leadimage Bookface February!

    Become  Someone Else! A Photo Contest with a Twist.

    Replace your face with a book’s cover, then snap a picture! Email your BOOKFACE picture to farnold@rflib.org by February 19th. Include your age and contact info with your message.  One entry per person.  Vote by liking your favorite entry on RFPL’s Facebook  page Until 2/29.  One Like per day.  Prizes: $25 Gift Card.

Media On Demand

Visit Media On Demand to download audiobooks, ebooks, music and more from the comfort of your own home! Media On Demand is compatible with your iPad, Kindle, iPod, Sony Reader, Nook, and other portable devices. Browse available titles by format or genre, place holds on popular titles, check out, and download your selections all online! At Media on Demand for Kids, view our ebook collection for kids! Contact the Library with any questions at 708-366-5205 x 316.

SWAN catalog

Search the catalog here The River Forest Public Library is a member of the SWAN consortium. Through the SWAN catalog we are able to provide you access to a combined collection of 1.4 million unique titles of books, DVDs, blu-rays, audiobooks, ebooks, music CDs and more.

Library Information

From the Board of the River Forest Library

The next regular meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 16th at 7:30 PM. The public is always invited to attend these meetings.

Bookmyne App

BookMyneThe SWAN catalog now has a mobile app! Search the App Store or Google Play Store for BookMyne and start accessing the library catalog on the go. Get started with Bookmyne here.

Donuts for Dads

Saturdays 2/6 – 3/5, 9:30 AM-11:30 AM

Grab Dad and join us at the Library for crafts, books, and board games as well as tasty breakfast treats and coffee from Blue Max. At 10:30 we’ll all head upstairs for a fun story time by the fireplace. Moms, grandparents, and caregivers also welcome to attend with the children in their lives.

Writing at the Edge

Sunday, 2/7, 2 PM

Come hear local author and world traveler Jeremy Falcon talk about his historical fiction trilogy, The Harmony of the Spheres, and his writing and research processes.

Great Decisions

Tuesday, 2/9, 7 PM

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Great Decision’s promises to be an exciting series of discussions about international issues. Stop by the library to get a list of the issues to be discussed and to check out a briefing book. There will be 8 issues discussed over 8 sessions.

1/2 Day Pizza & Improv

Friday, 2/12, 11:30 AM-2:30 PM
Middle Schoolers: Do you make friends laugh? Are you a fan of Saturday Night Live or Whose Line Is It Anyway? How’d you like to try your hand at improv comedy? Then take advantage of the District 90 half day of school and come learn games, invent characters, and create scenes on the spot with professionally trained improv performers. No experience necessary. Pizza will be served! Space is limited so sign-up is required.