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Dave DiNaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles Show

Monday, 7/23, 4-5 PM
Get up close and personal with reptiles as you join us in our front garden for this live, hands-on show featuring animals from around the world. This program will be held outside, weather permitting. Kids of All Ages. Rain location: RMS gym.

Perler Party

Tuesday, 7/24, 6-8 PM
Drop by, geek out, and design your own rocking pixel art with perler beads.Grades 5-12

Edible Rock Formations

Wednesday, 7/25, 3-4 PM 
Eat some rocks! Learn about different types of rocks while you create edible versions of the real thing. Advanced registration required. Grades K-4.

Rock Ur Room

Thursdays, 3-4 PM, Grades 5-12

7/26, Dry Erase Calendar
If you make your calendar into a display-worthy work of art, you’ll never miss an assignment again. Use a bold frame and colors that energize to keep your life on track.

Tie Dye


Friday, 8/3, 3-4:30 PM
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. All ages.

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.


New in the Children’s Room: Thematic Kit Bags!

Do you want to learn how to tell time? Investigate the bones in your body? Make a snap circuit? Check out a new thematic kit bag to learn all about these topics and more.

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 […]


Sunday, July 22, 12 AM - 12 AM
Library Closed
Monday, July 23, 4 PM - 5 PM
Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles Show
Tuesday, July 24, 2 PM - 3:30 PM
Rock and Roll Mazes
Tuesday, July 24, 6 PM - 8 PM
Perler Party

New & Coming Soon