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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

Address:
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

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

Address:
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

Address:
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 – 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 – 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 – November 2015

Pre-School Story Hour 11:00 am Fridays Coffee Hour: 1:00 pm Thursdays Family Reading Night Thursday Nov. 19th, 6:30 pm with the theme, “Camp Out With A Good Book”. There will be special guest readers, refreshments and prizes! New to the library: Fiction: “A.D. 33” by Ted Dekker, “All Is Calm All Is Bright : Two Christmas Novellas” by Colleen Coble, “All the Stars in the Heavens” by Adriana Trigiani, “Another Way Home : a Chicory Inn Novel” by Deborah Raney, “Beautiful Star of Bethlehem” by Lori Copeland, “The Birdhouse” by Laura V. Hilton, “Blotto, Twinks & the Heir to the … 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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

November Schedule of events: • Coffee Hour: Thursdays at 1pm • Family Reading Night: “Reading Rocks!” Nov 20 6:30pm. • Last Story Hour for this year: Dec. 5 (will start up again in January) • Get your order in now for the 3rd annual Library Calendar: (put together from the winners of the 2014 Photo Contest.) New to the library: Fiction : Bones Never Lie by Kathy Reichs, The Brickmaker’s Bride by Judith Miller, Burn by James Patterson, Buttermilk Sky by Jan Watson, Celtic Fire : Rogue Angel series by Alex Archer, Clara’s Wish : an Amish Christmas Romance by … 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – July 2017

y Summer Reading Program “Reading Safari” June 29 “Wild and Wonderful Wolves” Macon County conservation District 1-2pm July 6 “Wildlife On Wheels” Aikman Wildlife Adventure 1-2 pm July 8 Library Carnival for participants who have read 30 or more books. 2-3pm Coffee Hour: Fridays at 1pm Did You Know? The library has travel packs for every state in the U.S. We collect travel info such as pamphlets, brochures, and event booklets and package them into big plastic organizers that can be checked out. So if you are planning a vaca tion you can check out a pack to see what … 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – August 2017

• Pre School Story Hour for 3-5 year-olds will begin September 15 at 11:00am on Thursdays • Library Coffee Hour is every Thursday at 1pm New to the library: Fiction: “Beautiful Tempest” by Johanna Lindsey, “Beloved Hope” by Tracie Peterson, “Beneath Copper Falls” by Colleen Coble, “Caramel Crush” by Jenn McKinlay, “Colter’s Journey” by William W. Johnstone, “Come Sundown” by Nora Roberts, “Camino Island” by John Grisham, “Dangerous Minds” by Janet Evanovich, “Death of a Bachelorette” by Laura Levine, “Dis mem ber and Other Stories of Mystery and Suspense” by Joyce Carol Oates, “The Duchess” by Danielle Steel, “Dying Breath” … 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 – 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 – 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 – 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