March @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| February 17, 2016

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 PM     Sunday: CLOSED


March 1 – Study Hall – Need a quiet place to do your homework or work on a project? Spread out in our meeting rooms. Grades 7-12. 3:00-8:00pm

March 1 – Lego Club – Build whatever leaps into your imagination! Lego Club offers a time to relax and create. Limit 40. All Ages. 6:00-7:30pm

March 2 – Library Quilt & Sew Club – Join us for crafting and camaraderie. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills. 10:00am-12:00pm

March 2 – Spring Centerpiece Craft – Brighten your spring table with a DIY centerpiece. Limit 20 people. 2:00-3:00pm

March 3 – Spring Centerpiece Craft – Brighten your spring table with a DIY centerpiece. Limit 20 people. 2:00-3:00pm

March 4 – Morning Movers Storytime – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 20. 10:00-11:00am

March 4 – Card Game Night – It’s card game night at the library. Bring in your trading cards such as Magic The Gathering, Yu-gi-oh, Pokemon TCG, and more. Get your decks ready for a fun filled night! Snacks will be served. Grades 7-12. Limit 20. 6:00-7:00pm

March 5 – Arts & Snacks – Drop in for some art! Create a masterpiece at your library. We will have all sorts of art supplies available and a bunch of snacks to keep you going. For teens and adults. 1:00-4:00pm

March 7 – St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt – Follow the clues in Kids Crossing to find the hidden pot of gold! All Ages. 3:00-4:00pm

March 8 – Study Hall – Need a quiet place to do your homework or work on a project? Spread out in our meeting rooms. Grades 7-12. 3:00-8:00pm

March 8 – 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

March 9 – Adult Indoor Recess – Make new friends or socialize with old ones while you enjoy board games, chess, Wii games, coloring pages, and much more. All skill levels are welcome. Bring back memories of days gone by and create new ones! 10:00am-12:00pm

March 10 – Parker’s Storytime – Join us for books, songs, and rhymes in this fun storytime! Ages 3-5 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 20. 4:00-5:00pm

March 10 – Full STEAM Ahead – Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math!  Grades 1–3. 4:00-5:00pm

March 11 – Morning Movers Storytime – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 20. 10:00-11:00am

March 11 – Friday Flicks – Join us each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s movie is Brooklyn (PG-13). Refreshments will also be available. 2:00-4:15pm

March 11 – Friday Family Flicks – Join us each month for a family-friendly movie! This month’s movie is The Good Dinosaur (PG). Refreshments will also be available. 6:00-7:30pm

March 12 – Friends of the Library Meeting – The Friends of the Franklin Park Library support the Franklin Park Library by providing volunteer services, sponsoring library events, and funding library programs. New members are always welcome. @ 9:30-11:00am

March 12 – Knit & Crochet Group – Join fellow crafters from every skill level. Learn tips and tricks and share projects you’re creating. 1:00-3:00pm

March 14 – National Kids Craft Day – Join us anytime today as we reduce, reuse, and recycle all of our crafts. What will you create? All Ages. 9:00am-8:00pm

March 14 – Monday Night Book Club – We will discuss Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini. Do you have a favorite book that you would like to share with the group? Bring your suggestions to the March meeting. We will make our choice of a book for the May meeting at that time. 7:00-8:00pm

March 15 – Friends of the Franklin Park Library Fundraiser – Enjoy delicious food and help the Friends of the Library! Visit Culver’s of Franklin Park today between 12pm and 7pm and 10% of your purchase will be donated to the Friends. 12:00-8:00pm

March 15 – Study Hall – Need a quiet place to do your homework or work on a project? Spread out in our meeting rooms. Grades 7-12. 3:00-8:00pm

March 16 – Library Quilt & Sew Club – Join us for crafting and camaraderie. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills. 10:00am-12:00pm

March 16 – Shameless Reads Book Club – We read romance and we are unashamed! Care to join in on the fun? This month, we will be discussing Second Sight by Amanda Quick. Pick up your copy of the book at the Circulation Desk starting a month before the discussion date. Adults only. 6:00-7:00pm

March 18 – Morning Movers Storytime – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 20. 10:00-11:00am

March 18 – Calming Glitter Jars – Make your own calming glitter jar! Perfect for relaxation and stress relief. Don’t let stress get you down; make something for yourself! Grades 7-12. 6:00-7:30pm

March 21 – Adult Coloring Club – Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore! Join us for a stress-relieving evening of coloring! Coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided for use, but feel free to bring in your own art supplies, too. 6:00-8:00pm

March 22 – Study Hall – Need a quiet place to do your homework or work on a project? Spread out in our meeting rooms. Grades 7-12. 3:00-8:00pm

March 22 – Tween Tuesday – Spring forward with our “Minute to Win It” challenge and a spring dessert. Limit 20. Grades 4-6. 6:00-7:00pm

March 23 – Juliette Gordon Low’s “Daisy’s Girls” – Celebrate Women’s History Month by spending an evening with Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts of America. Actress Betsey Means brings Ms. Low to life to entertain and inform the audience about her experiences. 6:00-7:00pm

March 24 – Parker’s Storytime – Join us for books, songs, and rhymes in this fun storytime! Ages 3-5 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 20. 4:00-5:00pm

March 24 – Full STEAM Ahead – Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math!  Grades 1–3. 4:00-5:00pm

March 24 – Tabletop Gaming Club – Love playing games? Join us for Tabletop Gaming Club. Try out a selection of board, card and miniatures games. This event is co-sponsored by Tabletop Gaming Center. Grades 7-12. 6:00-8:00pm

March 25 – Anime Club – Draw and paint your own manga, snack on delicious Japanese snacks, and watch your favorite Anime. Grades 7-12. 6:00-7:30pm

March 29 – Toddler Art – Explore art through paint, sculpture, and more! Dress to get messy. Ages 2-4 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 25. 10:00-11:00am

March 29 – Study Hall – Need a quiet place to do your homework or work on a project? Spread out in our meeting rooms. Grades 7-12. 3:00-8:00pm

March 29 – Lego Club – Build whatever leaps into your imagination! Lego Club offers a time to relax and create. Limit 40. All Ages. 6:00-7:30pm

March 30 – Spring Storytime – Let’s sign, play, and read during this spring-themed storytime. We will also make a special seasonal craft to bring home! Limit 50. All Ages. 2:00-3:00pm

March 30 – Scrapbooking Club – Bring your photos, unfinished scrapbooks, and any material you’d like to trade with others. For teens and adults. 6:00-8:00pm

 

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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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