Sue Quinn Appointed as New Library Director
The Board of Trustees of the River Forest Public Library is thrilled to announce the appointment of Sue Quinn as the new Director of the Library. Sue’s demonstrated leadership, her familiarity with the River Forest community, her business acumen, and her ability to envision a vibrant future for the library, make her an ideal choice for this position.
The River Forest Library Board of Trustees would like to invite you to meet Sue Quinn on Sunday, May 22nd from 3:30-5 PM in the Barbara Hall Meeting Room.
Media On DemandVisit Media On Demand to download audiobooks, ebooks, music and more from the comfort of your own home! Media On Demand is compatible with your iPad, Kindle, iPod, Sony Reader, Nook, and other portable devices. Browse available titles by format or genre, place holds on popular titles, check out, and download your selections all online! At Media on Demand for Kids, view our ebook collection for kids! Contact the Library with any questions at 708-366-5205 x 316.
SWAN catalogSearch the catalog here The River Forest Public Library is a member of the SWAN consortium. Through the SWAN catalog we are able to provide you access to a combined collection of 1.4 million unique titles of books, DVDs, blu-rays, audiobooks, ebooks, music CDs and more.
The Library will be CLOSED
on Friday, April 29th for a staff in-service day.
The next regular meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 17th at 7:30 PM. The public is always invited to attend these meetings.
Sunday, 5/1, 2 PM, Grades 5+
Mothers and daughters (grandmothers and aunts too) are invited to join us in an afternoon of girly fun. Make your own bath bombs, face masks, and much more! Space is limited so sign up today! Grades 5+
Sunday, 5/1, 2-4 PM
Join us for a talk from Dr. Tyra Manning, former superintendent of District 90, as she discusses her new book, Where the Water Meets the Sand.
Lights… Camera… Action! Join staff from Steve & Kate’s Camp at the Library for an afternoon of stop motion animation. Children will create characters, design sets, and film stop-motion masterpieces on custom-built, tabletop iPad stations. All materials are provided— just bring your imagination! Advanced registration is required. Grades K-7