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Celebrate Disability Pride Month with Great Kidlit Books

July is Disability Pride Month! What is disability pride? According to the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), “Disability Pride is the idea that people with disabilities should be proud of their disabled identity. People with disabilities are the largest…

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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

During the month of May, the Library celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We will recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans by sharing books for all ages through out the month. We…

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Women’s History Month Reading Challenge

March is Women’s History Month. Help us celebrate the women writers we admire who have touched our lives, changed our perspectives, and entertained us with their stories! For the entire month of March, the Forest Park Public Library is collecting…

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Spotlight on Local Black Kidlit Authors

Happy Black History Month! While you should of course be reading Black authors year-round, Black History Month is the perfect time to support and learn about new-to-you Black writers. The Library staff has already shared a wonderful list of recommended…

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Curious By Nature: the FPPL Summer Experience

The Library announces its summer experience Curious By Nature. This summer is about celebrating nature and the world around us. We have created an assortment of events and activities including a reading incentive program for kids ages 0 to middle…

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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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Stories to Take Pride In

To celebrate Pride Month, we have put together a list of books and films celebrating LGBTQ+ lives. Click on the image to put a hold on the item. Check out our YS and YA book lists too!    

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Forest Park Reads

The library will be hitting the streets of Forest Park for the second edition of Forest Park Reads. Library staff members will be around the village handing out great books. Find out where we will be by following us on our…

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