Closing for Depot Days

The Library will be closed August 24, 2013 for Amboy Depot Days. The Library will reopen on Monday August 26, 2013 at 1:00 PM.

Summer Reading needs your help

We are in need of 1/2 gallon plastic milk jugs for summer reading! If you have any milk jugs please bring them by the library! Thank you!

New Books for June 2013

Here is a look at the new fiction books in the adult department!

Zero Hour by Clive Cussler

Once Upon a Time by Debbie Macomber

A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams

Happy, Happy, Happy by Phil Robertson

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen

The Time Between by Karen White

Deeply Odd by Dean Koontz

The Kill Room by Jeffery Deaver

Her Last Breath by LInda Castillo

Sweet Salt Air by Barbara Delinsky

The Heist by Janet Evanovich

The Engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan

Read Smore Books Sign up

Pankhurst Memorial Library is gearing up for Read Smore Books, a camping themed Summer Reading Program. The program is for children in preschool-4th grade. The schedule for each class is as follows:

Preschool: Tuesdays July 9, 16, 23, 30 from 1:30-2:30 PM
K-1st Grade: Wednesdays July 10, 17, 24, 31 from 1:30-2:30 PM
2nd-4th Grade: Thursdays July 11, 18, 25, & August 1 from 1:30-2:30 PM

Please sign up your child by Monday June 24, 2013!

We hope to see you there!

April Board Meeting Moved

The April Board Meeting has been moved to Monday April 8, 2013 at 7:15 PM

New Books for April

Come checkout one of our new books!


Alex Cross, Run by James Patterson
Band of Sisters by Cathy Gohike
The Best Man by Kirstan Higgins
Calculated in Death by J.D. Robb
The Change by Karen Kingsbury
Collateral Damage: A Stone Barrington Novel by Stuart Woods
Deadly Stakes by Judith A Jance
Guilt: An Alex Delaware Novel by Jonathan Kellerman
The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
Touch and Go by Lisa Gardner
Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel
A Week in Winter First American by Maeve BInchy
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Six Years by Harlan Coben
Starting Now: A Blossom Street Novel by Debbie Macomber
Young Adult
My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire
A Friend at the Zoo by Mary Tillworth
A Bedtime for Bear by Bonny Becker
Chu’s Day by Neil Gaiman
Emeraldalicious by Victoria Kann
Its Earth Day by Mercer Mayer
The Graves Family Goes Camping by Patricia Polacco
How to be a Cat by Nikki McClure
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Ice Fishing For Kids by Tyler Omoth  

Library Board Meeting

The next library board meeting will be February 12 at 7:00 PM.

Join us for Ghoulish Fun

On October 31, 2012, the Pankhurst Memorial Library will host a Halloween Party from 5:30PM to 7:00PM! Everyone is invited to attend. There will be games, activities, and contests. We hope to see you there. (This program is made possible by the Amboy Civic Organization) 

As Temperatures rise....

Are you looking for a place to cool off this summer? Pankhurst Memorial Library is one of many cooling centers in Lee County. Library Hours are as follows:

Monday & Wednesday: 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Friday and Saturday: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Sunday: Closed

Readings is soooooo Delicious at Our Library!!

Summer Reading 2012

Something is cooking at Pankhurst Memorial Library this summer at the 2012 Summer Reading. Classes are for Preschool through 4th grade and meet Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday beginning June 5.

June 5, 12, 19, 26 from 1:00-2:00 PM

K-1st Grade

June 6, 13, 20, 27 from 1:00-2:00 PM

2nd-4th Grade

June 7, 14, 21, 28 from 1:00 -2:00 PM 

Look for registration forms to come home or stop in the library. Bring your appetite as we devour books this summer, earn prizes and have fun doing crafts!! 

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Amboy, Ilinois 61310
Phone: 815/857-3925

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Tuesday: 9:00am-3:00pm

Wednesday: 1:00pm-7:00pm

Thursday: 9:00am-3:00pm

Friday: 9:00am-1:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am-1:00pm

Sunday: CLOSED

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