Cullom, Illinois

Cullom Beckman Memorial Library

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HOW DID IT BEGIN?
 
In 1965 the first meeting was held at Donald & Pat Johnson's house to discuss the possibility of a new community library for the Cullom area.  After many meetings over the years, the Cullom Memorial Library was established 02/02/1984 in the southeast corner of the community building.  On 04/01/1991 the library was moved to the current location on Hack Street, which was donated by Dr. Arnold Beckman and his wife.  In 2003, after another generous donation by  Dr. Arnold Beckman, a Cullom native, the new addition was added to the back of the library. Both Dr. and Mrs. Beckman are now deceased. Their daughter, Pat, died at her home in California Aug. 18, 2011.
 
NEW Library Hours:
 
Monday - 10:00am  to 1:00pm
Wednesday - 1:00 to 5:00pm
Friday - 2:00 to 5:00pm 
 Saturday - 9:00am  to 12:00 noon
 
Location:
 
PO Box 374
103 W. Hack Street, Cullom 
Phone:  815-689-2720

email:
 
Cost:
 
$15.00 / year for a family
 
 
 

Head Librarian: Nancy Sovinski

Cullom Beckman Library Officers and Board:

MAY 2022

President: Sandy Gunther
Vice President: Mike Gernentz
Secretary: Chris Taylor
Treasurer: Meri Knapp

Joan Haren
Laura Steidinger
Sandy Gernentz
Chris Taylor
Carol Melton
Wendy Harrington

SOMETHING NEW AT THE LIBRARY

"STITCHING AT THE LIBRARY"
Every Thursday from 6:30 to 8:00pm
STARTING Thursday, May 26, 2022
BRING YOUR OWN PROJECT
CROCHETING, KNITTING, EMBROIDERY. ETC, ETC
Gather together, Fellowship together
Organized by Chris Taylor


COFFEE & CONVERSATION

The 4th Saturday of every month at the Library starting at 9:00am
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The 2022 winner is CHERYL KOERNER of Florida...formally of the Cullom area.  Congratulations Cheryl.  A piece of Cullom going to Florida.  The quilt was donated back by the Fagan family.

2022 Library Quilt Winner..Cheryl Koerner, Florida
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Cullom Library Quilt Wall Hanging was made and donated by Linda Vercler for the 2021 Quilt Raffle. Winner was Karen Longmire.

Cullom Library Quilt Raffle is On for 2020
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Get your tickets at the Library

2020 Cullom Library Quilt Raffle
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Name tag for 2020 Quilt

2019 Winner of the Cullom Beckman Memorial Library Quilt Raffle for the Cullom 2019 Homecoming wasPat Fagan. This was the last quilt that Pat Johnson worked on before becoming ill and could no longer help,

2019 Library Quilt Raffle Winner
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Pat Fagan

We are always looking for people to join our organization