• Escape From Hogwarts for Teens & Adults

    Friday, Mar. 22: 1 - 7pm & Saturday, Mar. 23: 9:30am - 12:30pm

    Our popular Harry Potter escape room, "Escape From Hogwarts", is back and open to both teens and adults! The attendees will split into teams and be challenged to solve the clues to find their way out of the escape room. This is the same room that challenged some of our teens in December. We do request no "repeat" attendees so that everyone has a chance to be part of the fun. Registration begins March 4th, groups are up to 6 people. Please let us know if you are signing up with a group or individually when you register. You may stop by the library or call 309-523-3440 to register to attend.
  • Kid's Lunch & Movie

    Monday, Mar. 25: 11:30am - 2:30pm

    The Library will host a kid's lunch and movie on Monday, Mar. 25th starting at 11:30am. Lunch will be served at 11:30am and the movie will begin at noon. We will be showing the newly released to DVD film, "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch", rated PG with a running time of 1 hour 26 minutes. Click here for more information about the film. Lunch is sponsored by the Friends of the River Valley District Library, registration is required to ensure there is enough food. For more information or to register to attend, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
  • Teen Staycation

    Monday, Mar. 25 - Friday, Mar. 29: 1-4pm

    For grades 6-12. Are you taking a "staycation" this year for spring break? Join us at the library for some super fun activities going on throughout the week! The activities schedule is as follows:
    Monday 3/25: Green Screen Fun
    Tuesday 3/26: Backyard Birds Presentation & Teens Talk
    Wednesday 3/27: Retro Gaming Day
    Thursday 3/28: Video Game Day
    Friday 3/29: Art Fun
    For more information or to register to attend, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
  • Pinterest Night

    Monday, Mar. 25: 6:30 - 7:30pm

    Adults and young adults, please join us for March's Pinterest Night this evening, Monday, Mar. 25th at 6:30pm! We will be making a fun and easy craft from the Pinterest site. If you’ve found and made any crafts from the site, feel free to bring them for Show & Tell. All materials will be provided and it is free to attend. Registration is required to ensure enough supplies are on hand. For more information or to register to attend, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
  • Duffy Hudson: An Afternoon with George Burns

    Friday, Mar. 29: 2 - 3pm

    For all ages. Join us for a fun-filled afternoon with Duffy Hudson! Duffy Hudson is an actor, director, writer, teacher and filmmaker. After graduating from college, he moved to New York City where he attended the Circle in the Square Theater School, on Broadway. He will be performing a short show as the famous actor/comedian, George Burns. For more information on Duffy and what he does, visit his website at duffyhudson.com. Registration is required, to reserve your seat call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.



Request for Proposals Documentation for the Roof Replacement project are available here and roof specifications are available here  Proposals must be returned in a sealed envelope by April 15, 2019 at 5:30 pm, at which time the sealed bids will be opened in a public                                   forum. You may call the library with any further questions at 309-523-3440.