Part-Time Library Assistant Position Available

The Park Forest Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer-focused individual familiar with technology and popular culture. Duties include processing new materials for circulation, facilitating hands-on programs, checking in and out materials, answering patron questions,
assisting patrons with research and computer usage, assisting in Library programs for both adults and children, shelving materials, and performing readers’ advisory. Click here for more information.


Summer Reading Finale 2014:
Paws on Parade

thursday july 31st at 6:00 pm

Summer Reading

Adult and Youth Summer Reading is almost over!
Click here to sign up or log books online.
For our Summer Reading Finale, bring your favorite stuffed animal to bounce and parade around the library. Also, prepare for a visit from Nick Bruel's Bad Kitty! Don't miss your chance to take a selfie with this naughty feline.


Paws for Fines

Bring in pet food, a new pet toy, collar, leash, dish, etc. and for each item you bring in we will waive $2.00 in Fines (up to 5 items—$10.00).
This is however not valid on lost or replacement items.
On July 31st, the close of Summer Reading, all items will be
donated to the South Suburban Humane Society.
Please help our homeless friends.


Axis 360 eRead Illinois

The library is expanding our e-book collection through Axis 360 and the eRead Illinois Program. We will now offer two possibilities for checking out e-books and audio books: Axis 360 and Media on Demand.

  • Visit the Axis 360 catalog to browse our collection.
  • Install the free software or mobile app and download to
    a tablet, home computer, or smart phone.

Visit our eBooks page for more information including
instructional handouts for your device.

Click for our mobile site


Wireless Printing


Learning Express


July 29

Paws for the Cinema:
We Bought a Zoo

6:00 PM

Ringering Room

Goodnight Zoo

7:00 PM

kids' zone

July 30


11:00 AM

kids' zone

Wild about Wii

1:30 PM

kids' zone

July 31

Summer Reading Finale:
Paws on Parade

6:00 PM

kids' zone

August 4

Science Club:
You Build It!

4:30 PM

kids' zone