Current Library Services
Updated Wednesday, Aug. 12th
The Library is currently offering curbside services and APPOINTMENT ONLY computer usage & short, browsing sessions. Please check back here and on our Facebook page for additional updates on this situation. If you have questions, please call 309-523-3440. Thank you and please stay safe.
October Reading Challenge
Through the month of October 2020
For all ages. Read one book during the month of October to earn a new badge for your collection on READsquared! Also for our October Challenge, we are asking you to read a spooky book in celebration of the Halloween holiday. Check out the reading lists at READsquared or the displays at the library for some great titles to get you started! Follow this link to visit our READsquared page -> https://rivervalleylibrary.readsquared.com Check back next month for another fun challenge. Happy reading!
Dungeons and Dragons
Tuesdays in October at 6:30pm
Join Coach T for an evening of DnD at the library! In order to observe social distancing and health guidelines, the groups will be a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 10 participants. You will need to call the library at 309-523-3440 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Coach T will confirm your spot at the table with an email.
Drive-Thru Halloween Parade
Friday, Oct. 30: 5-7pm
For all ages. Join our Drive-Thru Halloween Parade to celebrate the spooky season! Costumes are encouraged, but not required. We ask that families stay with their vehicles for safety. Register online at www.rivervalleylibrary.org on the Calendar of Events page or by calling (309) 523-3440.
Check Out Comics Plus!!
Great, free digital comics & graphic novels with your library card!
Are you a comic fan!? We now offer the digital Comics Plus Database, Comics Plus has over 20,000 different comics available for all ages. It has everything from Disney princesses to superheroes, horror to non- fiction, full graphic novels to illustrated biographies and much more! Click here and look up River Valley District Library, your log in information is your library card number. NOTE: This app is best used with a PC or tablet.
Lots of Virtual Resources Right Here!
Explore our website for some fun things to do from home
Looking for things to do while staying safe at home? Click around here on our website for a variety of fun & educational things for the whole family! Watch movies & 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 site, Scholastic Teachables! Also, check under the Children & Teen tabs at the top of the Home page for resources specifically geared towards these age groups. Enjoy & stay safe!