• Story Time with Ms. Celeste

    Mondays in May: 10-11am

    For children of all ages. Storytimes will be every Monday morning from 10-11 am. Join us for bubbles, music, crafts, games, snacks, and tons of amazing books! For more information or to register to attend, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
  • Tales on the Trail at Dorrance Park

    Sunday, May 22: 1-3pm

    For all ages. Join River Valley District Library and Cordova District Library for a walk through Dorrance Park full of stories, activities, and treats! For more information, call 309-523-3440 or e-mail Celeste at celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org.
  • Lego Club

    Saturday, May 28: 11am-12pm

    Best for kids 5 and up. Knock, knock. Who’s there? LEGO. LEGO who? LEGO the doorknob and let me in! I need to make it to the Lego Club at the library! Come to RVDL on the 4th Saturday of each month and create your Lego masterpieces. Whether you want to take on the monthly challenge, or just build your own creation, we’re going to have a bricky blast! Call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library for more information.
  • Library Closed for Memorial Day

    Monday, May 30: CLOSED all day

    The library will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. We will reopen for our normal hours on Tuesday, May 31st at 9am. We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday weekend!
  • 2022 Summer Reading Program: "Read Beyond the Beaten Path"

    Monday, June 6th - Saturday, July 16th

    “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh, Here I am at…” Camp River Valley District Library! We will 'Read Beyond the Beaten Path' for our 2022 Summer Reading Program, as we turn the library into a 6 week long camp for all ages! We're starting things off with our Nature Explorers Camp: Hiking, Nature Art, Exploring and More! At week three we'll begin Music Camp: Fireside Songs, DIY Instruments, Kazoos – This is going to be a blast! Finally, we’ll wrap Summer Reading up with Science Camp: Volcanos, Discovery Stations, and STEAM Challenges – You’re not going to want to miss this! Make sure to sign up for The Summer Reading Program: Read Beyond the Beaten Path to experience adventures, crafts, music, movies, and a summer full of reading and learning! For more information, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
  • Lots of Virtual Resources Right Here!

    Explore our website for some fun things to do from home

    Looking for things to do while hanging out at home? Click around on our website for a variety of fun & educational things for the whole family! Watch movies and listen to music with Hoopla, check out books and audiobooks with Overdrive or eRead Illinois and visit our "Databases" page for tons more free, online resources like our BRAND NEW database, BookFlixAlso, check under the Children & Teen tabs at the top of the Home page for resources specifically geared toward these age groups. Enjoy!