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The Library will close at 5 pm on Friday, June 9.

Brave Space Alliance Food & Toiletry Drive

In honor of Pride Month this June, the Library will be collecting supplies to support Brave Space Alliance’s crisis pantry located at 9 N. Cicero.  Brave Space Alliance is a black-led, trans-led LGBTQ+ center located on the south side of…

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New Moms Formula & Diaper Drive

From May 1-14, the Forest Park Public Library will be collecting baby formula and diapers for New Moms, an organization with locations in Oak Park and Chicago. New Moms is an organization created to support new mothers ages 24 and…

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Forest Park Celebrates National Arbor Day

This year, National Arbor Day is Friday, April 28.  For the fourth time, Forest Park will be celebrating by planting a tree. This year, the tree will be planted at the Forest Park Public Library, on the corner of Jackson…

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Black History Month StoryWalk

The Library presents a special Black History Month StoryWalk during the month of February on Madison Street. The featured title is The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline Woodson. The StoryWalk starts at Madison Park Kitchen, goes up Madison, towards Harlem,…

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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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