February @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| January 15, 2014

February 1 – Franklin Bark Readers – Looking for a fun way to boost your reading skills while making a furry new friend? Choose a book and read to Bingley, Bloomberg, Breeze, or Emmy, certified therapy dogs and members of Therapy Dogs International. Space is limited so be sure to sign up early!  Registration is required. Ages 5-years-old and up. 11:00am-12:00pm

February 1 – Super Bowl Party – Who will win the big game this year? Celebrate Super Bowl XLVIII with fun, football-themed games and tasty, tailgate-worthy eats. Don’t forget to support your favorite team by wearing their colors! All Ages. 3:00-4:00pm

February 5 – Friendship Quilting Club – Join us for crafting and camaraderie. Whether you are a newcomer or a long-time enthusiast, you are invited to learn new techniques, talk about fabrics and share patterns. 10:00am-12:00pm

February 5 – Popular Book Party – Bring your favorite book to share with others and be ready to play some book-themed games. Ages 5 – 9-years-old. 7:00-8:00pm

February 5 – Pajama Storytime – Put on your most comfortable pajamas and come over to the Library with your favorite stuffed animal for a bedtime story. Ages 2 – 4-years-old. 7:00-8:00pm

February 6 – Baby Storytime – Sing, dance, and read in this storytime designed for babies. Ages 3 – 24-months-old. 10:00-11:00am

February 6 – Lego Club – Do you love Legos and Duplos? Are you a master at building spaceships and towers? Come build with us in this exciting program! Ages 4-years-old and up. 6:00-7:00pm

February 6 – Cozy Comfort Foods – Come spend an evening with Chef Michael Maddox as he teaches us about some great winter comfort food, including soups, stews, and pastries. A $5 tasting fee is due at time of registration. Registration must be done in person. 6:00-7:30pm

February 7 – 2s & 3s Storytime – Sing, dance, and read in this storytime designed for toddlers. Ages 2 – 3-years-old. 10:00-11:00am

February 7 – Tween Scene – Join us in this Scientific Valentine’s Day program while we experiment with heart candy, make a love potion, and make an invisible ink valentine. Ages 9 – 13-years-old. 6:00-7:00pm

February 8 – Friends of the Library Meeting – The Friends of the Franklin Park Library group is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support the Franklin Park Library by providing volunteer services, sponsoring programming and events, and funding library programs. This group is made up of any interested individuals in the Franklin Park community and the local area. If you are interested in becoming a Friend, email friends@fppld.org or come to our meeting. 9:30-11:00am

February 8 – Knit & Crochet Group – New members always welcome! Join fellow crafters from every skill level. Learn tips and tricks and share projects you’re creating. 1:00-3:00pm

February 11 – Library Board Meeting – Board meetings are open to the public. Meetings are typically held on the second Tuesday of each month. 7:30 – 8:30pm

February 12 – Valentine’s Day Drop-In Craft – Make some Valentine’s Day crafts and a card for someone special! Ages 5 – 9-years-old. 4:00-8:00pm

February 12 – Preschool Storytime – Come interact and learn the skills required for getting ready to read! Ages 3 – 5-years-old & caregivers. 7:00-8:00pm

February 13 – Baby Storytime – Sing, dance, and read in this storytime designed for babies. Ages 3 – 24-months-old. 10:00-11:-00am

February 13 – Lego Club – Do you love Legos and Duplos? Are you a master at building spaceships and towers? Come build with us in this exciting program! Ages 4-years-old and up. 6:00-7:00pm

February 14 – 2s & 3s Storytime – Sing, dance, and read in this storytime designed for toddlers. Ages 2 – 3-years-old. 10:00-11:00am

February 14 – 2nd Friday Flicks – Join us on the second Friday afternoon of each month for a new movie release! This month’s movie is Captain Phillips (PG-13) starring Tom Hanks. Refreshments will also be served. 1:00-3:00pm

February 17 – Juggling Funny Stories – Nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and humorous performance. Registration is required. All ages. 1:00-2:00pm

February 18 – Nonfiction Book Club – We will be discussing the book The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore. Pick up your copy at the Circulation Desk starting a month before the discussion date. Registration is required. 7:00-8:00pm

February 19 – Snuggle Up with a Book – Stop by anytime during the day to read in our storytime room as it’s transformed into a cozy reading nook. All Ages. 9:00am-8:30pm

February 19 – Friendship Quilting Club – Join us for crafting and camaraderie. Whether you are a newcomer or a long-time enthusiast, you are invited to learn new techniques, talk about fabrics and share patterns. 10:00am-12:00pm

February 20 – Baby Storytime – Sing, dance, and read in this storytime designed for babies. Ages 3 – 24-months-old. 10:00-11:-00am

February 21 – 2s & 3s Storytime – Sing, dance, and read in this storytime designed for toddlers. Ages 2 – 3-years-old. 10:00-11:00am

February 21 – 3rd Friday Flicks – Join us on the third Friday evening of each month for a new movie! This month’s movie is Despicable Me 2 (PG) starring the voices of Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig. Refreshments will also be served. 6:00-8:00pm

February 22 – Zumba® @ the Library – Certified Zumba® instructor Dana Trampas stops by the Library to lead our free Zumba® classes for people ages 13 and up (under 18 with parental permission).  Registration is required. 11:00am-12:00pm

February 24 – Teen Advisory Board Meeting – Don’t miss this meeting! We need your ideas for this year’s “Once Upon a Prom” event. Ages 13 – 17-years-old. 6:00-7:00pm

February 28 – Anime Club – Learn to draw your own manga. We’ll also make origami and other cool art. And of course, we’ll watch anime and enjoy yummy Japanese snacks. Ages 13 – 17-years-old. 6:00-7:00pm

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I am a Library Assistant in the Information & Digital Services Department at the Franklin Park Public Library.

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