• 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 in December: 4-7:45pm

    Join RVDL every other Friday in December 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.
  • Shopping in Chicago Bus Trip

    Friday, Dec. 3: 8am-9:30pm

    For all ages. River Valley District Library presents the 'Shopping in Chicago: Bus Trip!' The bus will depart from the library at 8:00am. The estimated time of return is 9:30pm. The cost is $35 per person. To reserve your seat or for questions/more information, please contact Kathy Peschang by e-mailing her at: kathy@rivervalleylibrary.org or by calling 309-523-3440.
  • Winter Wonder Weekend

    Friday, Dec. 10: 4-8pm & Saturday, Dec. 11: 9am-noon

    Join RVDL for our special holiday celebration, Winter Wonder Weekend! Visit our Vendor Fair on Friday from 4 PM to 8 PM and on Saturday from 9 AM-12 PM to find the perfect presents for your loved ones. Enjoy the decorations done by community members, fill up on cookies from our cookie exchange, vote on your favorite tree from the staff's tree decorating contest, and get your presents beautifully wrapped at our Gift Wrapping Station! Also, make sure to stop by with your young ones between 4 & 8 pm on Friday, for a very special visit from Mr. Claus! For more information, please call 309-523-3440 or stop by the library.
  • Teen Cosplay Night

    Thursday, Dec. 16: 6-7:45pm

    For ages 12+. Dress as your favorite character and come on down to RVDL to show off your costume! There will be fun games and plenty of treats! Register by calling 309-523-3440, stopping by the library, or on 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 towards these age groups. Enjoy!