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Nature Photography Challenge Voting

Beginning in June, we asked you to send your best plant, animal, and nature photos to the library. We had so many beautiful submissions. They are displayed in the library in the Youth Services Department but also in the slide…

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Sustainable BBQ

Ashley Simone of Zesty Catering joined the library virtually for a cooking class in July. Check out the recipe below along with other books to help explain sustainable cooking.  

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August New Books

The library is always getting new books. Find your next great read below! Or, you can get recommendations from library staff members. Go to fppl.org/getarec.    

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Family Nature Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Hunt for interesting things in the natural world and hone your nature photography on our family scavenger hunt! We will give you a map and what to look for, as well as access to a Padlet for sharing pictures of…

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July New Books

Summer is a great time to dig into a book! If you are looking for something new, check out this short list of books coming out this July. If you are looking for something else, get in touch. We can…

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Ribbons in the Sky

In celebration of Juneteenth, we invite you to participate in "Ribbons in the Sky," an interactive public art project from June 12-20. Read the accountability pledge below from Forest Park Against Racism, take a ribbon, and sign your name. Then,…

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June New books

Check out the great new books available at your Library this June! Click on the image to place a hold on the book or call 708-366-7171. Need a recommendation? We can help! Go to fppl.org/getarec to get personalized picks from…

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Forest Park Public Library Goes Fine Free on May 4

The Forest Park Public Library Board of Trustees and staff announce a new policy to eliminate Library fines beginning on May 4.  This new policy aims to decrease unnecessary punitive actions that keep Forest Parkers from using the Library and…

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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

During the month of May, the Library celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We will recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans by sharing books for all ages through out the month. We…

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New May Books

Spring is here and with it comes a variety of new books available for check out at the Forest Park Public Library. Click on the image to put a hold on the book.

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