Closed for Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 22 - Sunday, November 25

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 5 by 7:45pm
Judging will take place on Thursday, December 6 during the Holiday Open House
Please wait until Monday, November 26 to drop off gingerbread creations.
Click here for a pdf of the rules

Holiday Open House
Thursday, December 6 - All Day
This free community event will feature: live music in the library, face painting, games, popcorn, cookies, refreshments, crafts, & more.

Book Sale
Wednesday, December 5 - Friday, December 21

Closed for Cleaning, Staff Training, Collection Maintenance and Software Updates
Friday, December 7

Family Story Hour
Tuesday, December 18 at 6pm in the Lower Level
Featuring songs, snacks & fun.

Closed for Christmas
Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25

Noon Year's Eve Party
Monday, December 31 from 11:00am - 12:30pm in the Lower Level​
Noon Year's Eve is a party for kids where they can participate in all the fun of New Year without staying up until midnight. Help us ring in the new year at Noon instead. We will have crafts, games, treats, and even a balloon drop!

Closing for New Years
Closing early at 5pm on Monday, December 31 and closed all day on Tuesday, January 1

Holiday Happenings 2018

Festive events & library hours during the holiday season
River Falls Public Library

2018 Gingerbread Winners

People’s Choice
  • Jill Wurdell - Haunted Christmas
Adult Traditional/Architectural Design
  • 1st Place
    Jill Wurdell - Haunted Christmas
  • 2nd Place
    Sharon Hurajt - Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Youth Traditional/Architectural Design
  • 1st Place (tie)
    Kole Paulson - Lighthouse
  • 1st Place (tie)
    Dylan Paulson - Farm
  • 3rd Place
    Anika Hovland - Cabin Up North
Adult Whimsical Design
  • 1st Place
    Mary Putzier - Bumble's Bounce
  • 2nd Place
    Margaret Baier - Run Home for Christmas
Youth Whimsical Design
  • 1st Place
    Henry Hovland - Santa's Runway
  • 2nd Place
    Heathley Newhaus - A Gamer's Christmas
NEW for 2018! Kit Design
  • 1st Place
    Maggie, Addie, and Katie Johnson - Once Upon a Winter

Graham Cracker Design
  • 1st Place
    Colt Sanford - Demolishing! Clearing! Christmastime Construction Zone
  • 2nd Place
    Rebekah Koskie - Fun Pool



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