River Falls Public Library


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


Summer Reading for Adults

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​Artemis Spaceship Event

Saturday, July 6 from 10am - 4pm
​in the Lower Level Community Room

If you ever dreamed of being the captain of a spaceship, an officer on the bridge, or flying a fighter ship, this is the game for you!  Join us for a cooperative spaceship bridge simulation game.  Bring your own PC laptop or use on of ours.  We'll teach you everything you need to know to learn the game.  This game is appropriate for teens and adults.  No registration is required.

Fit Fridays: All-Levels Yoga

Fridays on July 12, 19 & 26 at 9am
​in the Lower Level Community Room

Join us for three, 1-hour, all-level yoga sessions with Inspiring Actions Yoga Studio staff.
For ages 16+.  
Registration required.

Comic Book Space Persons

Thursday, July 18 at 7pm in the Lower Level Community Room
Prepare to geek out! Join Reverend Matt of Reverend Matt’s Monster Science for this space-themed comic book odyssey. Science, comedy, pop culture and PowerPoint come together in this mash up presentation. Perfect for adults as well as kids accompanied by a caregiver.

Tech Time with Cole

By appointment, RSVP required
Call Cole at 715-426-3496 to RSVP
Trying to keep on top of technology is difficult. If you need help using a device, platform, or program and an online tech tutorial does not suit, we are willing to assist!

Tech Help sessions are 30 minutes long. Beginners are encouraged to attend and you are welcome to bring your own device. Library staff works with you one-on-one (or in a small group) in the library. Reservations are required. Please call 715-426-3496 or email for more information. 
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Maker Mondays

Second Mondays from 3:30 - 6:00pm
​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!  Families, kids 10+ w/out an adult, and adults without kids are all welcome to attend!!!

  • July 8 - Comic Creators and Masked Makers
  • No Maker Monday in August
  • September - December topics to be announced
Adult Coloring

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

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 Books in a Bar for June, July & August
PDF of book titles for 2019-2020

Books and Beans Book Group

Tuesday, July 16 at 10:30am
Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery by Scott Kelly with Margaret Lazarus Dean
Location: Library Board Room
PDF of book titles for 2019-2020

Young Adult Books for Adults Book Group

Third Wednesday of each month, usually at 6:30pm
at Junior's Bar, 414 S Main St
​Contact Monica at 715-426-3484 for more information.​​​
Wednesday, June 19 at 5:30pm* Note new time
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

History Book Group

​Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30pm in the Lower Level Community Room
Stony the road : Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Book Club in a Bar

Join the library for the always popular Book Club in a Bar program.
Ages 21+

  • Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30pm
    Junior’s Restaurant and Tap House, 414 S Main St
    Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
    Food and beverages available for purchase.
    William Kent Krueger will be back at the River Falls Public Library on September 17, 2019, to promote his newest book, a sequel to Ordinary Grace.
  • Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30 pm
    Johnnie’s Bar, 116 N Main St
    The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe
    Pizza provided. Beverages available for purchase.
  • Tuesday,  August 13 - 6-6:30 pm book discussion; 6:30-9 pm film screening
    The Falls Theatre, 105 S Main St
    Book -
    The Martian by Andy Weir and Film - TBA
    This is a ticketed event. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out to Book Club in a Bar participants in June and July.
    Request additional tickets by contacting Heather Johnson at

Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery / Scott Kelly with Margaret Lazarus Dean

Library Events for Adults