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The Library announces its summer challenge program Unlock the Mystery. The Library holds the key to unlock the mysteries of knowledge this summer. Get out your spyglass and look for the clues…You may stumble on great prizes, your next favorite book, and meet other inquisitive readers! Our reading program runs through June and July. Will you accept the summer reading challenge?

We have created an assortment of events and activities including reading incentive programs for kids ages 0 to middle grades, teens and adults.

Adult Summer Challenge

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For full details, sign up at

Young Adult Summer Challenge

Stop by the Young Adult Lounge to pick up a Summer Challenge card. Check off the activities and enter finished cards at the Library to win the grand prize. Enter multiple times for more chances to win.

Kids Summer Reading Program

The Youth Services summer reading game is open to babies through seventh grade. Registration for this summer’s program, Unlock the Mystery is through Beanstack, our summer reading registration platform. For families that have registered for previous summer programs, they will just need to login to their Beanstack account and click to opt-in for this year’s challenge. New registrants can sign up online or with the assistance of library staff.

Unlock the Mystery Summer Kickoff Party
Friday, June 7 from 6-8 pm
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Summer Events

See the full event calendar here or check out the summer newsletter here.

If you have questions about anything, we are happy to help! Give us a call at 708-366-7171, email us at, or send a Facebook message on our page @forestparkreads.

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