Book to Screen

So many great books are becoming movies and tv shows this year. Check out this list! Read the book before you watch. Click on the image to put a hold on the book.     

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Summer Reads for Adults

Here's a look at some of the great new books coming out this summer. Click on the link to put a hold on the book. Need assistance? Email us at askus@fppl.org or call 708-366-7171. Looking for some recommendations for your…

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Help for Job Seekers

One-on-One Personal Career SessionsThe Library has partnered with Goodwill Workforce Connection Center to offer two one-on-one sessions with a career coach each week during the summer.  Sessions will be held on Thursdays at 2 and 2:30 pm.  Sign Up Here…

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A Review of Captain Fantastic

The FPPL Adult Services team watched a film from our streaming video collection, Kanopy, together and we’re here to report on the great experience.  Kanopy is a resource dedicated to enriching, inspiring, and bridging cultural boundaries through thoughtful entertainment.  In…

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Your Library at Home

YOUR LIBRARY AT HOME eBooks Access thousands of ebooks and comics for all ages through Hoopla Digital and Overdrive. TumbleBooks offer animated books for kids. Hoopla Digital OverdriveTumbleBooks for Kids Streaming Audiobooks Access thousands of downloadable and streaming audiobooks for…

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May Library Update

In late April, Governor Pritzker extended the Illinois stay-at-home order through the end of May. To support this effort to keep our community safe, the library building will continue to remain closed at this time. This is hard news. We…

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FPPL Continues to Serve Community Virtually

While the Library building is closed, Library staff members are still hard at work. From maintaining the building to creating online storytimes, we are constantly thinking about how to best serve Forest Park during these difficult times. Check out some…

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Mental Health & Wellness Resources

We assembled a list of mental health resources to help you through this tough time. These are not meant to replace medical care. See our list of community resources with contact information to a variety of resources. If you need…

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Celebrate Earth Day

The first Earth Day happened on April 22, 1970 when 20 million Americans participated in protests, festivals, and rallies. This day launched the modern environmental movement and lead to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency. Fifty years later, the…

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National Library Week Share & Win Drawing

It's National Library Week. And while there is so much uncertainty and stress right now, we thought we should do something fun.  We want to know what you are watching, reading, playing, or listening to during this crisis. What TV…

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