March at the Library

Adult events this month at RVDL

Elders of the Internet
Online Registration

Click here to register online for upcoming programs.

Fun and games with the Friends of the RVDL

Stitching and More

Wednesdays, March 4th, 18th, and 25th

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!

Tax Prep Help

Wednesday, March 4th at 6-7 pm

RVDL welcomes Tricia Barrett of Riverbend Accounting to answer all of your tax prep questions.

Fraud Protection for Seniors

Thursday, March 5th at 2-3 pm

"Elders are the principle target of con artists, sweepstake fraud schemes, and home repair fraud operators. By some estimates, older persons account for 90% of all fraud victims. Seniors are thought to lose tens of billions of dollars to fraud every year."

-Attorney General's Office Website.

Learn how to protect yourself from these scams and more with a representative from the Illinois State Attorney General's Office.

Winter Farmers' Market

1st & 3rd Saturday of each month

(March 7th & 21st)

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!

Tech Tuesday

Tuesday, March 10th

1-3 pm

Have technology questions? Bring your devices and let the librarians help you out. Drop-in anytime from 1-3 pm. Laptops, e-readers, phones and anything else that you can think of.

Please make sure to bring your login information, like an Apple ID or email address and password, for your device.

Lean In Circle

Wednesday, March 18th

11:30 am - 1 pm

You are invited to join area women for education and encouragement.

Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch, snacks, and drinks.

Make a Tri-Fold Card

Wednesday, March 18th

6-7:30 pm

Make a tri-fold card with a belly band. A sample will be at the front desk.

Registration Required

Beekeeping 101

Thursday, March 19th

1-2 pm

Learn about bees and beekeeping.

Take home your own pollinator-friendly plant to help save the bees.

All ages are welcome.
Registration is required.

Presented by R's Honey of Port Byron.

Pinterest Night

Monday, March 23rd

at 6:30 pm

Each month is a new and exciting project! Sign up early because these go quickly and make something with an amazing group of people. Be creative and meet some new friends!

Bunny Wreath

Wednesday, March 25th

5-7 pm

Come to the library to make a fun bunny wreath just in time for Easter! All supplies will be provided.

Registration Required

Tools to Manage Diabetes

Thursday, March 26th

2-3 pm

You may have recently discovered that you have diabetes or someone close to you does. You are not alone. 1 in 11 Americans has diabetes and 1 in 3 has prediabetes. Kristin Bogdonas, Illinois Extension nutrition and wellness educator, will introduce you to some lifestyle tools that can help manage and prevent complications of diabetes. Managing this disease will help prevent damage to your heart, eyes and nerves. Resources, tools and food samples included!

This class is free but registration is required.

Free Family Portraits

Saturday, March 28th


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.

Meetings in March

Online Registration

Click here to register online for upcoming programs.

Staff Picks

Linnea & Jade both are watching


(PG-13, 2hr 5min).

Harriet tells the story of Harriet Tubman

and her life in slavery, escape,

and subsequent returns to the county she

grew up in to rescue others.

Linnea says, "Great info and storyline!'

Jade says, "A great movie that is long overdue!"

Harriet is available on both Blu-ray and DVD.

River Valley District Library

Library Hours

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

Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday: Closed