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Tuesday, March 2, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561


6:00 PM - Waterfowl Migration with Tim Murphy from the QC Audubon Society      


Location:  
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  

RVDL Welcomes Tim Murphy from the QC Audubon society! Tim will teach us all about Waterfowl Migration. Learn what birds will be flying around your area this spring!

Zoom Link:

 https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtf-uspzwrHdK53gTBwhR442CIa0TZihQo

 

 



Thursday, March 4, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Friday, March 5, 2021


6:00 PM - Sheep to Sweater: A Hobby Farmer's Life      


Location:  
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  RVDL Welcomes Dawn Crist! Dawn is a hobby farmer extraordinaire. She raises sheep, havests wool, and makes beautiful yarn. Find out what a life in a day looks like for Dawn as she explains the ins and outs of being a hobby farmer.

Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsd-qtpzsrGta13zWPo-adpMfIPxlVWe_H


Saturday, March 6, 2021


1:00 PM - 3:30 PMVirtual Dungeons & Dragons      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Please email Coach T at yarivervalleydistrictlibrary@gmail.com for further information. Any new groups wanting to participate must provide their own Dungeon Master.


Tuesday, March 9, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Thursday, March 11, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMQuilting Group      


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        
Description:  
6:00 PM - Pre-Civil War Quilts: Secret Codes to Freedom on the Underground Railroad      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  

RVDL welcomes our 2021 Illinois Humanities Road Scholar, Connie Martin! Join us to hear the story of Connie’s family, and the secrecy, codes, and fugitive slave escape routes which were revealed in her family Bible dated 1865. We’ll also learn about the origins of the underground railroad, abolitionists, slave routes passing through Illinois, and the quilt codes used to navigate the underground railroad with replicas made by Connie’s mother! 
 

Illinois Humanities is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Illinois General Assembly [through the Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA)], as well as by contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations.

 

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed by speakers, program

participants, or audiences do not necessarily reflect those of the NEH, Illinois Humanities, IACA, our partnering organizations, or our funders.
 


Zoom Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsd-6qqTouHdBrVGVeezGBjNShYlgfWQHR

 
 



Friday, March 12, 2021


6:00 PM - Birth Your Way with Melanie Hexen      


Location:  
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  RVDL welcomes Melanie Hexen of Empress Birth Services to the Library! Melanie, a professional midwife who services women from all backgrounds, will teach us about different birthing options. Learn about home births, water births, and much more in this informative virtual program.

ZoomLink:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lduGsrD0tEt00hE_olZ7PS13xyWN6vWEX


Saturday, March 13, 2021


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMURICRA Walk-in Registration      


Location:  River Valley District Library-Upstairs
Contact:        
Description:  
1:00 PM - 3:30 PMVirtual Dungeons & Dragons      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Please email Coach T at yarivervalleydistrictlibrary@gmail.com for further information. Any new groups wanting to participate must provide their own Dungeon Master.


Tuesday, March 16, 2021


10:00 AM - Kids in the Kitchen (Story Time)      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

More info TBA

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Thursday, March 18, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Saturday, March 20, 2021


1:00 PM - 3:30 PMVirtual Dungeons & Dragons      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Please email Coach T at yarivervalleydistrictlibrary@gmail.com for further information. Any new groups wanting to participate must provide their own Dungeon Master.


Tuesday, March 23, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Thursday, March 25, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMQuilting Group      


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        
Description:  
5:00 PM - ROE Family Cooking Class      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  

Join in on a fun and nutritional virtual family cooking class with Nina Struss at River Valley District Library! Nina, a Hy-Vee Corporate Registered Dietitian and a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, has put together a delicious Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas recipe for you and your family to cook together while she gives instructions and interactive nutrition lessons. 

 

 

 Ingredients and Instructions Link:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gPbLPK_FaMXUeK2i9yEVEMLW8WLy4_-FhpVoWJBq4P4/edit?usp=sharing

 

Zoom Link: 

 https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtdOGorDIpH9MOFDrX4bkzS4x8nfAZ2L6C

 

 



Saturday, March 27, 2021


1:00 PM - 3:30 PMVirtual Dungeons & Dragons      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Please email Coach T at yarivervalleydistrictlibrary@gmail.com for further information. Any new groups wanting to participate must provide their own Dungeon Master.


Tuesday, March 30, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Wednesday, March 31, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed For Staff In-Service      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Saturday, April 3, 2021


9:00 AM - 12:00 PMBlood Drive      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Monday, April 5, 2021


6:00 PM - Dennis Stroughmatt: Illinois Creoles, French Canadians, and Louisiana Cajuns: A Continental Story      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  


Thursday, April 8, 2021


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMQuilting Group      


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        
Description:  


Saturday, April 17, 2021


5:30 AM - Friends Plant Sale: Pre-Orders End      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Go to bit.ly/rvdlplantsale to pre-order your 10" hanging basket for $12 each. All proceeds go to the Friends of the River Valley District Library. Basket pick-up will be on May 7th and 8th.


