News and Events

We will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23 and reopen at 12 p.m. on Friday, November 24.

We are closed Thanksgiving Day!

We had 200 people attend Family Reading Night on Thursday, November 17, with ISU Gamma Phi Circus!  Everyone went home with a free book!

The Book Club will meet again on Monday, November 28, at 6:30 here at the Library.  This month's book is The Chilbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan.  We have a couple of copies of the book still available, if you'd like to join us!

Our next Kids' Craft Day is December 8, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Adults, please accompany your kids.

Our next Storytime with Mrs. Graber is on Tuesday, December 20, at 11 a.m.

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


Weekly Storytime Series

Don’t Miss Out

Great News!  

Links to stories in this program won't expire until DECEMBER 31, 2022! The publishers have extended their permissions until then, so you can keep watching your favorite episodes!

5/20/22: https://youtu.be/fVIZ-o0SxC4 Garton, Otter: Let's Go Swimming! 

5/13/22: https://youtu.be/eEkJxbLnSh0 Firth, I'll Teach My Dog a Lot of Words 

5/6/22: https://youtu.be/XaFXWOsyW24 Goode, Mama Loves

4/29/22:https://youtu.be/2IEPwzqCEjQ Dean, Pete the Cat's Family Road Trip 4/22/22: https://youtu.be/E8LStjpWabQ Emmens, The Amazing Planet Earth

4/15/22 https://youtu.be/mG_56ehIHTc Dean, Time for Bed, Pete the Kitty

4/8/22: https://youtu.be/8j0e_-4xK2I Holub, Itty Bitty Kitty: Firehouse Fun! 

4/1/22: https://youtu.be/LeRfSt4ewRg  Scotton, Splat the Cat and the Lemonade Stand 

3/25/22:  https://youtu.be/rrhtbqTS7Qw  Gilman, Dixie Loves School Pet Day 

3/18/2022: https://youtu.be/pE9hgWGEcKs  Dean, Pete the Cat's Train Trip 

 3/11/2022: https://youtu.be/CrB0NRKngaI Capucilli, Biscuit Feeds the Pets 

3/4/2022: https://youtu.be/giNDb3x_AWE Henkes, When Spring Comes

2/25/22: https://youtu.be/uOffJWdtAM4 Scotton, et al,Splat the Cat and the Quick Chicks

2/18/2022: https://youtu.be/-jAGs-Dyqfk  Capucilli, Biscuit's Day at the Farm 

2/11/22: https://youtu.be/V14fdn_e6IM  Boynton, How Big is Zagnodd? 

1/28/22: https://youtu.be/NBlY1M4phnY Coxe,Cat Traps

1/21/22: https://youtu.be/o3KNBA-vKBA Carle, The Very Hungry Caterpillar's First Winter   

1/14/22: https://youtu.be/tKeyyZAwZsg Dean, Pete the Kitty: Ready, Set, Go-Cart! 

12/30/21:  https://youtu.be/10-dQgIymSw Hills, Duck & Goose: Goose Needs a Hug

12/22/21:  https://youtu.be/4LvzEO0s6kQ Underwood, Santa Cat

12/17/21: https://youtu.be/mJ4OeAlaaNc DeanPete the Cat and the Unicorn's Missing Colors

 12/10/21: https://youtu.be/HR8BjoHbAQo Tharp, Bunny Will Not Jump

12/2/21: https://youtu.be/sD5xsCfBxqs Boynton, Doggies: A Counting and Barking Book 

11/19/21: https://youtu.be/8VESnjJfGVQ  Capucilli, Biscuit Takes a Walk

11/12/21: https://youtu.be/L5KnrV8Stws  Henkes, In the Middle of Fall 

11/5/21: https://youtu.be/H-TgiQoTifM Capucilli, Biscuit and the Baby 

10/28/21: https://youtu.be/v7ooenVoim4 Sima,  Hardly Haunted 

 10/21/21: https://youtu.be/Yx5u_CmbooM, Scotton, Splat the Cat and the Cat in the Moon

10/14/21: https://youtu.be/urad-bInfhc Bramsen. Duck & Cat's Rainy Day

10/7/21: https://youtu.be/9R_tP81ym7 CapucilliBiscuit

10/1/21: https://youtu.be/-3OCNRV0_wE.  Dean,  Pete the Cat and the Tip-Top Treehouse

9/23/21: https://youtu.be/2713eFpPl7E Boynton Moo, Baa, La La La

9/15/21:  https://youtu.be/waRJoXJqYZE The Shark Tooth Fairy

9/8/21: https://youtu.be/fNXP_GxMbNo Scotton, Splat the Cat and the Obstacle Course 

