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Black Voices Matter

BlackLivesMatter—and Black voices matter, too. Here is a small selection of wonderful books by Black authors. Click on the image to put a hold on the book. Links to digital copes are also available.   Bluebird Bluebird by Attica LockePut hold on…

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What We are Watching: Movies

Here are some recommendations of what to watch from staff members. The movies are from a variety of streaming platforms as well as things available from the Library. If you are interested in a movie recommendations, let us know. Go…

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July New Books

Looking for a new book to read? Check out this list of new books arriving at the Library. You can put a hold on the book by clicking on the image, or give us a call at 708-366-7171.  

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PRIDE Stories for Kids & Families

We created a book list to help you and your family learn and explore the history of PRIDE.  As the years go by, the origins of Pride month may seem less relevant. June has become a month full of rainbow…

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Beach Reads

Whether you are visiting a beach this summer or not, you may be interested in some lighter, mysterious, or exciting books to read. Check out this list for our recommendations! Click on the image to place a hold on the…

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Learn About Juneteenth

Juneteenth honors the legal end of slavery rather than a political strategy like that which inspired the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. The original intent of Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation was to preserve the Union and weaken the South—rather than take…

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Young Adult Summer Reads

Check out these great YA books this summer! Great for any age.     How to be Remy Cameron by Julian WintersPlace a hold hereDownload ebook on Hoopla Digital   I'll Be the One by Lyla LeePlace a hold here  …

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You Are Here: the FPPL Summer Experience

The Library announces its summer experience YOU ARE HERE. This summer is about celebrating all the ways we can be together in spirit even while we are apart. This summer's challenge focuses on self-care, mindfulness, community, and getting active. We…

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Get a Recommendation

Interested in a book, movie, or music but need some help figuring out what you would like? From recommending a great mystery to putting together a list of great train books for a 3-year-old, we can help. You can fill…

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Book to Screen

So many great books are becoming movies and tv shows this year. Check out this list! Read the book before you watch. Click on the image to put a hold on the book.     

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