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Flipster: Digital Magazines with Your RFPL Card!

Dec 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Welcome

flipster_logo_webThe RFPL has added Flipster!  With this great new service, you’ll be able to read the latest issues of dozens of popular magazines curled up with your mobile device or on your computer.   Check out The Atlantic, Cooking Light, Forbes, People, Real Simple, Week and many more!  All you need is your RFPL card! It’s fast, free, and easy. Click here to started.  Or, click here for some helpful tips.  If you have questions or need assistance, just ask a librarian!

Stories with Santa! Saturday, 12/13, 10 AM-3 PM

Dec 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Welcome

Santa is visiting RFPL! Our annual holiday program for children features stories and crafts with our talented librarians and visits with Santa upstairs by the fireplace. Pictures taken with Santa will be posted on our Children’s blog after the event. Bring your camera to have a keepsake of your own! This is a drop-in, free, fun family program.

Monuments Men Lecture

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Welcome

Sunday, November 16th, 2 PM

The compelling story of how art historians, museum professionals and the military worked to protect Europe’s cultural treasures during and after World War II has inspired numerous books and films.

Join us as art historian and tour guide Jeff Mishur shares with us the complexity of Germany’s cultural climate in the 1930′s and 1940′s in order to explain why the efforts associated with the Monument’s Men, Fine Arts, and Archives program were so urgently needed.

Home Delivery: Delivering the world to your doorstep!

Oct 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Welcome

Don’t let illness, the weather, or parking stop you from using the library’s resources. The Library will bring books and other materials directly to your home.

Contact Dorothy by phone (708-366-5205 ext 316) or by email ( for more details!

Come to Family Fireside Halloween @ The Depot!

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Welcome

Friday, October 17th, 5:30-7:30 PM

**Note: Program will be held at The Depot and Keystone Park West, 401 Thatcher Ave, River Forest, IL.**

For kids ages 12 and under with a parent/caregiver.
Join the Library and the River Forest Park District for an evening of Halloween fun! Activities include a pumpkin bounce house, pumpkin painting ($1), s’mores, Halloween stories, and more!