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Pajama Story Time

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
River Forest Public Library
Children's Room
Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffed friend to our special evening story time program! Ages 2-7 years with parent/caregiver.
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RFPL Special Board Meeting

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
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Mother Goose Café

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Join us for coffee, stories, and play. Stories begin at 10:20 AM. Ages birth-18 months with parent/caregiver.
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Middle School Makers

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Middle Schoolers are invited to drop in every Tuesday after school to make a cool craft. Space is limited and spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Connect With Tech

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Are you a local senior who wants to get more out of your smartphone, eReader, tablet, or personal computer? Would you like to explore better ways to connect electronically with family? Concerned about internet safety? Then join us for Connect with Tech, which helps beginner tech users in a small, intimate group setting. Bring your questions and devices, or use one of the laptops provided. No need to sign up, just drop in anytime during the session to learn.
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Afternoon Book Discussion

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Beneath a Scarlet Sky       Mark Sullivan     
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Toddler Time

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, music, and movement. Ages 18 months-3 years with parent/caregiver.
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T-shirts to T-scarves

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Create a fun, simple Infinity Scarf using nothing but an old t-shirt and scissors! No sewing required! Please bring your own shirt. Grades 5-12
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Family Story Time

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Join library staff for stories and songs. This is a fun story time for kids ages birth through 6 with caregiver.
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Stories with Santa

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Santa is visiting RFPL! Our annual holiday program for children features stories, crafts, and visits with Santa upstairs by the fireplace. Pictures taken with Santa will be posted to the RFPL website. Caregivers are encouraged to snap their own keepsake photos as well. This is a drop-in, free, fun family program. Expect to spend 1 to 1.5 hours at the library for this event. Ages 8 and under with a parent/caregiver.
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Mother Goose Café

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Join us for coffee, stories, and play. Stories begin at 10:20 AM. Ages birth-18 months with parent/caregiver.
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Middle School Makers

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Middle Schoolers are invited to drop in every Tuesday after school to make a cool craft. Space is limited and spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Registration is open

Snack Attack

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Learn how to make a fun seasonal snack at this after school cooking program. Advanced registration required. Grades K-4.
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Toddler Time

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, music, and movement. Ages 18 months-3 years with parent/caregiver.
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Registration is open

Teen Tasters: The UK

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Try out a variety of unique foods from a different country each month in this fun tast test program. Advanced registration required. Grades 5-12
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Family Story Time

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Join library staff for stories and songs. This is a fun story time for kids ages birth through 6 with caregiver.
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Middle School Holiday Film

2:45 PM - 4:30 PM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Kids and teens are invited to drop in to watch a fun holiday film.
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Library Closed

All Day

Library Closed

All Day

Thank You Note Workshop

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
River Forest Public Library
Children's Room
Drop by the Children's Room to write your own personalized holiday thank you cards. Supplies will be provided. Grades K-4.
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DIY Snowflakes

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
River Forest Public Library
Children's Room
Visit the Children's Room to make your own snowflake. Supplies will be provides. Ages 3-10 with parent/caregiver.
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Noon Year's Eve

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
Happy New Year! Be the first to celebrate as you countdown to 2019 with activities, dancing, and snacks with a festive flair. For children of all ages and caregivers.
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Library Closed

All Day

New Year, New You, New Journal

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
River Forest Public Library
Meeting Room
The Bullet Journal is a customizable and forgiving organization system. It can be your to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, and diary, but most likely, it will be all of the above. Just bring a blank journal and we'll get you started on the rest!
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Evening Book Discussion

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
River Forest Public Library
Upstairs Fireplace
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
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