River Forest Public Library River Forest Public Library


Wednesday, 8/15, 10 AM-12 PM
Have you ever been up close and personal with a real fire truck or police car? Come explore the real thing and touch the trucks at the Library. This program will be held outside, weather permitting. For children of all ages with parent/caregiver.

Mario Kart Tournament

Thursday, 8/16, 3-4:30
Test out your racing skills at this fun Wii game tournament. Advanced registration required. Grades K-4.

Rock Your Locker

Thursday, 8/23, 3:30 PM
Enjoy a “welcome back” snack and find out about the terrific library materials and fun programs the Library offers just for Middle School students while crafting items to jazz up your school year. Grades 5-8

Ready Readers

Wednesday, 9/5, 4-5 PM
Get ready to read School Days According to Humphrey with crafts, activities, and a snack based on the book by Betty G. Birney. Listen to a librarian read the first chapter, and then check out a copy to finish reading at home! Advanced registration required. Grades 1-4.


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 […]


Wednesday, August 15, 10 AM - 12 PM
Thursday, August 16, 10 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Time
Thursday, August 16, 3 PM - 4:30 PM
Mario Kart Tournament
Friday, August 17, 9:30 AM - 10 AM
Family Story Time

New & Coming Soon