Mitten Tree

Mittens to wear Hats for their hair Scarves for their neck Gloves too?  Check! Our annual Mitten Tree is now on display through the end of December.   Please help decorate our Mitten Tree with thick, warm mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves for all ages.  Items will be distributed through New Life Community Center in January.

Leader Dogs Program

Join us Saturday, October 2nd, at 10:00 AM, when Bertolet Memorial Library hosts a Leader Dog for the Blind Program. Meet special guest Sherry Berkowitz and future Leader Dog puppies she is bringing with her. Sherry will talk about her experience as a puppy raiser and explain what is involved in training Leader Dog candidates … Read more

Read To A Dog

Register your independent reader to read to a trained therapy dog at Bertolet Memorial Library. Bring a book from home or school, or choose one from our library. Call 815-738-2742 today!

Take & Make Crafts for Adults

Bertolet Memorial Library is now offering take home craft kits for adults and/or family. The kits provide the materials and instructions needed to make a craft. It’s a great opportunity to be creative and de-stress at the same time. Our first kit, available now at the library, includes everything you need to make a wish … Read more

Plastic Recycling

We are excited to announce that we are once again accepting clean, soft plastics for recycling.  Save your bread bags, outer wrapping on bulk items like water bottles and bathroom tissue, grocery bags, etc.  Drop them off during business hours: Mon-Thurs 10-7, Sat 8-Noon.  Please do not leave plastics unattended during non-business hours.