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FPPL Chalk Art Contest

Announcing the Forest Park Chalk Art Contest! We are inviting everyone to create a work of chalk art and submit it between August 14-23. All submissions will be entered into a drawing to win a prize pack. Show off your…

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How to Support Your Community

The world can seem overwhelming right now. But everyone can take small steps to support our community and make it better. Check out some ideas below to become a more informed citizen and help Forest Park. Support the new community…

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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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A statement from the Forest Park Public Library

To Our Forest Park Community, We, at the Forest Park Library are saddened, heartbroken, and impassioned by the events surrounding our local and global communities. As a community, we stand with our staff, neighbors, and community partners in unity and…

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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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FPPL Continues to Serve Community Virtually

While the Library building is closed, Library staff members are still hard at work. From maintaining the building to creating online storytimes, we are constantly thinking about how to best serve Forest Park during these difficult times. Check out some…

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Goodbye Miss Donna!

During the last 22 years, Donna Marrocco has served the Forest Park Public Library in the Youth Services Department. From storytime to book groups to helping you find the books and movies you wanted, Miss Donna has gotten to know…

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Library Updates

The library will be closed until further notice. See the Library Statement here. Stay up-to-date with Library information on this page or our Facebook page. FPPL COVID-19 FAQ: In an effort to ensure full compliance with Governor Pritzker’s Shelter in…

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COVID-19 Update

Library FAQs Ebooks, Audiobooks, Movies & More Online Learning Follow the Library on Facebook   Wednesday, April 29 May 2020 Update Governor Pritzker has extended the Illinois stay-at-home order through the end of May. To support this effort to keep…

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Learning Circles

The library is excited to introduce a new way to learn. Learning Circles are a great way to explore technology and share your knowledge. Each month, participants will gather for group sharing and practice. This is not a formal class.…

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