River Forest Reads!
We hope you’ve been enjoying our first River Forest Reads book The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson.
Our community reading program will conclude with 2 programs in March:
3/16 at 2pm- Southern Cooking Demonstration and 3/26 at 7 pm- Concluding book discussion
It’s not too late to join us! Stop by the library to pick up your copy or request it online.
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. At www.mediaondemand.org, you can browse available titles by media format or genre, place holds on popular titles, check out, and download your selections. 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.
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Saturdays Feb 1- March 8
9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Hey Dads (and moms and grandparents too)! Join us for crafts, books and board games along with breakfast treats from Blue Max Coffee. At 10:30 we’ll all head upstairs for a story time by the fireplace.
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!
Saturday, 3/8, 2-4:30 PM
Calling all Minecraft fanatics in grades 5-8! We’ll have a building contest, Minecraft crafts, and block shaped snacks. After the program ends, the teen computers will be reserved for participants to enjoy some uninterrupted play time.
Friday, 3/21, 6 PM; Ages 2-6
Arrive at 6 PM for a short bedtime story with your stuffed pal. Leave your pal for some overnight fun at the library. Come back for a light breakfast at 9 a.m. and see what the stuffed animals were up to during their slumber party! Advance registration is required.