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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month through Books

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started…

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Stories to Take Pride In- Kids Edition

To celebrate Pride Month, check out this librarian-curated list of LGBTQ-friendly books. Click on the book cover to put a hold on the book or stop by the Youth Services Desk. Check out our YA and Adult book lists too!…

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Kids Summer Booklist

Stop the summer slide! Join our Summer Reading Program. Here is a list of great books for pre-readers and up. If you need more help, please stop by the Youth Services Desk or call 708-689-6126. For Pre-Readers/Readalongs   Young Readers…

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Summer Program: Team FPPL

Summer Reading Programs For Pre-Readers & Kids For Teens For Adults TEAM FPPL is our summer program series featuring fun and interesting events for all ages. Click here to see the entire summer calendar or download the newsletter FPPL Summer…

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Kids Summer Reading

June 1-July 31 Kids ages 0-12 can pick up a summer reading log at the Youth Services Desk or start logging at home with our online reading log: fppl.beanstack.com. You can register online on your own or at the library. Color…

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Kids TEAM FPPL Events

Kids Summer Reading Program Kids Summer Reading Recommendations   Kids Summer Event Series Kite-Making Saturday, June 15 at 10 am After Hours Tween Trivia & Game Championship Friday, June 21 at 6 pm Progressive Storytime Monday, June 24 at 10:30…

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We Love Turtles!

At the Forest Park Public Library, we love turtles. Our favorite turtle is Shelly the Library Turtle who lives on the lower level in the Youth Services Department. We are celebrating Shelly with a special turtle-themed storytime on Friday, January…

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It’s Kindness Week!

The kids at District 91 are encouraging kindness through Kindness Week happening February 11-15. Businesses and organizations around Forest Park are participating by handing out kindness art stickers created by the kids. Stop by the library to get a kindness…

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MLK Day of Service

This year we honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s commitment to community and unity by inviting our kids and families to join us in a community service project in partnership with New Moms and Sarah’s Inn. We will create care kits…

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