August @ the Franklin Park Library

| July 17, 2013


For Families


Let’s Party!                                                                       Saturday, August 3 at 1-4 pm               Wrap up another successful Summer Reading Program with our End of Summer Reading Party on Saturday, August 3 @ 1-4pm.  We’ll have cool ice cream for you to enjoy while playing some fun games.  We’ll also announce the winners of the Grand Prizes at the party.  Won’t you join us?

Lapsit Storytime                                                       Fridays, August 16 & 23 at 10 am                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Let’s sing, dance, and read together in this story time designed for the library’s youngest patrons, babies and toddlers. Ages 0 months – 3 years.


For Tweens

Let’s Party!                                                                       Saturday, August 3 at 1-4 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tweens will be demonstrating their silk screening skills and selling  tee-shirts and bags they produced this summer.  They are raising funds to put sparkle and pazazz  in their  2014 activities.  Please support them.


For Teens

Teens–Vote for the Teens’ Top Ten!     Stop by the Square August 15 – September 15  to cast your ballot for the 10 best YA books of the year.

Teen Advisory Board                                                       Monday,  August 26 at 6pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                   It’s a brand new school year!   Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community and looks great on  your “resume”.  At this meeting you will learn more about the available volunteer opportunities at the library.


For Adults

Tech Help Drop-In                   Mondays August 5, 12, 19, & 26 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                     If you need assistance with completing specific technology-related tasks (email, e-books, e-anything) and aren’t sure where to begin, our Information & Digital Services staff is here to help! Drop-Ins are available Monday evenings and are first come, first served. Check-in with the Information Desk.

Friendship Quilt Club                                       Wednesdays, August 7 & 21 at 10 am                                                                                                                                                                                                              Come share quilting tips and projects with other quilters!  Beginners are always welcome.

Friends of the Franklin Park Library                           Saturday, August 10 at 9:30 am                                                                                                                                                                                               Attend our monthly Friends meeting. The Friends support the Library through volunteerism, fundraising activities, and sponsorship of programs and activities.  The Friends meet the second Saturday of each month at 9:30 am in the Library. New members are always welcome.  Your membership offers you the opportunity to share thoughts, donate your time, or lend your talents to efforts to make the Library a vibrant part of our community.

Knit & Crochet Group                                                    Saturday, August 10 at 1 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Join us on the second Saturday of each month to learn tips for knitting and crocheting or to share projects you’re working on.

Your Health and the Affordable Care Act                             Monday, August 19 at 7:00 pm                                                                                                                                                                                    Join Lori Martin , President of Envision Benefit Specialists for an informative presentation on healthcare reform  and the Affordable Care Act, an outline of exchanges and Medicare updates.

Book Clubs!                                                                                         Monthly, join us!

The Book Club has been split up into two groups, representing Fiction and Non- fiction books. The Fiction Book Club will meet next, in July.    Copies of these books are available at the Circulation Desk one month before the discussion date.

Nonfiction Book Club

Tuesday, August 20 at 7:00 pm

The Worst Hard Time

by Timothy Egan

Fiction Book Club

Monday, September 9 at 7:00 pm

Please Look After Mom

by Kyung-sook Shin


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Adult Services Librarian at the Franklin Park Public Library.

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