The building will be closed daily between 12 PM and 1 PM for cleaning.
River Forest Public Library River Forest Public Library

Welcome back!

The Library building is open to the public in a limited capacity. Services available: browsing and checkout of library materials, computer sessions, copying, printing, and faxing. Read all of our reopening guidelines.

  • Face coverings required
  • Visits limited to 30 minutes
  • Limited number of people in the building
  • Keep your distance

Watercolor Paint and Sip

Wednesday, 8/12, 2-2:45 PM
Grades K-4

Pick up the supply kit at the library and then follow along as we paint and sip together. Register to receive the Zoom link and password. 

 

Catapults

Monday, 8/17, 2-2:45 PM
Grades K-4

Pick up the supply kit at the library and then follow along as we experiment together. Register to receive the Zoom link and password.

Mosaic Bracelets

Tuesday, 8/18, 3-4 PM
Grades 5-12

Add some flair to your outfit by crafting your own beaded cuff. Register to pick up the supply kit of your choice at the library and receive the Zoom link and password.

Social (Distance) Stitching

Wednesday, 8/26, 10-11 AM

Do you enjoy knitting, crochet, cross-stitching, or sewing? Then join us over Zoom to socialize while you stitch from the comfort of your home!  Registered participants will receive an email with the zoom link.

Virtual Book Club

Thursday, 8/27, 7-8 PM

We invite you to read the book The Gown by Jennifer Robson and then join us for a live Zoom discussion. This title is instantly available on hoopla. We will meet virtually through zoom. You will receive an email with the zoom link when you register.

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.

News

We are open for limited services

The Library building is open to the public in a limited capacity in compliance with the 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.  Our plan may change at any time based on […]

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Programs

Sunday, August 9, 12 AM - 12 AM
Closed
Monday, August 10, 9 AM - 7 PM
Outdoor Art Bag Kit
Monday, August 10, 2 PM - 2:45 PM
Fairy Gardens
Tuesday, August 11, 10 AM - 10:30 AM
Live Virtual Story Time

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