Our January Calendar
Find out what's happening this month at River East!
Hours and Location
Our library is currently open:
Monday: 10am - 5pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 5pm
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Call us on 815-385-6303
Find us at:
McHenry, IL 60051
Can't decide what to read?
Try BookBrowse for new recommendations
Click the books below to get started.
The Covid-19 Epidemic
Advice For Patrons
We know it's a confusing time, and one thing the library has always offered is information, we're here to help! Below please find some links regarding information on the Covid-19 epidemic, and when we can expect things to get back to (somewhat) normal.
An Evening with an Author!
A discussion with Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Author of Mexican Gothic.
Local Employment Opportunities!
Heard About Our Library of Things?
We have so much for you to use, including our brand new metal detector!
Love Talking About Books?
Sign up for our virtual book discussion...
Check out our pet resources HERE
Borrow from the comfort of your home!
Borrow e-books, audio books and more at OverDrive. All you need is your River East Library Card.
Our Library Catalog
Search our catalog, then pick up in person, or in an outside locker!
eRead - Our Digital Library
Endless books - right at your fingertips.
Clicking the image above will take you to a new app we're using that allows you to borrow all kinds of books on your phone, tablet, or e-reader. You'll need to log in using your library patron number. You can find this on your library card - or give us a call if you can't locate it. You can find everything from new releases to your favorite classics right here.
Scholastic GO!® offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.
Click the image above to get started!
MedlinePlus - The US Library of Medicine site
Medical resources and information
MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends. Find reliable, up-to-date information about diseases, conditions, and wellness topics. This trusted resource is available anytime, anywhere, on any device.