An Awesome (Free) Online Resource

Did you know that you can use your library card through hoopladigital.com to check out children’s and adult audiobooks, music, movies, and ebooks?? Call the library or send us an email at directr@nortonvillelibrary.org if you need assistance setting up a free account!

Book Recommendations and Curbside Pickup!

I love getting book recommendations for my kids. Sometimes it’s just hard to get them to read if they’re not quite interested enough to choose something themselves or it feels too much like “homework”, and sometimes they’d rather just go straight to video games or whatever. So, if you’re anything like me, and would love […]

August News and Updates

We are open! The Nortonville Library is open during our regular business hours: We are taking temperatures as patrons come in, and sanitizing computers and work spaces as patrons leave. Masks are available and encouraged. We are in the process of obtaining new books, movies, and video games, and we have a LARGE selection of […]

Update

Hello City of Nortonville! We bring you more news about the library! We will be operating under the following guidelines starting June 29th. We will be open our normal operating hours. Only 20 people in the library will be allowed at a time, including employees. While in the library, you must practice social distancing and […]

Nortonville Public Library Summer Schedule

June 2020 June 13, Saturday, 10:30am: Summer Reading Kick-Off. Sign up begins. We will have refreshments and prizes while learning about the Summer Reading Program. June 17, Wednesday, 3:00pm: Grab & Go Catapult Kits. Come get a kit to build your very own catapult. June 18, Thursday, 3:00pm: Grab & Go Kite Kits. Come get […]

Update.

We bring you more news about the library! We will be operating from June 2nd-June 30th under the following guidelines. We will be open our normal operating hours. You no longer need to make an appointment to come in to the library. However, only 15 people in the library will be allowed at a time, […]

Opening

We bring you good news about the library! In light of Governor Kelly’s announcement about lifting the Shelter in Place order, we have decided to open back up. We will be operating from May 5th-May 31st under the hours listed below as well as the guidelines that follow. We will be open the following hours: […]

Library Closed

The library will remain closed until April 6.

Creating Lifelong Readers

I recently read an article by Karen Jensen, entitled Tips For Raising a Reader, in the School Library Journal, that I found very informative. She suggested the following: Don’t fight about books. If you do, it creates a negative environment tied to books and can make children resist reading even more. Don’t use reading as […]

Inclement Weather Policy

When the weather is bad, we really try to be open. However, there may be weather we are unable to overcome and, as a result, the library is forced to close for the day. If school is cancelled or the streets are really bad, please call before you make a trip to your library. In […]