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The Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4.

Your Library at Home

YOUR LIBRARY AT HOME Sign Up for a Library Card Instantly Access Your Library Online Anytime Even if the library building is closed, the online features are available. This includes your account. You can place holds, manage your account, and…

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Mental Health & Wellness Resources

We assembled a list of mental health resources to help you through this tough time. These are not meant to replace medical care. See our list of community resources with contact information to a variety of resources. If you need…

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Celebrate Earth Day

The first Earth Day happened on April 22, 1970 when 20 million Americans participated in protests, festivals, and rallies. This day launched the modern environmental movement and lead to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency. Fifty years later, the…

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National Library Week Share & Win Drawing

It's National Library Week. And while there is so much uncertainty and stress right now, we thought we should do something fun.  We want to know what you are watching, reading, playing, or listening to during this crisis. What TV…

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What We Are Reading, Watching, & Listening To

While we are all home, we wanted to share what some of our staff members are reading, watching, and listening to. The recommendations are from our digital collection as well as outside platforms. If you need recommendations, fill out the…

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Spring Challenge for Kids

The Youth Services Department has created a fun Spring Challenge for kids. Complete challenges and log your reading each day with our online platform Beanstack. Earn badges for reading, writing reviews, and completing activities. This challenge runs until April 30. …

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Virtual Social Worker Sessions

In January, we welcomed social work intern Raqueal Pullums from Loyola University School of Social Work. During her time with the Library, Raqueal works with the public for basic needs assessment, resource referral, or simply friendly conversation as well as…

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COVID-19 Business Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected businesses in an extreme way. Please see the business resources below to find assistance from State and Federal resources. Illinois Small Business Administration Forest Park Chamber of Commerce The Chamber of Commerce is working hard…

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What to Do During the Pandemic

The pandemic and resulting social distancing has created the strangest experience we have ever seen. As a Library, closing goes against everything we stand for. However, these are different times and require different actions to ensure the health and safety…

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