Library Foundation

Village residents and patrons of the village’s public library formed the North Riverside Library Foundation in 2009 to provide support for the projects, programs and other needs of the Library.


Click here for our brochure.


Serving on the Foundation’s Board of Directors are North Riverside residents:

Lenora Giurini, president

Vera Wilt, vice president

Stephanie Lanken, treasurer

Marge Hook, secretary

Jason Bianco, Kate Brennan, Annette Corgiat, Jackie Erdman, P.J. Folz, Kathleen Spale, and Kay Subaitis.

Additional information is available by calling the Library at (708) 447-0869.


Brushes And Bites

Saturday, May 14th at 5:00 pm, at the Village Commons Gymnasium

Find your inner Van Gogh while supporting the North Riverside Public Library. Learn to paint your own masterpiece while enjoying great food in a family friendly environment. An instructor will provide step by step guidance to turn a blank canvas into a work of art to take home. All necessary supplies will be provided.

Tickets are available at the North Riverside Library for $40 each. Ticket price includes a delicious dinner and one complimentary drink.


The Foundation is a 501(C)3 not-for-profit organization registered with the Internal Revenue Service and the State of Illinois. The Foundation will not replace tax revenue. Instead, the Foundation’s goal is to enhance the quality and range of library services and materials beyond tax revenue.

The Foundation Board will work closely with staff at the Library, 2400 S. Des Plaines Avenue, to ensure that all gifts are put to the best use to benefit Library patrons and the community. All donations to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Thank you, Sandra Buckley

The Library Foundation wants to thank Sandra Buckley of North Riverside for her donation in memory of John R. Buckley. Donations such as hers help the Library Foundation support its mission of supporting the patrons of the North Riverside Public Library.