Upcoming Events
List of upcoming adult and all ages events at the Park Forest Public Library.
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Pick up items from the library without leaving your car. Here's how:

  1. Select items from the library catalog online and place them on hold. You may also place items on hold by calling (708)-748-3731 Ext. 12.
  2. You will get an automated notification (either via email or phone) when your items are ready for pick up.
  3. Come to the library and park in the designated "Curbside Pickup" spot (located behind the library).
  4. Call (708)-748-3731 Ext. 12 to let us know that you have arrived.
  5. We will check your items out to your account and bring them to your car. Please have an ID ready at this time.

Potpourri of Lectures - Thursdays @ 10:30 AM

Location: Ringering Room

Join us for coffee and conversation. Here are the list of scheduled Lectures:

October 11th - “The League of Women Voters: Past and Present” Presenter: Mary Lubertozzi, long time member of the Park Forest Area League of Women's Voters.

October 18th - “Norman Rockwell & Saturday Evening Post Centennial” Presenter: Yuan Liang. For a quarter of a century, Mr. Liang has served as a member of the Norman Rockwell Museum's Illustrator's Round Table.

October 25th - "Fitness Success 101: Constructing Your Physical Fitness Plan" Presenter: Mario Koonce

November 1st - "African Weapons as Symbols of Authority" Presenter: Arthur Bourgeois, Professor Emeritus of Art History, Governors State University. Professor Bourgeois will present an overview of Central Africa weaponry and discuss sculptured adzes and axes among the Yaka and Suku Peoples of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

November 8th - "The Early Days of Park Forest : A Slide Show"  Presenter: Jane Nicoll, co-founder of the Park Forest Historical Society.

November 15th - "What's Different About Yoga for Seniors" Presenter: Nadine Kelly

November 29th - "Amsterdam to Budapest by Bicycle" - Presenters: Barb & Roger Barnes

December 6th - :"How Acupuncture & Nutrition Can Help Improve Quality of Life" Presenter: Susan Grumbine, LAc.

December 13th - Annual Holiday Dulcimer Concert - Join us for this Traditional event with the South Suburban Dulcimer & Folk Music Society.