What’s Happening at the Franklin Park Library?

| November 1, 2012

Franklin Park Public Library District

Located at 10311 Grand Avenue, the library offers 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-Thursday, 9 AM—9 PM    Friday & Saturday, 9 AM—5 PM     Sunday, 1 PM – 5 PM

                                                                                        ADULT PROGRAMS

Adult programs are free unless otherwise noted, but registration is required.  Register at the Adult Services Desk or by calling 847-455-6016, ext. 2.

Porozmawiajmy! ¡Hablemos! Let’s Talk!

The Conversation Circle                  Tuesdays, November 6, 13, 20, 27  at 7pm

The Circle provides English language learners with an opportunity to practice their conversation skills in a friendly and informal environment. All are welcome.  Please call Janet at 847 455 6016 ext 222 for further information.

  • El Círculo de conversación estará disponible si lo desea para practicar sus habilidades del idioma inglés en la Biblioteca Franklin Park las martes, a las 7 pm.
  • Biblioteki Koło Rozmowa będzie dostępna, jeśli chcesz ćwiczyć to angielski. Koło spotkają się w bibliotece w każdy wtorek o 7pm.

Knit & Crochet Group                                            Saturday, November 10 at 1pm

 Join us on the second Saturday of each month to learn tips for knitting and crocheting or to share projects you’re working on.

Adult Reading Club                                             Monday, November 12 at 7pm

 November’s choice is The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender.

Copies of each book are available at the Circulation Desk one month before the discussion date.

Quilt Club                                                 Wednesdays, November 14 & 28, at 10am

Come share quilting tips and projects with other quilters!  Beginners are always welcome.

          YA Programs                                                                                                                                                                                                 Unless otherwise noted, all Square 1 events are for teens ages 13-18.

 Anime Club                                                     Thursday, November 8  5 – 7pm

Our cosplay event is in the works! Find out more at this month’s meeting. We will be meeting in The Square.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2      Sunday, November 11  1 – 3pm

Celebrate the final movie! We’ll have Twilight-inspired food and activities. Plus, use our photobooth to take a picture with Edward or Jacob. One lucky fan will win a movie theater gift card.

Resume: Your Passport                                  Monday, November 19  6 – 7pm

Looking for a job or internship? A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will give you tips on improving your resume, letter, and interview skills. Snacks will be served.

Teen Advisory Board                                  Monday, November 26  6 -7:30pm

The Winter Reading Program and Teen Tech Week are on the agenda. Pizza will be served.

 Tween Scene  (Ages 9 – 12)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Native-American Craft                                             Saturday, November 10 at 3pm                                                                                                       You bring the creativity, we will provide snacks.

 Chicago Wolves Player Visit:                                   Tuesday, November 27 at 7pm                                                                                          Spread the word and come with your friends and family to meet a Chicago Wolves Player.


 Storytime:                          Wednesdays November 7, 14,  28  at  4pm or 7pm.                                                                                Stories, song, finger play, nursery rhyme and craft. Ages 3 and up.

Chess & Checkers:                                           Saturday, November 3 at 3pm                                                                                                                 Beginners and experienced players  are welcome. Ages 5 and up.

Kid Zone:                                                         Thursday, November 8 at 4pm                                                                                                                                       Make Play dough and enjoy! Ages 4 and up.

Lapsit:                                                                   Friday, November 9 at 11am                                                                                                              Stories, song, dance, finger play, nursery rhyme and play time. For all ages and their parents, caregivers, or babysitters.

Babysitting Storytime:                                     Friday, November 16 at 11am                                                                                              This program is oriented for parents, caregivers, or babysitters. Stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, songs, dance and crafts. All ages.

Wii Games:                                                      Saturday, November 17 at 3pm                                                                                                                Come with your friends, bring your games if you’d like, and have fun! Library will provide snacks. Ages 8 and up.

 Family Storytime:                                            Monday, November 19 at 7pm                                                                                                                         Stories, song, dance, finger play, nursery rhyme, and craft. All ages.

Movie Time: Saturday,                                     November 24 at 2pm                                                                                                                                           Come with your friends for a fun movie.  Library will provide snacks. All ages.

Magic Stories:                                             Tuesdays, November 27 at 4pm.                                                                                                                       Stories, song, finger play, nursery rhyme, dance and craft. All ages.


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