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Volunteer Opportunities in the Youth Services Department

The Youth Services department has volunteer opportunities for kids ages 10 and up. They can be long-term volunteers who come in regularly to fulfill school service hours, temporary volunteers who want to help with the occasional library program, or anything…

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COVID-19 Resources

Vaccinations Find a Vaccine CVS Vaccination Sites Walgreens Vaccination Sites   COVID Tests Free Testing for Ages 3+ at Walgreens COVID & Antibody Testing Rapid Testing   Vaccine Passport Apps A digital form of verified proof of a COVID-19 vaccination…

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September is National Library Card Sign Up Month

There’s nothing more empowering than a library card. Through access to technology, media resources and educational programs, libraries provide people of all ages the opportunity to pursue their dreams and passions. How much money can you save?  Visit our Library Value…

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September New Books

Fall is coming and so are a crop of great new reads. Check out our list below to find some of the top picks for September. Click on the link to put a hold on the book or call 708-689-6125.…

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Books and a Program about Positive Body Image for Youths

Hello, FPPL patrons! The last blog post from the Youth Services department was a booklist dedicated to helping kids acclimate to the new school year, whether that was through relearning social skills, providing emotional support, or even teaching how to…

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Sustainability in Forest Park Resource Guide

The library has created a resource guide to help you live a more sustainable life. Find out about various recycling programs, ways to reuse items, composting, and more.   Learn about sustainability initiatives in Forest Park with Jessica Voogd (Commissioner…

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Nature Photography Challenge Voting

Beginning in June, we asked you to send your best plant, animal, and nature photos to the library. We had so many beautiful submissions. They are displayed in the library in the Youth Services Department but also in the slide…

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Sustainable BBQ

Ashley Simone of Zesty Catering joined the library virtually for a cooking class in July. Check out the recipe below along with other books to help explain sustainable cooking.  

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August New Books

The library is always getting new books. Find your next great read below! Or, you can get recommendations from library staff members. Go to fppl.org/getarec.    

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