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Mar 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Welcome

The countdown begins!

Join us for our biggest event of the year! We’ll have a live magic show, photo booth, balloon twisters, bowling in the Library, a dance floor for the kiddos, ice cream, an after-hours DJ dance party for teens and more!

Librarypalooza runs from 5:30-8:30 pm, with a special teens only (grades 5+) after-party from 8:30-9:45.


Mar 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Welcome

rosetta-stone-logo-The RFPL now subscribes to Rosetta Stone!  The Library’s Rosetta Stone subscription includes 30 languages with 50 hours of foundational instruction for each language.  Level 1 instruction is included in the Library’s subscription.  Build a new language foundation with confidence!  Access Rosetta Stone at the Library, at home, or on the go with the mobile app.  Get started here or visit the Library’s Rosetta Stone page to learn more.

hoopla digital is here!

Feb 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Welcome

hooplamosaic-01 for webInstantly borrow free digital music, movies, TV shows, and more 24/7 with your library card! Download the free hoopla digital mobile app or visit to begin enjoying thousands of titles available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to your smartphone, tablet, and computer. Dive right in and get started or visit our hoopla page for more information.

Flipster: Digital Magazines with Your RFPL Card!

Feb 12th, 2015 | 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!


Feb 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Current Events, Welcome

Due to the winter storm, the River Forest Library will be closed Monday, February 2nd. We apologize for any inconvenience.