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Let’s Celebrate Our Local Black Kidlit Authors

Happy Black History Month! While you should, of course, be reading Black authors year-round, Black History Month is the perfect time to support and learn about new-to-you Black writers. The Youth Services staff has compiled a list of the amazing…

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5 Ways to Build a Better Reader

According to the IRIS Center, a national center dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, approximately 40% of students across the nation cannot read at a basic level. If you have a reluctant or struggling reader at home, here…

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Winter Reading Challenge

Remember the reading programs from elementary school that rewarded reading with pizza? If you love pizza and want to read more in 2022, check out the Forest Park Public Library’s Winter Reading Challenge! Here’s how it works: we challenge you…

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FPPL Summer Challenge 2022

Welcome to the Forest Park Public Library Summer Challenge! We are challenging you to have some fun in June and July. SIGN UP HERE Each day (or some days) select an activity and complete it. Write your activity of choice…

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National Library Week 2022

  Share Your Library Story Celebrate National Library Week by telling us your Library story. We would love to hear about how the Library has helped you, impacted your life, or even a fun moment. Fill out this form to…

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Top Books & DVDs in 2021

As we approach the end of the year, it's fun to look back. Below you will find the top books and DVDs checked out at the Forest Park Public Library. If you missed any of these titles, click on the…

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Marie’s Holiday Movie Picks

Marie Weinbrecht, Patron Services Clerk and the library's resident film buff, has put together a list of some of her favorite holiday movies. Click on the image or link to put a hold on the title or stream it when…

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Forest Park Gives Back

Here is a list of some of the great organizations doing important work in Forest Park and the surrounding communities. If you are able to give, it could make a difference for this organization and their mission. Animal Care League…

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Cold Weather Kit Drive

The winter can be an especially hard time of year for many people in the community. To help people in need, the library will be holding a drive to collect items to create cold weather kits and to help fill…

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