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We recommend these books for those interested in learning more about the history of the Town of Normal. All of these books can be found at the Normal Public Library
- "The Legacy: A Survey of the Historical Architecture of the Town of Normal" by Carl Ekberg, Ann Malone and William Walter
- "A Pictorial History of the Town of Normal" published by The Normalite
- "The Beginnings of Normal, Illinois" by Harold K. Sage
- "Souvenirs of History – Normal, Illinois" by Eloise B. Craig et al.
- "A Place We Called Home: A History of the Illinois Soldiers' Orphans' Home 1864-31, Illinois Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's School 1931-1979" by Ruth Cobb