Adult Program Spotlight

Get Your Jam on with Chicago Food Swap

Jul 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Adult Program Spotlight

Saturday, 8/1, 2 PM This time of year the Farmer’s Market is overflowing with delicious fruit, from blueberries to peaches. Learn to preserve this wonderful bounty with a canning demonstration by food blogger and founder of the Chicago Food Swap, Emily Paster.  The Chicago Food Swap brings together passionate home cooks, bakers, and gardeners to […]



Dooley Brothers Concert

Jul 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Adult Program Spotlight

Friday, 7/17, 7:30 PM Join us at the library  for our annual Dooley Brother’s Concert!  The Dooleys have been entertaining Chicagoland for over 30 years with their delightful banter and wide musical repertoire.  And they are River Forest natives! Come ready for a fun evening!



Get Inspired: Fruit and Vegetable Creations

Jun 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Adult Program Spotlight

Saturday, 6/13, 11AM Chef Rose Deneen will demonstrate how to create beautiful centerpieces for your next party with fresh produce from the Farmer’s Market. Learn how to cut fruit into various shapes to create a fruit bouquet. Vegetables never looked so good after Chef Deneen shows ideas how to create an edible landscape. Samples and […]



The Chicago Music Scene of the 1960′s and 1970′s

May 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Adult Program Spotlight

Thursday, 5/21, 7:30 pm Dean Milano shares photos and stories from his book The Chicago Music Scene of the 1960’s and 1970’s, interspersed with music.



Surviving the Hindenburg

Apr 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Adult Program Spotlight

Thursday, 5/7, 7pm Join Historian Gary Sarnoff who will tell the story of this great airship, Herbert O’Laughlin’s brush with death, and his life in River Forest. This program is co-sponsored by the River Forest Public Library and the Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest.