January at the Library

Events for Adults at RVDL

Winter Weather Have You Stuck Inside?

Check out our abundant e-resources to read, watch, or listen to your favorite library materials right from your own home!

Online Registration

Click here to register online for upcoming programs.

Winter Farmers' Market

1st & 3rd Saturday of each month

(January 4th & 18th)

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!

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library need you!

The Friends of the Library will meet on

Monday, January 6th at 9 am

Anyone interested in more information or

joining the Friends is invited to join us!

Can't make it to the meeting?

Contact the library to see other ways you can help!

Rubber Stamping

Friday, January 10th

9-11 am

The Rubber Stamping group invites you to join them. They will be creating projects using a variety of stamps and inks. Everyone is welcome to stop by and see what they're making this month, or bring your own projects and join them!

Stitching and More!


January 15th, 22th, 29th

at 1-4 pm

Make new friends while working on your

latest craft projects at the library

All craft projects are welcome, not just stitching!

Lean In Circle

Wednesday, January 15th

11:30-1 pm

Lean in circle members work together to educate and

encourage its members on the important role of being a woman

in our community and how we can further

female growth in leadership, entrepreneurship,

and especially friendship.

Participants are welcome to bring their own

lunch, snacks, and drinks.

Adult Coloring


January 17th & 31st

2-3 pm

Coloring has been found to calm the mind, encourage positive social interaction,

and produce a similar effect to meditation.

Colored pencils, markers, and coloring sheets are provided,

but attendees are welcome to bring their own.

Crafting for Conservation

Friday, January 17th

1-2:30 pm

The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center is coming back to the Library. This time, we invite adults to join us to learn how to upcycle old magazines.

Adult Art with the Figge Art Museum

Tuesday, January 21st

2-3:30 pm

Join Kelsey of the Figge Art Museum

to create your own masterpiece.

Registration Required

Staff Picks

Heidi is reading

The Institute

by Stephen King

Heidi says this is not your typical Stephen King novel!

Book Synopsis:

"In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis' parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there's no window. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents -- telekinesis and telepathy -- who got to this place the same way Luke did: Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris, and 10-year-old Avery Dixon. They are all in Front Half. Others, Luke learns, graduated to Back Half, "like the roach motel," Kalisha says. "You check in, but you don't check out." In this most sinister of institutions, the director, Mrs. Sigsby, and her staff are ruthlessly dedicated to extracting from these children the force of their extranormal gifts. There are no scruples here. If you go along, you get tokens for the vending machines. If you don't, punishment is brutal. As each new victim disappears to Back Half, Luke becomes more and more desperate to get out and get help. But no one has ever escaped from The Institute."

River Valley District Library

Library Hours

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

Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday: Closed