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Dog Days of Summer

Celebrate our animal friends this week with dog and pet-themed activities. We will be collecting supplies for the Animal Care League during the month of July.  Animal Care League Donation Drive Drop off pet items from the list to be…

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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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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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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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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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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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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

During the month of May, the Library celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We will recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans by sharing books for all ages through out the month. We…

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Juneteenth 2022

Juneteenth (June 19, 1865) is when enslaved African Americans of Galveston, Texas learned they were free. The news erupted into a history-making celebration known as “Juneteenth.” The formerly enslaved African Americans rejoiced and declared that day “Freedom Day,” “Emancipation Day,”…

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Pride 2022

June is Pride Month, a celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community and a commemoration of the New York City Stonewall riots in 1969. To celebrate Pride Month, we have assembled a list of resources, book and movie recommendations, events, and activities.…

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