September @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| August 14, 2015

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.

Hours of Service: Monday-Friday: 9 AM – 9 PM     Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM     Sunday: CLOSED


September 2 – Friendship Quilting Club – Join us for crafting and camaraderie. Whether you are a newcomer or a long-time quilting enthusiast, you’re invited to learn new techniques, talk about fabrics, and share patterns. 10:00am-12:00pm

September 4 – Morning Movers – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Limit 15. Ages 0-3-years-old with caregiver. 10:00-11:00am

September 4 – Lego Club – Who doesn’t love Legos? You will get to build whatever leaps into your imagination! Lego Club offers a time to relax, create, innovate and collaborate. Limit 30. All Ages. 6:00-7:30pm

September 5 – Arts and 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. Ages 13-18-years-old. 1:00-3:00pm

September 10 – Parker’s Storytime – Join us as we explore the alphabet and follow the five basic principles of “Every Child Ready To Read” with books, songs, and rhymes in this fun storytime. Limit 20. Ages 3-5-years-old with caregiver. 4:00-5:00pm

September 10 – Full STEAM Ahead – Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Ages 6-8. 4:00-5:00pm

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

September 11 – Friday Flicks – Join us each month to watch a newly released movie. This month’s movie is Aloha (Rated PG-13) starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, and Rachel McAdams. Refreshments will also be available. 2:00-3:45pm

September 11 – Friday Family Flicks – Join us each month to watch a family-friendly movie. This month’s movie is Home (Rated PG). Refreshments will also be available. 6:00-7:30pm

September 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

September 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

September 14 – Fiction Book Club – We will be discussing The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Pick up your copy of the book at the Circulation Desk starting a month before the discussion date. 7:00-8:00pm

September 16 – Friendship Quilting Club – Join us for crafting and camaraderie. Whether you are a newcomer or a long-time quilting enthusiast, you’re invited to learn new techniques, talk about fabrics, and share patterns.10:00am-12:00pm

September 16 – Cuentos en Español – Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with this weekly Spanish storytime. Learn traditional songs and rhymes and listen to stories from Hispanic countries around the world. Limit 20. All Ages. 6:00-7:00pm

September 18 – Morning Movers – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Limit 15. Ages 0-3-years-old with caregiver. 10:00-11:00am

September 18 – Lego Club – Who doesn’t love Legos? You will get to build whatever leaps into your imagination! Lego Club offers a time to relax, create, innovate and collaborate. Limit 30. All Ages. 6:00-7:30pm

September 21 – Coloring Party for Adults – 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

September 23 – Cuentos en Español – Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with this weekly Spanish storytime. Learn traditional songs and rhymes and listen to stories from Hispanic countries around the world. Limit 20. All Ages. 6:00-7:00pm

September 24 – Parker’s Storytime – Join us as we explore the alphabet and follow the five basic principles of “Every Child Ready To Read” with books, songs, and rhymes in this fun storytime. Limit 20. Ages 3-5-years-old with caregiver. 4:00-5:00pm

September 24 – Full STEAM Ahead – Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Ages 6-8. 4:00-5:00pm

September 25 – Morning Movers – Develop your child’s early literacy skills through songs, rhymes, reading, and play. Limit 15. Ages 0-3-years-old with caregiver. 10:00-11:00am

September 25 – Anime Club – Watch your favorite anime and draw your own manga while feasting on Japanese snacks! Ages 12-17-years-old. 6:00-7:30pm

September 26 – Toddler Art – Get your toddler ready to read through art. Join us for stories and hands-on activities to nourish your creative toddler. Remember that creativity can be messy so bring a smock. Limit 40. Ages 2-4-years-old with caregiver. 11:00am-12:00pm

September 28 – Make & Take – Come and check out unique ways to use Perler Beads. Limit 20. Ages 9-12-years-old 6:00-7:00pm

September 30 – Cuentos en Español – Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with this weekly Spanish storytime. Learn traditional songs and rhymes and listen to stories from Hispanic countries around the world. Limit 20. All Ages. 6:00-7:00pm

September 30 – Scrapbooking Club – Get those old pictures organized! Learn new techniques and share ideas. Please bring your own photos, unfinished scrapbooks, and any materials you’d like to trade with others. Ages 13 and up. 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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