Meet Your Candidate

The Riverton Village Library Trustees will host a Meet Your Candidate night on Wednesday, March 13 at 7pm in the Village community room. Candidates from the Village of Riverton, Lincoln Land Community College and the Riverton School Board will be present. The event moderator, Jim Leach, will take questions from the audience for the school board. Please join us for this informative evening.

Book Club - March 16, 2019

The March 16 selection for the Riverton Area Book Club is the best-selling book Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate. Inspired by true history, the author dramatizes the plight of young children who were stolen from their homes in the 1920-1950s and sold to well-paying families.

Book Club - February 16th

On February 16 the Riverton Area Book Club will meet to discuss Charlotte's Web.  This children's story, which is also enjoyed by adults, was written by American author E.B. White in 1952 and is the story of Wilbur (a pig) and a barnyard spider named Charlotte. Various themes are presented in this book such as life and death, innocence, and growing up.


The book club meets from 10am to 11am at the Riverton Village Library. Some books have been ordered through interlibrary loan. If you need a copy please contact the library at 217-629-6353.


January Book Club - January 19th

Hope the weather cooperates for book club this Saturday, Jan 19.
The Riverton Area Book Club is meeting to discuss Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy, a book about 4 women living during the Civil War.
Location: Riverton Village Library, 1200 E. Riverton RoadTime: 10:00 - 11:00 am
Everyone is welcome to attend, even if you have not read or finished the book. We will select our February book. What do you want to read more of: Romance? Mystery?
Thriller? Biography? Send me your suggestions if you cannot make the meeting!

January 19th Book Club

The Riverton Area Book Club continues to select books which focus on little known women in history. Using primary sources and interviews with descendants, author Karen Abbott recounts the true story of four women who became spies during the Civil War in the book Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War.  The four spies are Belle Boyd, a socialite; Emma Edmonds, a farm girl; Elizabeth Van Lew, an abolitionist; and Rose O'Neale Greenhow, a widow.  These women represent both Union and Confederate sides and are surrounded by real-li


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