Thursday, April 22, 2021


10:00 AM - Kids in the Kitchen (Story Time)      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

More info TBA

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMQuilting Group      


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, April 23, 2021


6:00 PM - Kim Sigafus: Journeying Through The American Indian Way of Life      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  


Friday, April 30, 2021


6:30 PM - Catalina Maria Johnson, Ph.D: Latin Hip Hop as a New Poetry      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  


Tuesday, May 4, 2021


6:00 PM - Star Wars Trivia Night      


Location:  Online via Zoom
Contact:        
Description:  


Thursday, May 6, 2021


10:00 AM - Kids in the Kitchen (Story Time)      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

More info TBA

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Friday, May 7, 2021


5:30 AM - Friends Plant Sale: Basket Pick Up      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Go to bit.ly/rvdlplantsale to pre-order your 10" hanging basket for $12 each by Saturday, April 17th. All proceeds go to the Friends of the River Valley District Library.


Saturday, May 8, 2021


5:30 AM - Friends Plant Sale: Basket Pick Up      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Go to bit.ly/rvdlplantsale to pre-order your 10" hanging basket for $12 each by Saturday, April 17th. All proceeds go to the Friends of the River Valley District Library.


Friday, May 28, 2021


6:00 PM - Ernest M. Whiteman III: No One Ever Sees Indians: Native Americans in Media      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  


Monday, May 31, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed For Memorial Day      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Tuesday, June 15, 2021


6:00 PM - Didgeridoo Down Under      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  More info TBA


Wednesday, June 23, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed For Staff In-Service      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Monday, July 5, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed for Independence Day (Observed)      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, August 13, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed for Tug Fest      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Saturday, August 14, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed for Tug Fest      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Monday, September 6, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed For Labor Day      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Wednesday, October 6, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed For Staff In-Service      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Thursday, November 25, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed For Thanksgiving      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, November 26, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed For Thanksgiving      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, December 24, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed For Christmas      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Saturday, December 25, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed For Christmas      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, December 31, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed For New Year's Eve      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561


6:00 PM -
Waterfowl Migration with Tim Murphy from the QC Audubon Society


Location:  
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  

RVDL Welcomes Tim Murphy from the QC Audubon society! Tim will teach us all about Waterfowl Migration. Learn what birds will be flying around your area this spring!

Zoom Link:

 https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtf-uspzwrHdK53gTBwhR442CIa0TZihQo

 

 



Thursday, March 4, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Friday, March 5, 2021

6:00 PM -
Sheep to Sweater: A Hobby Farmer's Life


Location:  
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  RVDL Welcomes Dawn Crist! Dawn is a hobby farmer extraordinaire. She raises sheep, havests wool, and makes beautiful yarn. Find out what a life in a day looks like for Dawn as she explains the ins and outs of being a hobby farmer.

Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsd-qtpzsrGta13zWPo-adpMfIPxlVWe_H


Saturday, March 6, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Virtual Dungeons & Dragons


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Please email Coach T at yarivervalleydistrictlibrary@gmail.com for further information. Any new groups wanting to participate must provide their own Dungeon Master.


Tuesday, March 9, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Thursday, March 11, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561


1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Quilting Group


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        
Description:  
6:00 PM -
Pre-Civil War Quilts: Secret Codes to Freedom on the Underground Railroad


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  

RVDL welcomes our 2021 Illinois Humanities Road Scholar, Connie Martin! Join us to hear the story of Connie’s family, and the secrecy, codes, and fugitive slave escape routes which were revealed in her family Bible dated 1865. We’ll also learn about the origins of the underground railroad, abolitionists, slave routes passing through Illinois, and the quilt codes used to navigate the underground railroad with replicas made by Connie’s mother! 
 

Illinois Humanities is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Illinois General Assembly [through the Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA)], as well as by contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations.

 

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed by speakers, program

participants, or audiences do not necessarily reflect those of the NEH, Illinois Humanities, IACA, our partnering organizations, or our funders.
 


Zoom Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsd-6qqTouHdBrVGVeezGBjNShYlgfWQHR

 
 



Friday, March 12, 2021

6:00 PM -
Birth Your Way with Melanie Hexen


Location:  
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  RVDL welcomes Melanie Hexen of Empress Birth Services to the Library! Melanie, a professional midwife who services women from all backgrounds, will teach us about different birthing options. Learn about home births, water births, and much more in this informative virtual program.

