At the River Forest Public Library, we LOVE reading and want to share our love of books with our patrons.
Let us help you find your next great read! Ask us for recommendations tailored just for you.

Home Delivery
If you can’t get to the Library, we offer home delivery!  Just call the Adult & Teen Services desk or
email reference (@) to sign-up for home delivery.

Library Catalog
Search the RFPL’s new and improved catalog (now including digital content).
You can also download the BookMyne catalog app for free from the app store to search our catalog from your smartphone or tablet.

Book Groups
Join one of the Library’s book groups for enlightening discussion.

Online Resources
Check out these valuable online resources for readers of all ages available with your RFPL card:

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center
This resource contains biographical, critical and contextual information on all aspects of literature from authors to their works. Find biographies, overviews, criticism, interviews, essays, reviews and more.


Novelist logo

This is a great resource to use to find your next great read. Find information on a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction authors as well as browse reading lists, find read-a-likes, or view award winners.


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NoveList K-8 Plus
Perfect for children as well as educators, this resource provides content and information to support curriculum as well as pleasure reading.



Available from home any time and featuring stories, games, puzzles, and even language learning, Tumblebooks is a great alternative to computer games for young children, and has books for kids through 6th grade in an electronic format- many including audio and video.