Author Archives: Peru Public Library

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

Friends host book sale

Did you know the Friends of the Peru Library host a book sale? The book sale is in the room to the right as you enter the main floor. Donated books, magazines and other items are added weekly.

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Our Volunteers Rock!

We couldn’t do it without our volunteers. Literally! Just look at the numbers. Our 48 volunteers outnumber library staff, putting in over 3,000 amazing hours each year. Our volunteers do a little bit of everything. They present story-times, clean books … Continue reading

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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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