ZoomLink:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lduGsrD0tEt00hE_olZ7PS13xyWN6vWEX


Saturday, March 13, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
URICRA Walk-in Registration


Location:  River Valley District Library-Upstairs
Contact:        
Description:  
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Virtual Dungeons & Dragons


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Please email Coach T at yarivervalleydistrictlibrary@gmail.com for further information. Any new groups wanting to participate must provide their own Dungeon Master.


Tuesday, March 16, 2021

10:00 AM -
Kids in the Kitchen (Story Time)


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

More info TBA

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Thursday, March 18, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Saturday, March 20, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Virtual Dungeons & Dragons


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Please email Coach T at yarivervalleydistrictlibrary@gmail.com for further information. Any new groups wanting to participate must provide their own Dungeon Master.


Tuesday, March 23, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Thursday, March 25, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561


1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Quilting Group


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        
Description:  
5:00 PM -
ROE Family Cooking Class


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  

Join in on a fun and nutritional virtual family cooking class with Nina Struss at River Valley District Library! Nina, a Hy-Vee Corporate Registered Dietitian and a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, has put together a delicious Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas recipe for you and your family to cook together while she gives instructions and interactive nutrition lessons. 

 

 

 Ingredients and Instructions Link:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gPbLPK_FaMXUeK2i9yEVEMLW8WLy4_-FhpVoWJBq4P4/edit?usp=sharing

 

Zoom Link: 

 https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtdOGorDIpH9MOFDrX4bkzS4x8nfAZ2L6C

 

 



Saturday, March 27, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Virtual Dungeons & Dragons


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Please email Coach T at yarivervalleydistrictlibrary@gmail.com for further information. Any new groups wanting to participate must provide their own Dungeon Master.


Tuesday, March 30, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Join us for fun, games, and of course, stories!
Click the link below to join in!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Wednesday, March 31, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed For Staff In-Service


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Saturday, April 3, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Blood Drive


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Monday, April 5, 2021

6:00 PM -
Dennis Stroughmatt: Illinois Creoles, French Canadians, and Louisiana Cajuns: A Continental Story


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  


Thursday, April 8, 2021

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Quilting Group


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        
Description:  


Saturday, April 17, 2021

5:30 AM -
Friends Plant Sale: Pre-Orders End


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Go to bit.ly/rvdlplantsale to pre-order your 10" hanging basket for $12 each. All proceeds go to the Friends of the River Valley District Library. Basket pick-up will be on May 7th and 8th.


Thursday, April 22, 2021

10:00 AM -
Kids in the Kitchen (Story Time)


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

More info TBA

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561


1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Quilting Group


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, April 23, 2021

6:00 PM -
Kim Sigafus: Journeying Through The American Indian Way of Life


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  


Friday, April 30, 2021

6:30 PM -
Catalina Maria Johnson, Ph.D: Latin Hip Hop as a New Poetry


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  


Tuesday, May 4, 2021

6:00 PM -
Star Wars Trivia Night


Location:  Online via Zoom
Contact:        
Description:  


Thursday, May 6, 2021

10:00 AM -
Kids in the Kitchen (Story Time)


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

More info TBA

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84396019561




Friday, May 7, 2021

5:30 AM -
Friends Plant Sale: Basket Pick Up


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Go to bit.ly/rvdlplantsale to pre-order your 10" hanging basket for $12 each by Saturday, April 17th. All proceeds go to the Friends of the River Valley District Library.


Saturday, May 8, 2021

5:30 AM -
Friends Plant Sale: Basket Pick Up


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Go to bit.ly/rvdlplantsale to pre-order your 10" hanging basket for $12 each by Saturday, April 17th. All proceeds go to the Friends of the River Valley District Library.


Friday, May 28, 2021

6:00 PM -
Ernest M. Whiteman III: No One Ever Sees Indians: Native Americans in Media


Location:  Zoom
Contact:        celeste@rivervalleylibrary.org
Description:  


Monday, May 31, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed For Memorial Day


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Tuesday, June 15, 2021

6:00 PM -
Didgeridoo Down Under


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  More info TBA


Wednesday, June 23, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed For Staff In-Service


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Monday, July 5, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed for Independence Day (Observed)


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, August 13, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed for Tug Fest


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Saturday, August 14, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed for Tug Fest


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Monday, September 6, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed For Labor Day


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Wednesday, October 6, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed For Staff In-Service


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Thursday, November 25, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed For Thanksgiving


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, November 26, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed For Thanksgiving


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, December 24, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed For Christmas


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Saturday, December 25, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed For Christmas


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, December 31, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed For New Year's Eve


Location:  
Contact:        
Description: