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The Library Will be Closed Saturday July 4th


Have a great and safe 4th of July Weekend!


Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Are you ready to Read to the Rhythm? Get ready for our musically inspired Summer Reading program! To register and log books online you can click here, select your age group and click "sign me up." Prizes for adults may be redeemed:

  • June 28th - 3 Book Prize Level
  • July 6th - 6 Book Prize Level
  • July 19th - 9 Book Prize Level


Park Forest Public Library Garden


We have compiled a photographic list of the beautiful plants we have surrounding the library which can be accessed by clicking here. Enjoy!


Hoopla Digital


Park Forest Public Library is excited to announce the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile, with the Hoopla Digital app, and online by clicking here. All you need is a valid library card! For questions and concerns respond to this email, give us a call or visit us today.


New Library Catalog

it has arrived!

In addition to the great services you enjoy through SWAN, look for these new features:

  • You can choose to receive notifications via text.
  • Your account will now display downloadable items as well as physical items you have checked out.
  • All PIN numbers will be changed to the last 4 digits of your phone number. You can change your PIN after your first log in.


Freegal Music: Now Streaming

In addition to three free downloads, every week you can now stream three hours of any music on Freegal to your computer or through the Freegal app. All you need is your library card and PIN number.
It's fast, it's easy, and it's FREE!


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


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July 3rd

DIY Fridays

2 PM

kids' zone

July 4th

Library Closed

Have a great holiday weekend!

July 5th

Library Closed

Have a great holiday weekend!

July 6th

Sunrise Story Adventure


kids' zone

Teen Make it Monday: Dance Armbands

3 PM

Teen Tech Zone

Movie Night Mania: Disney's Teen Beach Movie

6:30 PM

Ringering Room