News and Events

Bags, Baubles & Beads Redux!  On Saturday, May 21, (Garage Sale Day) we'll be here for a continuation of our Children's Programming Fundraiser, plus our ongoing Buck-a-Bag Book Sale!  We'll be here during our regular Saturday hours, 9-12:30.  See you then!

The Book Club will meet  on Monday, May 23, at 6:30 here at the Library.  We're reading Open Season by C.J. Box.  Stop by and pick up a copy!

Our next StoryHour is on Tuesday, May 24 at 11 am - call 309-392-3220 to register!

Summer Reading is just around the corner!  Sign up and get your logs starting Wednesday, May 25!

Thanks to all our crafting kids who participated in our Craft Days this school year - we had lots of fun!  We'll see you in the fall for more make-and-take fun!

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


Click https://youtu.be/fVIZ-o0SxC4 for Sam Garton's Otter: Let's Go Swimming! (2017).  Thanks to HarperCollins we're able to share this with you until June 30!


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

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 April:

Ellery Adams, The Vanishing Type

David Baldacci, Dream Town

Sarah Bird, Last Dance on the Starlight Pier

Allison Brennan, The Wrong Victim

Janelle Brown, I’ll Be You

Robyn Carr, A Family Affair

Sandra Dallas, Little Souls

Jane Green, Sister Stardust

Anne Griffin, Listening Still

Irene Hannon, Sea Glass Cottage

Sally Hepworth, The Younger Wife

M.E. Hilliard, Shadow in the Glass

Denise Hunter, Mulberry Hollow

A.J. Jacobs, The Puzzler

William W. Johnstone, Dark Night in Big Rock

Karen Kingsbury, The Baxters: A Prequel

Emily St. John Mandel, Sea of Tranquility

Kevin Maurer, Damn Lucky

Terrence McCauley, Blood on the Trail

Jennifer McMahon, The Children on the Hill

Jess Montgomery, The Echoes

Sarah Moss, The Fell

James Patterson, Death of the Black Widow

Christopher Reich, Once a Thief

Jennifer Ryan, Chase Wilde Comes Home

John Sandford, The Investigator

Danielle Steel, Beautiful

Camilla Sten, The Resting Place

Adriana Trigiani, The Good Left Undone





We have two socially-distanced 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.


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, Overdrive, or 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!

Biblioboard is available to all Illinois residents, whether or not they have a library card, and it can be accessed at https://library.biblioboard.com/home.  Biblioboard, too, has a mobile app available for Android and Apple products.

Online Catalog - RSACat



Visit Us - 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


Contact Us

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

202 N Main Ave., Minier, IL 61759

(309) 392-3220

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