Visit your Library and discover quality collections, a comfortable space, and friendly, professional staff members committed to providing the highest level of service. Come browse thousands of books, movies, music CDs, video games, magazines, and more. Internet access is available at seated computer workstations, or you may bring your laptop or mobile device and enjoy free wifi throughout the building and in the garden. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Join us for an evening with author and musician Michelle Zauner to discuss her bestselling memoir Crying in H Mart, and more. Chicago author, editor, critic, and producer, Jessica Hopper, will join her in conversation. Registration required.
Bring your own clothing items to tie dye and we will provide vibrant colors and tips on how to make the best designs. This program will be held outside, weather permitting, and will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. Advanced registration required to reserve your 30 minute time slot.
Join other movie lovers to watch great classic films. This season we’re hitting the trail with westerns! Today we’ll be watching High Noon (1952). Light refreshments will be served. Stay for a discussion with local film expert, Jim Jacob. Brought to you in partnership with River Forest Township.
Come sing with us! Join library staff after hours to watch our new favorite movie and sing along to all of your favorite songs. Advanced registration required.
We had a fantastic kickoff party on June 10 that was made possible by the River Forest Public Library Foundation. Our hardworking staff registered over 200 people for our summer reading program, bringing our total registration to well over 500 participants. Registered readers enjoyed a delicious ice cream sundae bar served up by The Brown […]
We’re excited to announce that Anne Kowalski will be our new Middle School and Teen Librarian. Anne joined the library in December 2019 as a Children’s Services Associate and recently completed her MLIS at Dominican University.