Tuesday, May 26th


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Curbside Pickup Begins June 1st

Curbside pick-up and drop-off of items will be

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, Monday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm.

You must CALL the library at 309-523-3440

if you have questions or if you would like to make

an appointment to pick-up/drop-off.

Beginning this Wednesday, May 27th, you may resume placing

LOCAL holds on items in the online catalog

(from River Valley ONLY)

and we will begin curbside service on Monday, June 1st!

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon!!

Click Here to Browse our Online Catalog

Make sure items are available at River Valley District Library. There will be no interlibrary loans at this time.

Today's Trivia

By which names are Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell now better known?

Staff Highlight- Tara

1. Name: Tara Lynn Palmer McKay

2. Job Title: Circulation Manager


3. Currently reading/watching/listening: Fiction: Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson. Non-Fiction: Prepper's Home Defense, by Jim Cobb. Food Storage for Self-Sufficiency and Survival by Angela Paskett, Acid Trip: Travels in the World of Vinegar by Michael Harlan Turkell Talk Money to Me by Kelley Keehn Napkin Finance by Tina Hay. On my Kindle: Disaster Preparedness For Women by Diane Vukovic

4. Pets: I have one cat named Yuki. Yuki loves my husband Randy.

5. Favorite Food: Anything my husband makes. I am not "into" going out to eat at all; but I will try to find someplace interesting to go to if we are traveling.

6. Most looking forward to doing after this is over: It will be a long time; Randy and I are big Blue's fans and travel to concerts and shows throughout the year missing that so much. We will be camping, hiking, and fishing: other favorite pass times of ours.

7. Are you from Port Byron/Rapids City: Randy and I were raised in the Quad Cities: our families are not from the Quad Cities They were transplanted here for employment. Fun fact: our Dads worked together.

8. What do you love most about your job: I love the Patrons! We practice extreme customer service at the Library!

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Read Like Tara on Axis 360

Check Out "Nothing To See Here" by Kevin Wilson on Axis 360 (eRead Illinois).

Read Like Tara on OverDrive

Check out this Survival Guide available on OverDrive (Libby).

Read Like Tara on Hoopla

Check out "Acid Trips: Travels In The World Of Vinegar" by Michael Harlan Turkell on Hoopla.

Trivia Answer

Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë. They chose androgynous pen names because they suspected (quite rightly, as it turns out) that books by women would not be given fair treatment by publishers and the public.
Learn More About the Brontë Sisters

Check out the official Brontë Sisters Website.

Read Works by the Brontë Sisters on Axis 360

Read the classic works by the Brontë Sisters on Axis 360 (eRead Illinois).

Thanks for your continued support! -RVDL Staff

Read Works by the Brontë sisters on OverDrive

Read the classic works by the Brontë Sisters on OverDrive (Libby).