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River Falls Public Library

715-307-2493 or 715-307-2610

140 Union St, River Falls WI 54022
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All in person Library Programs are cancelled while the library is closed

Flipgrid Storytime

As a way to support at-home learning, early literacy, and community connection, we are creating a collection of guest storytime videos. We would love your help (and/or the help of your colleagues, friends, neighbors, and others)! Record a short story (up to 5 minutes) on Flipgrid, a free educational app for desktop or your smart phone. We will share your stories, moderate content, and collect responses. One really cool thing about Flipgrid: families can reply to your post with another video! 

Getting started: Connect to Flipgrid on your desktop computer (and record, too, if your computer has a webcam) with this web address: https://flipgrid.com/rfplstorytime, or download the Flipgrid app on your smartphone and use the code "rfplstorytime." Click on the green plus sign to record a short message after logging in with your Microsoft or Gmail email account. No account required to view others' videos!

Need help? 
https://help.flipgrid.com/hc/en-us  or Talk to a librarian

Flipgrid Video Chat Book Discussions for Adults

https://flipgrid.com/rfpladultbooktalks
Record, upload, view, react, and respond to each other through short videos using Flipgrid.
Getting started: Connect to Flipgrid on your desktop computer (and record, too, if your computer has a webcam) with this web address: 
https://flipgrid.com/rfpladultbooktalks, or download the Flipgrid app on your smartphone and use the code “rfpladultbooktalks.” Click on the green plus sign to record a short message after logging in with your Microsoft or Gmail email account. No account required to view others’ videos!
Need help? 
https://help.flipgrid.com/hc/en-us


    ​​​Ongoing - Cancelled until the library reopens

    ​​Maker Mondays

    Second Mondays from 3:30 - 6:00pm - check for room location
    ​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!
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    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 colez@riverfallspubliclibrary.org for more information.   
    Click here for more information.

    Adult Coloring

    Cancelled for March & April 2020
    Every fourth Wednesday at 6:00pm usually 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.

    ​Bird Watching Kits to Check Out

    The library has bird watching kits available for check out.  Included in the kit are a backpack, binoculars, field guides, a checklist of common birds, and a journal for kids to make notes about what they saw. The backpacks are located in the children’s library.  Bird watching is a great hobby for kids (or anyone) to take up. It costs nothing, can last a lifetime, and you don’t have to go any farther than your own backyard!

    Kinnickinnic Country

    A book about River Falls in 1940s and '50s by Mark Wyman and Don Richards that begins where "Kinnickinnic Years" left off. Pick up a copy at the library for $15 or get a copy by mail.



    Covid-19 Information

    Curb-side pick-up is available.  Click here for more information.

    May 14, 2020
    The River Falls Public Library will be following the guidance of local officials when considering any changes to our current service level. There are no changes planned at this time. We will continue to provide curbside and virtual services only.

    We are working on ways to help you connect with library resources and staff. 
    Click here to learn more.

    Summer Reading 2020

    COVID-19
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