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214 S Main St | Port Byron, IL | Phone 309.523.3440 | Fax 309.523.3516 | e-mail
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Library Closed for Labor Day

The library will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of the Labor Day holiday. We will reopen for our normal hours on Tuesday, Sept. 8th at 9am. We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday weekend!

Beginner's Sewing Class: Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 1: 4-6pm

For ages 12-adult. You must bring a sewing machine in good working order, however, there is no cost to attend. You must come to the first class in order to attend the rest as this is the class where we will learn all about the workings of the sewing machine and practice stitching. After the first class we will work on making a tote bag and then a skirt. For more information or to sign up to attend, please call 309-523-3440 or stop in to the library.

Friends of the River Valley District Library Meeting: Monday, Sept. 14: 9-10am

Would you be interested in joining or learning about a fun and enthusiastic group of volunteers? Come to the monthly Friends of the River Valley District Library meeting to find out how to join or just to learn about what they do for the library. The meeting will be held at the library in the upstairs Community Room. Hope to see you there!

River Valley District Library Board of Trustees Meeting: Monday, Sept. 21: 5:30-7:30pm

The River Valley District Library Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, Sept. 21st at 5:30pm in the library's upstairs Community Room. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Library Purchases New 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 now 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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Monday, Sept. 7th:
CLOSED in observance of
Labor Day