• Current Library Services

    Updated 8/30/21

    An Important Message from Library Director, Teri Schwenneker, about library services as of 8/30/21: 
    In light of the increase in COVID-19 cases, River Valley District Library will be complying with the Governor's mask mandate. We all know the drill... please wear your mask indoors and when social distancing is not possible. Also, please wash your hands and stay home if you are sick. We will have disposable masks and hand sanitizer available for those who need them. Please know that we will not deny any patrons access to materials!! We ask that you call us at 309-523-3440 if you prefer to utilize curbside pickup or other arrangements, so we can get you what you want or need. Please, please....let's do our part....so we can ALL BREATHE again!!
    Thanks to all of our wonderful community members! Take care, until we see your beautiful smiles again!!!  --Teri
  • Story Time with Ms. Celeste

    Mondays in December: 10-11am

    For children of all ages. Story times will be every Monday morning from 10-11am. 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.
  • Winter Wonder Weekend

    Friday, Dec. 10: 4-8pm & Saturday, Dec. 11: 9am-noon

    Join RVDL for our special holiday celebration, Winter Wonder Weekend! Visit our Vendor Fair on Friday from 4 PM to 8 PM and on Saturday from 9 AM-12 PM to find the perfect presents for your loved ones. Enjoy the decorations done by community members, fill up on cookies from our cookie exchange, vote on your favorite tree from the staff's tree decorating contest, and get your presents beautifully wrapped at our Gift Wrapping Station! Also, make sure to stop by with your young ones between 4 & 8 pm on Friday, for a very special visit from Mr. Claus! For more information, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
  • Library Closed for Christmas

    Friday, Dec. 24 & Saturday, Dec. 25: CLOSED all day

    The Library will be CLOSED ALL DAY the following dates and times in observance of the Christmas holiday: Friday, Dec. 24th and Saturday, Dec. 25th. We will reopen for our normal hours on Monday, Dec. 27th at 9am. We wish everyone a very safe and happy holiday season!
  • 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 towards these age groups. Enjoy!