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April Kids' Craft Day is coming up on Thursday, April 13 from 2:30 - 4!  We are celebrating Bunnies and Eggs, so come on over and make some fun stuff!

Book Club will meet again on Monday, April 24th, at 6:30 p.m., at the library.  This month's book is The Radium Girls by Kate Moore. 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, April 25th, 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




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.

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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 added these titles in March:

Kelley Armstrong, Murder at Haven’s Rock
Edward Ashton, Antimatter Blues
David Baldacci, The 6:20 Man
Jennifer Beckstrand, The Amish Quiltmaker’s Unexpected Baby
Jennifer Beckstrand, The Amish Quiltmaker’s Unruly In-Law
Jennifer Beckstrand, The Amish Quiltmaker’s Unconventional Niece
C.J. Box, Storm Watch
Wanda E. Brunstetter, Letters of Trust
Albert Camus, The Plague
Melody Carlson, Second Time Around
Willa Cather, My Ántonia
Harlan Coben, I Will Find You
Jenny Colgan, Lessons at the School by the Sea
Mary Connealy, Forged in Love
Theodore Dreiser, Sister Carrie
J.T. Ellison, It’s One of Us
William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying
Alex Finlay, What Have We Done
Lori Foster, The Dangerous One
Candice Fox, The Chase
Pat Frank, Alas, Babylon
Mark Greaney, Burner
Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese Falcon
Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D’Urbervilles
Penny Haw, The Invincible Miss Cust
Colleen Hoover, Never, Never
Denise Hunter, A Novel Proposal
Jenny Jackson, Pineapple Street
William W. Johnstone, Dark is the Night
Diane Kelly, Primer and Punishment
Brianna Labuskes, The Librarian of Burned Books

William Landay, All That is Mine I Carry with Me
Larry Loftis, The Watchmaker’s Daughter
Debbie Macomber, The Gift of Love
Susan Mallery, The Sister Effect
Sandra Owens, Her Delta Force Protector
Tracie Peterson, Remember Me 
Deanna Raybourn, A Sinister Revenge
Dusty Richards, Westbound
Karen Robards, The Girl from Guernica
David Rosenfelt, Good Dog, Bad Cop
Jill Santopolo, Stars in an Italian Sky
Lauraine Snelling, Fields of Bounty
Danielle Steel, Worthy Opponents
Justine Sullivan, He Said He Would Be Late
Nina Totenberg, Dinners with Ruth
Jen Turano, A Match in the Making
Marion Turner, The Wife of Bath
Shelby Van Pelt, Remarkably Bright Creatures
Edith Wharton, Ethan Frome
Lauren Willig, Two Wars and a Wedding
Jacqueline Winspear, The White Lady

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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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Saturday: 9am - 12:30 pm

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