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Morning Movers Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Limit 20.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Origami and Papercraft 6:00 pm
Origami and Papercraft
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Origami and Papercraft
Enjoy a relaxing night of paper crafting at your library. Have the freedom to craft to your heart’s content. Paper and basic materials will be provided. For teens and adults. Limit 20.  FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Arts and Snacks 1:00 pm
Arts and Snacks
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Arts and Snacks
Drop in for some art! Create a masterpiece at your library. We will have all sorts of art supplies available and a bunch of snacks to keep you going. This program is for Teens and[...]
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Holiday Closing
Holiday Closing
Jul 4 all-day
Holiday Closing
The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 5 at 9:00am.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Storytime with a Hero 10:00 am
Storytime with a Hero
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Storytime with a Hero
Who is your hero? Enjoy a different storytime each week led by a heroic member of our community! Registration is required. Limit 60. All ages.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Conversation Circle 2:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Drop-in to practice speaking English in an informal setting.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Tween Tuesday 2:00 pm
Tween Tuesday
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tween Tuesday
How fast can you pick up marshmallows with a chop stick? Join us each Tuesday for wacky and challenging minute to win it style games! Will you be the winner? Limit 30. Grades 4-7.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Recycled Craft Night 6:00 pm
Recycled Craft Night
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Recycled Craft Night
Join us for fun crafts you can make with items you probably already own! Bring a plain, colored t-shirt and create your own Bleach Gel t-shirts. Limit 20.. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Ben’s Bubble Show 2:00 pm
Ben’s Bubble Show
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Ben’s Bubble Show
Enjoy art, science, and a touch of magic while watching this amazing bubble show! Sign up for this program begins on June 29th. Tickets are required to enter. Please visit the Kids Crossing Desk to[...]
Ben’s Bubble Show 3:00 pm
Ben’s Bubble Show
Jul 6 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Ben’s Bubble Show
Enjoy art, science, and a touch of magic while watching this amazing bubble show! Sign up for this program begins on June 29th. Tickets are required to enter. Please visit the Kids Crossing Desk to[...]
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Parker’s Storytime 2:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Jul 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Parker's Storytime
Join us as we explore the alphabet with books, songs, and rhymes in this fun storytime. Ages 3-5 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 20.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
STEAM Team 2:00 pm
STEAM Team
Jul 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
STEAM Team
Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into fitness! Play fun games that support team building and creative problem solving. Don’t forget to bring a water bottle! Limit 30. Grades 1-3.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Limit 20.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Poolside Storytime at Gouin Pool 1:00 pm
Poolside Storytime at Gouin Pool
Jul 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Poolside Storytime at Gouin Pool
Read, splash, play! Meet your favorite librarians at Gouin Pool for a brief storytime, then stay and swim! All ages. Visit veteransparkdistrict.org for pool admission fees.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Friday Flicks 2:00 pm
Friday Flicks
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Friday Flicks
Join us on Fridays each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s movie is My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (PG-13): A Portokalos family secret brings the beloved characters back together for an[...]
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Friends of the Library Meeting 9:30 am
Friends of the Library Meeting
Jul 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Friends of the Library Meeting
The Friends of the Franklin Park Library support the Franklin Park Library by providing volunteer services, sponsoring library events, and funding library programs. New members are always welcome.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Knit & Crochet Group 1:00 pm
Knit & Crochet Group
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Knit & Crochet Group
New members always welcome! Join fellow crafters from every skill level. Learn tips and tricks and share projects you’re creating. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Obstacle Course 1:00 pm
Obstacle Course
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Obstacle Course
Compete against your friends and family as you race your way through our obstacle course! This program is for ages 12 & up. Registration is required. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Family Zumba 4:00 pm
Family Zumba
Jul 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Family Zumba
Find your rhythm with our Family Zumba class. All participants must have signed parental/guardian permission. Limit 20.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Storytime with a Hero 10:00 am
Storytime with a Hero
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Storytime with a Hero
Who is your hero? Enjoy a different storytime each week led by a heroic member of our community! Registration is required. Limit 60. All ages.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Conversation Circle 2:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Drop-in to practice speaking English in an informal setting.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Tween Tuesday 2:00 pm
Tween Tuesday
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tween Tuesday
How fast can you pick up marshmallows with a chop stick? Join us each Tuesday for wacky and challenging minute to win it style games! Will you be the winner? Limit 30. Grades 4-7.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Board Meeting 7:30 pm
Board Meeting
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm
Board Meeting
Board meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, and start at 7:30PM. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Parker’s Storytime 2:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Parker's Storytime
Join us as we explore the alphabet with books, songs, and rhymes in this fun storytime. Ages 3-5 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 20.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
STEAM Team 2:00 pm
STEAM Team
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
STEAM Team
Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into fitness! Play fun games that support team building and creative problem solving. Don’t forget to bring a water bottle! Limit 30. Grades 1-3.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Limit 20.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Summer Family Flicks 2:00 pm
Summer Family Flicks
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Summer Family Flicks
This summer, join us for some fun, family-friendly movies! This month’s movie is Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG): Continuing his “legendary adventures of awesomeness”, Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural[...]
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Adult Coloring Club 6:00 pm
Adult Coloring Club
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Adult Coloring Club
Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore! Join us for a stress-relieving evening of coloring. Coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided for use, but feel free to bring in your own art supplies, too.[...]
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Conversation Circle 2:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Drop-in to practice speaking English in an informal setting.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Healthy “Low-Fat” Cooking – FULL 6:00 pm
Healthy “Low-Fat” Cooking – FULL
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Healthy “Low-Fat” Cooking - FULL
Chef Michael Maddox returns with a culinary program featuring some healthy alternatives to everyday dining. These recipes will add nutrition as well as some great flavors and textures to these meals. The changes will be[...]
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Toddler Art 10:00 am
Toddler Art
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Art
Explore art through paint, sculpture, and more! Dress to get messy. Ages 2-4 years old with caregiver. Limit 20FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Conversation Circle 2:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Drop-in to practice speaking English in an informal setting.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Tabletop Gaming Club 6:00 pm
Tabletop Gaming Club
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Tabletop Gaming Club
If you enjoy playing various board games then this is the program for you! Grab some friends and visit your library to play from a selection of classic and new tabletop games. This program is[...]
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Scrapbooking Club 6:00 pm
Scrapbooking Club
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Scrapbooking Club
Do you have a bunch of old pictures laying around? Get organized and join us each month for Scrapbooking Club! You will learn new techniques and be able to share ideas. Please bring your own[...]
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Teacher Supply Swap
Teacher Supply Swap
Jul 29 all-day
Teacher Supply Swap
Calling all educators! Are you tired of using the same materials to decorate your classroom, library, or day care? Come swap supplies for a refreshed look to start the near school year. All day drop-in.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Poolside Storytime at Gouin Pool 1:00 pm
Poolside Storytime at Gouin Pool
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Poolside Storytime at Gouin Pool
Read, splash, play! Meet your favorite librarians at Gouin Pool for a brief storytime, then stay and swim! All ages. Visit veteransparkdistrict.org for pool admission fees.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Anime Club! 6:00 pm
Anime Club!
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Anime Club!
Come join us at Anime Club! Draw and paint your own manga! Snack on delicious Japanese snacks! Watch your favorite Anime! FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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End of Summer Reading Party 1:00 pm
End of Summer Reading Party
Jul 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
End of Summer Reading Party
Celebrate the completion of another successful Summer Reading Program with a party! We will have games, face painting, and ice cream provided by Uncle Harry’s of Wisconsin. All grand prize winners will also be announced.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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