Author Visits

Unless indicated otherwise, all author events are free and do not require registration. Seating is first, come, first-seated with standing room available.

Lorna Landvik

Thursday, October 5 at 7pm in the Lower Level​
Author of many novels including the bestselling Patty Jane's House of Curl. She has performed stand-up and improvisational comedy and is also a public speaker, playwright, and actor.​

Michael Norman

Sunday, October 29, at 2pm in the Lower Level
Local journalist, educator, playwright and author will present stories from the newly released second edition of his Haunted Heartland.

Book Groups

Contact Heather at 715-425-0905 for more information.
Please reserve your copy of the book on the MORE catalog using the book title links below.

Second Tuesday Book Group

Tuesday, October 16 at 6:30pm
The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani
Location: St Croix Lanes, 1153 St Croix St

Books and Beans Book Group

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:30 am
The Underground Railroadby Colson Whitehead
Location: Kinni View Deli, 127 N Main St

Young Adult Books for Adults Book Group

​​​Third Wednesday of each month, usually at 6:30pm
at Junior's Bar, 414 S Main St.
Wednesday, September 20
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Wednesday, October 18
​Bellweather Rhapsody by Kate Racculia

History Book Group

Tuesday, September 26 at 6:30pm in the Meeting Room
James. J. Hill: Empire Builder of the Northwest by Michael Malone

Screenwise Multi-generational Book Group

Monday, October 9, at 12:30pm in the Lower Level
Read and discuss Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in their Digital World by Devorah Heitner, PhD (2016) on a No School Day.

Library Events for Adults


Soup, Salad & Science

Thursday, Sept 14 at 5:30pm in the Main Level Meeting Room
Dr. Purnendu Vasavada, Professor Emeritus of food science, University of Wisconsin – River Falls --Less recognized, Emerging, and Opportunistic Foodborne Pathogens: Bugs You Don’t Know May Bug You!

Outsmarting the Scam Artist : the Psychology of Fraud

Thursday, September 28 at 6pm
​Learn more about how to beat con artists at their own game. Jeannie Tucker, Senior Program Manager at AARP Wisconsin will cover such topics as fraud trends and behaviors, prevention strategies, and resources for Wisconsin residents.  Co-sponsored by AARP.  No registration required. 

Canva Classes
  • Canva Posters
    Wed, November 8 from 6:30-7:30pm in the Board Room
  • Canva Cards
    Mon, November 13 from 6:30-7:30pm in the Board Room

Learn how to create cards and posters using Canva, a free, easy to use graphic design website.  This class is not for the mobile version of Canva.   Class is limited to 12 people per session.  Sign-up at the library or call 715-425-0905.  Laptops are provided or bring your own.

Maker Mondays

Second Mondays from 3:30 - 6pm
Join us for an afternoon of creative, hands-on fun in our pop-up makerspace! We’ll feature art, tinkering, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Makers of all ages will create cool projects, try out new tools, and build new skills! 

When: NEW TIME! Drop-in from 3:30 until 6pm!!! 
Where: Library Lower Level
Details: Families, kids 10+ w/out an adult, and adults without kids are all welcome to attend!!! Snack included.​

  • September 11 - Lego Robots & more
Adult Coloring

Every fourth Wednesday at 6pm in the Main Level Meeting Room or Board Room
No need to register, coloring materials are provided along with coffee and a light snack.  Questions - call Heather Johnson at 715-425-0905.​


140 Union St, River Falls WI 54022
M-Th 9am-8pm, F 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1-4