Celebrate National Library Week &
The 75th Anniversary of
John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath


National Library Week is April 13th-19th.
Celebrate by reading a classic: John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, which was first published on April 14th, 1939. Join NPR's I Will If You Will Book Club to visit the novel with new eyes and engage in conversation with an online community of readers. Click here for more information.


Diary of a Wimpy Kid Week

monday april 21st-friday april 25th

Wimpy Kid

Spring Break is Wimpy Kid week at Park Forest Public Library! Join us April 21st through 25th to create video clips and vote for YOUR favorite Wimpy Kid book. On Thursday, April 24th come to the library to view your video clips and watch the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie. Write a comic strip, illustrate a cover and cast a ballot to vote for your favorite Wimpy Kid book. Registration is required, click here to register.


Teen Zone After-School

tuesdays at 3:30 PM
thursdays at 3:30 PM

Teen Zone

Park Forest residents in 7th-9th grade are invited to join us at Dining on the Green, 349 Main Street in downtown Park Forest.
Click here for more information.


Axis 360 eRead Illinois

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


April 15

Music and Movement

10:30 AM

kids' zone


6:00 PM

kids' zone

April 16

Masters of Art

10:30 AM

kids' zone

Book Your Own
Travel Online

3:00 PM

Ringering Room

April 17

We <3 Lapsit

10:30 AM

kids' zone

Knit Lit

1:00 PM

Ringering Room

Let's Go LEGO

5:00 PM

kids' zone

April 18

Friday Funday

3:00 PM

kids' zone

April 19

Saturday Movie Matinee:

The Sting

12:30 PM

Ringering Room

April 20

Library Closed

April 21

Intro to Computers

3:00 PM

Ringering Room