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New SWAN Catalog Coming in April 2015!

Mar 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Library Information

If you enjoy logging into your library account and using the catalog from anywhere, at any time, you’ll soon have a lot more to love!  The RFPL, in cooperation with 76 Illinois libraries, will soon upgrade to a new and improved catalog system in April 2015! For more information and frequently asked questions, click here.

From the Board of the River Forest Library

Mar 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Library Information

The next Regular Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 21st at 7:30 PM. The public is always invited to attend these meetings. Statement of River Forest Library Board of Trustees to Development Review Board, 11/14/2014

New Book Alerts

Feb 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Library Information

Want a quick and easy way to know the newest books, DVDs, music and audiobooks purchased by the library?
Check out our New Book Alerts!

Click here or on a book above to check out New Book Alerts today!

Along with New Book Alerts we now also offer Author Check! With Author Check you find information about your favorite author and sign up to receive an email when the library orders a new book by them!


Jan 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Library Information

The IRS is discontinuing its Tax Form Outlet Program and will be sending out limited forms this year. The RFPL will only be receiving a limited amount of Forms 1040, 1040A and 1040 EZ and will not receive any additional schedules or instructions for any forms. Patrons can use the library’s public computers to print […]

From the Director

Dec 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Library Information

Ah, bread…when I was a little girl, my mom would bake fresh bread for us every week.  After school, my brothers and sisters and I would walk into a house made delicious by the smell of freshly baked bread. The crust was thick and crunchy. The inside was light and tender. Honey and butter made […]