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National Racial Day of Healing

Today we honor the National Day of Racial Healing to forward collective action to create a more equitable world. The National Day of Racial Healing was created in 2017 by more than 500 leaders around the United States.  There have…

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New Fiction Lists for National Day of Racial Healing

“But if everyone could feel everyone else’s pain, who would torture? Who would cause anyone unnecessary pain?”  ― Octavia E. Butler Reading is an act of self discovery and celebration, empathy and imagination.  What better way to observe the National…

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MLK Day of Service

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. believed in a nation of equality and justice for all, and encouraged everyone. In his honor, please consider making Monday, January 18 a day of service to your community.MLK Day of Service is celebrated around…

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Self Care Recommendations

Self care can mean different things to different people Below are some recommendations to help you take care of you. BOOKS           Professor Follows His Bliss by  Rajeev BalasubramanyamThe A to Z of Mindfulness by Anna…

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January New Books

There are many great books coming out in January 2021. Here are few that might interest you. You can put a hold on the title by clicking on the image. If you are looking for recommendations from staff, please go…

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Make Reading a Habit in 2021

If you are looking for a great way to add more regular reading in your child's life, check out these two reading incentive programs. Regular reading to and with your child gives them a strong foundation for learning how to…

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2020 Year in Review

Read the Forest Park Public Library's 2020 Year in Review. Learn about how we served the community this year as well as our Top Moments and circulations statistics.

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Library Works to Make Collection Inclusive

The Forest Park Public Library (FPPL) has been a part of the community since 1916. Over the last 104 years, our offerings have evolved and changed, but the mission has stayed the same. We are here to serve our community…

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