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Native Gardening Resources

Resources presented at the Native Gardening Workshop held on March 7 with the Forest Park Garden Club. Chicago Region Invasive Plants Forest Park Invasive Trees Native Gardening Definitions & General Notes Native Plant Guide Native Gardening Presentation West Cook Wild…

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Reframing Aging Storytelling Showcase

When older adults gift us their stories, the wise and creative energy invigorates the whole community with new ideas and momentum, moving us forward into a more compassionate, healthy, and supportive society.  Come be inspired by what getting older can…

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Craft Supply Swap

Join us for a craft supply swap on Sunday, March 17 from 2-4 pm! Sign up Have craft supplies you no longer need? Looking for some new supplies for a project? Join the Library for a craft supply swap!  Drop off…

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College Basketball Bracket

Excited for the College Basketball Tournaments? Fill out a bracket for both the men’s and women’s tournament for a chance to win!  Each winner will receive four tickets to see the Chicago Sky. Pickup or download a bracket starting Monday,…

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AARP Smart Driver Courses this May

AARP Smart Driver - The newly updated driving refresher course from AARP Driver Safety will be offered at the Forest Park Public Library at 7555 Jackson Boulevard in the Austin Room from 11:00am to 3:00pm on Friday, May 10th. The…

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Salsa Club

Ready to spice up your summer? Join the FPPL Salsa Club! Check here for up-to-date info. Our first meeting will be to plant, talk about growing our salsa planters and discuss our plans for making a community salsa recipe book. Members…

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Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Month

Indigenous Peoples’ Month is celebrated each November. During the month, it’s a time to honor the stories, traditions and culture of Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and affiliated Island communities. This month and every month, we celebrate the culture…

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Freedom to Read Rally

In 1953, the American Library Association (ALA) came together with literary leaders around the United States to condemn attacks on free expression by creating the Freedom to Read Statement. The statement begins with: “The freedom to read is essential to…

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