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Current Weather Conditions In Benton, IL (62812)  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:54:31 EDT
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Pollen Trend for Benton, IL (62812)  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:54:31 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
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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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