Cards for Kids

The Riverton Village Library is participating in the Cards for Kids program.  All students enrolled in the Riverton School District are entitled to a libray card at no cost.  Contact the library for full details.

Book Club - May 15th

Saturday, May 15, is the next meeting for the book club. The selection is The Little Paris Bookshop, by Nina George, a German author. She is an advocate for writers and women's rights and has worked as a cop reporter, free lance journalist, and managing editor for a number of publications. The main character, Monsieur Jean Perdu, is known for his "Literary Apothecary." He sells books from a barge on the River Seine in Paris. But he is no ordinary bookseller; Perdu has insight into what his patrons need to improve their lives and he prescribes books accordingly.

Book Club - April 24th

 

Fun, delightful, beach read--these are some of the words used to describe Elin Hilderbrand's 2017 novel The Identicals, the Riverton Area Book Club's April selection. The meeting will take place April 24, from 10-11 am, in the Riverton Municipal Building's community room. (Please note that this is a week later than usual.)  Masks are required and social distancing is available.

Trivia Night 2021 - Cancelled

The Riverton Village Library has made the decision to cancel our annual Trivia Night again in 2021 due to COVID.  We hope to see you all again in 2022.  Ware are accepting donation in lieu of this fundraiser.  You can send any amount you are able to give to Riverton Village Library, 1200 Riverton Road, Riverton, IL  62561.The library is open for regular hours with limited capacity.  You can reach us at 217 629-6353 or at rvl1@casscomm.com.  Thank you for your continued support.

 

February 20th book Club

On February 20 the Riverton Area Book Club will discuss 1984, by George Orwell.  This novel, Orwell's ninth and final book, was published in 1949 and imagined what life might be like in 1984.  Orwell used Stalinist Russia as his model for creating a world in which there is totalitarianism, mass surveillance, manipulation of truth, and repressive regimentation of citizens. 

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