2017 People's Choice Winner - Jill Wurdell

Holiday Happenings

Festive events & library hours during the holiday season


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

2017 Gingerbread Creation Winners

On display until December 20

Youth Traditional

  • 1st Place - Ellen Somerville
  • 2nd Place - Anika Hovland

Graham Cracker

  • 1st Place - Emmett Matter
  • 2nd Place - Hailey Perfect

Adult Traditional

  • 1st Place - Jill Wurdell (also People's Choice Winner)
  • 2nd Place - Kim Kiiskinen

Youth Whimsical

  • 1st Place - Sebastien Bowden
  • 2nd Place - Harvey Bowden

Adult Whimsical

  • 1st Place (tie) - Roseanne Olsen
  • 1st Place (tie) - Mary Putzier

People's Choice

  • Jill Wurdell

Santa and his Reindeer
Are not visiting the library this year.  Too much work to finish at the North Pole.

Gingerbread Contest
Entries due on Wednesday, December 6 by 7:45pm.
Judging will take place on Thursday, December 7 during the Holiday Open House
Click here for a pdf of the rules

Holiday Open House
Thursday, December 7 - All Day
This free community event will feature: live music in the library, face painting, games, popcorn, cookies, refreshments, crafts, & more.

  • River Falls Costumed Carolers from 3:30-4pm
  • Holiday Photo Booth with Reverie Photography from 3:10-7:00pm
  • Merry Magpie Face Painting with Magen Dodge from 3-7pm
  • Fox Den Game Table with Heather and Evan from 4-6pm
  • Henna Art from 4-7pm
  • I Spy Holiday Ornament Table with Vickie Andersen from Family Fresh from 10am-6pm

Author Lori Evert and photographer Per Breiehagen
Thursday, December 7 at 10:30am & 1:00pm in the Lower Level
Join us for a holiday author/photographer visit during the annual holiday open house.  Books will be available for purchase.

Closed for Cleaning
Friday, December 8

Family Story Hour
Tuesday, December 12 at 6pm in the Lower Level
Featuring the RFHS Costumed Carolers, songs, snacks & fun.

Closed for Christmas
December 24 - December 26

Closing for New Years
Monday, January 1