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214 S Main St | Port Byron, IL | Phone 309.523.3440 | Fax 309.523.3516 | e-mail
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We Need To Focus! The Library Needs Your Opinions!

To better serve the needs of our district, the River Valley District Library Board of Trustees are asking all of the taxpayers and patrons of the library to fill out a brief survey. Please click the link below this scroll box to participate. We value your input greatly, thank you for your time!

Thanksgiving Closure Dates and Times

The library will be closed the following dates and times in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday: Wednesday, Nov. 25th: Closing at 6pm; Thursday, Nov. 26th & Friday, Nov. 27th: Closed. We will reopen for our normal hours on Saturday, Nov. 28th at 9am. We hope everyone has a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Christmas Potluck and Movie: Thursday, Dec. 3: 12-3pm

The library will hold its annual Christmas Potluck on Thursday, Dec. 3rd at noon. We will watch the newly released to DVD film, "Mr. Holmes", after lunch. If you have any questions or if you would like to sign up to bring a dish to pass and attend, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.

Christmas Open House: Friday, Dec. 4: 10am - 7:30pm

Celebrate the season with River Valley District Library by joining us for cookies, coffee and punch on Friday, Dec. 4th starting at 10am. Just our way of saying thanks for another great year! If you have any questions or if you would like more information, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.

Library Purchases New 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 now 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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Thanksgiving Hours
Wed. 11/25: Closing at 6pm
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