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Pride Flag Contest

June is Pride Month, a celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community and a commemoration of the New York City Stonewall riots in 1969. This year, the Library is holding a contest to create your own Pride Flag. Use your creativity to…

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Brave Space Alliance Food & Toiletry Drive

In honor of Pride Month this June, the Library will be collecting supplies to support Brave Space Alliance’s crisis pantry located at 9 N. Cicero.  Brave Space Alliance is a black-led, trans-led LGBTQ+ center located on the south side of…

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Young Adult Summer Reading

You are invited to join FPPL this summer for a fun summer reading challenge. Pick up a challenge card in the Young Adult Lounge, do the activities and turn it in to be entered for a chance to win the…

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New Moms Formula & Diaper Drive

From May 1-14, the Forest Park Public Library will be collecting baby formula and diapers for New Moms, an organization with locations in Oak Park and Chicago. New Moms is an organization created to support new mothers ages 24 and…

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Forest Park Celebrates National Arbor Day

This year, National Arbor Day is Friday, April 28.  For the fourth time, Forest Park will be celebrating by planting a tree. This year, the tree will be planted at the Forest Park Public Library, on the corner of Jackson…

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Black History Month StoryWalk

The Library presents a special Black History Month StoryWalk during the month of February on Madison Street. The featured title is The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline Woodson. The StoryWalk starts at Madison Park Kitchen, goes up Madison, towards Harlem,…

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Top FPPL Checkouts of 2022

Top Ten Overall Items Hotspot Laptop Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones Surface Tablet The Sentence: A Novel  Where the Crawdads Sing Venom: Let There Be Carnage…

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