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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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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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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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