River Forest Public Library River Forest Public Library

Adult Trivia Night

Thursday, 9/21, 7-8 PM, Adult 

Registration required.

Test your knowledge at an evening of competitive trivia just for adults! This event will be facilitated by the Chicago Trivia Guys. Refreshments will be provided. You may bring teammates or come as an individual; if you have a team, please make sure each team member is registered.

Note: If you have children and would like to play trivia as a family, check out our Family Trivia Night on November 17. 

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 […]


Friday, September 22, 10 AM - 11 AM
Family Story Time and Play (Ages 0-6)
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)

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