Our building is closed to the public. However, curbside pickup, phone and chat services are now available 1PM-7PM Mon-Thur, 11AM-5PM Fri-Sat. Email us anytime.
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Kid Chef Show and Tell

Wednesday, 7/8, 2-2:45 PM
Grades K-4

We will show you how to make a fun and easy snack. Then, you can show off an interesting food creation you have been enjoying at home. Register to receive the Zoom link and password. 

Sand Art

Thursday, 7/9, 3-4 PM
Grades 5-12

Everything is just beachy when you can create beautiful geometric works of art using sand. Register to pick up the supply kit at the library and receive the Zoom link and password

Magic Trick Workshop

Friday, 7/10, 3:30-4:15 PM
Grades K-4

Join professional magician Gary Kantor to learn how to do some fun at-home magic tricks. Gather up the following household items to use for this program: deck of cards, rubber bands, crayons, paper, and something to write with. Register to receive the Zoom link and password.

Trivia Party

Monday, 7/13, 2-2:45 PM
Grades K-4

Test out your random knowledge as we ask wacky trivia questions. Register to receive the Zoom link and password.

Summer Reading Virtual Challenge

June 15th – August 21st

Sign up for our virtual reading challenge, then track your reading throughout the summer on a computer or the Beanstack Tracker app to earn fun reading rewards and virtual badges. There are summer reading challenges available for all ages. Start logging your reading beginning June 15th.
These nifty tutorials will help you get started:  How do I registerHow do I log? Call, email, or chat with us for further assistance.


Library Reopening on July 27

The Library building will be reopened to the public in a limited capacity on Monday, July 27th following public health guidelines from the Restore Illinois plan and the Center for Disease Control. We will offer browsing and check out of library materials, computer sessions, copying, printing, and faxing. Patrons are asked to keep their visits […]

D90 Book Club Books Are Ready for Pick Up!

Books for D90 Book Clubs are ready to be picked up at River Forest Public Library. The library building is closed, but we are open for curbside pick up. Let us know you are picking up a book for a Book Club by calling or texting when you are in a pick up parking spot […]


Monday, July 6, 1 PM - 7 PM
Gardening Bag Kit
Tuesday, July 7, 10 AM - 10:30 AM
Live Virtual Story Time
Tuesday, July 7, 2 PM - 2:30 PM
Crafting with Maria
Wednesday, July 8, 2 PM - 2:45 PM
Kid Chef Show and Tell

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