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Show Your Library Card, Get a Zoo Pass

Beginning December 8, the Library is holding a special incentive for Forest Park Public Library cardholders. Stop by the Library anytime during open hours and show your valid Forest Park Public Library card to a staff member at the Info…

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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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Banned Books Week

Celebrate your right to read during Banned Books Week (October 1-7) with a fun day at the Library! On Sunday, October 1 we invite the community to come together for a rally. Stop by beginning 2 pm to make signs,…

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Latine & Hispanic Heritage Month

Happy Latine/Hispanic Heritage Month! According to the National Hispanic Heritage Month website, “Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from…

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Annular Eclipse: October 14 2023

                      On Saturday, October 14, an annular solar eclipse will cross North, Central, and South America. The eclipse will be visible for millions of people in the Western Hemisphere. EVENTS…

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Pride Flag Contest

June is Pride Month, a celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community and a commemoration of the New York City Stonewall riots in 1969. This year, the Library is holding a contest to create your own Pride Flag. Use your creativity to…

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Forest Park Celebrates National Arbor Day

This year, National Arbor Day is Friday, April 28.  For the fourth time, Forest Park will be celebrating by planting a tree. This year, the tree will be planted at the Forest Park Public Library, on the corner of Jackson…

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Top FPPL Checkouts of 2022

Top Ten Overall Items Hotspot Laptop Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones Surface Tablet The Sentence: A Novel  Where the Crawdads Sing Venom: Let There Be Carnage…

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Coat Donation Drive

The Library will be collecting coats, hats, and gloves for community members in need. Please drop off new or gently used coats for any age or size at the Info Desk. If you need a coat, please take one. If…

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