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Current Weather Conditions In Benton, IL (62812)  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:32:43 EDT
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"Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin."

—Quentin Crisp (b. 1908) British author




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Story Time

Story time for preschool age children is held every Wednesday
at 10 a.m. in the Children's
Activity Room!


For more information please contact our library director Erin Steinsultz at or call the library at (618) 438-7511.

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Location & Hours

502 S. Main Street 
Benton, IL 62812

Mon-Thu: 9am-8pm
Fri-Sat: 9am-5pm
Sun: 1pm-5pm

May close in inclement weather.

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Court filing details carnage of fatal bank robbery  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0500
Local veterans set to be honored at ride  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0500
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