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Switch from OverDrive to Libby by May 1

On May 1, the OverDrive app will be discontinued. We encourage you to make the switch to Libby, OverDrive’s newer reading app. Libby is made by the same people, with the same goal of connecting you to your library and to your favorite books, audiobooks, and magazines. Here is how to make the switch...

No (or Low) Cost Holiday Fun with a Museum Adventure Pass

There are still a few weeks to squeeze in some holiday fun! Give your smokin’ wallet a break and use a Museum Adventure Pass from the Fox River Valley Public Libraries to make some memories.

Use these links to learn more about how to use your Museum Adventure Pass. If you have any questions, call the library at (847) 428-3661:

Cozy Up With a Good Book Winter Reading Challenge

‘Tis the season for coziness! Grab a blanket, your fluffy socks, and your favorite warm drink or snack and settle in for some bookish winter challenges, sure to bring warm moments to your mind and heart no matter the temperature outside.

Our Winter Reading Challenge will run from December 1 through January 15.

Sign up and participate:

How a Lightning Strike Unveiled a Fox at the Dundee Library

In July, one of the large cottonwood trees that had stood proudly in front of the Dundee Library was struck by lightning during a summer storm. While it was not completely split, it was significantly weakened. Because the tree is so close to the building, we knew it had to come down. We were disappointed, but we do our best to turn negatives into positives here at FRVPLD, so we decided to explore the idea of transforming the tree into a sculpture that would add some character and prominence to our front yard.


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