Participate in a Library Focus Group

The Library needs your help! The Forest Park Public Library is continuously working to achieve the highest level of professionalism and efficiency in the delivery of programs and services to the community. As part of that commitment, we are currently…

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Library Update 2020

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE INTERACTIVE POST What a year 2020 has turned out to be. We had hoped that after a season of challenging renovations we would open our doors wide and welcome the community into our new library…

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a holiday that celebrates and honors Native American peoples and commemorates their histories and cultures. Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated across the United States on the second Monday in October, and is an official city and…

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Your Library is Here for You!

  What a year 2020 has turned out to be. We had hoped that after a season of challenging renovations we would open our doors wide and welcome the community into our new library spaces. Unfortunately, we too have had…

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Fall Fun!

    This year may look a little different but there are still a lot of great activities to make this fall fun for everyone. We suggest creating a Fall "Bucket List." This list outlines all your fall goals. You…

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Spooky Movies

The Library gives you access to 2 streaming platforms (Hoopla Digital and Kanopy) with a variety of great movies for all ages. We have divided up out recommendations so you can choose the best movie for you. Click on the…

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Library to Temporarily Close

After cautiously reopening with new safety procedures in place, the Forest Park Public Library will temporarily close on October 26 after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. It is not known if the virus was contracted at the library…

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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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