Strange And Wonderful Illinois

Come join us for a slideshow tour of quirky roadside attractions, unusual festivals, and surprisingly beautiful scenery in our state. Learn interesting Illinois trivia and how some towns acquired their names. Scheduled stops on the tour include a fire-breathing dragon, a two-story outhouse, vehicles in odd places, and "Punkin Chunkin." Presented by cemetery and travel enthusiasts Jim and Paula Hantak.

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Strange Illinois

Summer Volunteer Applications Available!

Teens and tweens entering grades 5 through 12 in the fall: Volunteering at the library is a great way to have fun while doing good!


See the YS Help Desk (lower level) for details.

Summer Reading Begins Soon!

Summer Reading programs at the North Riverside Library kick off on June 1st. Read all summer long and enjoy prizes, raffles, activities & crafts, and great evening entertainment for the whole family. There are reading programs for both kids and adults, so all ages are welcome!