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November brings with it a varied and interesting selection of programs at the Forest Park Public Library. Here’s the lineup:

Adult Programs

Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m.: “Natural Herbs and Their Uses.” Ken Larabee, owner of Larabee Herbs, will talk about various herbs, their qualities and beneficial uses.

Youth Services Programs

Story times: Toddlers (1-2 years) Mondays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. , Preschoolers (3-5 years) Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Book Adventurers: All Book Adventurers sessions begin at 4 p.m. in the story time room. Registration required, sign-up at the Youth Services Desk.

On Tuesday, Nov. 27 read the Fable Jumping Mouse and make a mousey craft.

Caudill Club: A book group for kids in grades 4-6.

Book discussions begin at 4 p.m. in the story time room. Register and pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk. The book for Wednesday, Dec. 5 is “East” by Edith Pattou.

Anime Night for Teens at 4 p.m.: This month’s spotlight is “Pumpkin Scissors.”

On Nov. 5 the Youth Services Department hosted a pizza tasting contest during Teen Reading Week, and here are the results:

Best Overall Pizza: Salerno’s Pizza on Roosevelt Road in Oak Park.

Best Crust: Mcgaffer Joe’s on Roosevelt Road in Forest Park.

Thank you to Salerno’s Pizza, Mcgaffer Joe’s, Jimmy’s Place and Zambone’s for donating the pizzas for this library event.

The Friends of the Forest Park Public Library would like to remind folks that with the holidays coming, a nice way to remember family and friends is to donate a book to the library. For as little as $15, you can celebrate a birthday, anniversary, wedding, or other event. We will identify the book so that everyone who uses it will have a permanent reminder of your generosity. Applications are available at the library.

As always, we look forward to seeing you at the library.

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