• 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

    Monday A.M.~ 10-11am & Wednesday P.M.~ 6-7pm

    For children of all ages. Story times will be every Monday morning from 10-11am and Wednesday night from 6-7pm. 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.
  • Fall Fest

    Saturday, Oct. 2: 10am-1pm

    For all ages. We’re falling for Fall here at RVDL, so we’re throwing a festival for it! Join us on Saturday, Oct. 2nd between 10 & 1 for an outdoor Fall Festival with music, treats, games, and more! Want the festivities to continue? Come back downtown that evening, 4:30-9pm, for music, supper, and lots of fun at the Economic Development Committee's Octoberfest! For more information, call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
  • Friends of the RVDL Meeting

    Monday, Oct. 4: 9-10am

    The Friends of the River Valley District Library will meet in the upstairs Community Room of the library on Monday, Oct. 4th at 9am. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Learn more about the Friends group by visiting our "Friends of the Library" page or by searching for them on Facebook.
  • Makers Monday

    Monday, Oct. 4: 5-6pm

    For ages 7 & up. Calling out to all the young engineers, scientists, artists, and architects! Visit RVDL on the first Monday of every month from 5-6pm to make...things! That’s right! We’ll be making forts, bridges, slime, art, and all sorts of fun creations! Stop by and be ready to create! For more information, call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
  • Library Closed for In-Service Day

    Wednesday, Oct. 6: CLOSED all day

    The library will be closed for the day on Wednesday, Oct. 6th for an in-service/employee training day. We will reopen for our normal hours on Thursday, Oct. 7th at 9am. We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • How Do I Access RVDL's Social Media From Here??

    Read Ms. Teri's instructions below to find out how

    Want to explore more fun on your virtual visit? Your adventures are truly four clicks away, on the small, square, colorful buttons on the right side of the banner at the top of this webpage. 
    The top square takes you to our fabulous fun-filled Facebook page! Here you will be delighted with entertainment and education opportunities.
    The second square takes you to the library’s Twitter page. Your time spent on Twitter will treat you with activities and stories.
    The third square is a link to our YouTube channel! New videos are in the works but stay a while and take a trip down memory lane by watching some of our favorite people being educated in playful ways!
    The fourth square is Instagram, our online photo-sharing application. Here is where you can let your creativity shine! Share photos of your isolation projects and your thoughts in the comments sections. This growing platform will keep us connected! Show us your smile! Your River Valley District Library staff is diligently working on more ways to reach you from our digital library branch!

Wireless internet access covers our entire building, including the parking lot! Computers are available for public use in the adult, young adult, children's, and meeting room areas. Please call 309-523-3440 for the most up-to-date guidelines on library computer usage.