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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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Lynda.com is Now LinkedIn Learning

Beginning on April 13, Lynda.com has been upgraded to LinkedIn Learning. Check it out here. LinkedIn Learning will still provide Forest Park Public Library cardholders free access to unlimited courses taught by experts but with a new look and easier…

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Your Favorite Women Authors!

To celebrate Women's History Month, we asked you to share your favorite women authors. We were so excited to get so many wonderful submissions. See the authors, the recommendations from Forest Parkers, and links to the authors' work. If you…

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Share Your Library Love for National Library Week

Celebrate National Library Week by sharing your Library love with a photo, story, or testimony with us.  Tell or show us: What you love most about the LibraryWhat you miss most about the LibraryYour favorite Library memoryThe Library service that…

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New April 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. The Bomber Mafiaby Malcolm Gladwell I'm in…

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The Power of Journaling for Youths

We are living through unprecedented times (how sick are you of hearing that phrase?) and the repercussions of this global pandemic is something that will continue on for some time. The mental health impact is particularly difficult for kids who…

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Kid’s Books for Women’s History Month

Stories featuring female protagonists are important for children of any gender to read year-round, but there is a particular power in reading the stories of real people overcoming real odds to make change in the world. Not just the girls…

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Women’s History Book Recommendations

March is Women's History Month. Celebrate with a good book! Check out our recommendations for interesting stories by and about women. Click on the link to place a hold on the item or call 708-366-7171. To get more recommendations from…

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March 2021 New Books

There are many great books coming up this spring. Check out the great books available this March. Click on the image to place a hold on the book or call 708-366-7171. Looking for something else? Let us recommend your next…

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