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DIY Coral Reef

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Location: Virtual Zoom
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Build your own pretend fishy habitat. Supply kits will be available for pick up at the Library 1 week before the program. Advanced registration required to receive Zoom link and password. All Ages. ...

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​​​​​​​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.
Registration
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Learn & Connect
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Program Description:
Pick up a program in a bag kit to enjoy at home! Bags will be different each week and include craft and activity supplies. Register via our online program calendar to reserve your bag. Reservations open Friday at 9 AM. Pickup begins the following Mon...

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 "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Outdoor Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Story Times/Early Childhood
Program Description:
Join us in the Library's front garden for a socially distanced story time for young children. This program will be held outside, weather permitting, and will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. Face masks are required for ages 2 and up. No ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults for Early Childhood Programs

This program is designed for young children to attend with a caregiver. Please plan to be engaged with your child during this program. Children under age 5 must be in the immediate supervising vicinity of a caregiver at all times while at the library. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Dragon DIYs

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Location: Virtual Zoom
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Make a dragon puppet and more. Supply kits will be available for pick up at the Library 1 week before the program. Advanced registration required to receive Zoom link and password. Grades K-4. ...

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 "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Virtual Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Zoom
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. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults for Early Childhood Programs

This program is designed for young children to attend with a caregiver. Please plan to be engaged with your child during this program. Children under age 5 must be in the immediate supervising vicinity of a caregiver at all times while at the library. 

This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Unicorn Science Show

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Location: Virtual Zoom
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 118
Program Description:
Join Talewise for their special live interactive science show "Unicorns: Break the Cage." Advanced registration required to receive Zoom link and password. All Ages. ...
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Book Creased Critters

3:30pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Virtual Zoom
Age Group: Tweens & Teens
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Give older books a second life! Repurpose old books into charming book animals by folding the pages. Advanced registration required to receive the Zoom link. ...

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 "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Animal Story Yoga

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Learn & Connect
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Program Description:
Your yoga flow will tell a story as you try out animal themed poses. This program will be held outside, weather permitting, and simulcast on Zoom. Sign up for 1 event (outdoor or virtual) depending on preference. Those signed up outdoors will be tran...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Location: Virtual Zoom
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment, Learn & Connect
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Program Description:
Your yoga flow will tell a story as you try out animal themed poses. This program will be held outside, weather permitting, and simulcast on Zoom. Sign up for 1 event (outdoor or virtual) depending on preference. Those signed up outdoors will be tran...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Barbara Hall Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Library Board
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Outdoor Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Story Times/Early Childhood
Program Description:
Join us in the Library's front garden for a socially distanced story time for young children. This program will be held outside, weather permitting, and will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. Face masks are required for ages 2 and up. No ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults for Early Childhood Programs

This program is designed for young children to attend with a caregiver. Please plan to be engaged with your child during this program. Children under age 5 must be in the immediate supervising vicinity of a caregiver at all times while at the library. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Unicorn Snot

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Location: Virtual Zoom
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Make rainbow slime "unicorn snot." Supply kits will be available for pick up at the Library 1 week before the program. Advanced registration required to receive Zoom link and password. Grades K-4. ...

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 "Tweens & Teens" group.

Tween Tasters

3:30pm - 4:15pm
Registration
Location: Virtual Zoom
Age Group: Tweens & Teens
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment, Learn & Connect
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Program Description:
Try out a variety of unique snacks from around the globe in the fun taste test program. Join us on Zoom for snack rating, trivia, and other fun games with friends. Snacks will be available to pick up one week in advance. Advanced registration require...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

​​​​​​​Material Pickup Required

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

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Tie Dye

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Bring your own clothing items to tie dye and we will provide vibrant colors and tips on how to make the best designs. This program will be held outside, weather permitting, and will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. Face masks are require...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Tie Dye

2:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Bring your own clothing items to tie dye and we will provide vibrant colors and tips on how to make the best designs. This program will be held outside, weather permitting, and will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. Face masks are require...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Tie Dye

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
Bring your own clothing items to tie dye and we will provide vibrant colors and tips on how to make the best designs. This program will be held outside, weather permitting, and will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. Face masks are require...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Tie Dye

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Bring your own clothing items to tie dye and we will provide vibrant colors and tips on how to make the best designs. This program will be held outside, weather permitting, and will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. Face masks are require...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Learn & Connect
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Program Description:
Pick up a program in a bag kit to enjoy at home! Bags will be different each week and include craft and activity supplies. Register via our online program calendar to reserve your bag. Reservations open Friday at 9 AM. Pickup begins the following Mon...

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 "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Outdoor Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Story Times/Early Childhood
Program Description:
Join us in the Library's front garden for a socially distanced story time for young children. This program will be held outside, weather permitting, and will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. Face masks are required for ages 2 and up. No ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults for Early Childhood Programs

This program is designed for young children to attend with a caregiver. Please plan to be engaged with your child during this program. Children under age 5 must be in the immediate supervising vicinity of a caregiver at all times while at the library. 

This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Edible Animal Habitats

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Location: Virtual Zoom
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Design your own snackable animal homes. Supply kits will be available for pick up at the Library 1 week before the program. Advanced registration required to receive Zoom link and password. All Ages. ...

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 "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Virtual Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Zoom
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. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults for Early Childhood Programs

This program is designed for young children to attend with a caregiver. Please plan to be engaged with your child during this program. Children under age 5 must be in the immediate supervising vicinity of a caregiver at all times while at the library. 

This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
Registration
Location: Virtual Zoom
Age Group: Tweens & Teens
Program Type: Art, Culture, & Entertainment, Learn & Connect
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Program Description:
Join fellow art and pet lovers to put a personal touch on a picture of your pet. A different artistic style will be explored each month. Registration is required. This month: Pointillism ...

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.

Pet Show and Tell

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Location: Virtual Zoom
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Learn & Connect
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Program Description:
Grab your pet in your lap and join us for a visit with animal family members. Advanced registration required to receive Zoom link and password. Grades K-4. ...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Outdoor Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Location: River Forest Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Story Times/Early Childhood
Program Description:
Join us in the Library's front garden for a socially distanced story time for young children. This program will be held outside, weather permitting, and will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. Face masks are required for ages 2 and up. No ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults for Early Childhood Programs

This program is designed for young children to attend with a caregiver. Please plan to be engaged with your child during this program. Children under age 5 must be in the immediate supervising vicinity of a caregiver at all times while at the library.