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Express Your Library Love with a Bookmark Design

Bookmark Competition extended through April 16

Help us celebrate the Library by joining our bookmark design competition for all ages. There will be great prizes for the winners and runners up. 1st place winners will have their designs made into bookmarks that will be shared with the community. Download the entry form.

Power of Sour

Thursday, 4/22, 4-4:45 PM, Grades 5-12

Put your tongues to the test by trying a variety of sour candies and voting for your favorite! Kits will be available for pick up one week in advance. Advanced registration required to receive the Zoom link.

Virtual Book Club

Thursday, 4/29, 7-8 PM

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

This month’s book: Rez Life by David Treuer

Social (Distance) Stitching

Wednesday, 4/28, 10-11 AM

Do you enjoy knitting, crochet, cross-stitching, or sewing? Then join us on the 4th Wednesday of the month to virtually socialize while you stitch! Use your own materials to work on any project you have going. Register to receive the Zoom link. This program is brought to you in partnership with River Forest Township.

Building open to the public



Game On! Borrow a tabletop game

Have a great game night with your family. Borrow a new game or an old favorite. We now have more than 10 games for you to choose from, which include: Azul Summer Pavilion Betrayal at House on the Hill  Carcassonne Cards Against Humanity Family Edition Mexican Train Dominoes Munchkin Deluxe Pandemic Settlers of Catan Ticket to Ride Villainous Games are […]

We Stand with Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

River Forest Public Library condemns the increasing acts of violence against members of our Asian American and Pacific Islander communities across the country. We support our Asian and Pacific Islander patrons and community members and stand against acts of violence, discrimination, and racism. River Forest Public Library is committed to building an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment […]


Tuesday, April 20, 10 AM - 10:30 AM
Live Virtual Story Time
Tuesday, April 20, 2 PM - 4 PM
Memory Cafe
Tuesday, April 20, 4 PM - 4:45 PM
Middle School Makers
Tuesday, April 20, 4:30 PM - 7 PM
RFPL Board of Trustees Meeting

New & Coming Soon