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About Peru Public Library

Established in 1910, the Peru Public Library serves a population of over 10,000 in the Illinois Valley region of La Salle County, Illinois

Daycation – Five day-trips with the Peru Library

Join us for a day-trip.  Visit the Butterworth & Deere mansions, admire Bishop Hill, see Funks Prairie Home among other tours. Registration is limited, fee includes transportation, admissions and lunch. Call or stop in for details.  

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Teen Bake Sale and Garden Basket Raffle

The Library’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is sponsoring the Garden Basket Raffle during March. Raffle tickets are $1.00 each or six for $5.00. Tell  everyone about the basket chock full of gardening books, seeds, tools, and other paraphernalia. The drawing will … Continue reading

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eRead Illinois Explodes with eBooks

Barely two years old, eRead Illinois has over 18,000 eBooks in its collection ready for downloading to your tablet, Kindle, Nook, phone or computer. Begun with an LSTA grant from the State Librarian’s office, eRead Illinois has over 200 member libraries … Continue reading

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AARP Volunteers Help with Tax Returns

The first set of appointments booked so quickly, our AARP volunteers agreed to add additional appointments to our schedule. Beginning March 16th, additional tax appointments have been added on Mondays and Thursdays. Call 815-223-0229 or stop by to schedule your appointment. Appointments … Continue reading

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