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River Forest Public Library River Forest Public Library

Monarch Mondays, All ages

Mondays, 4-4:30 PM
9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26

Join us every Monday to listen to and discuss books from the 2020-2021 Monarch Award nominee list. Register to receive Zoom link and password. Kids of all ages may listen. The Monarch Award was created for Grades K-2.

Social (Distance) Stitching

Wednesday, 9/23, 10-11 AM

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

Virtual Book Club, Adult

Thursday, 9/24, 7-8 PM

We invite you to read the book March Books 1-3 by John Lewis 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.

Tween Tasters

Thursday, 10/1, 4-4:45 PM

Grades 5-8

Try out a variety of unique snacks from around the globe in the fun taste test program. Join us on Zoom for snack rating, trivia, and other fun games with friends. Snacks will be available to pick up one week in advance. Advanced registration required to receive the Zoom link.

Craft Together

Friday, 10/2, 10-10:30 AM

Pick up a supply kit at the library, then log on to read a story together and work on your creations with your grown up. Register to receive the Zoom link and password. Ages 2-5 years. This month’s craft is: Crepe Paper Canvases

Tween Talk

Friday, 10/2, 4-4:45 PM

Grades 5-8

Join in a virtual video session with Middle School and Teen Librarian Beth and OPRF Youth Services Interventionist Laura via Zoom. Chat, socialize, ask questions, play games, and hang out in our virtual tween library! Advanced registration required to receive the Zoom link. * Sponsored by OPRF Youth Services

We’re OPEN!

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


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Wednesday, September 23, 10 AM - 11 AM
Social (Distance) Stitching
Thursday, September 24, 7 PM - 8 PM
Virtual Book Club
Monday, September 28, 4 PM - 4:30 PM
Monarch Mondays
Tuesday, September 29, 10 AM - 10:30 AM
Live Virtual Story Time

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