Friday, 6/8, 3-5:30 PM
Start your summer off right! Sign up for our summer reading program and then join us in the park for a bounce house, popcorn, and lawn games. All summer reading participants are welcome to attend. Skip the line! Pre-register online or in person for the summer reading program and receive tickets for the Kick Off Party beginning May 21.
Friday, 5/25, 11:30 AM – 1 PM
Bring your own brown bag lunch and chow down while watching a fun film. Grades 5-8
Saturday, 6/2, 2-3:30 PM
Did you know that Thomas Jefferson had a pet mockingbird who often sat on his master’s shoulder? Or that cows and goats used to graze on the White House lawn? Or that Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Scottish terrier Fala traveled with the President and attended parties with world leaders? In “Pets at the White House,” the dynamic singing and acting duo, Jenny Riddle and Elizabeth Doyle, delight audiences with wonderful stories and songs about the four-legged, beaked, and pawed inhabitants who have resided at the White House throughout the decades. Brought to you in partnership with River Forest Township.
Tuesday, 6/12, 10 AM-4 PM
The Overdrive Digital Bookmobile is coming to your Library! It will be located in the parking lot between the Library and Roosevelt Middle School.
Don’t miss your chance to explore this unique traveling exhibit. Visitors are invited to an interactive experience to learn about and try eBooks and audiobooks and expert staff will be on board.
This trio of monthly programs is geared especially to seniors and older adults with the goal of providing opportunities for social connection, lifelong learning, and culture.
You are welcome to explore the world of River Forest Public Library through the images and stories we would love sharing with you on Instagram. Have a peek behind the scenes, check out the exciting programs we have done, and get inspired to find your next favorite read! You will find us by the user […]
Judy Steed’s annual mosaic exhibit is on display in the Library lobby throughout the month of May. This year’s exhibit is entitled “Wondrous Women” in honor of the “Me, too” movement. Also on display are some of her more traditional pieces, including crosses and botanicals. The artwork is also available for sale. Half of all […]