March at the Library
Adult events this month at RVDL
Fun and games with the Friends of the RVDL
Bunco and a Luncheon
Wednesday, March 11th
at 12:30-3 pm
Join the Friends of the Library for a potluck lunch followed by Bunco. Participants are invited to bring a dish to pass.
Fridays, March 13th & 27th
at 2-3 pm
Puzzles & More
Friday, March 20th
at 1-3 pm
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!
Tuesday, March 10th
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.
Tools to Manage Diabetes
Thursday, March 26th
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.
Meetings in March
Friends of the RVDL
Monday, March 2nd
at 9-10 am
Port Byron Historical Society
Wednesday, March 11th
at 7-8 pm
Monday, March 16th
at 5:30 pm
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.