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The Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4.

Hot Weather Supply Drive

The Hot Weather Drive will run from June 1-30. Summer weather can be especially hard on people experiencing housing instability. The Forest Park Public Library provides resources including toiletry supplies and food through the Comfort Cabinet and Little Free Pantry.…

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Disability Pride Month

Disability Pride Month occurs worldwide, usually in July. It originated in the United States to commemorate the passing of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in July 1990. According the Pew Center for Research, 42.5 million Americans living with disabilities representing…

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Solar Eclipse on Monday, April 8

On Monday, April 8, a solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. A partial eclipse will be able to be seen from Forest Park from beginning at 12:51 pm and ending at 3:22…

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Native Gardening Resources

Resources presented at the Native Gardening Workshop held on March 7 with the Forest Park Garden Club. Chicago Region Invasive Plants Forest Park Invasive Trees Native Gardening Definitions & General Notes Native Plant Guide Native Gardening Presentation West Cook Wild…

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Reframing Aging Storytelling Showcase

When older adults gift us their stories, the wise and creative energy invigorates the whole community with new ideas and momentum, moving us forward into a more compassionate, healthy, and supportive society.  Come be inspired by what getting older can…

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Craft Supply Swap

Join us for a craft supply swap on Sunday, March 17 from 2-4 pm! Sign up Have craft supplies you no longer need? Looking for some new supplies for a project? Join the Library for a craft supply swap!  Drop off…

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College Basketball Bracket

Excited for the College Basketball Tournaments? Fill out a bracket for both the men’s and women’s tournament for a chance to win!  Each winner will receive four tickets to see the Chicago Sky. Pickup or download a bracket starting Monday,…

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AARP Smart Driver Courses this May

AARP Smart Driver - The newly updated driving refresher course from AARP Driver Safety will be offered at the Forest Park Public Library at 7555 Jackson Boulevard in the Austin Room from 11:00am to 3:00pm on Friday, May 10th. The…

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