Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Closed

All Day
Branches:
River Forest Public Library
Description:
Summer Hours Sunday : Closed Monday : 9AM - 9PM Tuesday : 9AM - 9PM Wednesday : 9AM - 9PM Thursday : 9AM - 9PM Friday : 9AM - 5PM Saturday : 9AM - 5PM ...

Closed

All Day
Branches:
River Forest Public Library
Description:
Summer Hours Sunday : Closed Monday : 9AM - 9PM Tuesday : 9AM - 9PM Wednesday : 9AM - 9PM Thursday : 9AM - 9PM Friday : 9AM - 5PM Saturday : 9AM - 5PM ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Library-wide
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description:
Sign up for our virtual reading challenge on our website, then track your reading on a computer or the Beanstack Tracker app. Detailed directions are available on our website. For all ages. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Dragons Bag Kit

June 15, 2020
1:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment, STEAM
Program Description:
Pick up a program in a bag to enjoy at home! Kits will be different each week and include craft and activity supplies. New bags will be available first-come first-serve beginning on Mondays. This week's theme is: Dragons ...

Disclaimer(s)

​​​​​​​Material Pickup Required

This program requires materials to be picked up at our service desk prior to the program.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Scavenger Hunt

June 15, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Program Description:
We will lead you through a virtual scavenger hunt in your home. On your mark, get set, have fun! No supplies needed. Register to receive the Zoom link and password. Grades K-4. ...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Live Virtual Story Time

June 16, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Story Times/Early Childhood
Program Description:
Join us on the River Forest Public Library YouTube channel for a live virtual story time for young children. Subscribe to our page for alerts. ...
This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

Memory Cafe on Zoom

June 16, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Sponsored by the River Forest Township
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Program Description:
A Memory Cafe is a welcoming place for individuals living with memory changes along with their families and friends. Join for conversation and enjoyable activities in an informal setting. This program is sponsored by Senior Services of Oak Park and R...
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Tween Nailed It!

June 16, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Tweens & Teens
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
Just like the hilariously popular Netflix show “Nailed It” contestants will compete in 2 challenges using craft items around their house to recreate famous Pinterest-worthy projects. Will you “nail it” or “fail it”? Our judges will decide. Register t...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

RFPL Board of Trustees Meeting

June 16, 2020
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Barbara Hall Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Library Board
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Storybook Yoga

June 17, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Program Description:
Find some space to stretch out at home while we take you through a yoga story adventure. Register to receive the Zoom link and password. Grades K-4. ...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Live Virtual Story Time

June 18, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Story Times/Early Childhood
Program Description:
Join us on the River Forest Public Library YouTube channel for a live virtual story time for young children. Subscribe to our page for alerts. ...
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Tween Lego Challenge

June 18, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Tweens & Teens
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Use your own LEGOs at home as we lead you through a series of timed challenges. Register to receive the Zoom link and password. Grades 5-8 ...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Nanny Nikki Live Special Performance

June 19, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Story Times/Early Childhood
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
Join us for this live virtual event as Nanny Nikki performs a special musical show for young kids. Register to receive the Zoom link and password. ...

Closed

All Day
Branches:
River Forest Public Library
Description:
Summer Hours Sunday : Closed Monday : 9AM - 9PM Tuesday : 9AM - 9PM Wednesday : 9AM - 9PM Thursday : 9AM - 9PM Friday : 9AM - 5PM Saturday : 9AM - 5PM ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Unicorns Bag Kit

June 22, 2020
1:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment, STEAM
Program Description:
Pick up a program in a bag to enjoy at home! Kits will be different each week and include craft and activity supplies. New bags will be available first-come first-serve beginning on Mondays. This week's theme is: Unicorns ...

Disclaimer(s)

​​​​​​​Material Pickup Required

This program requires materials to be picked up at our service desk prior to the program.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO Challenge

June 22, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Program Description:
Use your own LEGOs at home as we lead you through a series of timed challenges. Register to receive the Zoom link and password. Grades K-4. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

1st Grade Book Club - Brauweiler A

June 23, 2020
9:00am - 9:30am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Member Led Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Teachers from District 90 are leading grade level book clubs over the summer via Zoom. Sign up to join a 4-week session of stories, discussion, and more.  Grade level indicated is for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Maximum 10 children pe...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

1st Grade Book Club - Strachowski A

June 23, 2020
9:00am - 9:30am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Member Led Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Teachers from District 90 are leading grade level book clubs over the summer via Zoom. Sign up to join a 4-week session of stories, discussion, and more.  Grade level indicated is for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Maximum 10 children pe...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

2nd Grade Book Club - Crannell A

June 23, 2020
9:00am - 9:30am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Member Led Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Teachers from District 90 are leading grade level book clubs over the summer via Zoom. Sign up to join a 4-week session of stories, discussion, and more.  Grade level indicated is for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Maximum 10 children pe...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

3rd Grade Book Club - Rogers

June 23, 2020
9:00am - 9:30am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Member Led Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Teachers from District 90 are leading grade level book clubs over the summer via Zoom. Sign up to join a 4-week session of stories, discussion, and more.  Grade level indicated is for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Maximum 10 children pe...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

1st Grade Book Club - Gapastione A

June 23, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Member Led Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Teachers from District 90 are leading grade level book clubs over the summer via Zoom. Sign up to join a 4-week session of stories, discussion, and more.  Grade level indicated is for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Maximum 10 children pe...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

2nd Grade Book Club - Costin A

June 23, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Member Led Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Teachers from District 90 are leading grade level book clubs over the summer via Zoom. Sign up to join a 4-week session of stories, discussion, and more.  Grade level indicated is for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Maximum 10 children pe...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

2nd Grade Book Club - Fleming A

June 23, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Member Led Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Teachers from District 90 are leading grade level book clubs over the summer via Zoom. Sign up to join a 4-week session of stories, discussion, and more.  Grade level indicated is for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Maximum 10 children pe...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

4th Grade Book Club - Cheney A

June 23, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Member Led Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Teachers from District 90 are leading grade level book clubs over the summer via Zoom. Sign up to join a 4-week session of stories, discussion, and more.  Grade level indicated is for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Maximum 10 children pe...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

4th Grade Book Club - McFarlane A

June 23, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Member Led Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Teachers from District 90 are leading grade level book clubs over the summer via Zoom. Sign up to join a 4-week session of stories, discussion, and more.  Grade level indicated is for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Maximum 10 children pe...
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

5th Grade Book Club - Ankerberg A

June 23, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Tweens & Teens
Program Type: Community Member Led Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Teachers from District 90 are leading grade level book clubs over the summer via Zoom. Sign up to join a 4-week session of stories, discussion, and more.  Grade level indicated is for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Maximum 10 children pe...
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

5th Grade Book Club - Bachar A

June 23, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Tweens & Teens
Program Type: Community Member Led Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Teachers from District 90 are leading grade level book clubs over the summer via Zoom. Sign up to join a 4-week session of stories, discussion, and more.  Grade level indicated is for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Maximum 10 children pe...