715-425-0905

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

Author Visits

​Dr. Devorah Heitner

Wednesday, September 13 at 6:30pm
Location: RFHS Auditorium, 818 Cemetery Rd
Devorah Heitner founded "Raising Digital Natives," an online resource for parents and educators seeking advice on how to help children thrive in a world of digital connectedness.

Many parents feel that their kids are addicted, detached, or distracted because of their digital devices. Heitner’s book,
Screenwise, offers a realistic and optimistic perspective on how parents can thoughtfully guide kids in the digital age. Join us for this community-wide conversation- perfect for parents, teachers, or anyone interested in gaining insight into kids' digital worlds. This is also a perfect professional development resource for organizations wishing to cultivate a culture of responsible digital citizenship!

Kyle Mills

Friday, September 8 at 7pm in the Lower Level
Writer of thriller novels including Rising Phoenix, Fade, and The Second Horseman. Several of his books include a character Mark Beamon, an FBI special agent.

William Kent Krueger

Monday, September 18 at 7pm in the Lower Level
​New York Times bestselling novelist William Kent Krueger will be back at the RFPL to talk about his new book, Sulfur Springs, #16 in the Cork O’Connor series.

Lorna Landvick

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.


Programs​​​

Adult Summer Reading

Another fun summer of Book Club in a Bar, book groups, prizes, and classes, including how to make your own beer.
Click here for all the details!

Foreign Films

Mondays at 7pm in the Lower Level

  • July 17
    Land of mine (Denmark)
  • July 24
    The 100 year-old man who climbed out the window and disappeared (Sweden)
  • July 31
    Le grand voyage (France)
  • August 7
    Frantz (France/Germany)
  • August 14
    Happy times (China)
  • August 21
    Shadow magic (China)​     
Maker Mondays

Second Mondays, January - May
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.​

  • August 14 - Conductivity & soap
  • 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.​
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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

Will join Book Club in a Bar in June, July and August

Books and Beans Book Group

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 10:30 am
Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in their Digital World by Devorah Heitner, PhD
Location: TBA

Young Adult Books for Adults Book Group

​​​Third Wednesday of each month, usually at 6:30pm
at Junior's Bar, 414 S Main St.
Will join Book Club in a Bar in June, July and August

History Book Group

Monday, July 31 at 6:30pm in the Meeting Room
American Lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House
by Jon Meacham
Location: Main Level Meeting Room

Book Club in a Bar

Tuesday, June 13 at 6:30pm
​A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman (2012)
Location: Bo’s ‘N Mine, 110 S Main St, River Falls, WI 54022

Tuesday, July 11 at 6:30pm
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
 (2015)
Location: West Wind Supper Club, 709 N Main St, River Falls, WI 54022

Tuesday, August 15 at 6:30pm
Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in their Digital World by Devorah Heitner, PhD
(2016)
Location: Johnnie’s Bar, 116 N Main St, River Falls, WI 54022

Library Events for Adults