Remodeling of the Carriage House’s main floor for use as the new library began in 1990. Heading the renovation was Leslie H. Kenyon of Peoria. When the doors were opened to the public in 1991, it offered 12,000 books to its patrons.

That same year, the Library Board petitioned to have the Dwight Public Library convert to a Library District, which would give it a larger territory and, thus, a larger tax base. The initiative was successful, and the Prairie Creek Public Library District was created. The increased tax base allows the library to offer its patrons improved materials and services.


 Notice is hereby given by the Budget Committee of the Prairie Creek Public Library District of Dwight, IL that a meeting will be held to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  This meeting will be held at the Prairie Creek Public Library at 501 Carriage House Lane, Dwight, IL.

This meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm. and if necessary, the meeting will be continued at a later date to be determined.   If a continuation of the budget committee meeting is necessary, notice will be posted.

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What is Explore More Illinois?

Explore More Illinois is a free service provided by the Prairie Creek Library that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theaters, and other fun and local cultural venues.


Culture • History • Language • Travel • Education • News

Our Emphasis is on 175 Countries • 121 Topics for each Country

Upcoming Events At The Library

We invite you to stop in and browse through our collection of books, audio books, Playaways, magazines, and DVD’s

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The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.  Albert Einstein

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