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214 S Main St | Port Byron, IL | Phone 309.523.3440 | Fax 309.523.3516 | e-mail
What's New!

Retro Friday- Teen Movie Night: Friday, Aug. 26: 5:30-7:30pm

For grades 6-12 but all are welcome to attend. Come to the library for a retro movie night on Friday, Aug. 26th at 5:30pm! We will be watching the hilarious modern classic, "Beetlejuice". This program is free, popcorn will be provided. Please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library to register to attend.

Adult Coloring Club: Friday, Sept. 2: 2-3pm

For adults and young adults. We hope you will join us for a fun and relaxing coloring session geared towards adults! 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.

Library Closed for Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 5th

The library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5th in observance of the Labor Day holiday. We will reopen for our normal hours on Tuesday, Sept. 6th at 9am. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday weekend!

Story Time Begins with Ms. Cathy on Monday, Sept. 12th!

Story Time with Ms. Cathy will begin here at the library on Monday, Sept. 12th at 10am! Story time will be on Mondays and Thursdays at 10am throughout the fall season. For more information, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library. Is Back! is back on our website! provides genealogy information from around the world. You can visit our "Links, Databases" tab to the left to view the database. Interested users should stop by the library to ask for the username and password.

Library Purchases 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 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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Same Overdrive, new consortium! Now that
River Valley District Library has officially
become part of the PrairieCat consortium,
we are offering Overdrive through "OMNI"
or "Online Media of Northern Illinois
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Additional Upcoming Closures:
Monday, Sept. 5: Labor Day