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Latinx Heritage Month

What now has become a month to celebrate the cultures, contributions and resilience of, Hispanic, Latinx and Latino-identified communities around the world started more than 50 years ago, when President Lyndon Johnson’s Proclamation 3869 launched a week-long celebration of the…

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Paul Robeson Archive Donated to Library

The Forest Park Public Library received a donation of items celebrating Paul Robeson, the Black artist, performer, activist, lawyer, and football player.  Robeson was born in 1898 and lived a fascinating life both here in America, and abroad.  During his…

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Our Recommendations for National Video Game Day

As National Video Game Day, September 12, approaches us fast, I would like to highlight some awesome games that we have here at your local library.   If you’re into role-playing games aka rpgs, then games like Devil May Cry 5…

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Election Reads

Elections are the subject of some great books and movies for all ages. Check out this list of recommendations to get you in the voting frame of mind. To get info on registering to vote, signing up for voting by…

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Color Pages

September 21 is National Coloring Day. Coloring is a fun activity for any age. According to a study in Art Therapy, coloring reduced anxiety and improved mindfulness, as measured by the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale. If you want to give…

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New Books in September

Fall is almost here! September brings a variety of new books to add to your hold list. Click on the image to put the book on hold or call the Library at 708-366-7171.

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Latinx Adult Book Recommendations

Celebrate Lantix Hertiage Month by reading one of these hand-selected books. Learn more about this celebration here. For kids books, go here.   The Lost Book of Adana Moreau by Michael Zapata The story of a Latin American science fiction…

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Books for Creatives

Need to ignite your creativity? Check out one of these great books to inspire and learn about new ideas and processes.  Click on the image to put a hold on the book. Need some other recommendations? Get in touch with…

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