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September New Books

Fall is coming and so are a crop of great new reads. Check out our list below to find some of the top picks for September. Click on the link to put a hold on the book or call 708-689-6125.…

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Books and a Program about Positive Body Image for Youths

Hello, FPPL patrons! The last blog post from the Youth Services department was a booklist dedicated to helping kids acclimate to the new school year, whether that was through relearning social skills, providing emotional support, or even teaching how to…

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Sustainable BBQ

Ashley Simone of Zesty Catering joined the library virtually for a cooking class in July. Check out the recipe below along with other books to help explain sustainable cooking.  

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August New Books

The library 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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