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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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Family Resources

20 Quick 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…

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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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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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