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A Needle in the Haystack


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Needle in the Haystack


Join us on Thursday, November 18th at 5:30PM to

explore types of forensic evidence and discuss a homicide case study with Master Sergeant Tim Lemasters, Illinois State Police. Adult.


Space is limited and advance registration is required. Visit the library or call 217-935-5174 to learn more or register for this event.









Love forensic science?

Check out the following items at the Library!



Book cover with forensic scientist, handprint, & skull.

The Handy Forensic Science Answer Book

by Patricia Barnes-Svarney


This book covers the fundamentals, science, history, latest research and techniques of forensic science and crime scene investigation.

Non-Fiction


Request It!






Book cover with skull half buried in dirt.

Teasing Secrets from the Dead by Emily Craig, Ph.D.


A forensic anthropologist recounts her unlikely career, which has ranged from murder victims discovered in the backwoods of Appalachia to some of the highest-profile cases of our time.

Non-Fiction


Request It!









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The Gift of Fear by Gavin De Becker

The Gift of Fear by Gavin De Becker


Explains how to use the power of intuition to identify and avoid danger, and shares advice on restraining orders and self-defense tactics.

Non-Fiction


Request It!


Request It in Audio Book!







Book cover with bloody medical instruments.
Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell



Postmortem by Patricia D. Cornwell


Dr Kay Scarpetta uses forensic medicine to try to catch the killer of five young women.

Fiction - The first in the Kay Scarpetta Series.


Request It!











DVD Cover with skeleton between a man & a woman.
Bones, Season 1

Bones, Season 1


An FBI agent teams up with a forensic anthropologist to solve some of the most baffling and bizarre crimes.

DVD - TV Series


Request It!









Happy Crime Solving!

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