Library News

Join in on the fun!

Click here to sign up for the Nature 101 Workshop.

Registration for the Summer Reading Program is now closed. Don’t forget to check out the events we have coming up this summer, open to everyone (even those not participating in the summer program). Return your packet by August 13th or earlier to be entered into a drawing to win summer reading prizes!

For the Kids

Click here to sign up for the 3D Sundials Class.

Mark your July calendars for these events!

Click here to sign up for the 3D Bookmarks Class.

Click here to sign up for A Taste of Greece Cooking Class.

Join our Nonfiction Book Club!

We are starting the “Matter of Fact” Nonfiction Book Club for the month of July! The first meeting will be August 25th at 5:30 p.m. in the Library. Books are now available to check out at the main desk.

Learn a new hobby this month!

Click here to sign up for our “Paint a Pot” Hobby Hangout class.

Click here to sign up for our “Beginner’s Guide to Essential Oils” Class.

Friends of the Library Event in September!

The Friends of the Indian River Area Library are hosting the 3rd Annual Mahjong Tournament! Click here to register for the event.

There’s more…

Our Homebound Delivery Service is in full swing! This winter, request materials (up to three at a time) delivered straight to your door if you are unable to come into the library building. At this time, the service is only available for residents in Tuscarora Twp. Registration information and more about the service can be found here; do not hesitate to contact the library if you have any questions that are not addressed on our website. We ask that all those who participate make sure driveways and walkways are clear for the safety of our drivers.

Covid-19 Test Kits Now Available as Curbside-Only Service

The Library is now providing Covid-19 Test Kits as a CURBSIDE ONLY service during business hours! One kit per person, up to five kits per one household. Find out more about the service and how to request the kits by clicking here.

IRAL Book Club

Our next book club will meet on Wednesday, August 17th from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Our book is Violeta by Isabel Allende. Books will be available at the Library to check out. We will be offsite for this August book club, please contact the library for location information (231)238-8581.

Access even more with your library card on the go

Ancestry Library Edition

Unlock the secrets of your ancestral past with Ancestry Library Edition, now available to access as long as you are connected to the “IndianRiverLibrary” Wi-Fi network or by hopping onto one of the Library’s computers. Click here to start your journey.

Mango Languages

With native speaker audio and fascinating cultural tidbits, Language is an Adventure with Mango Languages! All you need is a Library card to log in and create your Mango profile today! Click here to learn more or click here to get started on the Mango website.


Access animated, talking picture books that you can read or have read to you with TumbleBooks! Click here to explore the TumbleBooks website or download the app on the Apple Store or Google Play today!

New Items for Adults

Check Out What’s New for Kids
Check Out What’s New for Teens/Young Adults