December Events

Children & Families

Holiday Closings

Online Registration

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Story Time with Ms. Cathy

December Storytimes will be on the following dates:

Thursday, December 5th

Monday, December 9th

Thursday, December 12th

at 10-11 am

Storytime will take a break for the holidays,

and will resume next year.

Happy Holidays!

Christmas Open House

Friday, December 6th

All Day:

Drinks, Treats, Chat with the Librarians!


Beginning at 5 pm:

Caroling, Wood Carvers, Crafts,

Bake Sale, and More!

The Legend of St. Nicholas

Friday, December 6th

5:30-7:30 pm

The Old English Father Christmas

tells the stories of St. Nicholas,

who has been the protector

of children throughout the ages.

Learn about the origins of

the various St. Nicholas characters

around the world, as well as popular

Christmas symbols and traditions.

Father Christmas will be available

after the program for photos.

Take a stroll down Main Street to check out the Village of Port Byron's Christmas Walk on December 6th from 5-8 pm.

Farmer's Market

1st & 3rd Saturday of each month

(December 7th & 12th)

9 am - 12 pm

The Port Byron Farmers' Market will be

spending the winter at RVDL!

Come check out the amazing

locally handmade products,

and support local small businesses!


Anyone interested in having a booth is invited to

contact the library for more information!

Craft for Kids

Monday, December 9th

5:30-7 pm

Art/ Picture/ Card Holder

Everyone will receive 1 base and 4 clothespins

to paint and decorate.

Limit of 25 participants.

Registration Required

Books and Barks!

Thursday, December 12th

6-7 pm

QC CAN Therapy Dogs return once again to RVDL.

These adorable pups will be available to

be pet, read to, and cuddled.

Children are invited to bring a book to read

or check one out at the library.

Free Family Portraits

Saturday, December 14th

9a-1p

Individuals and families are invited to

have their photos taken for free at RVDL.

You MUST call to register for a 15-minute time slot.

Photos will be sent out via email the following week.

Only one time slot per person/family, please.

Lego Club

Saturday, December 28th

11 am - 12:30 pm

Children of all ages are welcome to attend Lego Club on the fourth Saturday of each month.

Legos will be provided. All you need to bring is your creativity!

Staff Picks

Jade's son is reading:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball

by Jeff Kinney

In book 14 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series,

Greg's family receives an unexpected

inheritance and chaos follows.

Christopher has loved reading each of the Wimpy Kid books,

and was so excited for the new book that he instantly stopped

what he was doing to sit and read it!

River Valley District Library

Library Hours

Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday: Closed