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Sarah’s Inn Cleaning Supply Donation Drive

This October, the library is holding a donation drive for Sarah's Inn. Sarah’s Inn was founded in 1981 by a group of concerned women in River Forest and Oak Park, to address a lack of services for victims of domestic…

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COVID-19 Resources

Vaccinations Find a Vaccine CVS Vaccination Sites Walgreens Vaccination Sites   COVID Tests Free Testing for Ages 3+ at Walgreens COVID & Antibody Testing Rapid Testing   Vaccine Passport Apps A digital form of verified proof of a COVID-19 vaccination…

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Sustainability in Forest Park Resource Guide

The library has created a resource guide to help you live a more sustainable life. Find out about various recycling programs, ways to reuse items, composting, and more.   Learn about sustainability initiatives in Forest Park with Jessica Voogd (Commissioner…

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Nature Photography Challenge Voting

Beginning in June, we asked you to send your best plant, animal, and nature photos to the library. We had so many beautiful submissions. They are displayed in the library in the Youth Services Department but also in the slide…

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Ribbons in the Sky

In celebration of Juneteenth, we invite you to participate in "Ribbons in the Sky," an interactive public art project from June 12-20. Read the accountability pledge below from Forest Park Against Racism, take a ribbon, and sign your name. Then,…

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Forest Park Public Library Goes Fine Free on May 4

The Forest Park Public Library Board of Trustees and staff announce a new policy to eliminate Library fines beginning on May 4.  This new policy aims to decrease unnecessary punitive actions that keep Forest Parkers from using the Library and…

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Juneteenth 2021

Juneteenth (June 19, 1865) is when enslaved African Americans of Galveston, Texas learned they were free. The news erupted into a history-making celebration known as “Juneteenth.” The formerly enslaved African Americans rejoiced and declared that day “Freedom Day,” “Emancipation Day,”…

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Women’s History Month Reading Challenge

March is Women’s History Month. Help us celebrate the women writers we admire who have touched our lives, changed our perspectives, and entertained us with their stories! For the entire month of March, the Forest Park Public Library is collecting…

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