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We had lots of fun at Kids' Craft Day on January 19, in honor of A.A. Milne's birthday, we had Winnie-the-Pooh crafts and activities.

Our next Kids' Craft Day will be right on Valentine's Day itself, February 14, from 2:30-4 here at the Library.

The Book Club will meet again on Monday, January 30th, at 6:30 here at the Library.  This month's book is The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.  We have a few copies of the book still available. Call 309-392-3220 to reserve a book. 

Our next Storytime & More with Mrs. Graber is Tuesday, January 31, at 11:00 a.m. here at the library!

It's HERE!!!  Sign up your little one for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten now, at the Library!

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Weekly Storytime Series

Don’t Miss Out

Online Storytime is over, but we have a complete list of the books we read during the program.  Come on over and check out your favorites!

5/20/22: Garton, Otter: Let's Go Swimming! 

5/13/22: Firth, I'll Teach My Dog a Lot of Words 

5/6/22: Goode, Mama Loves

4/29/22: Dean, Pete the Cat's Family Road Trip

/22/22: Emmens, The Amazing Planet Earth

4/15/22Dean, Time for Bed, Pete the Kitty

4/8/22: Holub, Itty Bitty Kitty: Firehouse Fun! 

4/1/22: Scotton, Splat the Cat and the Lemonade Stand 

3/25/22:    Gilman, Dixie Loves School Pet Day 

3/18/2022: Dean, Pete the Cat's Train Trip 

 3/11/2022: Capucilli, Biscuit Feeds the Pets 

3/4/2022:  Henkes, When Spring Comes

2/25/22: Scotton, et al, Splat the Cat and the Quick Chicks

2/18/2022: Capucilli, Biscuit's Day at the Farm 

2/11/22: Boynton, How Big is Zagnodd? 

1/28/22:  Coxe,Cat Traps

1/21/22: Carle, The Very Hungry Caterpillar's First Winter   

1/14/22: Dean, Pete the Kitty: Ready, Set, Go-Cart! 

12/30/21:   Hills, Duck & Goose: Goose Needs a Hug

12/22/21:  Underwood, Santa Cat

12/17/21: DeanPete the Cat and the Unicorn's Missing Colors

 12/10/21: Tharp, Bunny Will Not Jump

12/2/21:  Boynton, Doggies: A Counting and Barking Book 

11/19/21:   Capucilli, Biscuit Takes a Walk

11/12/21: Henkes, In the Middle of Fall 

11/5/21:  Capucilli, Biscuit and the Baby 

10/28/21: Sima,  Hardly Haunted 

 10/21/21: Scotton, Splat the Cat and the Cat in the Moon

10/14/21:  Bramsen. Duck & Cat's Rainy Day

10/7/21: CapucilliBiscuit

10/1/21: Dean,  Pete the Cat and the Tip-Top Treehouse

9/23/21: Boynton Moo, Baa, La La La

9/15/21:   The Shark Tooth Fairy

9/8/21: Scotton, Splat the Cat and the Obstacle Course 

9/1/21: PJ Masks: Meet PJ Robot

8/25/21: Bond, Paddington Plays On

8/18/21: Drummond, Charlie the Ranch Dog: Charlie Goes to the Doctor

8/12/21: Scotton, Russell the Sheep   

 8/4/21: Smith, Margaret's Unicorn 

7/28/21: Dean Pete the Cat: Super Pete

 7/22/21: NumeroffIf You Give a Pig a Party

   7/15/21:  Capucilli, Biscuit Finds a Friend

7/7/21:   Mayer, Exploring the Great Outdoors 

6/24/21: Splat the Cat Gets a Job

6/17/21:  Tharp, Bunny Will Not BE QUIET! 

6/9/21: Seltzer, Sea Sheep.  

6/2/21: Nakamura, PJMasks: The Flying Factory!

5/26/21:  Bell, I YAM a Donkey!

5/19/21:  Capucilli, Biscuit and the Lost Teddy Bear 

5/11/21: Mayer, Just Pick Us, Please! 

5/5/21: Simpson, What Not to Give Your Mother on Mother's Day

4/28/21:  Simi,  Jules vs. the Ocean

4/21/21: Nakamura,  PJ Masks Spring into Action!   

4/14/21:  Schmid, Hugs from Pearl  

4/7/21:  Dr. Seuss, Green Eggs and Ham

3/31/21:   Boynton, But Not the Armadillo.

