June @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| June 1, 2014

June 2 – Saving Energy At Home – Did you know that the average Illinois household spends over $2000 annually on natural gas and electricity? Join Megan Visk from Elevate Energy to learn more about ways to save energy and money in your home. 7:00-8:00pm

June 3 – Tween Scene – All month long we will be experimenting, being a little more “Green,” and having fun with food! Ages 9 – 13-years-old. 6:00-7:00pm

June 4 – 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

June 4 – Summer Reading Movie Day – Join us for science-themed movies! Today, we’ll watch WALL-E (G). Snacks will also be available. All Ages. 2:00-3:30pm

June 5 – Little Eagles Storytime – Preschool and kindergarten students and their caregivers are invited to this special storytime led by Leyden High School students and the Library’s Teen Advisory Board. Ages 3 – 5-years-old. 2:00-3:00pm OR 6:00-7:00pm

June 5 – Science Club – Calling all scientists! Join us for wacky explosions and a trip to Mars. Harvest lighting and make your own lava lamp. There is all this and much more happening all summer in Science Club! Ages 6 – 8-years-old. 2:00-3:00pm

June 6 – Morning Movers Storytime – Let’s sing, play, and read in this storytime for babies and toddlers. 0-3 years-old w/ adult caregiver. 10:00-11:00am

June 6 – JG’s Reptile Road Show – Jim Galeno returns to the Library with his exciting, educational, and interactive reptile show. Registration is required. Visit the Kids Crossing Desk to receive tickets for this event. 3:00-4:00pm OR 6:00-7:00pm

June 6 – Movie Meet-Up: The Fault in Our Stars – Meet us at Muvico Rosemont to watch the film adaptation of the beloved book. Registration is required. A parent must sign a permission form if you are under 18. Please Note: The movie show time will be decided upon on the DAY OF the movie meet-up. Make sure we have your correct contact information when you register so we can let you know what time to meet us at the theater! Time TBD

June 10 – Tween Scene – All month long we will be experimenting, being a little more “Green,” and having fun with food! Ages 9 – 13-years-old. 6:00-7:00pm

June 11 – Family Game Day – Bring the whole family and play our assortment of Wii, card, and board games! All ages. 2:00-4:00pm

June 12 – Little Eagles Storytime – Preschool and kindergarten students and their caregivers are invited to this special storytime led by Leyden High School students and the Library’s Teen Advisory Board. Ages 3 – 5-years-old. 2:00-3:00pm OR 6:00-7:00pm

June 12 – Science Club – Calling all scientists! Join us for wacky explosions and a trip to Mars. Harvest lighting and make your own lava lamp. There is all this and much more happening all summer in Science Club! Ages 6 – 8-years-old. 2:00-3:00pm

June 12 – Green Spa Summer Survival Guide – Eleanor Reily returns to teach us about making our own summer recipes for body & sun care, home & garden use, and even pets! 7:00-8:00pm

June 13 – Morning Movers Storytime – Let’s sing, play, and read in this storytime for babies and toddlers. 0-3 years-old w/ adult caregiver. 10:00-11:00am

June 13 – Friday Flicks – Join us on Fridays each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s movie is The Monuments Men (PG-13), starring George Clooney and Matt Damon. Refreshments will also be available. 1:00-3:00pm

June 14 – Friends of the Library Meeting – The Friends of the Franklin Park Library support the Franklin Park Library through volunteerism, fundraising activities and sponsorship of programs and activities. New members are always welcome. 9:30-10:30am

June 14 – Knit & Crochet Group – Celebrate “World Wide Knit in Public Day” with us! All are welcome. Weather permitting, we may meet outside. 1:00-3:00pm

June 16 – T-Rexplorers – Do you love dinosaurs? Join us for this hands-on experience featuring authentic dinosaur fossils! Registration is required. Visit the Kids Crossing Desk to receive tickets for this event. 3:00-4:00pm OR 6:00-7:00pm

June 17 – Tween Scene – All month long we will be experimenting, being a little more “Green,” and having fun with food! Ages 9 – 13-years-old. 6:00-7:00pm

June 17 – Nonfiction Book Club – We will be discussing the book In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson. Pick up your copy at the Circulation Desk starting a month before the discussion date. Registration is required. 7:00-8:00pm

June 18 – 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

June 18 – Summer Reading Movie Day – Join us for science-themed movies! Today we’ll watch Back to the Future (PG). Snacks will also be available. All ages. 2:00-4:00pm

June 19 – Little Eagles Storytime – Preschool and kindergarten students and their caregivers are invited to this special storytime led by Leyden High School students and the Library’s Teen Advisory Board. Ages 3 – 5-years-old. 2:00-3:00pm OR 6:00-7:00pm

June 19 – Science Club – Calling all scientists! Join us for wacky explosions and a trip to Mars. Harvest lighting and make your own lava lamp. There is all this and much more happening all summer in Science Club! Ages 6 – 8-years-old. 2:00-3:00pm

June 20 – Morning Movers Storytime – Let’s sing, play, and read in this storytime for babies and toddlers. 0-3 years-old w/ adult caregiver. 10:00-11:00am

June 20 – Friday Flicks – Join us on Fridays each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s movie is The Lego Movie (PG), starring the voices of Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks and Will Ferrell. Refreshments will also be available. 6:00-7:40pm

June 23 – Smarty Pants Big Balloon Show: Smarty in Space! – Go beyond the limits of imagination as we embark on an awesome trip into the furthest reaches of space and time! Learn about the planets of the solar system, and watch Smarty travel right into the heart of the sun with the world’s largest balloon! Registration is required. Visit the Kids Crossing Desk to receive tickets for this event. 3:00-4:00pm OR 6:00-7:00pm

June 24 – Tween Scene – All month long we will be experimenting, being a little more “Green,” and having fun with food! Ages 9 – 13-years-old. 6:00-7:00pm

June 25 – Family Game Day – Bring the whole family and play our assortment of Wii, card, and board games! All ages. 2:00-4:00pm

June 26 – Little Eagles Storytime – Preschool and kindergarten students and their caregivers are invited to this special storytime led by Leyden High School students and the Library’s Teen Advisory Board. Ages 3 – 5-years-old. 2:00-3:00pm OR 6:00-7:00pm

June 26 – Science Club – Calling all scientists! Join us for wacky explosions and a trip to Mars. Harvest lighting and make your own lava lamp. There is all this and much more happening all summer in Science Club! Ages 6 – 8-years-old. 2:00-3:00pm

June 27 – Morning Movers Storytime – Let’s sing, play, and read in this storytime for babies and toddlers. 0-3 years-old w/ adult caregiver. 10:00-11:00am

June 27 – Anime Club – Watch your favorite anime! We will have art supplies for you to draw your own manga, and of course we will feast on Japanese snacks! 6:00-7:30pm

June 28 – Zumba® @ the Library – Certified instructor Dana Trampas stops by the Library to lead our free Zumba® class for people ages 13 and up (under 18 with parental permission). Registration is required. 11:00am-12:00pm

June 30 – Olivia aka Ollie by Larry Nestor – Meet local author Larry Nestor! He will share his latest book, based on a true story of bullying. 3:00-4:00pm

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