9/1/21: https://youtu.be/VTPMq_6nP5M PJ Masks: Meet PJ Robot

8/25/21: https://youtu.be/gqcTNc6FL4  Bond, Paddington Plays On

8/18/21: https://youtu.be/C0kbXEqJ47I Drummond, Charlie the Ranch Dog: Charlie Goes to the Doctor

8/12/21: https://youtu.be/R4olkxgKoTs.  Scotton, Russell the Sheep   

 8/4/21: https://youtu.be/ZfFWctFjdcQ, Smith, Margaret's Unicorn 

7/28/21: https://youtu.be/3AIxQz2u59w Dean Pete the Cat: Super Pete

 7/22/21: https://youtu.be/5uZaChrsy3E, NumeroffIf You Give a Pig a Party

   7/15/21:  https://youtu.be/BFzS_RSpKZ8.  Capucilli, Biscuit Finds a Friend

7/7/21: https://youtu.be/AR_gjKgNo3s.  Mayer, Exploring the Great Outdoors 

6/24/21:  https://youtu.be/1cs3yjT8s8k Splat the Cat Gets a Job

6/17/21: https://youtu.be/up6yEtCr2XE  Tharp, Bunny Will Not BE QUIET! 

6/9/21: https://youtu.be/eQLFIA-Olzs  Seltzer, Sea Sheep.  

6/2/21: https://youtu.be/IC5TsSrskHo.  Nakamura, PJMasks: The Flying Factory!

5/26/21:  Link expired June 30

5/19/21:  https://youtu.be/0L_PXvLlZdo Capucilli, Biscuit and the Lost Teddy Bear 

5/11/21: https://youtu.be/xaoVm5K48jo  Mayer, Just Pick Us, Please! 

5/5/21: Link expired June 30.

4/28/21:  https://youtu.be/458FO40lZds Simi,  Jules vs. the Ocean

4/21/21:https://youtu.be/1PZU18cb5CY  Nakamura,  PJ Masks Spring into Action!   

4/14/21:  https://youtu.be/xM04ZL9_BgE, Schmid, Hugs from Pearl  

4/7/21:  https://youtu.be/tSQyNRbo_F  Dr. Seuss, Green Eggs and Ham

3/31/21: https://youtu.be/5dJGwTZ6dLI.  Boynton, But Not the Armadillo.

3/24/21: Link expired 6/30.

3/17/21:  https://youtu.be/R-9yGL3Ni40 Dean, Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase

3/11/21https://youtu.be/bD-1omK2SZM.Gus Was A Friendly Ghost

3/3/21:  https://youtu.be/_YtDdiq0RnU Wilson, Bear's New Friend.

2/24/21: Link expired June 30.

2/17/21:  https://youtu.be/sgyQLAEQQyI Knotts, The Winter Cat

2/10/21:  https://youtu.be/Wede8tX7sjY deGroat, Roses are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink

2/3/21:  https://youtu.be/kejdYwEKlGY Garton, Otter: I Love Books

1/27/2021: https://youtu.be/RMji2wpWQ4 Capucilli, Biscuit's Snow Day Race




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


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.


DVD Check-Out

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


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 rereading all of the Tony Hillerman mystery novels, which are set in Navaho Country. Tony Hillerman is a favorite author of mine."

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, Bono, and just checked out Dawn in the Doorway, 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 November:

Mary Balogh, Remember Love 

Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, 19th Edition

Bono, Surrender 

Carolyn Brown, The Sandcastle Hurricane 

Lee Child, No Plan B 

Michael Connelly, Desert Star 

Timothy Cotton, Dawn in the Dooryard 

Clive Cussler, The Sea Wolves 

Janet Evanovich, Going Rogue 

Shelley Shepard Gray, Happily Ever Amish

John Grisham, The Boys from Biloxi

John Grisham, The Boys from Biloxi (Large Print)

Sophie Hannah, The Couple at the Table

Kelly Harms, Wherever the Wind Takes Us

N.K. Jemison, The World We Make

Diane Kelly, A Trip with Trouble

Sarah Miller, Marmee

Karen Odden, Under a Veiled Moon

B.A. Paris, The Prisoner

James Patterson, Triple Cross

Lara Prescott, The Secrets We Kept

Matthew Quick, We Are the Light

Sharon Sala, The Next Best Day

Dani Shapiro, Signal Fires

Peng Sheperd, The Cartographers

Lisa Unger, Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six

Susan May Warren, Sundown 

Wendy Webb, The Stroke of Winter

Kevin Wilson, Now is Not the Time to Panic

We're looking forward to some great new releases in December as well, so stop by and have a look at our collection!


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


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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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




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202 N Main Street, Minier, IL 61759

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