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Camp Superhero 2:00 pm
Camp Superhero
Jul 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Camp Superhero
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…You! Transform yourself into a superhero with accessories and feats of awesomeness. Registration is required. Limit of 50 per session.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Parker’s Storytime 2:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Jul 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Parker's Storytime
3-5 years old with caregiver. Join us as we explore the alphabet and follow the five basic principles of “Every Child Ready to Read” during this fun storytime. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Ages 0-3 years old with a caregiver. Let’s sing, play and read during this storytime for babies and toddlers.  FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Zumba Kids 3:00 pm
Zumba Kids
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Zumba Kids
For ages 7-11 Zumba® Kids classes feature kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreography. We break down the steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Remember to bring a bottle[...]
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Holiday Closing
Holiday Closing
Jul 4 all-day
The Library will be closed all day on Friday, July 4 for Independence Day. We’ll reopen on Monday, July 6 at 9am. Have a great Fourth of July! Date: Saturday, July 4, 2015 – 9:00am[...]
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Family Game Day 2:00 pm
Family Game Day
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Game Day
Bring the whole family and play our assortment of Wii, card, and board games! All ages. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Writing Workshop 6:00 pm
Writing Workshop
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Writing Workshop
Do you love to read and write? Come and explore your inner creative voice! Ages 6-12. Limit 20.    FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Storytime with a Hero 10:00 am
Storytime with a Hero
Jul 7 @ 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! All ages. Registration is required. Limit 75. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Ben’s Bubble Show 3:00 pm
Ben’s Bubble Show
Jul 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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 25th. Tickets are required to enter. Please visit the Kids Crossing Desk[...]
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Camp Superhero 2:00 pm
Camp Superhero
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Camp Superhero
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…You! Transform yourself into a superhero with accessories and feats of awesomeness. Registration is required. Limit of 50 per session.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Parker’s Storytime 2:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Parker's Storytime
3-5 years old with caregiver. Join us as we explore the alphabet and follow the five basic principles of “Every Child Ready to Read” during this fun storytime. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Make Your Own FrankenHero 6:00 pm
Make Your Own FrankenHero
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Design and build your own Frankenhero (or Frankenvillain) from a mix of doll and toy animal parts. What will your characters’ back story be? You decide! FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Ages 0-3 years old with a caregiver. Let’s sing, play and read during this storytime for babies and toddlers.  FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Friday Flicks 2:00 pm
Friday Flicks
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Friday Flicks
Join us on Fridays each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s feature is Unbroken: Angelina Jolie directs this true-life tale of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who survived a plane crash[...]
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Friends of the Library Meeting 9:30 am
Friends of the Library Meeting
Jul 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friends of the Library Meeting
The Friends of the Library support the Franklin Park Library by providing volunteer services, sponsoring library events, and funding library programs. New members are always welcome.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
#BYOH (Be Your Own Hero) 10:00 am
#BYOH (Be Your Own Hero)
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
#BYOH (Be Your Own Hero)
4th-7th grade Be a hero and help better your community by volunteering your time! FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Knit & Crochet Group 1:00 pm
Knit & Crochet Group
Jul 11 @ 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
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“Drive-In” Movie Day 2:00 pm
“Drive-In” Movie Day
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
“Drive-In” Movie Day
Turn a cardboard box into a “car” you can sit in. Then you can watch a superhero themed movie while sitting in your car, just like at a drive-in! We will be watching Mulan. Drinks[...]
Fiction Book Club 7:00 pm
Fiction Book Club
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fiction Book Club
We will be discussing Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death by M.C. Beaton: In order to introduce herself to the picturesque English village where she has just retired, Mrs. Agatha Raisin enters a quiche[...]
Board Meeting 7:30 pm
Board Meeting
Jul 13 @ 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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Storytime with a Hero 10:00 am
Storytime with a Hero
Jul 14 @ 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! All ages. Registration is required. Limit 75. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Camp Superhero 2:00 pm
Camp Superhero
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Camp Superhero
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…You! Transform yourself into a superhero with accessories and feats of awesomeness. Registration is required. Limit of 50 per session.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Parker’s Storytime 2:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Parker's Storytime
3-5 years old with caregiver. Join us as we explore the alphabet and follow the five basic principles of “Every Child Ready to Read” during this fun storytime. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Simple Summer Meals 6:00 pm
Simple Summer Meals
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Simple Summer Meals
Chef Michael Maddox returns to take us through the fun and easy steps of putting together a delicious summer meal using the “fruits” of the season from gardens and farmers’ markets. Registration is required. Limit[...]
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Toddler Art 10:00 am
Toddler Art
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Art
Ages 2-4 years old with caregiver. Get your toddler ready to read through art. Join us for stories and hands-on activities to nourish your creative toddler. Remember that creativity can be messy so bring a[...]
Zumba Kids 3:00 pm
Zumba Kids
Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Zumba Kids
For ages 7-11 Zumba® Kids classes feature kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreography. We break down the steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Remember to bring a bottle[...]
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Writing Workshop 6:00 pm
Writing Workshop
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Writing Workshop
Do you love to read and write? Come and explore your inner creative voice! Ages 6-12. Limit 20.    FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Chess Club 5:00 pm
Chess Club
Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chess Club
Play and Learn about chess, a classic board game. Beginners are welcome! Come in for the challenge. Leave with the knowledge. (limit: 10 participants)   Ages: 9-12 Date: July 21  FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Magic Workshop 3:00 pm
Magic Workshop
Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Magic Workshop
Enjoy the dazzling Magic of Gary Kantor and learn how to do some of his tricks! Get a free magic kit when you attend! Sign up for this program begins on July 9th. [...]
Magic Workshop 4:00 pm
Magic Workshop
Jul 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Magic Workshop
Enjoy the dazzling Magic of Gary Kantor and learn how to do some of his tricks! Get a free magic kit when you attend! Sign up for this program begins on July 9th. [...]
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VHS Giveaway! 9:00 am
VHS Giveaway!
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – Jul 25 @ 5:00 am
VHS Giveaway!
Due to declining condition and decreasing usage, we are retiring our VHS collection on Monday, 7/20. Interested in acquiring tapes? The VHS Giveaway is from 9AM on Thursday, 7/23 through 5PM on Saturday, 7/25. Tapes[...]
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End of Summer Reading Party 1:00 pm
End of Summer Reading Party
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
End of Summer Reading Party
Join us to celebrate the end of another Summer Reading Program with games, entertainment, and delicious ice cream. Grand Prize winners for all age groups will also be announced.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Scrapbooking Club 6:00 pm
Scrapbooking Club
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Scrapbooking Club
Do you have a bunch of unorganized pictures laying around? Then get organized and join us for our Scrapbooking Club each month! You will learn new techniques and be able to share ideas and materials[...]
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Anime Club! 6:00 pm
Anime Club!
Jul 31 @ 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