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214 S Main St | Port Byron, IL | Phone 309.523.3440 | Fax 309.523.3516 | e-mail
What's New!

Summer Reading Program Ended on Saturday, July 23rd

The 2016 Summer Reading Program officially ended on Saturday, July 23rd! If you have not turned in your reading log please come to the library to do so as soon as possible. Thanks to all our participants for making it another great year!

Retro Friday- Teen Movie Night: Friday, July 29: 5:30-7:30pm

For grades 6-12 but all are welcome to attend. Come to the library for a retro movie night on Friday, July 29th at 5:30pm! We will be watching the hilarious modern classic, "Adventures In Babysitting". This program is free, popcorn will be provided. Please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library to register to attend.

Library Closed for Tug Fest: August 12th & 13th

The library will be closed Friday, Aug. 12 and Saturday, Aug. 13 due to the Tug Fest celebration and activities. We will reopen for our normal hours on Monday, Aug. 15 at 9am. We hope everyone has a safe & fun Tug weekend, go Illinois!

River Valley District Library Board of Trustees Meeting: Monday, Aug. 15: 5:30-7:30pm

The River Valley District Library Board of Trustees will be meeting on Monday, Aug. 15th at 5:30pm in the library's upstairs Community Room. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Is Back! is back on our website! provides genealogy information from around the world. You can visit our "Links, Databases" tab to the left to view the database. Interested users should stop by the library to ask for the username and password.

Library Purchases Databases, Freegal and Zinio!

Please go to our "Links, Databases" button on the left and scroll to the "Databases" section to get started with some of our fabulous new online platforms! Not only do our patrons now have access to Zinio, the world's largest online magazine database, but we have Freegal: Music, Freegal: Movies and Television and Freading! Have your River Valley District Library card handy and get started today!

Building Expansion Information

For any available information on the current status of our building expansion project, please click the "Library Expansion" button to the left of the page. Thank you!

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Same Overdrive, new consortium! Now that
River Valley District Library has officially
become part of the PrairieCat consortium,
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or "Online Media of Northern Illinois
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Additional Upcoming Closures:
Friday 8/12 & Saturday 8/13-
Closed for Tug Fest