Social Work at FPPL

In January 2019, the Forest Park Public Library officially began a partnership with Loyola University School of Social Work. The library was selected to be a site for an internship program for social work students. The library was entered into…

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August New Books

August is here! And so are a whole bunch of new books at the library. Click on the image below to put a hold on the book or stop by the Reference Desk for more recommendations.  

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FPPL Repatriates Potawatomi Collection

The Forest Park Public Library Board of Trustees has voted to repatriate a collection of Potawatomi artifacts to the Forest County Potawatomi Cultural Center, Library, and Museum in Crandon, WI.  Since 1968, the Forest Park Public Library has been the…

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Library Renovation Begins in September

The library renovation is set to begin in September. During Phase 1, the lower level of the library will be unavailable for the public as well as staff. All service areas and collections will be inaccessible. Certain services will be…

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Book Buzz Picks

We featured several books at the annual book buzz. Check out these great books. Click on the image to put a hold on the title.

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We Need Your Help with a Community Focus Group

The Forest Park Public Library is working with AMITA Health on a grant application to fund a full time social worker for the library. This would be an incredible opportunity for the library and the community of Forest Park. But…

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July New Books

There are so many great books coming out in July. Click on the image to put a hold on the book or contact the Reference Desk at 708-689-6125.  

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Stories to Take Pride In- Kids Edition

To celebrate Pride Month, check out this librarian-curated list of LGBTQ-friendly books. Click on the book cover to put a hold on the book or stop by the Youth Services Desk. Check out our YA and Adult book lists too!…

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Stories to Take Pride In

To celebrate Pride Month, we have put together a list of books and films celebrating LGBTQ+ lives. Click on the image to put a hold on the item. Check out our YS and YA book lists too!    

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