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Social Work at FPPL

In January 2019, the Forest Park Public Library officially began a partnership with Loyola University School of Social Work. The library was selected to be a site for an internship program for social work students. The library was entered into…

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FPPL Repatriates Potawatomi Collection

The Forest Park Public Library Board of Trustees has voted to repatriate a collection of Potawatomi artifacts to the Forest County Potawatomi Cultural Center, Library, and Museum in Crandon, WI.  Since 1968, the Forest Park Public Library has been the…

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We Need Your Help with a Community Focus Group

The Forest Park Public Library is working with AMITA Health on a grant application to fund a full time social worker for the library. This would be an incredible opportunity for the library and the community of Forest Park. But…

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Food & Toiletry Drive

The library will be collecting food and toiletry items from Saturday, April 6 through Sunday, April 14. Community members can pay off their fines with the donations or simply donate. What is it? A program to collect non-perishable food and…

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VIP Reading Drawing

Just read and loved a book? Become a VIP on Team FPPL by sharing that book (or audiobook) with us. We’ll draw a new Team FPPL VIP every Friday. Prizes include gift certificates to Centuries & Sleuths and other local…

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All Ages Events

                  Join the library for these all ages events in the community. TEAM FPPL Field Day Saturday, June 1 from 2-5 pm The Gazebo area at the Park District of Forest Park.…

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Teen TEAM FPPL Events

Teen Summer Reading Challenge   Teen Summer Events Paint & Pizza at Creativita Tuesday, June 11 at 2 pm Creativita at 7512 Madison St Grown Up Gaming Alliance After Hours Friday, June 14 at 6 pm This event is designed…

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March New Books

This March, we have a lot of great new titles to satisfy any type of reader.  Click on the image to put a hold on any of these titles.               

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Black History Month @ FPPL

The month of February marks Black History Month in the United States. This nationwide celebration calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African Americans have played in shaping this country's history. At the Forest Park Public…

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National Library Week

National Library Week  has been celebrated in libraries around the country since 1958. This year, the theme is Libraries=Strong Communities. We will be holding activities and events to celebrate our community including a food drive, trivia night, and more. All…

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