Black History Month @ FPPL

The month of February marks Black History Month in the United States. This nationwide celebration calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African Americans have played in shaping this country's history. At the Forest Park Public…

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February New Books

Here are some of the great new books available at the library in February. Click on the image cover to put the book on hold or call the Reference Desk at 708-689-6125.    

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Local Cold Weather Resources

The library will be closed on Tuesday, January 29 at 5 pm and remain closed on Wednesday, January 30. We will reopen at 12 pm on Thursday, January 31.   Tuesday, January 29 Roos Recreation Center open until 10 pm7329 W.…

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We Love Turtles!

At the Forest Park Public Library, we love turtles. Our favorite turtle is Shelly the Library Turtle who lives on the lower level in the Youth Services Department. We are celebrating Shelly with a special turtle-themed storytime on Friday, January…

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It’s Kindness Week!

The kids at District 91 are encouraging kindness through Kindness Week happening February 11-15. Businesses and organizations around Forest Park are participating by handing out kindness art stickers created by the kids. Stop by the library to get a kindness…

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MLK Day of Service

This year we honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s commitment to community and unity by inviting our kids and families to join us in a community service project in partnership with New Moms and Sarah’s Inn. We will create care kits…

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National Library Week

National Library Week  has been celebrated in libraries around the country since 1958. This year, the theme is Libraries=Strong Communities. We will be holding activities and events to celebrate our community including a food drive, trivia night, and more. All…

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Winter Storytime Session

The library offers many storytime opportunities during the winter. Regular Winter Storytimes Babybug Lapsit Storytime Tuesdays at 9:30 am Mother Goose Remixed Toddler Storytime Tuesdays at 10:30 am Cuentos for Everyone Storytime Wednesdays at 10:30 am Merry Math Makers Storytime…

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January New Books

Looking for a new book this month? Look no further! We have all the great new releases at the library. Click on the image to put the book on hold.

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Most Popular Items in 2018

Here are the most checked out items at the Forest Park Public Library from December 1, 2017 through November 30, 2018. Click on the image to put a hold on the item. Audiobooks      Books (Fiction)      Books (Non-Fiction)     …

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