CLOSING UPDATE (4/21/2020)

The Mississippi Valley Library District (MVLD) will continue to be closed through the month of May, with the potential that the closing may last longer.

  • The MVLD is waiving late fees that accrue as a result of the closures.

  • All online services continue to be available through our website at  These services include downloadable and streaming books, audiobooks, movies, and music and are available through free apps and web browsers.

  • If you need help setting up a library account or updating your information, please contact our circulation supervisor Theresa at

  • The MVLD continues to coordinate with the Illinois Heartland Library System and the SHARE resource sharing consortium regarding interlibrary delivery and extensions of due dates and library account expiration dates.

  • Library administration and staff are planning for a phased-in return of services.  Information about these services will be shared when it has been determined that the safety of staff and patrons can be ensured and upon the recommendations of state, federal, and international health professionals that it is appropriate to begin a phased-in return of services.

The MVLD continues to monitor and adjust to this changing situation.  The safety and health of our patrons and communities remain our top concern.  We encourage everyone to comply with government-issued mandates and with recommendations of appropriate authorities such as the World Health Organization (WHO,, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC,, and the Illinois Coronavirus Response (

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