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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 2021

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 2021

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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February New Books

This February brings many new books available for check out from the Library. Click on the image to put the book on hold. To get a recommendation from Library staff, please go to fppl.org/getarec. 

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National Racial Day of Healing

Today we honor the National Day of Racial Healing to forward collective action to create a more equitable world. The National Day of Racial Healing was created in 2017 by more than 500 leaders around the United States.  There have…

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Book to Screen

Here's a small round up of books headed for the big or small screen. Click on the image to put a hold on the book. Read it before you see it!            

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