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Winter Warm Up Story Time

Saturdays, 1/20 – 3/10, 10-11 AM
Come in from the cold and warm up at this special winter Saturday morning story time. Story time begins at 10 AM. Family social time is from 10:30-11 AM. Ages birth-5 years old with parent/caregiver.

World War II Radio Hour

Sunday, 1/21, 2-3:30 PM
Let Nostalgia Entertainment take you back in time! Featuring favorites such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Bei Mir Bist Du Schon,” “In the Mood” and “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree,” our costumed and piano-accompanied trio reenact a 1940’s radio hour!

River Forest Public Library

RFPL strives to enhance the quality of life in River Forest by maintaining a welcoming environment where all patrons will experience a high level of service and satisfaction from a responsive and knowledgeable staff, who help them find the information they need and the services and resources they want. Our primary Service Goals are to create young readers, stimulate imagination, promote lifelong learning, and provide a comfortable space for patrons to visit.

Overcooked XBox One Tournament

Thursday, 1/25, 3:30-5 PM
Working as a team, you and your fellow chefs must prepare, cook and serve up a variety of tasty orders before the baying customers storm out in a huff. Sharpen your knives and dust off your chef’s whites, there isn’t mushroom for error and the steaks are high in these crazy kitchens! Sign up a team of two for this fun competition today! Grades 5-8.

Sanctuary City Post Cards

Saturday, 1/27, 2-4 PM
The Oak Park Art League invites young artists to participate in a postcard project that explores human rights and diversity through a creative lens. Join us in expressing what it means to be “welcoming” in words and images. Postcards will be included in a May 2018 exhibit titled “Sanctuary.” 5-14 years


Credit Cards now accepted

You can now pay for library fines and printing with a credit card at the front desk when you come to the library. Please note that there is a minimum $3.00 payment required to be able to pay by credit card for printing.  Patrons wanting to pay from home with a credit card may do so […]

Stuffed Animal Sleepover Recap

See what the stuffed animals were up to during their slumber party at the Library!  


Saturday, January 20, 10 AM - 11 AM
Winter Warm Up Story Time
Saturday, January 20, 2 PM - 3 PM
Lego Club
Sunday, January 21, 2 PM - 3:30 PM
World War II Radio Hour
Tuesday, January 23, 10 AM - 11 AM
Mother Goose Café

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