3/24/21: Haseley, A Story for Bear

3/17/21:  Dean, Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase

3/11/21: Thayer, Gus Was A Friendly Ghost

3/3/21:   Wilson, Bear's New Friend.

2/24/21: Woolvin, Rapunzel

2/17/21: Knotts, The Winter Cat

2/10/21:  deGroat, Roses are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink

2/3/21:  Garton, Otter: I Love Books

1/27/2021: Biscuit's Snow Day Race

Amenities

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Computers/Digital

We have three public access computers - no library card necessary!
We can fax, copy, or print out from one of the PCs.  (Fees below.)

Books!

What do you like to read?  We have a wide range of Adult, Young Adult, Junior, and Children's titles, both fiction and non-fiction, and a handy Reference Section.  Books may be checked out for two weeks.

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DVD Check-Out

DVDs are available for free, one-week checkouts, 5 at a time.

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Library Collections

What's on the Shelves?

Our library provides easy access to our collections and catalog. Learn more about our books, articles, media and more, then stop by to pick up your selections and experience all we have to offer.  We have everything from early reader books to reference to Christian Inspirational to Western, to name just a few! In addition, we have audiobooks, DVDs, and magazines.

Colourful Pile of Old Books

What We're Reading Now

Our Staff Picks include some of the top titles available at H.A. Peine District Library. This collection has something enjoyable for everyone - from seasoned readers to young bookworms. Contact us or stop by for more information.

Barb says, "I'm currently listening to Malcolm Gladwell's The Bomber Mafia, which he also narrates.  It's really good so far!


Mary Kay says, "I just finished reading Debbie Macomber's new book, The Christmas Spirit."

Anita says, "I just finished reading the newly released autobiography, Surrender, by Bono, and just checked out Dawn in the Dooryard, by Timothy Cotton."

Stacy says "I am currently reading Game On by Janet Evanovich."

Piles of Books

Literary Classics

We’re always adding to our Literary Classics, searching for material we know the community will appreciate. Our team is available to make suggestions and help you find the perfect title from this collection.

Colorful Book Spines

New Releases

We are constantly updating the titles in our New Releases, taking into account recommendations from staff and our community of readers. Explore and discover your next great read from this collection.

We have added these titles in January:

Leigh Bardugo, Hell Bent

Marie Benedict, The Mitford Affair

Allison Brennan, Don’t Open the Door

Amy Clipston, Something Old, Something New

Colleen Coble, Dark of Night

Armando Lucas Correa, The Night Travelers

Lynette Eason, Critical Threat

Jessica Fellowes, The Mitford Secret

Shelley Shepard Gray, Her Heart’s Desire

Stephanie Graves, A Courage Undimmed

Janice Hallett, The Twyford Code

Prince Harry, Spare

Grady Hendrix, How to Sell a Haunted House

William W. Johnstone, Preacher’s Purge

Leah Konen, You Should Have Told Me

Dean Koontz, The House at the End of the World

Jayne Ann Krentz, Sleep No More

Mary Kubica, Just the Nicest Couple

Thomas Perry, Murder Book

Douglas Preston, The Cabinet of Dr. Leng

Jill Shalvis, The Backup Plan

Danielle Steel, Without a Trace

Sophie Sullivan, A Guide to Being Just Friends

P.J. Tracy, The Devil You Know

Stacy Willingham, Dangerous Things

The World Almanac, 2023

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Do I have to pay for that?

Books: $.10/day, for every day overdue.
DVDs: $.50/day, for every day overdue.
Copies/printouts: $.25/page
Faxes: $1.00/page
Scan (Bring your own flash drive) $.50/page

Overdue and Service Fees

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Library Resources

You don't have to visit H.A. Peine District Library to access our collections. Many titles, including books, magazines, and other publications are available for download to your computer, eBook reader, or mobile device.  Look for Axis 360 and Libby in your app store!

In addition, we participate in Inter-Library Loan services that help augment our collection and resources available to you!

The online catalog, RSACat, can also be found as an app at the Apple App Store and Google Play, so you can have the catalog wherever you go!

Online Catalog - RSACat

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Hours

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Masks are optional. Hand Sanitizer is at the front when you enter - thank you for using it!

Mon - Thur: Noon - 7:30pm

Friday: Noon - 6pm

Saturday: 9am - 12:30 pm

Sunday: Closed

Holidays, weather, and other factors may affect these hours.

We are closed on the following holidays:

New Year's Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving

Christmas

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For comments, queries, questions, or to become a member, contact us today.

202 N Main Street, Minier, IL 61759

(309) 392-3220

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