In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Towanda District Library is temporarily closed. We will continue to monitor decisions and information shared by the McLean County Health Department and State of Illinois to communicate future hours of operation.

Programs: General Descriptions

Please view our online calendar for additional details related to each event/program.

Youth Programs

  • Bulldog Builders’ LEGO Club
    LEGO Club is an opportunity for students to learn from an experienced, talented professional who uses engaging stories as inspiration for connected building activities. This club is offered free of charge to registered 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students.
  • Read to DogsTowanda District Library is pleased to offer opportunities for children to read to certified canine friends! Each child is paired with a trained dog for an individualized, 15-minute appointment. Parents/Guardians are invited to call Towanda District Library at (309) 728-2176 to make “reading reservations” for designated Tuesday evenings. Children must be registered in advance to participate.
  • Story Time Series
    Towanda District Library is pleased to offer series of Story Time meetings in 3-5 week increments. Toddlers and caregivers are invited to attend Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am, on specific dates arranged in advance, to enjoy engaging stories and activities. Advance registration is not required, and families from Towanda and surrounding communities are welcome.

Adult Programs

  • Crochet/Knitting Group
    Towanda District Library is pleased to provide an inviting and welcoming meeting place for crafters of all skill levels! No prerequisite skills or registration is required to attend our crochet/knitting group. This group typically meets Tuesday afternoons at 3:00 pm.
  • Towanda Reads
    Towanda Reads is an adult discussion group open to the public. New and returning participants are always welcome, and the group typically meets the second Tuesday of the month at 5:00 pm. Facebook Group participation is also available; please click here to request Facebook approval/group page membership.