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Library Hours

Regular Hours:

Monday - Thursday - 9 am to 8 pm

Friday & Saturday - 9 am to 5 pm

Sunday - 1 to 5 pm
(September to May)

Upcoming Schedule Changes:

Friday, July 4, 2014 - Closed for Independence Day

Friday, August 22, 2014 - Closed until 1 PM for Staff Development Day

Monday, September 1, 2014 - Closed for Labor Day

Sunday, September 7, 2014 - First open Sunday after summer

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - Closing at 5 PM
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - Closed for Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 28, 2014 - Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Library Directions

To 755 East State Street, Cherry Valley, IL 61016


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FROM THE WEST:

Get onto Bypass 20 and proceed east until the sign that indicates the Belvidere exit. *
OR
Get onto Harrison Ave., (an east-west street) and proceed east.  Depending upon where you get on, you will pass the north-south street intersections of Alpine, Mulford, and Perryville.  When you proceed east past Perryville, on the south side of the Cherry Vale Mall, you will drive under the I 39/90 overpass.*
*Shortly after that is the intersection of Harrison and Mill Road where there is a prominent stoplight.  (The Cherry Valley Cemetery is on the left.)  Turn right or south on Mill and proceed for 1 block to the entrance of the village.  At the stop sign, turn left or east and cross the Kishwaukee River.  You are on State St., the brick-paved main drag of Cherry Valley.  Drive another 4 ½ blocks, past the downtown area, past the Cherry Valley Elementary School until the street curves a little past Ender’s Greenhouse.  The library is on the right back in the woods, marked by a prominent sign.

FROM THE SOUTH:

From any of the east-west main roads (Rotary, Blomberg, Blackhawk,) travel until you reach Perryville Road.  Travel north on Perryville until you cross the railroad tracks and intersect with Mill Road.  Turn right or east and travel northeast to the stop sign just past a 2nd set of railroad tracks.  At the stop sign, turn right or east and cross the Kishwaukee River.  You are on State St., the brick-paved main drag of Cherry Valley.  Drive another 4 ½ blocks, past the downtown area, past the Cherry Valley Elementary School until the street curves a little past Ender’s Greenhouse.  The library is on the right, back in the woods, marked by a prominent sign.

FROM THE EAST:

Get onto Newburg Road and travel west to the stop light at the Mill Road intersection (there is a Lutheran church on the right.)  Turn left or south onto Mill and proceed to the stop light by the cemetery.  Continue (south) on Mill Road for 1 block. At the stop sign, turn left or east and cross the Kishwaukee River.  You are on State St., the brick-paved main drag of Cherry Valley.  Drive another 4 ½ blocks, past the downtown area, past the Cherry Valley Elementary School until the street curves a little past Ender’s Greenhouse.  The library is on the right, back in the woods, marked by a prominent sign.
OR
If you are close to U.S. Rt. 20, turn onto it and proceed west.  As you see the Cherry Valley water tower in the distance and pass a green library sign, get into the left lane, slow down, and turn left at the sign that says, “Cherry Valley Village.”  Pass the orchard on the left and the new, large village hall on the right. As you curve down the hill, the library will be on your left in the woods, marked by a prominent sign.
OR
From any of the north-south or east-west roads in southwest Boone Co. (Flora Church, Bloods Point, Poole, Bates, Wheeler, Irene, or Town Hall), get to the Cherry Valley Road and proceed northwest until you reach the village limits. You will pass two right hand entrances to a newer subdivision.  The next street will be Lawrence Street (no stop sign). Turn right and proceed  two blocks until you come to a stop sign and the Cherry Valley Elementary School is on your left.  Turn right onto State Street and proceed until the street curves a little past Ender’s Greenhouse.  The library is on the right, back in the woods, marked by a prominent sign.

Cherry Valley Public Library District • 755 East State Street • Cherry Valley, IL 61016 • 815-332-5161
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