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Spotlight on Local Black Kidlit Authors

Happy Black History Month! While you should of course be reading Black authors year-round, Black History Month is the perfect time to support and learn about new-to-you Black writers. The Library staff has already shared a wonderful list of recommended…

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National Racial Day of Healing

Today we honor the National Day of Racial Healing to forward collective action to create a more equitable world. The National Day of Racial Healing was created in 2017 by more than 500 leaders around the United States.  There have…

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Make Reading a Habit in 2021

If you are looking for a great way to add more regular reading in your child's life, check out these two reading incentive programs. Regular reading to and with your child gives them a strong foundation for learning how to…

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Storytime Hotline

The Library now offers a screen-free option for families who miss storytimes!   Call the Storytime Hotline to hear a message and a rhyme or song from one of our storytime presenters. We will update the line with a new message…

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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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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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Your Library is Here for You!

  What a year 2020 has turned out to be. We had hoped that after a season of challenging renovations we would open our doors wide and welcome the community into our new library spaces. Unfortunately, we too have had…

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