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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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Finding Books on Racism & Antiracism

The purpose of this guide is to help you navigate our non-fiction collection to find, discover and/or explore books that might not be immediately visible. That is, there are subjects that can be found in a specific section, but if…

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Our Democracy Needs You

We curated a list of books exploring democracy in America. Click on the image to put a hold on the book. For more recommendations, go to fppl.org/getarec.

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a holiday that celebrates and honors Native American peoples and commemorates their histories and cultures. Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated across the United States on the second Monday in October, and is an official city and…

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Spooky Movies

The Library gives you access to 2 streaming platforms (Hoopla Digital and Kanopy) with a variety of great movies for all ages. We have divided up out recommendations so you can choose the best movie for you. Click on the…

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Our Recommendations for National Video Game Day

As National Video Game Day, September 12, approaches us fast, I would like to highlight some awesome games that we have here at your local library.   If you’re into role-playing games aka rpgs, then games like Devil May Cry 5…

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Election Reads

Elections are the subject of some great books and movies for all ages. Check out this list of recommendations to get you in the voting frame of mind. To get info on registering to vote, signing up for voting by…

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