, and classic fiction, we have them sectioned out by themselves for your convenience. If you can’t find it, just ask! Mark your Calenders! Family Reading Night: Thursday Nov.16, 6:30pm Sonnet (Robert B. Parker)” by Reed Farrel Coleman, Pre School storyhour: Fridays at 11am “House of Spies” by Daniel Silva, “The Identicals” … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – September 2014

Storyhour will begin Thursday September 12 at 11:00 am for preschoolers age 3-5. Come join us for stories, snacks and a craft! Mark your calendars for Family Reading night November 30th at 6:30pm. The theme this year is “Reading Rocks!” New to the library: Fiction: Act of War : a Thrillers by Brad Thor, Clam Wake : a Bed-and-breakfast Mystery by Mary Daheim, Designated Daughters : a Deborah Knott Mystery by Margaret Maron, Etta Mae’s Worst Bad-luck Day by Ann B. Ross, Fast Track : a Novel by Julie Garwood, Fatal Conceit : a Novel by Robert K. Tanenbaum, Father … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – May 2017

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Summer Reading Program “Reading Safari” : June 1 – July 8, 2017 Community Interdenominational Bible Study: Thursdays 9:30am Coffee Hour: Thursdays 1pm Pre School Storyhour: Fridays 11am DID YOU KNOW? The library has a great selection of “How-To” DVD’s such as auto-body repair, homesteading & survival, exercise, hunting & fishing,and horse & dog training. New to the library: Fiction: “All By Myself, Alone” by Mary Higgins Clark, “The Black Book” by James Patterson & David Ellis, “A Bridge Across the Ocean” by Susan Meissner, “The Burial Hour” by Jeffery Deaver, “The Chapel Car Bride”, “The Cutthroat” by … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – August -2015

Our Summer Reading Program was a huge success! 80 participants read at least 30 books to earn a ticket to the Library Carnival which was held on July 11th. Pre-School Story hour will resume on Friday September 11 at 11:30 am. Family Reading Night will be held Thursday Nov. 19th at 6:30pm New to the library: Fiction: “An Amish Buggy Ride” by Sarah Price, “Amish Faith” by Sarah Price, “Bad Men Die” by William W. Johnstone, “Blessing” by Lyn Cote, “The Bullet” by Mary Louise Kelly, “Butter Off Dead” by Leslie Budewitz, “Code of Conduct” by Brad Thor, “Cold Frame” … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – January 2015

Time is running out to get your 2015 Calendar! They can be picked up or ordered for $5.00 through January 31st. Photos were taken locally by patrons and staff as a library fundraiser to help pay for the new Community room. Join us for Coffee Hour Thursdays at 1pm. New to the library: Fiction: Betrayed by Lisa Scottoline, Chaos in Mudbug by Jana DeLeon, Gator Bait by Jana DeLeon, Hope To Die by James Patterson, Killing the Curse by Dennis Hetzel with Rick Robinson, Love Without End by Robin Lee Hatcher, Once Upon a Grind by Cleo Coyle, Scorched Eggs … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – May 2016

Coffee Hour is held on Thursday’s at 1pm. Preschool Story Hour is held on Fridays at 11am. Mark your Calendars for the Summer Reading Program “Read For The Win” June 2 – July 9, 2016. New to the library: Fiction: “And Then There Were Nuns” by Kylie Logan, “As Time Goes By” by Mary Higgins Clark, “The Atonement” by Beverly Lewis, “The Beast” by J.R. Ward, “Behind Closed Doors” by B. A. Paris, “Blood Orange” by Susan Wittig Albert, “Brush of Wings” by Karen Kingsbury, “Darkness” by Karen Robards, “Death of a Bacon Heiress” by Lee Hollis, “Dominion” by John … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – December 2016

Mark your calendars: The last Story Hour for 2016 will be Dec. 2nd at 11am. It will resume on Friday Jan 13 at 11am. Coffehour: Thursdays at 1pm Holiday closings: Dec. 22, 23 & 24 and Dec. 29, 30 & 31. DID YOU KNOW? The Library has a large assortment of VHS tapes and Music CD’s to give away for a limited time. Stop in and see if there is something in the collection that you can’t live without and save some and space in the landfill at the same time! We also have an ongoing collection of trade paperbacks … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – August 2016

DID YOU KNOW???? The library has a wheelchair, 2 walkers, and crutches that can be checked out for short term use to patrons with a valid Marrowbone Public Library District card. Coffee Hour is held on Thursdays at 1pm Preschool Story Hour will begin on Friday September 9th at 11am. New to the library: Fiction: “A Beauty Refined” by Tracie Peterson, “Born of Legend” by Sherrilyn Kenyon, “Chance Developments” by Alexander McCall Smith, “The Charmers” by Elizabeth Adler, “The Courtship Basket” by Amy Clipston, “Death Rides Alone” by William W. Johnstone with J.A. Johnstone, “The Divided Family” by Wanda E. … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – September 2016

