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Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale!

Come and stock up for summer at the Friends of the Library of Franklin Park book sale! You’ll find new and gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and videos for a great price. The sale is on: Friday, 5/22 – 6-8pm (for Franklin Park Library card-holders ONLY) Saturday, 5/23 – 10am-4pm (open to the public) All […]

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May @ the Franklin Park Public Library

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 May 1 – PokeFan Clash – All […]

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Feeding the Needy at Saint Gertrude Church in Franklin Park

Feeding the Needy at Saint Gertrude Church in Franklin Park

On April 1st, 2015 the Saint Gertrude community lent a helping hand to the unfortunate by serving a meal to those in need.  It was staffed by volunteers from the members of Saint Gertrude Church and was held in the schools hall.  

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Mike’s Tech Corner

Mike’s Tech Corner

  Heres a short video  that I found on Youtube that is an introduction to iOgrapher.  Interesting  for those that own an iPad or an iPhone.

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Franklin Park Blood Drive March 13, 2015

Franklin Park Blood Drive March 13, 2015

Here is a way you can help your community and your family and that is by donating blood.  On March 13, 2015 Franklin Park sponsored a blood drive at the Franklin Park Park Districts Community Center.  The next blood drive will be held on June 12, 2015 at the Community Center.  Here are a few pictures.

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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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Book Donations Needed @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| March 10, 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 Franklin Park Public Library and they are looking for new and gently used book donations for future book sales. They are especially in need of children’s […]

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Honoring Those Who Served Our Nation

| March 10, 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 lookout for pictures of your loved one(s) who served our nation in the military. Bring the photos to the Franklin Park Public Library so that we may scan them and add their information […]

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East Leyden High School Concert Band

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

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

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Help Those Animals In Need By Fostering or Adopting

Help Those Animals In Need By Fostering or Adopting

| February 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

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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