Kick off Banned Books Week 2023 by celebrating your right to read with a fun day at the Library!
This all-ages event is a chance for family and friends to have fun while proudly speaking up for all readers: FOREST PARK READS! The inspiration is to have a good time while celebrating and affirming our intellectual freedom in Forest Park.
2:00 pm: Churro Truck arrives!
2:00 pm - 3:30pm:
Button Making (by Stained Glass Window)
Blackout Poetry Station (in front of Community Room)
Sign-Making (Community Room— supplies provided)
Read-a-Loud (YA Lounge)
Photo Booth (Commons)
3:30pm: Freedom to Read Rally (FPPL Patio)
*Speakers include: Forest Park Mayor Rory Hoskins, IL House Speaker Chris Welch, and EveryLibrary Executive Director, John Chrastka