Mark your calendars: •Storyhour Fridays at 11am •Coffee Hour Thursdays at 1pm •Family Reading Night Thursday Nov. 17 6:30pm DID You KNOW??? Our Library provides free Notary Service to our patrons? New to the library: Fiction: “The Artisan’s Wife” by Judith Miller, “Bullseye” by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge, “The Commodore” by P. T. Deutermann, “Crowned and Dangerous” by Rhys Bowen, “Dark Carousel” by Christine Feehan, “Die Like an Eagle” by Donna Andrews, “Dragonmark” by Sherrilyn Kenyon, “Deadly Encounter” by DiAnn Mills, “Deadly Fate” by Heather Graham, “Family Tree” by Susan Wiggs, “Free Fall” by Rick Mofina, “Guide Me Home” … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – April 2015

Coffee Hour Thursdays @1pm Storyhour Fridays @ 11am. Summer Reading Program “Read To the Rhythm” June 4-July 11. New to the library: Fiction: Anna’s Crossing by Suzanne Woods Fisher, The Assassin by Clive Cussler, Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews, Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs, Death of a Christmas Caterer by Lee Hollis, The Edge of Dreams by Rhys Bowen, Empire : the Chronicles of the Invaders by John Connolly & Jennifer Ridyard, A Harvest of Hope by Lauraine Snelling, In Plain Sight by Fern Michaels, License to Dill by Mary Ellen Hughes, Miracles and Mercy by Arianna Snow, Mrs. Grant … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – May 2015

• COFFEE HOUR THURSDAYS 1PM • PRE-SCHOOL STORYHOUR FRIDAYS 11AM • SUMMER READING PROGRAM “READ TO THE RHYTHM” JUNE 4-JULY11 New to the library: Fiction: “The Alpine Zen” by Mary Daheim, “The Angel Court Affair” by Anne Perry, “Bitter Winds” by Kay Bratt, “Bittersweet” by Susan Wittig Albert, “The Cavendon Women” by Barbara Taylor Bradford, “Chasing Sunsets” by Karen Kingsbury, “Dark Chocolate Demise” by Jenn McKinlay, “Daughter of Regiment” by Stephanie Grace Whitson, “The Dead Play On” by Heather Graham, “Deception on Sable Hill” by Shelley Gray, “Double Cross” by Diann Mills, “The Dream Lover” by Elizabeth Bert, “Emma: a … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – October 2015

Pre-School Storyhour has begun! Books, snacks, crafts & fun! 11:00am Fridays Coffee Hour: 1:00pm Thursdays Family Reading Night: Thursday Nov 19th, 6:30pm New to the library: Fiction: “Bathsheba : Reluctant Beauty” by Angela Hunt, “Candy Corn Murder” by Leslie Meier, “The Christmas Joy Ride” by Melody Carlson, “Dance of the Bones” by J.A. Jance, “Dark Ghost” by Christine Feehan, “The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O’Clock Lady” by Susan Wittig Albert, “Flintlock Kill or Die” by William W. Johnstone with J.A. Johnstone, “Friction” by Sandra Brown, “A Judgment of Whispers” by Sallie Bissell, “Keeper’s Reach” by Carla Neggers, “The Last … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library Dec 2015

Pre-School Story hour held on Fridays at 11:00 am will continue through December 4, 2015 then take a break for the Holidays and will resume on January 15, 2015. Coffee hour is held on Thursdays at 1:00 pm New to the library: Fiction: “All Dressed in White” by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke “Away in a Manger” by Rhys Bowen, “A Banquet of Consequences” by Elizabeth George, “The Bazaar of Bad Dreams” by Stephen King, “Born of Betrayan” by Sherrilyn Kenyon, “Career of Evil” by Robert Galbraith, “The Chocolate Falcon Fraud” by JoAnna Carl, “Christmas Bells” by Jennifer Chiaverini, … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – November 2016

Mark Your calendars: Storyhour: Fridays at 11am Last one for 2016 is Coffeehour: Thursdays at 1pm “Sock It To Me” Family Reading Night Thursday Nov. 17 6:30pm. Wear your favorite decorative socks! Guest readers, food, fun and prizes! DID YOU KNOW? There is a copy of the Village Ordinance book available for viewing in the Library? Also it can be viewed online via the village’s website at villageof bethany.us New to the library: Fiction: “All the Little Liars” by Charlaine Harris, “An Amish Family Christmas” by Shelley Shepard Gray, “Becky Meets Her Match” by Linda Byler, “The Boy Is Back” … Continue reading