NEW Picture Book Browsing Bins!
The Children’s Room will be closed from August 11-15 so we can install our brand new picture book browser bins.
-These face out shelves will make finding picture books about favorite topics easy and fun!
-Each category and subcategory have been chosen with young readers in mind and the new layout will encourage children to explore the collection and find books about their favorite things!
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.
Tuesday, August 5th, 3-7 p.m.
Get excited! Stop by to check out the 74-foot-long traveling exhibit, which has five separate spaces that showcase eBooks, eAudiobooks, a gadget gallery and more.
For readers of all ages!
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!
Wednesday, 7/30, 8-9:30 PM
If you are counting down the days until Halloween, don’t miss Halloween in July at the RFPL. Come (in costume if you wish) for spooky stories, ghoulish snacks, creepy crafts and more! For kids entering grades 6-9.
Thursday, 7/31, 6:30-7:30 PM
Join us in our front garden as we celebrate the end of Summer Reading with a live concert! Jeanie B!’s upbeat shows are jammed-packed with dancing, sing-a-longs, and rockin’ music that both kids and parents will love. For kids of all ages and their families.
Tuesday, 8/5, 10:30 AM
Learn about tips on how to keep your mind sharp and find out about some new research studies. Light refreshments will be served. Speaker: Phyllis Patnaude, Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Registration suggested for this program.