Our April Calendar

Find out what's happening this month at River East!

Our April 2021 Calendar

 

Look Ahead to May Calendar


Hours and Location

Hours:

The library is currently open to a limited number of patrons at a time. Appointments MUST be made for computer use. 

You can request books and DVD's, and computer appointments by phone on 815-385-6303 or via email at readatrivereast@gmail.com

 

Our library is currently open:

Monday: 10am - 5pm

Tuesday: 1pm - 7pm

Wednesday: 10am -5pm

Thursday: 1pm - 7pm

Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 5pm

 

Please note - we CANNOT offer copying or fax services at this time. Call with any questions on 815-385-6303

 

 

Find us at:

813 IL-120 

McHenry, IL 60051


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.

 

Illinois Dept. Of Health Covid-19 Updates

CDC Information on Covid-19

Chicago Tribune Covid-19 Updates

 

 

 

What's New?

Events and programs coming soon!

Fireside Chat with author Alex Kotlowitz

Poster featuring images of Alex Kotlowitz, journalist and author, and a selection of his book covers

 

Get Walking with the Story Striders - win a FitBit

Poster with details of our upcoming story times

 

Story Time in Morrison Park!

Poster describing our new summer programs


Got water blasters?

Granted, it's a little cold right now - but summer is right around the corner!

 

Friends over and you don't have enough water blasters? You can check them out here! Warm, hot weather will be here soon, keep your library in mind for all kinds of summer activities!

Posted by River East Public Library on Friday, April 16, 2021

The library is OPEN!!

Welcome back...

Poster 1 detailing the library's reopening plan for Monday March 1st 2021

Poster 1 detailing the library's reopening plan for Monday March 1st 2021


Do you know about our storytime craft kits?

Entertainment in a bag

Poster with details of our take and make crafts for storytime this February


2021 Reading Challenge

We're excited for this celebration of a year of reading! Stop in and pick up a calendar.

Poster describing our 2021 reading challenge - call to pick up your calendar

Have you watched our videos?

River East Library Staff present videos on a variety of topics.

Click here to view our videos!


OverDrive/Libby

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 email us or give us a call to arrange curbside pickup!

Our Library Catalog  Logo for Destiny Follett


eRead - Our Digital Library

Endless books - right at your fingertips.

Image provided by Axis 360 of a woman holding a tablet or mobile device facing away from her, with the screen displaying the Axis 360/eRead Illinois website.

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.