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R.I.P. Mr. Spock

R.I.P. Mr. Spock

On Friday February 26, 2015 Leonard Nimoy passed away at his Bel Air, California home from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.  He was 83 years old.  He will always be remembered as Mr. Spock the Vulcan from the television series Star Trek and many Star Trek movies.  He was also a director, photographer and writer.  He appeared […]

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East Leyden High School Concert Band

East Leyden High School Concert Band performing To Realms of Endless Day at The Winter Instrumental Concert held on February 18th. at East Leyden High School.

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West Leyden High School Concert Band

West Leyden High School Concert Band performing Solas Ane at The Winter Instrumental Concert on Wednesday, February 18th held at East Leyden High School.

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Leyden High School Winter Music Concert

Leyden High School Winter Music Concert

On Wednesday, February 18th. East Leyden High School Presented Leyden High School’s Winter Music Concert featuring the talents of some very great musicians from both East and West Leyden High Schools.  Here are some photos from the concert.

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Elvis Performing In The Ghetto.

Elvis Performing In The Ghetto.

Here is a video of Elvis Presley performing In The Ghetto written by Mac Davis.

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Happy Birthday Elvis!

Happy Birthday Elvis!

Today, January 8, 2015 is Elvis  Presley’s birthday!  He would have been  80 years old today!

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Help Those Animals In Need By Fostering or Adopting

Help Those Animals In Need By Fostering or Adopting

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

On New Years Day of this year our family dog Tracy passed away at home.  It was very heart breaking to see our dog of fifteen years pass over the rainbow bridge.  I had never been so heartbroken like this before.  Tracy was a beloved family pet and a true member of our family.  It […]

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Book Donations Need at the Franklin Park Public Library

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Are books piling up around your house? Are you looking for somewhere to donate them? Our Friends of the Library group holds a quarterly book sale here at the Library and they are looking for new and gently used book donations for their future book sales. They are especially in need of children’s books and […]

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Honoring Those Who Served Our Nation at the Franklin Park Public Library

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

As you begin your Spring Cleaning this year and find those boxes of old photographs, please make sure to be on the look-out for pictures of your loved one(s) who served our nation in the military. Bring the photos into the Library so that we may scan them and add their information to our digital […]

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Franklin Park Public Library Celebrates National Quilting Day

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Did you know that March 21, 2015 is National Quilting Day? To celebrate, the Franklin Park Friendship Quilters Club will have a display of outstanding quilting projects at the Library. The pieces are hand-made by members of the group and will be on display in front of the Local History Room from March 4 through […]

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March @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

We are located at 10311 Grand Avenue in Franklin Park, IL and offer a range of services and programs for children, teens and adults.  Further information is available at www.fppld.org or by calling 847-455-6016. Hours of Service: Monday-Friday: 9 AM – 9 PM     Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM     Sunday: CLOSED March 4 – Friendship Quilting Club – […]

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