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Current Weather Conditions In Benton, IL (62812)  Wed, 1 Oct 2014 06:07:00 EDT
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Pollen Trend for Benton, IL (62812)  Wed, 1 Oct 2014 06:07:00 EDT
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"A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight."

—Robertson Davies (b. 1913) Canadian novelist




Your Benton Public Library has a new website.
Click here to check it out.



Did you know we offer E-Books?



All you need is your Benton Library Card # and Pin # and you are ready to start downloading to many E-Reading devices.


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To access our card catalog, search below:


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Now accepting credit cards.  Click here.


Your library resources available anytime, anywhere:

Resources - Work and research from the office or from home, anytime:


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FirstSearch is an online service that gives users access to a rich collection of reference databases.  (Please contact your local library for login information.)


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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