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August New Books

There is always getting new books. Find your next great read below! Or, you can get recommendations from library staff members. Go to fppl.org/getarec.  

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10 Books To Get Kids Hype For The Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics are almost here and the Youth Services department has a list of books to engage young readers in this special competition. From a mystery novel set at the Tokyo Summer Olympics (written by Olympic medalists, the Shibutani…

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Celebrate Disability Pride Month with Great Kidlit Books

July is Disability Pride Month! What is disability pride? According to the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), “Disability Pride is the idea that people with disabilities should be proud of their disabled identity. People with disabilities are the largest…

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July New Books

Summer is a great time to dig into a book! If you are looking for something new, check out this short list of books coming out this July. If you are looking for something else, get in touch. We can…

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Juneteenth Books and Crafts for Young Readers

We already have a Juneteenth blog post with some great articles about the history of Juneteenth, book and movie suggestions, and also some local events, but the Youth Services department wanted to provide resources specifically for young readers and families…

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June New books

Check out the great new books available at your Library this June! Click on the image to place a hold on the book or call 708-366-7171. Need a recommendation? We can help! Go to fppl.org/getarec to get personalized picks from…

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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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March 2021 New Books

There are many great books coming up this spring. Check out the great books available this March. Click on the image to place a hold on the book or call 708-366-7171. Looking for something else? Let us recommend your next…

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