Upcoming Events & Programs
Mother Goose Café
Join us for coffee, stories, and play. Stories begin at 10:20 AM. Ages birth-18 months with parent/caregiver.
Teen Just Dance Tournament
Can you move and grove to the music? Test out your dancing skills at this fun Wii game tournament. Advanced registration required.
Rockin' Rock Collection
Create your very own personalized rock collection and carton case with an expert from the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art. Rocks from home can also be brought in for identification! Advanced registration required. Grades K-4.
Join us for stories, music, and movement. Ages 18 months-3 years with parent/caregiver.
Rock Ur Room: Ombre Pillow
Throw pillows can be pricey, but not if you make your own! Take a plain pillow and give it a designer look with a sophisticated gradient paint scheme.
Family Story Time
Join library staff for stories and songs. This is a fun story time for kids ages birth through 6 with caregiver.
Film Lover Fridays
Join other movie lovers on the 3rd Friday of every month to watch popular and entertaining films! This summer we’ll be showing classic movies from the 1940s! Today we’ll be watching Shadow of a Doubt. Bring a sack lunch to enjoy before the film starts. Light refreshments will be served. This program is brought to you in partnership with the River Forest Township.
Bring your own clothing items to tie dye and we will provide vibrant colors and tips on how to make the best designs. This program will be held outside, weather permitting. All ages.
LEGO fans will be given a new LEGO building challenge each time we meet. LEGO bricks will be provided. Advanced registration required. Grades K-4.
Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles Show
Get up close and personal with reptiles as you join us in our front garden for this live, hands-on show featuring animals from around the world. This program will be held outside, weather permitting. Rain location: RMS gym.
Rock and Roll Mazes
Build your own mazes and obstacle courses out of recycled materials and test them with marbles and balls of different sizes. Best for ages 3 and up.
Drop by, geek out, and design your own rocking pixel art with perler beads.
Edible Rock Formations
Eat some rocks! Learn about different types of rocks while you create edible versions of the real thing. Advanced registration required. Grades K-4.
Movers and Shakers
Join My Gym at the Library for fun movement activities using puppets, bubbles, and more! Ages birth-6 years old with parent/caregiver.
Rock Ur Room: Dry Erase Calendar
If you make your calendar into a display-worthy work of art, you’ll never miss an assignment again. Use a bold frame and colors that energize to keep your life on track.
You're in the Band
Grab an instrument and join the band in this special music themed story time. Ages 1-5 with caregiver.
Musical Movie Matinee
Watch a musical and enjoy snacks. July’s movie is the 1997 version of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella.
Pokemon Scavenger Hunt
Drop in between 1-4 PM to look for hidden Pokemon cutouts at Library. Find them all and win a prize. Best for ages 3 and up.
Ancient World Rocks and More
Rocks have been important to civilization for a long time. Learn about ancient rock mysteries and how rocks have been used through the ages. Advanced registration required. Grades K-4.
Guitar Hero Tournament
Challenge your peers to Guitar Hero for a chance to become a rock logen and win prizes. Advanced registration required.