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Library is open for 30 minute sessions. No appointment required.

Forest Park Public Library is running under the Library Express service model. This means we are welcoming the public into the Library for 30 minute walk-in sessions as well as continuing a variety of virtual services.

Library Hours

Monday-Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 – 5 pm

Library Express Services include:

What’s Not Available

  • Hanging out in the Library
  • Faxing (See alternative faxing locations)
  • Using a meeting or study room
  • Bringing a device into the Library to use WiFi
  • Kids under 12 years old using the Library on their own
  • Attend in-person programs
  • One-on-one computer or tech assistance
  • Test proctoring

Virtual Services

For Your Safety

  • If you feel unwell, we ask that you not visit in person.
  • We ask patrons to limit daily visits to one time per day for 30 minutes.
  • All patrons over two years old will be required to wear a face mask.
  • While visiting, practice good hygiene such as hand-washing and avoiding touching your face.
  • A staff member at the entrance will be in charge of limiting building capacity. You may need to wait until another patron leaves before you can enter.
  • Plexiglass dividers will be in place at transaction points.
  • Social distancing of six feet will be expected.
  • No “over-the-shoulder” help will be available from staff.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed.
  • No one under the age of 12 will be able to enter the Library without a parent, guardian, or responsible caretaker. 
  • Furniture and tables have been removed or spaced out to help maintain social distancing. 
  • Elevators are limited to one person/family unit at a time.
  • Restrooms are limited to use by Library staff and patrons at a capacity of two people or one family unit at a time. 
  • The number of computers will be limited and sessions will be 30 minutes in length. 

Ways to Limit Your Time in the Library

We understand that many feel uncomfortable visiting the Library at this time. Here are some of things we can offer to help:

Questions or comments? Please email us at or call 708-366-7171.