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August @ 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. Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for ALL library programs. Hours of Service: Monday-Friday: 9 AM – 9 PM     Saturday: 9 AM – 5 […]

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Trains Coming Through Franklin Park During Railroad Day

Trains Coming Through Franklin Park During Railroad Day

Here is a short video that I shot and edited of various trains coming through Franklin Park during Railroad Day that was held on June 11, 2016.

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Railroad Day in Franklin Park part II

Railroad Day in Franklin Park part II

Some more pictures from Railroad Days in Franklin Park.  

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In Case You Missed It

Railroad Day in Franklin Park part I

Railroad Day in Franklin Park part I

Here are some pictures that I took for People and Places Newspaper  that did not make print but are posted here for your enjoyment.

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Triton College Cernan Space Center  Relaunch

Triton College Cernan Space Center Relaunch

Here are additional photos from The Triton College Space Center Relaunch celebration.  

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Railroad Day Now Part of Franklin Park Fest

Railroad Day Now Part of Franklin Park Fest

Railroad Day is now  part  of a four day long event in Franklin Park now known as Franklin Park Fest.  The event runs from June 9th. through June 12th. Thursday begins with Jazz Night followed by an evening of Rock ‘N’ Roll provided by The New Invaders and 7th. Heaven.  Franklin Park Fest continues on […]

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DISPENSING OPTICIANS

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Find a job and career as a DISPENSING OPTICIAN … What DISPENSING OPTICIANS DO … Dispensing Opticians help fit eyeglasses and contact lenses following an eye exam from Ophthalmologist and/or Optometrists. They, also, help customers decide which eyeglass frames or contact lenses to buy. Most Dispensing Opticians work in store front offices that sell eyeglasses, […]

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Mike’s Tech Corner

Mike’s Tech Corner

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite apps for editing photos is called PicsArt.  Here are some examples of what I’ve created.  

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IRS WARNS CONSUMERS OF POSSIBLE SCAMS RELATING TO ORLANDO MASS-SHOOTING

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

  IR-2016-89, June 17, 2016 WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service today issued a consumer alert about possible fake charity scams emerging due to last weekend’s mass-shooting in Orlando, Fla., and encouraged taxpayers to seek out recognized charitable groups. When making donations to assist victims of last weekend’s terrible tragedy, there are simple steps taxpayers […]

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Thank You to Our Summer Reading Sponsors!

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Franklin Park Public Library would like to thank the following businesses and organizations for their generous donations to our Summer Reading Program: ATA Karate 4 Kids (Franklin Park) Chicago Sky Chicago Zoological Society – Brookfield Zoo Chipotle Mexican Grill (Melrose Park) Chuck E. Cheese (Melrose Park) Classic Cinemas Culver’s (Franklin Park) Dunkin Donuts (River […]

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Summer Reading Continues in July @ the Franklin Park Public Library!

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Our annual Summer Reading Program continues through the month of July. There’s still time for you to sign-up and participate. We have many fantastic prizes available for people of all ages. Some of the grand prizes include: For Kids: 2 tickets to Raging Waves Waterpark in Yorkville, a Lego set, gift certificates for Chuck E. […]

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