Curbside Pickup Appointments can be scheduled by calling the Library:
Monday - Thursday (9:30 - 12:30 and 3:30 - 6:30pm)
Friday and Saturday (9:30 - 1:30pm)

Kids Corner

Bookworm Buddies 5/26

May 26, 2020

Good morning, friends! Welcome to Bookworm Buddies, our storytime for ages 3-5!

If you want to do more dancing and singing, join in on “The Silly Dance Contest” with Jim Gill.
If you want to listen to another story, check out Betty White’s reading of Harry the Dirty Dog.

Caterpillar Update No. 2

May 25, 2020

Hello, friends! Our caterpillars are really growing, so I wanted to share a quick video, so you can see their progress too!

Check out this fun reading of The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Ross Burach!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and a Very Fun Announcement!

May 20, 2020

Little Learners 5/20

Hello, Friends! Welcome to Little Learners, storytime for ages 0-3. We’re glad you’re here today!

Check out this fun, no mess painting project for babies and toddlers.

Bookworm Buddies 5/19/2020

May 19, 2020

Hello, everyone! Welcome to Bookworm Buddies, storytime for ages 3-5.

Click on this link to make your own silly monster puppet at home!

Tumble Book Library

Tumble Book Library

Online library of children's books. No app needed, just a computer or tablet.

You will need a Peotone Library Card to access!

Homework Help

We have so many amazing resources for kids, parents, and teens. Do you have research for a project you need to do? Need help citing something? Want to find a book on a specific topic? We are here to help!

Come into the library or email Miss Ranea!

We have most textbooks from the Peotone Schools. Textbooks can only be used in the library and are not for check out.

6 Ingenious Homework Help Sites

Math Help

For Parents

Helping your Child with Homework

Illinois Book Awards

The Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Readers' Choice Award

The Monarch Award is designed to encourage children to read critically and become familiar with children's books, authors and illustrators. The these books intended for Kindergardners through 3rd graders.


The Bluestem Award: Illinois' Grades 3-5 Readers' Choice Award

The award is designed for students in grades 3-5 who are ready for longer titles than found on the Monarch list, but not quite ready for the sophistication of some of the Rebecca Caudill titles. The award may include both timeless classics and current titles, as well as books that have appeared on Monarch and Rebecca Caudill lists.


The Rebecca Caudill Award: Illinois' Grades 5-8 Readers' Choice Award

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools.  A list of 20 books are published in the Spring and the final award winner is chosen from this list.