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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 … 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
3.80

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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
5.00

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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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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

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 – 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 – 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 – January 2016

Pre-School Storyhour will resume on Fridays at 11:00 am on January 15th. Coffee Hour is held on Thursdays a 1:00 pm. New to the library: Fiction: “An Amish Year” by Beth Wiseman, “Ashley Bell” by Dean Koontz, “Bloodshed of the Mountain Man” by William W. Johnstone with J.A. Johnstone, “Carried Forward” By Hope by Ginny Dye, “Cross Justice” by James Patterson, “Dark Chaos” by Ginny Dye, “Dead To the Last Drop” by Cleo Coyle, “Forgotten Recipe” by Amy Clipston, “Glimmers of Change” by Ginny Dye, “The Good Neighbor” by Amy Sue Nathan, “House of the Rising Sun” by James Lee … 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 – August 2014

Our Summer Reading Program was a huge success! Thanks to all who helped with the carnival and throughout the duration of the program. Out of 130 participants, 76 reached the 30 book goal and were awarded a ticket to the library carnival. 47 readers and various parents and grandparents joined us at the carnival. Beginning Thursday, August 21 the Marrowbone Public library will be hosting a coffee hour beginning at 1pm in our new community room. Come join us for coffee, tea and a visit. Depending on participation this may become a weekly event. New to the library: Fiction: Accidentally … 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 – June 2016

Summer Reading Program “READ – FOR THE WIN” June 2-July 9, 2016 June 2 – 10-11am “Petting Zoo” Domestic, exot ic and farm animals. June 9 – 1-2pm “Library Olympics” Games, races and contests. June 16 – 1-2pm “Reading Is Not A Drag” Local car & driver Wayne Snearly June 23 – “Native American Games” Macon County Conservation District June 30 – “Animal Olympics” Douglas Hart Nature Center July 7 – “Hootenanny” Redneck Games New to the library: Fiction: “15th Affair” by James Patterson, “The Amish Millionaire by Wanda E. Brunstetter & Jean Brunstetter”, #1 “The English Son” #2 “The … 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 – 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 – 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 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 – 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 – 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 – March 2017

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Summer Reading Program “Reading Safari” June 1 – July 8, 2017 Art class: Mondays 4-5:30pm Pre School Storyhour: Fridays at 11am for 3-5 yr olds. Coffee Hour: Thursdays at 1pm THE YEARBOOK PROJECT IS COMPLETED! Check out our new and updated webpage at marrowbonepld.com ! Our Techy has uploaded all the yearbooks of Bethany High School and Okaw Valley High School from 1948- 2015. Scroll to the bottom of the webpage and click on a year. Depending on the speed of your internet connection, full-size images will take some time to load so please be patient! Now … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library – March 2015

March 5, 6:30pm: Library Program “Hope For The Best and Prepare For The Worst”. Are you as prepared as you could be for possible catastrophic events due to weather or other emergencies? Come join us for an evening of information, demonstrations and prize giveaways! Coffee Hour-Thursdays 1pm. Pre-School Storyhour-Fridays 11am. New to the library: Fiction: The Amish Clockmaker by Mindy Starns Clark & Susan Meissner, Antiques Con by Barbara Allan, Breaking Creed by Alex Kava, Cane and Abe by James Grippando, Crash & Burn by Lisa Gardner, Crazy Love You by Lisa Unger, Death of a Liar by M.C. Beaton, … 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 – 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 – February 2015

Plans are being finalized for a disaster preparedness/self-sustainability program to be held at the library in February. Pre-School Storyhour for 3-5 year olds has resumed. Come join us for stories, snacks and crafts on Fridays from 11:00-11:45. Join us for Coffee Hour Thursdays at 1;00pm. New to the library: Fiction: Always On My Mind by Susan May Warren, Assassination Option by W.E.B. Griffin, The Body Snatchers Affair by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini, Cold Cold Heart by Tami Hoag, Collision : Book Four of the Secret World Chronicle by Mercedes Lackey, Die Again by Tess Gerritsen, Esther : Royal Beauty … 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 – 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