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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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Spotlight on Local Black Kidlit Authors

Happy Black History Month! While you should of course be reading Black authors year-round, Black History Month is the perfect time to support and learn about new-to-you Black writers. The Library staff has already shared a wonderful list of recommended…

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February New Books

This February brings many new books available for check out from the Library. Click on the image to put the book on hold. To get a recommendation from Library staff, please go to fppl.org/getarec. 

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National Racial Day of Healing

Today we honor the National Day of Racial Healing to forward collective action to create a more equitable world. The National Day of Racial Healing was created in 2017 by more than 500 leaders around the United States.  There have…

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New Fiction Lists for National Day of Racial Healing

“But if everyone could feel everyone else’s pain, who would torture? Who would cause anyone unnecessary pain?”  ― Octavia E. Butler Reading is an act of self discovery and celebration, empathy and imagination.  What better way to observe the National…

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Self Care Recommendations

Self care can mean different things to different people Below are some recommendations to help you take care of you. BOOKS           Professor Follows His Bliss by  Rajeev BalasubramanyamThe A to Z of Mindfulness by Anna…

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January New Books

There are many great books coming out in January 2021. Here are few that might interest you. You can put a hold on the title by clicking on the image. If you are looking for recommendations from staff, please go…

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Top Books & DVDs of 2020

Every year, we look back to see what the top circulated items at the Forest Park Public Library. Check out the top checkouts of books and DVDs in the Youth Services, Young Adult, and Adult departments. Check out the Top…

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Book to Screen

Here's a small round up of books headed for the big or small screen. Click on the image to put a hold on the book. Read it before you see it!            

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