The River Forest Public Library is located at 735 Lathrop Avenue in River Forest, Illinois.
Regular hours are as follows:
Sunday: (September-May) 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Monday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00-a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Text a Librarian at 708-689-9005
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RFPL offers text message reference services.
Text an RFPL librarian at 708-689-9005, and we will respond during business hours.
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The library’s professional and helpful staff are here for you in person during our open hours, and after hours via email or voicemail. Staff emails are provided below; please remove the parentheses from the address when you type in the email address on your computer. To view contact information for our Library Board, click here.
Sophia Anastos, 708-366-5205 ex.303, sanastos(@)rflib.org
Ted Bodewes, Head of Circulation, 708-366-5205 ex. 306, tbodewes(@)rflib.org
Blaise Dierks, Adult Services Manager, 708-366-5205 ex. 318, bdierks(@)rflib.org
Margaret Banerji, Young Adult Services Manager, 708-366-5205 ex. 317, mbanerji(@)rflib.org
Ashley Wescott, Children’s Service Manager, 708-366-5205 ex. 315, awescott(@)rflib.org
Susan Quinn, Head of Strategic Planning, 708-366-5205 ex. 319, squinn(@)rflib.org
Public Service Desks
708-366-5205 ex. 304, circulation(@)rflib.org
Adult Services Desk
708-366-5205 ex. 316, reference(@)rflib.org
Children’s Services Desk
708-366-5205 ex. 312
For additional staff contacts, please call the library at 708-366-5205.