Upcoming Events

Jul 30 2021 - 2:00pm
Virtual Summer Reading Finale: Eyes of the Wild Animal Show - Available through Zoom on Friday, July 30.   We're bringing Summer Reading to a close with a super exciting, extra special virtual event for all ages to enjoy: The EYES OF THE WILD Animal Show will be joining us virtually on Friday,... more
Aug 2 2021 - 11:00am
Rooted in Truth Book Club - New book selected monthly. Discussions held virtually on Zoom and Padlet. Facilitated by Kaitlyn.    The Rooted in Truth Book Club is a book club dedicated to reading and discussing books written by authors of color (including, but not limited to, American, Caribbean... more
Aug 3 2021 - 10:00am
THE "NO PRESSURE" COMMUNITY READ IS BACK!!!!   We're committed to bringing the community together through READING one book at a time. **Please Note: This is a "NO PRESSURE" Community READ. Simply pick up a FREE copy of the book and read at your leisure.  August Book Pick: The Other Black Girl by... more
Aug 4 2021 - 12:00pm
Adult DIY Craft Kits: Beach Terrariums - Available for pick-up on August 4.   Bring a piece of the beach home with you with these DIY Beach Terrariums! These do-it-yourself projects will add just the right amount of summer fun to any room of your home. Patrons who register for this month’s Adult... more
Aug 5 2021 - 11:00am
Toddler Art is back with a new name: Toddler Van Gogh on the Go! Register your child today for one of our Toddler Van Gogh art kits, and watch your child create a masterpiece before your very eyes! Projects are geared towards children ages 3 through 5. Registration for this event is required.... more
Aug 6 2021 - 12:00pm
Sidewalk Chalk Summer Send-Off - Join us outside (weather permitting) on Friday, August 6 from 12:00pm-1:30pm.     Join the end-of-summer fun and soak up some sun with us for a special Sidewalk Chalk Summer Send-Off art event! We’re providing plenty of chalk and sidewalk space--all you need... more
Aug 9 2021 - 12:00pm
Wild Things: Mini Animal Bowls - Available for pick-up on Monday, August 9 @ 12:00pm.   Step into the jungle with your favorite wild animals and design your own Mini Animal Bowl! These DIY Mini Animal Bowls are both fun and functional! Featuring a monkey, hippo, or a lion, they're cute catchalls... more
Aug 10 2021 - 12:00pm
Tasty Tuesdays with Chef Mike Niksic: Jambalaya & Knife Sharpening - Available on the PFPL YouTube Channel beginning Tuesday, August 10.   Join us twice a month for our new Tasty Tuesdays with Chef Michael Niksic virtual program! This week, Chef Mike's focus will be Jambalaya & Knife... more
Aug 16 2021 - 11:00am
Shadowboxes are a beautiful way to create a three-dimensional collage, displaying favorite memories or thematically capturing a moment in time. Create your own shadowbox using objects or bits of ephemera. Follow the simple step by step video to design a signature masterpiece, ready to hang on your... more
Aug 19 2021 - 7:30pm
  The Park Forest Public Library Board of Trustees is elected to set policies and oversee the operation of the Library. Trustees receive no payment for their service. The meetings are open to the public. The meeting agenda includes an opportunity for audience members to address the Board.  ... more

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