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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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Juneteenth 2021

Juneteenth (June 19, 1865) is when enslaved African Americans of Galveston, Texas learned they were free. The news erupted into a history-making celebration known as “Juneteenth.” The formerly enslaved African Americans rejoiced and declared that day “Freedom Day,” “Emancipation Day,”…

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Environmental Books & Films

April is Earth Month. Celebrate this month by learning about ways to help the planet and create a more sustainable life. Here is a small collection of books and films to get you started. Click on the link to put…

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Celebrating Autism Acceptance Month in Kidlit

  Text from photo: “No autistic young reader should feel alone or that they don’t identify with how neurotypicals view them; they deserve access to stories of acceptance and empowerment.”   This quote is from a blog post by Haley…

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