• 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
  • Dungeons and Dragons

    Every other Friday: 4-8pm

    DnD is back! Join RVDL every other Friday from 4-8pm 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lots of Virtual Resources Right Here!

    Explore our website for some fun things to do from home

    Looking for things to do while staying safe at home? Click around here 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 like our new site, Scholastic Teachables. Also, check under the Children & Teen tabs at the top of the Home page for resources specifically geared towards these age groups. Enjoy & stay safe!