Programs for Adults
Tuesday, 3/11, 1 PM, Senior Movie Afternoon
Come watch the 2007 film Bucket List, starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. Refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, 3/11 & 3/25, 7 PM, Great Decisions Discussion Group
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Great Decisions promises to be an exciting series of discussions about international issues. Stop by the library to get a list of the issues to be discussed and to check out a briefing book.
Wednesday, 3/12, 1:30 PM, Afternoon Book Discussion
Come for a discussion of The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Books are available for pick up from the Circulation Desk one month before the discussion date.
Sunday, 3/16, 2 PM, Southern Cooking Demonstration- River Forest Reads
Chef Andrew Comens stops by the library to show us how to make some classic southern food: mustard-fried catfish and hoppin-john! Samples and recipes will be provided. Come hungry!
Wednesday, 3/26, 7 PM, River Forest Reads book discussion
Come for a discussion of The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson.
Thursday, 3/27, 2 PM, Documentary film screening program
Join us for a film honoring women during Women’s History Month.
Wednesday, 4/2, 7:30 PM, Evening Book Discussion
Come for a discussion of Destiny of the Republic by Candace Millard. Books are available for pick up from the Circulation Desk one month before the discussion date.
Monday, 4/7, 10-11 AM, Coffee Monday
Come to the library on the first Monday morning of every month for coffee, breakfast snacks and conversation. It’s a great way to get to know your neighbors and library staff! Coffee Mondays are supported by Blue Max Coffee and River Forest Township.
Tuesday, 4/8 & 4/22, 7 PM, Great Decisions Discussion Group
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Great Decisions promises to be an exciting series of discussions about international issues. Stop by the library to get a list of the issues to be discussed, check out a copy of the briefing book or pick up a copy of upcoming readings.
Wednesday, 4/9, 1:30 PM, Afternoon Book Discussion
Come for a discussion of Einstein by Walter Isaacson. Books are available for pick up from the Circulation Desk one month before the discussion date.
Thursday, 4/10, 7 PM, The Roots of Americana
With a passion and respect for the singers and songwriters who have shaped American music such as Hank Williams, Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash and so many others, Justman blends vintage folk, blues, country, bluegrass and popular music during this fun and informative musical hour.
Sunday, 4/13, 2 PM, Foreign Film Forum
Friday, 4/18, 2 PM, Green Movie Day
Join us at the library to watch a family-friendly, feature film with a “green” theme! Call 708.366.5205 x312 to find out which movie we are showing.
Thursday, 4/24, 7 PM, Barbara Henry Poetry Reading
April is National Poetry Month! Local author, speaker and poet, Barbara J. Henry, will be reading selected poems from her book, Coming Full Circle, to help us celebrate.
Friday, 4/25, 5:30-8:30, Librarypalooza, All Ages
Join RFPL for our biggest event of the year! We’ll have a live storyteller show, a photo booth, balloon twisters, a dance floor for the kiddos, an after-hours DJ dance party for teens and more! We’ll also be serving up a free helping of ice cream. Don’t miss it.
The library is now currently offering 2 new technology related services, our weekly Computer Learning Labs and one-on-one appointments for assistance with your eReader. Visit our Computer Classes page for more information on these offerings.