February will be an eventful month at Forest Park Public Library. In chronological order, here are some highlights of the offerings for the month:

Saturday, February 11, 11p.m. to 2 p.m.: Voter Registration conducted by Citizens United in Forest Park. This will be one of the last opportunities to register before the March elections.

Thursday, February 16 at 3:30 p.m.: The Children’s Department honors Black History Month with a performance by storyteller Linda Gorham, who will present African folktales and a dramatization of Ruby Bridges. All ages are invited.

Sunday, February 19, at 2 p.m.: Our monthly Family Movie Afternoon, feature TBA, but sure to be suitable for all ages.

Monday, February 20: Library will be closed in observance of President’s Day.

Saturday, February 25, at 2 p.m.: Friends of the Library will show “Spellbound,” the first in a series of documentary films, which is about the annual Scripps Howard Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

Monday, February 27, at 4 p.m.: The Children’s Department again honors Black History month with a performance by The Chicago Djembe Project Ensemble. This percussion group performs music of the Malinke people of Guinea, West Africa.

“compiled by Rodger Brayden