August 2019 Children and Families

Events this month at River Valley District Library

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Check out all our amazing events at our online calendar. Online registration is open 24/7.


Sensory-Friendly Play | River Valley District Library

Join us for Sensory-Friendly Play!

There's only 2 more chances to join in our Sensory-Friendly Play Dates!

Tuesday, August 6th and 13th at 3:30-4:30

The kids have all had such a wonderful time through the month, that we decided to extend our play time for 2 more weeks before the start of the school year.

Check out the video clip above to get a glimpse of what we've been up to.

Closed for Tug Fest

The library will be

closing early on Thursday, August 8th at 1pm

for Tug Fest.

We will remain closed

Friday, August 9th and Saturday, August 10th.

We will reopen for regular hours on Monday, August 12th.

Go Illinois!

Lego Club

Saturday, August 24th


Love Legos? Come check out Lego Club on the 4th Saturday of each month. We have a large variety of bricks for you to use. Selected creations may even be displayed near the front of the library. There are Lego Duplos for the younger children to play with, too!


Thank you to all who helped make our Summer Reading Program a success! Thank you to Exelon and the Friends of the River Valley Library for helping fund the program. Thank you to all of our patrons who participated!