Cards for Kids

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

Book Club - Jan. 21, 2023

On Saturday, January 21, the Riverton Area Book Club's book selection highlights the horrific practice of committing women to an insane asylum when they prove too "troublesome."  Kate Moore, author of "The Radium Girls," tells the story of Elizabeth Packard in the book "The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear."  This story hits close to home.  Moore's investigation into this issue centers on the Illinois State Hospital for the Insane in Jacksonville under the direction of Dr.

Book Club - Nov, 19th

The Riverton Area Book Club will meet Saturday, November 19, from 10-11am in the Riverton Village Library conference room to discuss Tuesdays with Morrie, by Mitch Albom.  Morrie Schwartz was Albom's former sociology professor. When Albom became aware on a "Nightline" special that Morrie was dying from ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) he reached out to him to reconnect.

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