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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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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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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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Fine Free for Now

When the Library reopens for vestibule pick up, we will be operating under a new initiative with SWAN called Fine Free for Now. Fine Free for Now Strategy No fines charged for any material that is checked out at the…

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Vestibule Pick Up

Vestibule Pick Up will begin Wednesday, June 3. We will pull items for Forest Park Public Library cardholders to pick up in our lobby from staff members. Step 1: Place holds on items.You can do this online by signing into…

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Vestibule Pick Up Service

Beginning Wednesday, June 3, the Forest Park Public Library will be offering Vestibule Pick Up of items. We are happy to offer this service but it will be different from our regular hold pick up system in order to provide…

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