November @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| October 12, 2016

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 AM – 9 PM     Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM     Sunday: CLOSED


November 1 – Conversation Circle – Come and practice speaking English in a friendly, supportive environment. 1:00-2:00pm

November 2 – 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 4 – Battle of the Pizzas – Who makes the best pizza in Franklin Park? You decide! Taste delicious pizza from local restaurants and vote for your favorite. Limit 50. 6:00-7:00pm

November 5 – Cooking with Chef Cherise: Yeast Breads – Chef Cherise will guide you through the twelve steps of yeast bread production and give you tips and tricks to make bread baking your new favorite hobby. Tasty bites and recipes will be shared. Registration is required. Limit 40. 2:00-3:30pm

November 7 – Study Hall – Need a place to do your schoolwork? Is there a project due that you need to work on? Come in for Library Study Hall. Spread out in our meeting room and put distractions aside! Grades 7-12. 3:00-8:00pm

November 8 – Conversation Circle – Come and practice speaking English in a friendly, supportive environment. 1:00-2:00pm

November 10 – Parker’s Storytime – Explore the alphabet with books, songs, and rhymes in this fun storytime. Limit 20. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. 4:00-5:00pm

November 10 – Full STEAM Ahead – Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Limit 30. Grades 1-3. 4:00-5:00pm

November 11 – Friday Flicks – Join us on the second Friday of each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s movie is The Legend of Tarzan (PG-13). Refreshments will also be available. 2:00-4:00pm

November 11 – Friday Family Flicks – Join us each month for a family-friendly movie! This month’s movie is Ice Age: Collision Course (PG). Refreshments will also be available. 6:00-7:30pm

November 12 – Conversation Circle – Come and practice speaking English in a friendly, supportive environment. 10:00-11:00am

November 12 – 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 14 – Study Hall – Need a place to do your schoolwork? Is there a project due that you need to work on? Come in for Library Study Hall. Spread out in our meeting room and put distractions aside! Grades 7-12. 3:00-8:00pm

November 15 – Tuesday Classics – Join us on the third Tuesday of each month to watch a classic movie! This month’s film is The Bell’s of St. Mary’s. Refreshments will also be available. 10:30am-12:30pm

November 15 – Conversation Circle – Come and practice speaking English in a friendly, supportive environment. 1:00-2:00pm

November 16 – 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 16 – My World Wednesday – Discover new languages, cultures, and traditions with stories, songs and rhymes from around the world. Each month will be a new and interactive storytime. Limit 30. All ages.  4:00-5:00pm

November 17 – Lego Club – If you are a great builder or a first timer, this is the place for you. We provide the Legos, you provide the imagination. Limit 30. All ages. 4:00-6:00pm

November 18 – Toddler Art – Explore art through paint, sculpture, and more! Dress to get messy. Limit 20. Ages 2-4 years old w/ caregiver. 10:00-11:00am

November 18 – 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

November 19 – International Games Day – Challenge your friends and family with our assortment of board, card, and video games. Snacks will also be available. 11:00am-4:00pm

November 21 – Study Hall – Need a place to do your schoolwork? Is there a project due that you need to work on? Come in for Library Study Hall. Spread out in our meeting room and put distractions aside! Grades 7-12. 3:00-8:00pm

November 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

November 22 – Conversation Circle – Come and practice speaking English in a friendly, supportive environment. 1:00-2:00pm

November 22 – Tween Tuesday – Join us for our tween do-it-yourself crafting hour! Hang out with friends and stretch your creative skills by engaging in fun art-based activities. Limit 30. Grades 4-6.  6:00-7:00pm

November 22 – 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 & adults. 6:00-8:00pm

November 23 – Thanksgiving Mystery Craft – Children and their caregivers can stop in anytime all day to make a fun craft! Please note: the Library closes at 5pm today. 9:00am-4:00pm

November 26 – 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 26 – Conversation Circle – Come and practice speaking English in a friendly, supportive environment. 10:00-11:00am

November 26 – 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 28 – Study Hall – Need a place to do your schoolwork? Is there a project due that you need to work on? Come in for Library Study Hall. Spread out in our meeting room and put distractions aside! Grades 7-12. 3:00-8:00pm

November 29 – Conversation Circle – Come and practice speaking English in a friendly, supportive environment. 1:00-2:00pm

November 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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