New Materials

For curbside service, library staff will be available M-Th 10pm-7pm and Sat 10am-2pm.  Material can be requested by contacting the library at 217 629-6353 or at  A staff member will contact you when material is ready.


The Riverton Village Library is pleased to share that new material is being add through a grant funding from the Illinois State Library.  This grant will enhance the library efforts to provide updated and engaging material titles by many popular authors and some material from emerging authors.  Stop in Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm or Saturday 10am-2pm and see what the library has to offer.  Due to current Covid restrictions, library capacity is limited to 5.


Funding for this grant was awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).


Here is our new grant material for January:




Book Collectors:  A Band of Syrian Rebels


Bookish Life of Nina Hill


Chosen Ones




Cross Stitch for the Soul


Devil and The Dark Water


Dirty South (standard and LP)


Doors of Eden


Eddies Boy


Every Bone a Prayer


Ex Libris:  100 Books to Read and Reread


Garden of Promises and Lies


Gods of Jade and Shadow


I Came as a Shadow


In a Billion: One Man’s Remarkable Odyssey




Mexican Gothic


Miss Benson’s Beetle


My Last Duchess


Mystery of Mrs. Christie


Never After the Thirteenth


Neil Gaiman Reader


Night 2 Souls Went Walking


NYPD Red 6


Orphan Collector


Right Kind of Fool


Smartest Kid in the Universe


She Came by It Natural


Silver Arrow


Transcendent Kingdom


White Ivy


New November 2021


Alias Grace (Sarah Gadon)

Bad Boys For Life (Will Smith)

Bloodshot (Vin Diesel)

His Dark Materials  - Season One

Irresistible (Steve Carell)

Outlander – Season Five

Star Trek:  Picard – Season One

The Outpost (Scott Eastwood)

The Village (Season One and Two)

Waiting for Anya ( Anjelica Huston and Jean Reno)

Waiting for Barbarians (Johnny Depp)

You Should Have Left (Kevin Bacon)



Anxious People – Fredrik Backman

A Springtime Heart – Marta Perry

Banty House – Carolyn Brown

Boar Island:  An Anna Pigeon Novel  - Navada Barr

Bitter Pill – Fern Michaels

Confessions on the 7:45 – Lisa Unger

Christmas at Holiday House – RaeAnne Thayne

Christmas Cupcake Murder – Joanne Fluke

Dear Child – Romy Hausmann

Fatal Fraud – Marie Force

Follow Me Darkly – Helen Hardt

Fortune and Glory – Janet Evanovich (Print and Audio)

Happily this Christmas – Susan Mallery

Invisible Girl – Lisa Jewell

Jack – Marilynne Robinson

Magic Lessons:  The Prequel to Practical Magic – Alice Hoffman

Middlegame -  Seanan McGuire

One By One – Ruth Ware

One Charmed Christmas – Sheila Roberts

One For the Books – Jenn McKinlay

Redhead By the Side of the Road – Anne Tyler

The Book of Two Ways – Jodi Picoult

The Book of Lost Friends – Lisa Wingate

The Brightest Star – Fern Michaels

The Bright Side of Going Dark – Kelly Harms

The Christmas Swap – Melody Carlson

The Glittering Hour – Iona Grey

The Evening and the Morning – Ken Follett

The Exiles – Christina Baker Kline

The Glittering Hour – Iona Grey

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue – V.E. Schwab

The Midnight Library – Matt Haig

The Once and Future Witches – Alex Harrow

The Return – Nicholas Sparks-

The Searchers – Tana French

The Sentinel: A Jack Reacher Novel – Lee Child

The Ten Thousand Doors of January – Alix Harrow

The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop – Fannie Flagg

The Woman in the Mirror – Rebecca James

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars – Christopher Paolini

Troubled Blood – Robert Galbraith

Us Against You – Fredrik Backman

What Rose Forgot – Navada Barr (2019)



Agent Moose Volume 1 – Mo O’Hara

Dasher:  How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas Forever – Matt Tavares

InvestiGators: Take the Plunge (InvestiGators Volume 2) – John Patrick Green

Minecraft Dungeons:  The Rise of the Arch-Illiger – Matt Forbeck

Never Let a Unicorn Meet a Reindeer! - Diane Albers

Scribble Stones – Diane Alber

Silly Milly Christmas – Sheri Wall

Silly Milly Fall - - Sheri Wall

Taylor the Tooting Turkey – Humor Heals Us

The Spider Who Saved Christmas – Raymond Arroyo

The Tower of Nero:  Trials of Apollo – Rick Riordan



A Bookshop in Berlin – Francoise Frenkel

Everything Sad is Untrue- Daniel Nayeri

The Complete Guide to Fasting – Dr. Jason Fung

What Makes a Marriage Last:  40 Celebrated Couples Share  - Marlo Thomas

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains – Ariana Neuman



Dinosaur Lady: The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning – Linda Skeers

Fancy Nancy’s Fabulous Fall Storybook Collection – Jane O’Connor

Guide to Minecraft Dungeons:  A Handbook for Heros – Mojang Ab

I Dissent:, Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her Mark – Debbie Levy

I Turned my Mom into a Unicorn: A Funny Thankful Story – Brenda Li

Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor:  The Woman Who Loved Reptiles – Patricia Valdez

Leading the Way:  Women in Power – Janet Howell

Tear Soup:  A Recipe for Healing after Loss – Pat Schwiebert

Work it, Girl:  Mae Jemison:  Blast off into Space – Caroline Moss



Isaiah Dunn is my Hero:  Kelly Baptist

Sal and Gabi Break the Universe

Sal and Gabi Fix the Universe

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Universe (Tristan Strong 1) - Kwame Mbalia

Tristan Strong Destroys the World