Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week is a national initiative in its seventh year between the American Library Association and the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) to provide financial literacy programming tohelp members of the community better manage their personal finances. Join the Forest…

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First Ladies Reading List

We will be hosting local author William Hazelgrove to discuss his book Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson. Here is a list of more first lady titles including autobiographies, biographies, historical fiction, and more.  

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Little Free Pantry

The Forest Park Public Library is happy to announce our new project: a little free pantry. A Little Free Pantry is a grassroots, crowd sourced idea to help a community with food insecurity. ​Little Free Pantries are based on the…

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March New Books

This March, we have a lot of great new titles to satisfy any type of reader.  Click on the image to put a hold on any of these titles.               

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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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