Snow Much Fun!

Mrs. Oberts participated in Towanda Elementary School’s “Winter Activity Day” on Friday, December 21. Every group had the opportunity to enjoy Red & Lulu by Matt Tavares. Here are some of the other library books she showcased: The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder by Mark Cassino The Snow Show by Carolyn Fisher Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner […]

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January 2019 Book Discussion

Please join us Tuesday, January 8 at 5:00 pm to discuss Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. Additional copies have been purchased for Towanda’s collection and if one is not readily available, we can typically borrow it from another library within a week. The discussion questions are available in two formats: .pdf version | Word […]

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2019 Board Meeting Dates

The next Towanda Library Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 15 at 7:00 pm. The meeting agenda will be posted in the library’s foyer. The remaining 2019 Board meeting dates are as follows: February 19, 2019 March 19, 2019 April 16, 2019 May 21, 2019 June 18, 2019 July 16, 2019 August 20, […]

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2018: The Summer of Reading

Towanda District Library is pleased to share record-breaking statistics from our most recent Summer Reading Program: 107 total participants (73 youth, 9 teens, and 25 adults) registered, which reflected a 14% increase from 2017. Most notably, the average youth participant read for approximately 7 hours and 22 minutes—a 302% increase from 2017! In total, youth […]

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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

On behalf of Towanda District Library and its Summer Reading Program participants, we would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous donations. This summer, Towanda District Library had record-breaking numbers of children, teen, and adult program participants. The library relies on the generosity of individuals and businesses to support our community’s annual […]

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Karen Bersche Named 2018 Illinois Library Luminary Recipient

On June 26, 2018, Karen Stott Bersche was recognized as a 2018 Illinois Library Luminary Recipient by Illinois State Representative Dan Brady. Karen served as the Director of Towanda District Library from 2008-2018, and she will be formally presented with this prestigious award at the Illinois Library Association’s Annual Conference in October, 2018. Donations in honor […]

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