November 2018 @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

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November 1Now You’re Cooking! – Have fun making yummy recipes, and then sample your culinary creations. Registration is required! Due to the popularity of this program, no walk-ins will be accepted. Grades 2-6. 4:00-5:00 pm

November 1NaNoWriMo Teens – November is National Novel Writing Month! Come explore what NaNoWriMo has to offer and get started on your writing journey. Grades 6-12. 6:00-7:00 pm

November 2Roblox Meet-Up – Come hang out with fellow Roblox fans! We will have different activities and snacks! Grades K and up. 4:00-5:00 pm

November 3Arts & 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 and adults. 1:00-4:00 pm

November 6STEAM Jr. – All the fun of Full STEAM Ahead for the younger set. There will be fun, hands-on experiments, so be prepared to get messy! Grades PreK-1 with caregiver. 4:00-5:00 pm

November 7Library Quilt & Sew Club – Join us for casual discussion about quilting & sewing, and showing completed projects. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

November 7Coding Club – Stop by to experiment with coding and uncover all the wonderful things you can do with computers & robots! Grades 1-6. 4:00-5:00 pm

November 8Thursday Page Turners Book Club – Stop into your library and discuss popular non-fiction titles on the second Thursday afternoon of each month.  This month we will be reading Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. Refreshments will be provided. Copies of the book can be picked up at the Circulation Desk a month before the meeting date. 2:00-3:00 pm

November 8Full STEAM Ahead – Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Grades 2-4. 4:00-5:00 pm

November 9Morning Movers Storytime – Introduce your little one to early literacy skills through reading, rhymes, songs and play. Ages 0-3 with caregiver.  10:00-11:00 am

November 9Friday Flicks – Join us each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s movie is Ocean’s Eight (Rated PG-13). Refreshments will also be available.  2:00-4:00 pm

November 9International Games Day – Join fellow game enthusiasts to play video games with the Chicago Gaming League in the large meeting room. Other gaming material will be available to play as we celebrate International Games Day! All ages. 6:00-8:00 pm

November 10Knit & Crochet Group – New members always welcome! Join fellow crafters from every skill level. Learn tips and tricks and share projects you’re creating. 1:00-3:00 pm

November 10Henna – The beauty of henna is here at your library. Explore henna and leave with a henna tattoo! Grades 6-12. 2:00-3:00 pm

November 12LEGO Club – If you are an experienced builder or a first timer, this is the place for you! During this drop-in program, we provide the LEGO bricks and monthly challenges to spark your imagination. All ages. 4:00-6:00 pm

November 12Monday Mysteries Book Club – Come have tea and talk about books on the second Monday of each month. This month, we will be reading By Gaslight by Steven Price. Copies of the book can be picked up at the Circulation Desk a month before the meeting date. 7:00-8:00 pm

November 13Budding Bookworms – Encourage your preschooler’s love of reading with a storytime geared just for them. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. 1:00-2:00 pm

November 13Fall Craft: Keepsake Boxes – Come join us in making a keepsake box to store your special memories.  If you have a picture or a small item with special meaning, bring it with to decorate the box. Adults only. Limit 30. Registration is required. 2:00-3:30 pm

November 13Night Owls – Join us for a storytime with your little owlets. There will be reading, singing, and playing. It will be a HOOT! Ages 0-5 with caregiver. 5:00-6:00 pm

November 14Musical Munchkins – Explore the joys of music with your child. Ages 0-5 with caregiver. 5:00-6:00 pm

November 14Fall Craft: Keepsake Boxes – Come join us in making a keepsake box to store your special memories.  If you have a picture or a small item with special meaning, bring it with to decorate the box. Adults only. Limit 30. Registration is required. 6:00-7:30 pm

November 15Cooking with the Kiddos – Introduce your child to the joys of food with a hands on cooking program for the younger crowd. Grades PreK-1 with caregiver. 5:00-6:00 pm

November 16Morning Movers Storytime – Introduce your little one to early literacy skills through reading, rhymes, songs and play. Ages 0-3 with caregiver.  10:00-11:00 am

November 16Anime Club – Come join us at Anime Club! Draw and paint your own manga. Snack on delicious Japanese snacks and watch your favorite Anime. Grades 7-12. 6:00-7:30 pm

November 17Friends 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. 9:30-11:00 am

November 17Kids Advisory Board – It’s time to make your voice heard! Share your ideas with us so we can work together to make your library even better. Registration is required. Grades 1-6. 12:00-1:00 pm

November 19Fun-Ologies: Alienology – Come explore interesting topics with Fun-Ologies. During this session, we’ll investigate the existence of extraterrestrial beings that stir our curiosity. Join us for our adventure! Grades 3-6. 4:30-5:30 pm

November 20Thanksgiving Craft – Drop in to make a beautiful craft for your Thanksgiving table! All ages. 4:00-5:00 pm

November 21Library Quilt & Sew Club – Join us for casual discussion about quilting & sewing, and showing completed projects. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

November 24TAB Meeting – The Teen Advisory Board is a place to share ideas about activities, materials, and changes to implement to make the Library a destination for teens. Members please join us for our monthly meeting! Lunch will be provided. Grades 7-12. 1:00-2:00 pm

November 26Tabletop 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. 6:00-8:00 pm

November 27Budding Bookworms – Encourage your preschooler’s love of reading with a storytime geared just for them. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. 1:00-2:00 pm

November 28Craft with Me – Stop by to create a fun craft or two with your child. Ages 0-5 with caregiver. 4:00-5:00 pm

November 29Origami for Me – Fold, twist, and create your own origami pieces. Grades 2 and up. 4:00-5:00 pm

November 30Morning Movers Storytime – Introduce your little one to early literacy skills through reading, rhymes, songs and play. Ages 0-3 with caregiver.  10:00-11:00 am

November 30 Fall Book Sale – Looking for a great deal on new or gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and videos? Come to the Friends of the Library’s fall book sale! 5:00-8:00 pm

December 1 Fall Book Sale – Looking for a great deal on new or gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and videos? Come to the Friends of the Library’s fall book sale! 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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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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