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Harry Potter Movie Night Part 1 6:00 pm
Harry Potter Movie Night Part 1
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Harry Potter Movie Night Part 1
It is our choices that show us what we truly are…choose to join us as we start off our Harry Potter week with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. Drinks and snacks will[...]
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Conversation Circle 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Feb 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Conversation Circle
  Conversation Circles are opportunities for those trying to become more comfortable speaking English to drop into the library and practice talking in an informal setting. Bring a friend! Círculos de Conversación son oportunidades para[...]
Study Hall 3:00 pm
Study Hall
Feb 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Study Hall
Need a place to do all of your schoolwork? Is there a project due that you need a place to do it? Come in for Library Study Hall. Spread out in our meeting rooms and[...]
Harry Potter Movie Night Part 2 6:00 pm
Harry Potter Movie Night Part 2
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Harry Potter Movie Night Part 2
Let’s finish this the way we started it…together. Join us for the epic conclusion to the Harry Potter series as we watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Drinks and snacks will be[...]
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Library Quilt & Sew Club 10:00 am
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Library Quilt & Sew Club
(formerly Friendship Quilting Club) Share whatever sewing or quilting projects you’re working on. Get help or learn about sewing tricks. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills!FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Harry Potter Family Craft Night 6:00 pm
Harry Potter Family Craft Night
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Harry Potter Family Craft Night
You’re a…crafter Harry. Adults, teens, and tweens (grade 4+) will enjoy making a wand while children decorate their own dragon egg. All ages. Drop in.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Conversation Circle 7:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Conversation Circles are opportunities for those trying to become more comfortable speaking English to drop into the library and practice talking in an informal setting. Bring a friend! Círculos de Conversación son oportunidades para aquellos[...]
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Harry Potter Book Night: “A Night of Spells” 6:00 pm
Harry Potter Book Night: “A Night of Spells”
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Harry Potter Book Night: “A Night of Spells”
After all this time you still love the Harry Potter series? Always. Come to the library today to test your knowledge in a Harry Potter Trivia Contest! Don’t forget to dress up for our Harry[...]
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Card Game Night 6:00 pm
Card Game Night
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Card Game Night
It’s card game night at the library. Bring in your trading cards such as Magic the Gathering, Yu-gi-oh, Pokemon TCG, and more. Get your decks ready for a fun filled night! Grades 7-12. Limit 20.[...]
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Arts and Snacks 1:00 pm
Arts and Snacks
Feb 6 @ 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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Conversation Circle 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Conversation Circle
  Conversation Circles are opportunities for those trying to become more comfortable speaking English to drop into the library and practice talking in an informal setting. Bring a friend! Círculos de Conversación son oportunidades para[...]
Study Hall 3:00 pm
Study Hall
Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Study Hall
Need a place to do all of your schoolwork? Is there a project due that you need a place to do it? Come in for Library Study Hall. Spread out in our meeting rooms and[...]
Board Meeting 7:30 pm
Board Meeting
Feb 9 @ 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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Adult Indoor Recess 10:00 am
Adult Indoor Recess
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Adult Indoor Recess
Make new friends or socialize with old ones while you enjoy board games, chess, Wii games, coloring pages, and much more. All skill levels are welcome. Bring back memories of days gone by and create[...]
Lego Club 6:00 pm
Lego Club
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Lego Club
Build whatever leaps into your imagination! Lego Club offers a time to relax and create. All ages. Limit 40. This program is full. Please call the Kids Crossing Desk at 847-455-6016, x3 to be[...]
Conversation Circle 7:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Conversation Circles are opportunities for those trying to become more comfortable speaking English to drop into the library and practice talking in an informal setting. Bring a friend! Círculos de Conversación son oportunidades para aquellos[...]
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead 4:00 pm
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Grades 1st – 3rd FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Parker’s Storytime 4:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parker's Storytime
Join us for books, songs, and rhymes in this fun storytime! Ages 3-5 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 20. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 15. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Friday Flicks 2:00 pm
Friday Flicks
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Friday Flicks
Join us on Fridays each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s movie is The Martian (PG-13): During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm[...]
Friday Family Flicks 6:00 pm
Friday Family Flicks
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Friday Family Flicks
Join us each month for a family-friendly movie! This month’s movie is Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG): Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order[...]
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Friends of the Library Meeting 9:30 am
Friends of the Library Meeting
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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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Adult Coloring Club 6:00 pm
Adult Coloring Club
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Adult Coloring Club
(formerly Coloring Party for Adults) 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[...]
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Conversation Circle 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Conversation Circle
  Conversation Circles are opportunities for those trying to become more comfortable speaking English to drop into the library and practice talking in an informal setting. Bring a friend! Círculos de Conversación son oportunidades para[...]
Study Hall 3:00 pm
Study Hall
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Study Hall
Need a place to do all of your schoolwork? Is there a project due that you need a place to do it? Come in for Library Study Hall. Spread out in our meeting rooms and[...]
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Library Quilt & Sew Club 10:00 am
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Library Quilt & Sew Club
(formerly Friendship Quilting Club) Share whatever sewing or quilting projects you’re working on. Get help or learn about sewing tricks. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills!FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
One Book, One Leyden Family Celebration 6:00 pm
One Book, One Leyden Family Celebration
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
One Book, One Leyden Family Celebration
¡ Celebremos! Join us for a family program celebrating Mexican culture and author Reyna Grande’s “One Book, One Leyden” visit. All ages. Limit 30. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Shameless Reads Book Club – February 6:00 pm
Shameless Reads Book Club – February
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Shameless Reads Book Club - February
We will be discussing Before We Kiss by Susan Mallery (Contemporary Romance) Former pro-football kicker Sam Ridge has notoriously bad luck with women—from cheaters to fame chasers. Still, the gorgeous brunette at the bar in[...]
Conversation Circle 7:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Conversation Circles are opportunities for those trying to become more comfortable speaking English to drop into the library and practice talking in an informal setting. Bring a friend! Círculos de Conversación son oportunidades para aquellos[...]
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Morning Movers Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 15. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Toddler Art 10:00 am
Toddler Art
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Art
Explore art through paint, sculpture, and more! Dress to get messy. Ages 2-4 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 25. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Conversation Circle 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Conversation Circle
  Conversation Circles are opportunities for those trying to become more comfortable speaking English to drop into the library and practice talking in an informal setting. Bring a friend! Círculos de Conversación son oportunidades para[...]
Study Hall 3:00 pm
Study Hall
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Study Hall
Need a place to do all of your schoolwork? Is there a project due that you need a place to do it? Come in for Library Study Hall. Spread out in our meeting rooms and[...]
Irish Cuisine – Beyond Corned Beef 6:00 pm
Irish Cuisine – Beyond Corned Beef
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Irish Cuisine – Beyond Corned Beef
Prepare your St. Patrick’s Day menu when Chef Maddox returns to whip up some Irish culinary delights. Limit 30.  FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Scrapbooking Club 6:00 pm
Scrapbooking Club
Feb 24 @ 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[...]
Conversation Circle 7:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Conversation Circles are opportunities for those trying to become more comfortable speaking English to drop into the library and practice talking in an informal setting. Bring a friend! Círculos de Conversación son oportunidades para aquellos[...]
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead 4:00 pm
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Grades 1st – 3rd FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Parker’s Storytime 4:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parker's Storytime
Join us for books, songs, and rhymes in this fun storytime! Ages 3-5 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 20. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers Storytime
Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 15. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Anime Club! 6:00 pm
Anime Club!
Feb 26 @ 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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