September 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


September 2 – 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

September 5 – Tween Tuesdays – Are you looking for a place to hang out with your friends while learning, creating, and exploring? Join us once a month for games, crafts, and snacks. Grades 4-6. Limit 15. 4:00-5:00pm

September 6 – 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

September 6 – DIY Solar Light Chandelier – Come and make a beautiful solar light chandelier. Registration is required. Limit 20 per session. 2:00-3:00pm

September 6 – Comics for Kids – Do you love reading comics and graphic novels? Have you ever wanted to create your own? This is your chance to talk about YOUR favorite titles with other kids and also write and illustrate some comics yourself. Light snacks will be provided. Grades 1-5. Limit 15. 4:00-5:00pm

September 7 – DIY Solar Light Chandelier – Come and make a beautiful solar light chandelier. Registration is required. Limit 20 per session. 6:00-7:00pm

September 8 – Morning Movers Storytime – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 w/ caregiver. Limit 30. 10:00-11:00am

September 8 – Friday Flicks – Join us each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s movie is Going in Style (PG-13), starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin. Refreshments will also be available. 2:00-3:30pm

September 8 – Friday Family Flicks – Join us each month for a family-friendly movie! This month’s movie is Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (PG). Refreshments will also be available. 6:00-7:45pm

September 9 – 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

September 9 – 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

September 11 – 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 3-5. Limit 10. 4:00-5:00pm. 

September 11 – 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

September 12 – 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. Limit 10.  10:00-10:30am

September 14 – Parker’s Storytime – “S” is for storytime! Explore the alphabet with books, songs, and rhymes. Parents are encouraged to stay and participate. Ages 3-5 w/ caregiver. Limit 20. 4:00-5:00pm

September 14 – Full STEAM Ahead – Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Grades 1-3. Limit 30. 4:00-5:00pm

September 15 – Morning Movers Storytime – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 w/ caregiver. Limit 30. 10:00-11:00am

September 16 – Pop! Con – Celebrate your love of comics, anime, gaming, and everything else. Join us for our 1st annual pop culture fandom convention! We will have an artists alley, vendors, costume contests, trivia, and much more. More details are being worked out every day, so make sure to check the website for more information: fppld.org/popcon. 12:00-3:00pm 

September 18 – 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

September 20 – 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

September 21 – 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 3-5. Limit 10. 5:00-6:00pm

September 22 – Morning Movers Storytime – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 w/ caregiver. Limit 30. 10:00-11:00am

September 25 – Scrapbooking Club – Now on a new day! Bring your photos, unfinished scrapbooks, and any material you’d like to trade with others. For teens and adults. 6:00-8:00pm

September 26 – 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. Limit 10.  10:00-10:30am

September 28 – Parker’s Storytime – “S” is for storytime! Explore the alphabet with books, songs, and rhymes. Parents are encouraged to stay and participate. Ages 3-5 w/ caregiver. Limit 20. 4:00-5:00pm

September 28 – Full STEAM Ahead – Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Grades 1-3. Limit 30. 4:00-5:00pm

September 29 – Morning Movers Storytime – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Ages 0-3 w/ caregiver. Limit 30. 10:00-11:00am 

September 29 – 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

Library Closing: The Library will be CLOSED on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

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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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