Three Rivers Public Library District
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Main Library - Channahon
25207 W Channon Drive
PO Box 300
Channahon, IL 60410
Phone: 815-467-6200
Fax: 815-467-4012

Minooka Branch
109 N Wabena Avenue
PO Box 370
Minooka, IL 60447
Phone: 815-467-1600
Fax: 815-467-1632

What's Happening @ The Library...

Job Openings

  • Shelver

    Three Rivers Public Library District is now accepting applications for the position of Shelver. Under the supervision of the Circulation Services Manager, performs tasks related to shelving of materials, organizing materials and light housekeeping.

    This part-time position requires day, evening and weekend hours. The position being filled is for 10 hours one week and 18 hours the alternate week. The job description for this position is available at the library. Essential skills include the ability to put materials in order alphabetically and numerically, ability to use general office equipment and the ability to follow tasks to completion.

    Position requires the ability to pass a filing test. Must be 16 years of age or older.  Applications will be accepted until February 19, 2016 and can be found at either library location or online here. Starting pay is $9.00 per hour. Please direct questions about this position to Wendy Hoffman, Circulation Services Manager, at (815) 467-6200 or 

    Youth Services Clerk

    The Three Rivers Public Library District is now accepting applications for a part-time Youth Services Clerk position, averaging approximately 15 hours every week. The Youth Services Clerk performs duties related to circulating library materials and assisting Youth Services staff with a variety of tasks.  The job description for this position is available at the library.

    The position requires a high school diploma and a minimum of two years in a public contact position and two years experience with children. Day, evening and weekend hours required. Applications will be accepted until Sunday, February 21st and can be found at either library location or online here.  Starting pay is $10.00 per hour.  Please direct questions about the position to Lisa Berger, Youth Services Librarian at (815) 467-6200 x308 or

Oscar Prediction Contest

  • The Oscar buzz is starting and although many of the current nominees have yet to be released on DVD, you can check out some of the past winners and nominees from our DVD collection.  While you’re at the library, fill out an Oscar Prediction Ballot for an entry into our Oscar Contest!  Select your predictions in each category and turn in your ballot at either library by 5pm on Saturday, February 27. You can also print a ballot from home or use our online ballot.  The winner will receive DVD copies of the Oscar Winner for Best Picture and Best Animated Feature Film. This contest is open to patrons of all ages. One entry per person.

Star Trek: Voyage into Trivia


    2016 marks the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek, and Three Rivers Library is boldly going where we've never gone before with a celebration of Star Trek!  Beam up to the library to compete in a game of trivia, with Trekkie prizes, munch on cake and more at this one of a kind event!  Resistance is futile; join us in the final frontier. Registration Required.


    Saturday, March 12

    1-2:30pm, Minooka Branch

Adult Winter Reading 2016

  • Adult Winter Reading

    This year's Adult Winter Reading is going to be a hoot and a half!  Get your read on for chances at random prizes and a shot at the Grand Prize, a Kindle Fire!  For signing up, you get a packet of hot chocolate. You will receive raffle entries for each book you read (no limit) to win random raffles, like gift cards and Second City tickets, and the grand prize raffle will be drawn at the close of the program.  The more you read, the more chances you have!

    January 11 - February 14

    Registration begins January 11th, and you can get a prize just for signing up!  Register online here on the 11th.   Visit our events calendar to sign up for winter programs.  *Please note, you have to create a username and password.  We recommend  firstlast name as your username (adding numbers after if the names of family members are the same).


    Golden Tickets

    There are hidden Golden Tickets inside random books at both libraries.  If you find one in the book you check out, you can win a gift card prize!  You also get an extra raffle entry for the grand prize, just show your ticket to a staff member for your extra entry and prize.


Youth Winter Reading 2016

  • Youth Winter Reading- "Read to Succeed"
    December 6-February 6

    The Chicago Wolves' sponsored "Read to Succeed" Youth Services Winter Reading Program is open to those from birth through 18 years.  Stop by either library location beginning Sunday, December 6, to pick up your log, or register online. If you choose to register online, you will need to come into either location to pick up your registration packet, which includes your log.

    Track the minutes you read on your log, paper or online.  Meet your weekly reading goal to be entered into drawings for great rewards.  This is a 9 week program with 9 goals.  The goal each week is to read 100 minutes from Sunday to Saturday.  Record your goal in your online log before midnight each Saturday to be eligible for that week's prize.


    Online Registration December 6th

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