Nov 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Welcome

If you’re in grades 5-12, you’re eligible to play winter reading BINGO!  See?  And you thought there was nothing good about winter this year!  To play, just…

  • Get a bingo card from the library.
  •  Read and mark the bingo squares that matched your book.
  •  Earn BINGO by completing 5 squares in a row.
  •  Redeem at the Adult and Teen Services desk to win a prize!
  • Fill up your card and turn it in by January 31st to be entered into a drawing for a KINDLE.

Smart Shopping with Consumer Reports

Nov 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Welcome

Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources for consumer information. Find product ratings and reviews as well as articles, advice and forums. Use Consumer Reports to investigate many items on your regular and holiday shopping lists. Get full access for free to Consumer Reports online when you log on through the RFPL site with your Library card. Consumer Reports is always available under the E-Library tab on the RFPL website. Ask a librarian with any questions about this helpful resource.


Oct 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Welcome

River Forest Library Card holders can access thousands of free online training videos and courses. Need help with Photoshop, Excel, financial literacy, writing or overcoming procrastination? There is a topic for everyone! Courses can be taken on any desktop, laptop or tablet. Start learning something new today.

Home Delivery Service Available

Sep 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Welcome

Remember that the River Forest Library staff is at your service and we will do all we can to make the library accessible to you. We offer week day home delivery services of library materials to River Forest residents who are unable to visit the R.F.P.L. A librarian can locate a specific item or help you find materials that appeal to you, and then deliver them right to your door at a mutually agreed upon time. Please contact the Adult/Teen Services department at x 316 to set up your Home Delivery service.

Testing and Education Reference Center

Sep 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Welcome

Testing & Education Reference Center offers an extensive selection of online and eBook test-prep materials. Users will find high-school test prep for GED, AP, ISEE, COOP, SSAT and more. Those aiming toward college can find tests geared to CLEP, FCAT, SAT, ACT, PSAT, TAKS and more. Graduate school preps include GRE, LSAT, MCAT and MAT. Also included is test prep for information technology, law programs, nursing programs, Air Force officer qualifying, military flight aptitude, and civil service and licensure exams.