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Cold Weather Resources

The Forest Park Public Library urges residents to check in on your neighbors, especially seniors during the cold weather. As temperatures decrease across the area, warming centers are available for those in need. Here is a list of cold weather…

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Coat Donation Drive

The Library will be collecting coats, hats, and gloves for community members in need. Please drop off new or gently used coats for any age or size at the Info Desk. If you need a coat, please take one. If…

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FPPL Seed Library

At FPPL, we value community and want to provide services that build on our strong community. The Seed Library fits with our priorities of equity, sustainability, and community engagement. We want to wish you happy gardening! How does it work?…

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Forest Park Public Library Honors Memorial Day

In remembrance of Memorial Day this year, we invite you to share photos of friends, family, or loved ones who you wish to honor for their military service. We will take submissions through the end of May and feature the…

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Beyond Hunger Food Drive

June 1-20 We are kicking off the summer program Forest Park Together by holding a food drive for local organization Beyond Hunger.Beyond Hunger provides hunger-relief programming and services to 13 Zip codes across Cook County (including Forest Park). They offer food,…

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Dog Days of Summer

Celebrate our animal friends this week with dog and pet-themed activities. We will be collecting supplies for the Animal Care League during the month of July. Animal Care League Donation Drive Drop off pet items from the list to be…

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Forest Park Tiny Art Show

Join the Forest Park Arts Alliance and the Forest Park Public Library for a fun art project this summer! Display your artistic talents in the Forest Park Public Library’s Tiny Art Show! Register to receive a mini art kit and…

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Little Free Library Contest

Have you ever wanted your own Little Free Library? This summer, enter the Forest Park Public Library’s Little Free Library Contest and get a chance to win a Little Free Library. Learn more about the Little Free Library movement here…

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