• Dungeons and Dragons

    Every other Friday in May: 4-7:45pm

    Join RVDL every other Friday in May from 4-7:45pm for the beloved fantasy tabletop roleplaying game, Dungeons and Dragons! We will supply pizza to prepare you for your long and dangerous adventure. What will your future hold? Glory and power, riches and allies, or…certain death. Only the dice will decide. Please register to attend this program online by visiting our 'Calendar of Events' page here on the website or call the library at (309) 523-3440. There are limited spaces (6 players per table) so register quickly! We will send you an e-mail after your registration has been confirmed.
  • Library Closed for Memorial Day

    Monday, May 30: CLOSED all day

    The library will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. We will reopen for our normal hours on Tuesday, May 31st at 9am. We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday weekend!
  • 2022 Summer Reading Program: "Read Beyond the Beaten Path"

    Monday, June 6th - Saturday, July 16th

    “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh, Here I am at…” Camp River Valley District Library! We will 'Read Beyond the Beaten Path' for our 2022 Summer Reading Program, as we turn the library into a 6 week long camp for all ages! We're starting things off with our Nature Explorers Camp: Hiking, Nature Art, Exploring and More! At week three we'll begin Music Camp: Fireside Songs, DIY Instruments, Kazoos – This is going to be a blast! Finally, we’ll wrap Summer Reading up with Science Camp: Volcanos, Discovery Stations, and STEAM Challenges – You’re not going to want to miss this! Make sure to sign up for The Summer Reading Program: Read Beyond the Beaten Path to experience adventures, crafts, music, movies, and a summer full of reading and learning! For more information, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
  • Monday Movie Matinee

    Every Monday in June: 12:30-7:30pm

    Join RVDL for our Summer Reading Program Monday Movie Matinee!
    Kiddos Movie (TBD) starts at 12:30PM: Lunch provided
    Adults Movie (TBD) starts at 3:00PM: Light refreshments provided
    Teens Movie (TBD starts at 5:30PM: Dinner provided
    This event is free to attend but registration is REQUIRED so that we can accurately count meals! For more information or to register to attend, please call 309-523-3440, stop by the library or visit our Calendar of Events page.
  • Reptiles & Amphibians with The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center

    Wednesday, Jun. 8: 1:30-2:30pm

    For all ages. Frogs, snakes, salamanders, oh my! The Wapsi River Environmental Educational Center will be here to teach us about the reptiles and amphibians that live around us. You can even learn how to attract more to your house! Registration is REQUIRED. For more information or to register to attend, please call 309-523-3440, stop by the library or visit our Calendar of Events page.
  • Lots of Virtual Resources Right Here!

    Explore our website for some fun things to do from home

    Looking for things to do while hanging out at home? Click around on our website for a variety of fun & educational things for the whole family! Watch movies & listen to music with Hoopla, check out books and audiobooks with Overdrive or eRead Illinois and visit our "Databases" page for tons more free, online resources! Also, check under the Children & Teen tabs at the top of the Home page for resources specifically geared toward these age groups. Enjoy!