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The 2016 Summer Reading Program will begin on Monday, June 13th and run through Saturday, July 23rd. This year's theme will be "Read for the Win!" You may come pick up your reading logs at any time. If you have any questions or if you would like more information, please call 309-523-3440 or stop in to the library.
The library will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. We will reopen for our normal hours on Tuesday, July 5th at 9am. We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday!
Join Ms. Cathy at Dorrance Park on Thursday, July 7th starting at 2pm for an outdoor scavenger hunt! This is an all ages family event. For more information or to sign up to attend, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
Adult Book Club will be meeting on Tuesday, July 12th at 6pm. We will be discussing "Something Rich and Strange" by Ron Rash. If you have any questions or if you would like to sign up to attend, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
The Illinois-Iowa RiverShare Libraries consortium will be changing after July 1, 2016. The eight Illinois member libraries have voted to leave RiverShare and rejoin the PrairieCat LLSAP consortium. What this means for patrons includes: effective 4/15/16, patrons were no longer able to place holds on items owned only by Iowa libraries, but were still able to check out at their sites. Effective 5/15/16, patrons were no longer able to check out at Iowa libraries. Patrons are now able to check out at all Illinois libraries, including Cordova Library. Patrons are also able to interlibrary loan items and have access to over 4,000,000+ materials through the PrairieCat consortium. Patrons are still able to place holds through the Worldshare/OCLC system, as well. Lastly, effective 7/1/16, patrons will have access to the IREAD plus the OmniLibraries/Overdrive online consortiums which feature thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, movies and other online resources. If you have any questions, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
Ancestry.com is back on our website! Ancestry.com 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.
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!
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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