555 Buckeye, Pleasant Plains,
The architectural design was in the more modern style of
Frank Lloyd Wright. All of the artwork was done by local artists, including the
stained glass over the entrance archway. Moving day was the first of
February 2002. Everyone pitched in and helped. We were officially open to the
public on February 4th. The grand opening was held on Saturday, April 20,
Skies Public Library District
The birth of
Prairie Skies Public Library District, two locations one name.
the library district includes parts of four counties; Cass, Morgan, Menard and
Sangamon, the trustees wanted a name that would encompass the entire
district.In 2005, there was a contest for a new name. Hundreds responded, but
it was finally whittled down to three. The voting began. People could vote
online, in the library or mail their votes in. The winner was "Prairie
Skies" which was submitted by the children in the 3rd grade
class of A-C Central Grade School. The name became official in September 2006.