The Library will close at 5PM on Weds. 11/24 and remain closed on Thurs. 11/25 in observance of Thanksgiving.
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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees generally holds its regular meeting on the third Tuesday of each month at 6 PM at the River Forest Public Library, 735 Lathrop Avenue, River Forest, IL.

The public is always invited to attend these meetings. Check the calendar for dates. Board members are elected for four-year terms in consolidated April elections.


Deborah Hill, President (term ends April 2023)

James Hopkinson, Vice President (term ends April 2025)

Tom Smedinghoff, Treasurer (term ends April 2023)

Eleanor Long, Secretary (term ends April 2023)

Ann Berens (term ends April 2025)

Cathryn Ruggeri (term ends April 2025)

Karen Stierwalt (term ends April 2025)

Upcoming Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, January 18, 2021

Tuesday, February 15, 2021

Tuesday, March 15, 2021

Tuesday, April 19, 2021

Tuesday, May 17, 2021

Tuesday, June 21, 2021

Tuesday, July 19, 2021

Tuesday, September 20, 2021

Tuesday, October 18, 2021

Tuesday, November 15, 2021

Download upcoming meeting agendas and past agendas and meetings minutes.