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Global Film Forum

Sunday, 9/24, 2-4:30 PM


Enjoy cinema from around the world, in the company of fellow global film fans. This month’s film is The Mole Agent, a 2020 film from Chile that was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards.

Monday Morning Movie at the Library

Monday, 9/25, 10 AM-12 PM


Come to the Library on your day off school to watch a movie! Light snacks provided.


Monday, 9/25, 4-4:45 PM

Grades K-4 

Advanced registration is required. 

Join us for our monthly crafting program for kids! This month, we’ll make koi watercolor art.


Hands Across River Forest – Building Community Through Art

 By LucyRose Till-Campbell “I would love to help, but I’m just not an artist.” This is a phrase that I heard over and over from patrons this summer as we worked on our community mural for the front hall of the library. Each time someone said it I reassured them that all they need to […]

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Your Library with books, displays, and a special Mariachi Performance on October 1 

September 15-October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month and your Library is here to celebrate with you.   We invite everyone to join us on Sunday, October 1 at 1:15 PM, for a special performance by Chicago’s First All-Women Mariachi Band, Mariachi Sirenas. Mariachi Sirenas was founded by members Ibet Herrera and Eréndira Izguerra, both […]


Sunday, September 24, 2 PM - 4:30 PM
Global Film Forum
Monday, September 25, 10 AM - 12 PM
Monday Morning Movie at the Library (For families)
Monday, September 25, 4 PM - 4:45 PM
Crafternoon (Grades K-4)
Tuesday, September 26, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Middle School Makers (Grades 5-8)

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