Red Cross Drives

Blood Drives

Appointments recommended; walk-ins welcome. Click here or call the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767.

You can save up to 15 minutes when you donate blood by using RapidPass to complete your pre-reading and donation questions online. Find out more at

2018 drives:

1:00-6:00 pm Wednesday, January 17

1:00-6:00 pm Wednesday, March 14

1:00-6:00 pm Wednesday, May 23

1:00-6:00 pm Tuesday, July 24

1:00-6:00 pm Wednesday, September 19

1:00-6:00 pm Wednesday, November 14

Platelet Drives

Appointments required. Call the Red Cross at 309-636-4400 or click here. For information about platelet donations, please visit

2018 drives:

1:15-4:45 pm Wednesday, January 31

1:15-4:45 pm Wednesday, May 30

The Red Cross is transitioning away from its mobile platelet drives, so the drive in May will be the last one hosted at the library. For information on where to donate platelets after this date, please visit

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