• 2019 Summer Reading Program

    Monday, June 3rd - Friday, July 19th

    For all ages. The 2019 Summer Reading Program, "A Universe of Stories", will begin Monday, June 3rd and run until Friday, July 19th. This program is open to ALL ages, adults, teens and children. REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY, JUNE 3RD. By registering to participate, you will be eligible to win prizes and gift cards at the end of the program. There will also be many events associated with Summer Reading, make sure and check back here and on Facebook. For more information or if you have any questions please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library. Happy Reading!!
  • Adulting 101

    Saturday, June 8, 15, 22, 29 and July 6 & 13: 11am - 1pm

    For teens/young adults, ages 15-25. Are you looking to learn some life skills that will help you become an adultier adult? Let us help! The library will be hosting "adulting" classes on Saturdays throughout the Summer Reading Program beginning on June 8th and lasting until July 13th. This series of six classes is designed to help you learn to handle the responsibilities of adulthood. These classes are free to attend, however registration is required. For more information or to register to attend, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library. You may also register here on the website via the "Calendar of Events" page.
  • The Library Needs Your Help!!

    The Library is currently seeking donations of very gently used outdoor furniture to utilize outside of the library during the nicer weather. If you have anything you would like to donate, please call the library during our normal hours at 309-523-3440. Please no broken/damaged items, thank you!!
  • Adult Coloring Club

    Friday, June 14: 2-3pm

    Adults and young adults, we hope you will join us for a fun and relaxing coloring session at our Adult Coloring Club! There is no cost to attend and all materials will be provided by the library. For more information or to sign up, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library. You may also register online to attend by visiting our "Calendar of Events" page here on the website.
  • Kids Train Program with The Galesburg Railroad Museum

    Saturday, June 15: 6-7:30pm

    Kids of all ages, Mr. Ralph Linroth and his wife, Joyce, will visit the library on Saturday, June 15th at 6pm to speak about his 37 years on the railroad. Mr. Linroth and his wife will be representing the Galesburg Railroad Museum, to learn more about the museum look them up here on Facebook or visit their website at galesburgrailroadmuseum.org. Registration to attend is required, all children attending will receive a train whistle and a goody bag! For more information or to register, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library. You may also register to attend here on the website via the "Calendar of Events" page. **PLEASE NOTE** This event will take place in the upstairs Community Room. The main, downstairs portion of the library will remain CLOSED and the library services that take place in that area will NOT be available.
  • River Valley District Library Board of Trustees Meeting

    Monday, June 17: 5:30-7:30pm

    The River Valley District Library Board of Trustees will be meeting on Monday, June 17th at 5:30pm in the library's upstairs Community Room. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.



Wireless internet access covers the entire building! Computers are available for public use in the adult, young adult, children and meeting room areas.