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Mad Science Show

Tuesday, 6/19, 3-4 PM, Kids of All Ages
Join us in our front garden for Mad Science’s interactive Sounds Like Science show. This program will be held outside, weather permitting. Rain location: RMS gym. Best for ages 4 and up.

School of Rock Concert

Tuesday, 6/19, 7-8:30 PM
Oak Park River Forest students will blow your mind with advanced performances chock-full of hits by famous artists such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Frank Zappa, Queen, and many, many more!

Maui & Moana’s Musical Storytelling

Wednesday, 6/20, 4-5:30 PM
Moana! Make way, make way! Learn how to sing and dance like a pro in this magical musical adventure. Staff from Ovation Academy of Performing Arts will teach you a scene from Moana in this high-energy theater workshop. You’re welcome! Advanced registration required. Grades K-4.

Rock Ur Room!

Join us this summer for some fun DIY room decorating workshops that will rock your room! For grades 5-12.

Thursday, 6/21, 3-4 PM: Clothesline Photo Display

Thursday, 6/28, 3-4 PM: Storage Crate


Ultimate Party Games

Friday, 6/22, 3-4 PM
Come and play classic party games like you’ve never played them before!

Advanced registration required. Grades K-4.

Summer Reading

June 8th – August 3rd

It’s that time of the year again! Get rewarded for reading by signing up for one of our Summer Reading programs! Programs available for infants through adults.


Mobile WiFi hotspots

Get connected on the go, wherever you go! Have you ever wished you could take WiFi with you while you are on vacation? Or have WiFi when you are watching your child’s soccer game? Now you can! The Library now has 4 mobile WiFi hotspots available for River Forest residents to borrow. You can check […]

Good eBook news!

You can now check out up to 20 digital books at a time on Overdrive, up from our prior limit of 10. You can also place up to 20 items on hold. Begin enjoying double the number of ebooks and e-audiobooks today! Ask a librarian at the second floor desk how to get started using Overdrive’s Libby app through Media […]


Tuesday, June 19, 10 AM - 11 AM
Mother Goose Café
Tuesday, June 19, 3 PM - 4 PM
Mad Science Show
Tuesday, June 19, 7 PM - 8:30 PM
School Of Rock- Show Team
Tuesday, June 19, 7:30 PM - 9 PM

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