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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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FPPL Seed Library

At FPPL, we value community and want to provide services that build on our strong community. The Seed Library fits with our priorities of equity, sustainability, and community engagement. We want to wish you happy gardening! How does it work?…

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Beyond Hunger Food Drive

June 1-20 We are kicking off the summer program Forest Park Together by holding a food drive for local organization Beyond Hunger.Beyond Hunger provides hunger-relief programming and services to 13 Zip codes across Cook County (including Forest Park). They offer food,…

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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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National Library Week 2022

  Share Your Library Story Celebrate National Library Week by telling us your Library story. We would love to hear about how the Library has helped you, impacted your life, or even a fun moment. Fill out this form to…

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Top Books & DVDs in 2021

As we approach the end of the year, it's fun to look back. Below you will find the top books and DVDs checked out at the Forest Park Public Library. If you missed any of these titles, click on the…

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Enjoy the Holidays with the Library

It's that time of year! December is here and many community members are taking time to celebrate. At the library, we have a number of books, movies, and events to help you get in the holiday spirit.  

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Forest Park Public Library Goes Fine Free on May 4

The Forest Park Public Library Board of Trustees and staff announce a new policy to eliminate Library fines beginning on May 4.  This new policy aims to decrease unnecessary punitive actions that keep Forest Parkers from using the Library and…

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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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