November 2017 @ the Franklin Park Library

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Franklin Park Public Library District

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: 9:00am – 9:00pm     Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday: CLOSED


November 1 – Library Quilt & Sew Club – Join us for casual discussion about quilting & sewing, and showing completed projects. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills. 10:00am-12:00pm

November 3 – Morning Movers Storytime – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 with caregiver. 10:00-11:00am

November 3 – Family Game Night – Celebrate International Games Week with your family and friends at the library! We will have board games, card games, and more. All ages. 5:00-7:00pm

November 4 – 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. This program is for teens & adults. 1:00-4:00pm

November 6 – Coding Club – Good at solving puzzles? Join us to experiment with coding and uncover all the wonderful things you can do with computers & robots! Grades 3-6. 4:00-5:00pm

November 7 – Fall Centerpiece Craft – Join us to create your own beautiful fall centerpiece. Registration is required. Adults only. Limit 20 per session. 2:00-3:30pm

November 8 – Fall Centerpiece Craft – Join us to create your own beautiful fall centerpiece. Registration is required. Adults only. Limit 20 per session. 6:00-7:30pm

November 9 – Parker’s Storytime – Explore the alphabet with books, songs, and rhymes in this interactive storytime. Parents are encouraged to stay and participate. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. 4:00-5:00pm

November 9 – 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

November 10 – Morning Movers Storytime – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 with caregiver. 10:00-11:00am

November 10 – Friday Flicks – Join us each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s movie is The Big Sick (R). Refreshments will also be available. 2:00-4:00pm

November 10 – Friday Family Flicks – Join us each month for a family-friendly movie! This month’s movie is Ratatouille (PG). Refreshments will also be available. 6:00-8:00pm

November 11 – 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

November 13 – LEGO Club – If you are an experienced builder or a first timer, this is the place for you! We provide the LEGO bricks and monthly challenges; you provide the imagination. For kids of all ages. 4:00-6:00pm

November 13 – Tabletop Gaming Club – If you enjoy playing various board games, then this is the program for you! Grab some friends and visit your library to play from a selection of classic and new tabletop games. This program is for teens and adults. 6:00-8:00pm

November 14 – Morning Preschool Storytime – Join us for a themed storytime filled with stories, songs, and other activities that encourage a love of language and learning. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.  10:00-10:30am

November 15 – Library Quilt & Sew Club – Join us for casual discussion about quilting & sewing, and showing completed projects. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills. 10:00am-12:00pm

November 15 – Now You’re Cooking – Have fun making yummy recipes, and then sample your culinary creations. Grades 2-8. 4:00-5:00pm

November 16 – Coding Club – Good at solving puzzles? Join us to experiment with coding and uncover all the wonderful things you can do with computers & robots! Grades 3-6. 5:00-6:00pm

November 17 – Morning Movers Storytime – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 with caregiver. 10:00-11:00am

November 17 – Anime Club – Come join us at Anime Club! Draw and paint your own manga. Snack on delicious Japanese snacks. Watch your favorite anime. Grades 7-12. 6:00-7:30pm

November 18 – TAB Meeting – The Teen Advisory Board is a place to share ideas about activities, materials, and changes to make the Library a destination for teens. Members, please join us for our bimonthly meeting. Lunch will be provided! Grades 7-12. 1:00-2:00pm

November 20 – Caldecott Club – How is an award-winning picture book chosen? Find out when you have a chance to read, view, and talk about possible 2018 Caldecott contenders. Those who attend at least one club date will receive an invitation to the voting party in January. Grades 1-6. 4:00-5:00pm

November 20 – Tabletop Gaming Club – If you enjoy playing various board games, then this is the program for you! Grab some friends and visit your library to play from a selection of classic and new tabletop games. This program is for teens and adults. 6:00-8:00pm

November 21 – Thanksgiving Craft – Drop in to make a beautiful craft for your Thanksgiving table! Ages 3-18. 4:00-5:00pm

November 22 – You Pick Flicks – Join us for our new program where YOU get to pick the movie! We will select a few titles and let you make the final choice. For kids of all ages. 11:00am-1:00pm

November 25 – 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

November 28 – Morning Preschool Storytime – Join us for a themed storytime filled with stories, songs, and other activities that encourage a love of language and learning. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.  10:00-10:30am

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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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