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Holiday Closing
Holiday Closing
Dec 31 2016 – Jan 2 2017 all-day
Holiday Closing
The Library will be closed on Saturday, December 31; Sunday, January 1; and Monday, January 2, 2017 in observance of the New Year’s holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 9:00am.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Conversation Circle 2:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Come and practice English in a friendly, supportive environment. Venga a practicar inglés en un ambiente amigable y de apoyo. Przyjdź i praktykowania języka angielskiego w przyjaznej, wspierającego środowiska. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Library Quilt & Sew Club 10:00 am
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Join us for casual discussion about quilting & sewing, and showing completed projects. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Coding Club 4:00 pm
Coding Club
Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Coding Club
Good at solving puzzles? Join us to experiment with coding and uncover all the wonderful things you can do with computers! Grades 3rd-5th. Limit 10. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Arting Around 4:00 pm
Arting Around
Jan 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Arting Around
Break is almost over! If you want to get out of the house and make something, come to the library where we will have an open creation session for 3rd through 6th graders. We will[...]
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Morning Movers 10:00 am
Morning Movers
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers
Bundle up and come into the library for our baby and toddler storytime sessions. Your baby is always learning and we offer a great environment to explore and grow. Move around with our songs and[...]
Friday Flicks 2:00 pm
Friday Flicks
Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Friday Flicks
Join us each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s movie is Florence Foster Jenkins (PG-13): The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer,[...]
Friday Family Flicks 6:00 pm
Friday Family Flicks
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Friday Family Flicks
Join us on Fridays each month to watch a family-friendly movie! This month’s movie is The Secret Life of Pets (PG): The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes[...]
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Arts and Snacks 1:00 pm
Arts and Snacks
Jan 7 @ 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 Suppliers available and a bunch of snacks to keep you going. This program is for adults and[...]
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Study Hall 3:00 pm
Study Hall
Jan 9 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 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 room and[...]
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Conversation Circle 2:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Jan 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Come and practice English in a friendly, supportive environment. Venga a practicar inglés en un ambiente amigable y de apoyo. Przyjdź i praktykowania języka angielskiego w przyjaznej, wspierającego środowiska. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Board Meeting 7:30 pm
Board Meeting
Jan 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 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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Full STEAM Ahead 4:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Jan 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Grades 1st-3rd.Limit 30. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Parker’s Storytime 4:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Jan 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parker's Storytime
“S” is for storytime! Explore the alphabet one letter at a time with stories, songs, rhymes, and a fun craft. Limit 20FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers 10:00 am
Morning Movers
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers
Bundle up and come into the library for our baby and toddler storytime sessions. Your baby is always learning and we offer a great environment to explore and grow. Move around with our songs and[...]
Tabletop Gaming Club 6:00 pm
Tabletop Gaming Club
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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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Friends of the Library Meeting 9:30 am
Friends of the Library Meeting
Jan 14 @ 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
Conversation Circle 10:00 am
Conversation Circle
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Conversation Circle
Come and practice English in a friendly, supportive environment. Venga a practicar inglés en un ambiente amigable y de apoyo. Przyjdź i praktykowania języka angielskiego w przyjaznej, wspierającego środowiska. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Knit & Crochet Group 1:00 pm
Knit & Crochet Group
Jan 14 @ 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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Study Hall 3:00 pm
Study Hall
Jan 16 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 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 room and[...]
Lego Club 5:00 pm
Lego Club
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Lego Club
Whether you are a great builder or a first timer, this is the place for you. We provide the Legos, you provide the imagination. Limit 30. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Storytime
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Morning Storytime
Join us twice a month for a themed storytime filled with fun songs, stories, and a craft! Ages 3-5. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Tuesday Classics 10:30 am
Tuesday Classics
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday Classics
Join us on the third Tuesday of each month to watch a classic movie! This month’s film is Easy Rider (R): Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America.[...]
Conversation Circle 2:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Jan 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Come and practice English in a friendly, supportive environment. Venga a practicar inglés en un ambiente amigable y de apoyo. Przyjdź i praktykowania języka angielskiego w przyjaznej, wspierającego środowiska. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Library Quilt & Sew Club 10:00 am
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Join us for casual discussion about quilting & sewing, and showing completed projects. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Kids’ Graphic Novel Club 4:00 pm
Kids’ Graphic Novel Club
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Kids' Graphic Novel Club
Don’t miss our NEW graphic novel club for kids! We will meet once a month to discuss exciting titles and enjoy some snacks. Copies of the books will be available at the Circulation Desk about[...]
My World Wednesdays 4:00 pm
My World Wednesdays
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
My World Wednesdays
Discover new languages, cultures, and traditions with stories, songs and rhymes from around the world. Each month will be a new and interactive storytime. Register and enjoy the fun! All ages are welcome. Limit 30.[...]
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Morning Movers 10:00 am
Morning Movers
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers
Bundle up and come into the library for our baby and toddler storytime sessions. Your baby is always learning and we offer a great environment to explore and grow. Move around with our songs and[...]
Tabletop Gaming Club 6:00 pm
Tabletop Gaming Club
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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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Storytime with a Ballerina 2:00 pm
Storytime with a Ballerina
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Storytime with a Ballerina
Join us for an interactive, ballet-themed storytime. Listen to a story, participate in a mini dance lesson, and have your picture taken with a ballerina! All ages. Limit 30. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Study Hall 3:00 pm
Study Hall
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 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 room and[...]
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Conversation Circle 2:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Jan 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Come and practice English in a friendly, supportive environment. Venga a practicar inglés en un ambiente amigable y de apoyo. Przyjdź i praktykowania języka angielskiego w przyjaznej, wspierającego środowiska. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Scrapbooking Club 6:00 pm
Scrapbooking Club
Jan 25 @ 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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Full STEAM Ahead 4:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Grades 1st-3rd.Limit 30. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Parker’s Storytime 4:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parker's Storytime
“S” is for storytime! Explore the alphabet one letter at a time with stories, songs, rhymes, and a fun craft. Limit 20FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers 10:00 am
Morning Movers
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers
Bundle up and come into the library for our baby and toddler storytime sessions. Your baby is always learning and we offer a great environment to explore and grow. Move around with our songs and[...]
Anime Club 6:00 pm
Anime Club
Jan 27 @ 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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Study Hall 3:00 pm
Study Hall
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 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 room and[...]
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Morning Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Storytime
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Morning Storytime
Join us twice a month for a themed storytime filled with fun songs, stories, and a craft! Ages 3-5. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Conversation Circle 2:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Conversation Circle
Come and practice English in a friendly, supportive environment. Venga a practicar inglés en un ambiente amigable y de apoyo. Przyjdź i praktykowania języka angielskiego w przyjaznej, wspierającego środowiska. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
The Scrap Exchange 6:00 pm
The Scrap Exchange
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Scrap Exchange
Stop by the Library on the last day of each month and get a second chance at creativity using our leftover crafts. It’s also a great time to bring in any crafting supplies you are[...]