Library Information

Sunday Closures

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

The library is closed all day today, Friday June 6th, due to a planned ComEd power outage.

We plan to re-open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 7th.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding!

From the Board of the River Forest Library

May 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Library Information

The next Regular Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 16th at 7:30 PM. The public is always invited to attend these meetings.

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 […]