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Main Library - Channahon
25207 W Channon Drive
PO Box 300
Channahon, IL 60410
Phone: 815-467-6200
Fax: 815-467-4012

Minooka Branch
109 N Wabena Avenue
PO Box 370
Minooka, IL 60447
Phone: 815-467-1600
Fax: 815-467-1632

What's Happening @ The Library...

Homeschooler Book Buddy Workshop


    Exclusively for homeschool families, a representative from Noah's Ark will make a stop at the Minooka Branch to read "Care Bears Plant a Garden" and help stuff your very own Care Bear to take home!   Appropriate for children 2 years and older. Parents are welcome to stay will little ones or may choose to drop off older kids. Registration and completed order form are required by January 13.  Download your order form here!

    Friday, January 23
    Minooka Branch


Soon To Be Famous Illinois Author Contest!

  • Are you an aspiring writer trying to get your book discovered?  If so, you can participate in the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project!  The project is seeking an Illinois author with a self-published adult fiction book that libraries can help to make “famous.”   The Three Rivers Library will be a sponsor this year.  This means you can fill out the form and include us as the sponsoring library.  You will need to fill out the application online, or ask a librarian to help you out.  You will also need to upload your book when submitting or bring a copy of your book on a flash drive or CD to either library location.


    Instructions for authors can be found here and the application here.


    Submissions will be accepted until January 9, 2015.  For more information, visit the website at


Build Your Budget the Smart Way

  • Did you splurge on gifts for the holidays? Get back on track by learning the basics of budgeting. Stephanie Coleman of Standard Bank, is back to talk about how to prepare a budget, examine income versus expenses, be flexible with spending and other ways to make budgeting simple. Registration Required.


    Tuesday, January 20

    Minooka Branch, 6pm


Polishing Your Manuscript Until it Shines

  • Are you having a hard time getting your manuscript seen by publishers? Learn tips about how to prepare your composition before sending it out. Included are strategies for point of view and flashback, an examination of misused words and sentence structure, and more. There will be time for questions and handouts will be provided. Registration Required.

    Tuesday, January 27

    Minooka Branch, 6pm




Valentine’s Craft: String Art

  • Pull at your heart strings during this one-of-a-kind crafting event! Using a hammer, nails, and thread, you can make an original work of art perfect for your Valentine. Materials will be provided, just bring your heartfelt intentions. For ages 15 and up. Registration Required.


    Saturday, January 31

    Minooka Branch, 1pm



Trustee Election

  • Nominating petitions are now available for three six-year terms on the Three Rivers Public Library District Board of Trustees.  The election will be held April 7th, 2015. Candidates must be registered voters and must reside within the district.  Packets may be picked up on or after Sept. 23 at the library during library hours (see below).   The first day to circulate nomination petitions is Sept. 23.  Petitions may be filed at the Main Library (Channahon) beginning at 9:00 A.M. Monday, Dec. 15 through 5:00 P.M. Monday, Dec. 22.  Call Executive Director Lauren Offerman at 815-467-6200 x303 for more information.

    Library Hours



    9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.  Monday through Thursday

    9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. on Friday

    9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Saturday

    1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Sunday



    10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. Monday through Thursday

    10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. on Friday

    10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Saturday

    1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Sunday

    Library Addresses for packet pickup

    25207 W Channon Drive, Channahon


    109 N. Wabena Ave,  Minooka


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