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Park Forest Public Library
Park Forest Public Library
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kids' zone

Summer Reading 2024 Adventure begins at your library! June first through August second. Need assistance or have questions? Call 708-748-3731 or click here on the page.

Story Tots with Miss Candy. Join us on designated Fridays in Kids' Zone @ 11:00am. No Registration Required. Click on the page for more information.

Unplug in KZ! Designated Tuesdays in July from 2:00pm - 3:00pm. Join us for some much needed unplugged time in the Kids' Zone! Enjoy board games and fun for the whole family. Registration is required. Click on the page for more information.

Take Me Back Thursday: Matilda (1996). Thursday, July 11, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm. Join us for a good ol' fashioned throwback at our Take Me Back Thursday movie showing! This month, join us as we watch Matilda (1996). Registration required! RUNTIME: 1hr 38min RATED: PG. Click on the page for more information.

Jungle Sand Art. Kids' Zone Thursday, July 18, 2024 2:00 pm. Stop by the Kids' Zone for a roaring good time with our Jungle Sand Art Program! Registration is required. For more information, contact Miss Nikki at (708) 748-3731 ext 234.

Brush Upon a Time. -On Designated Thursdays from 1pm - 2pm. Join us in the Kids' Zone for our new Summer arts and crafts program: Brush Upon a Time! See what kind of creative fun we have in store for you. Registration is required! For more information, contact Miss Nikki at (708) 748-3731 ext. 234. Please contact the library directly or come in and speak to a staff member to reserve your space.

Da Dopamine Project with Jae'ln. Boosting happiness through art and creativity. Da Dopamine Project is a mental health organization focused on building introspective skills through creative expression. Join our instructor Jae'ln as they show participants how to channel their inner creativity with button making, drawing lessons, and more! Registration is required. For more information, contact Miss Nikki or Miss Kaitlyn at (708) 748-3731 ext. 231. Select Wednesdays 1pm-2pm

The Reptile Den: Live Animal Show! -Saturday, July 20, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. Join us for a presentation that features a captivating lineup of 10-12+ Reptile & Bug Ambassadors, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all ages. Get up close and personal with these fascinating creatures like never before! Prepare to encounter Snakes, Lizards, Bugs, and more from around the world. Registration is Required. Click on the page for more information.

Shark Week Friday: Shark Tale (2004). Friday, July 26, 2024 1:00 pm-2:30 pm. Celebrate Shark Week in style with this fun flashback Friday movie! Registration required. NOW SHOWING: Shark Tale RUNTIME: 1hr 30min RATED: PG. Click on the page for more information.

Upcoming Events

List of upcoming kids and all ages events at the Park Forest Public Library

Community Youth Survey

Here at the Park Forest Public Library, we strive to provide the youth of the community with programming that will be beneficial to them both academically and socially. In order to provide our patrons with the best service possible, we absolutely need to hear from YOU! Please fill out the questions in the survey to the best of your ability. Thank you!

Early World of Learning

Use your library card to access kids electronic books and audiobooks. Download them to your devices or read straight from the Libby app.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Discover recommended reading lists and browse genres. Find your next great read!

World Book Online

Interactive Education Resource covering topics like Science, History, Math, Arts, etc.

AR Bookfinder

Utilize this book finder to assist with selecting a book at or above a student's reading level.