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For Parents & Caregivers

Things look different this summer. Access to childcare, activities, and friends and family may be unavailable or limited. Summer is being reinvented and the Library can help. Sign Up for the Library's free Summer Experience program You Are Here. This…

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Family Resources

Ideas to Keep Your Family Entertained Inside the House Although books, ebooks, and audiobooks can't be beat, you may be feeling restless. Here are some ideas to get you started. Most of these can be adaptable to a wide-range of…

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PRIDE Stories for Kids & Families

We created a book list to help you and your family learn and explore the history of PRIDE.  As the years go by, the origins of Pride month may seem less relevant. June has become a month full of rainbow…

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Learn About Juneteenth

Juneteenth honors the legal end of slavery rather than a political strategy like that which inspired the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. The original intent of Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation was to preserve the Union and weaken the South—rather than take…

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You Are Here: the FPPL Summer Experience

The Library announces its summer experience YOU ARE HERE. This summer is about celebrating all the ways we can be together in spirit even while we are apart. This summer's challenge focuses on self-care, mindfulness, community, and getting active. We…

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May Library Update

In late April, Governor Pritzker extended the Illinois stay-at-home order through the end of May. To support this effort to keep our community safe, the library building will continue to remain closed at this time. This is hard news. We…

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Tumblebooks!

Available now through August 31, 2020. TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or…

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Polar Express Storytime

Polar Express & Snowman Storytime Friday, December 6 at 12 pmREGISTER The library will be celebrating one of our favorite holiday books with a special event on Friday, December 6. Join us for a Polar Express Storytime at Forest Park's Junction…

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