"A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life."  - Henry Ward Beecher

We couldn't agree more.  Come visit your local library.  A quiet place to study, relax, work or simply escape in a good book.  It's fun, the old fashioned way.  For more information, visit the Forreston Public Library at their web site

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Forreston Public Library

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get a library card?

Our librarian will be able to supply you with a new library card the same day you apply.

Are electronic books available?

YES!  Just ask at the library how you can sign up and get started!

Does the Library have activities for young children?

We do offer "story time" for young children!  Give us a call at 815-938-2624 if the current schedule is not posted.