News and Events

Summer Reading has begun!  You can sign up and pick up your reading logs here for Preschool through (just completed) 5th grade.

Our next Summer Reading event is with the Olympia Pacesetters 4-H Club on Wednesday, June 15, 12-1 at St. John's UCC Faith Fellowship Hall.

The Book Club will meet again on Monday, July 25, at 6:30 here at the Library.  Watch this space for info on our new selections!

Our next StoryHour is on Tuesday, July 26 at 11 am - call 309-392-3220 to register!

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


All links to stories in this program will expire on June 30, after which we won't be able to access the videos.  This is part of the terms of the publishers' permissions. Thank you to all who have tuned in!

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 listening to a new audiobook release of Missing Pieces by Peter Grainger." 

Mary Kay says, "Currently I'm looking forward to the new Susan Mallery book, The Summer Getaway!"

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 May:

Mary Kay Andrews, The Home-Wreckers

Sara Baum, Seven Steeples

Chris Bohjalian, The Lioness

Allison Brennan, The Wrong Victim

Nancy Bush, The Babysitter

Amy Clipston, The View from Coral Cove

Clive Cussler, Dark Vector

Viola Davis, Finding Me

Suzanne Woods Fisher, The Sweet Life

Kathleen Fuller, Love in Plain Sight

Julia Glass, Vigil Harbor

Claudia Gray, The Murder of Mr. Wickham

Jennifer Grey, Out of the Corner

M.B. Henry, All the Lights Above Us

Rebecca Kauffman, Chorus

Diane Kelly, Murder with a View

Diane Kelly, Batten Down the Belfry

Diane Kelly, The Moonshine Shack Murder

Christina Lauren, Something Wilder

Melinda Leigh, Dead Against Her

Dervla McTiernan, The Good Turn

Linda Lael Miller, Country Born

James Patterson, 22 Seconds

Serhii Plokhy, Atoms and Ashes

Kim Michele Richardson, The Book Woman’s Daughter

Nora Roberts, Nightwork

Nancy Thayer, Summer Love

E.S. Thomson, Nightshade


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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Friday: Noon - 6pm

Saturday: 9am - 12:30 pm

Sunday: Closed

Holidays, weather, and other factors may affect these hours


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