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Friday Flicks


Join us on Fridays each month to watch a newly released movie! This month's movie is Frozen:

After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), her sprightly sister Anna (Kristen Bell) teams up with a rough-hewn mountaineer named Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the icy spell. Based on Hans Christian Andersen's beloved fairy tale The Snow Queen.

This film is rated PG and has a runtime of 108 minutes.

Refreshments will also be served.

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Zumba® @ the Library


Certified instructor and Franklin Park resident Dana Trampas stops by the Library to lead our free Zumba® class for people ages 13 and up (under 18 with parental permission).

Be prepared to work out and have fun!

Date and Time: 
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Planning for the Future: Having the Conversation with Your Aging Parents


Ruth Folkening from Aging Care Connections in La Grange returns for this informative, at times light-hearted, session for adult children and/or their aging parents regarding planning for needs. Participants will develop an understanding of the perspectives of each generation regarding future needs. The stubbornness and resistance of the seniors verses the ultimatums and insistence of the adult children will be discussed. Strategies and tips for working together will be presented.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Conversation Circle


If you grew up speaking another language and would like to practice speaking English in a friendly, informal environment, consider joining the Library's Conversation Circle group. All are welcome.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Conversation Circle


If you grew up speaking another language and would like to practice speaking English in a friendly, informal environment, consider joining the Library's Conversation Circle group. All are welcome.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Conversation Circle


If you grew up speaking another language and would like to practice speaking English in a friendly, informal environment, consider joining the Library's Conversation Circle group. All are welcome.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Fiction Book Club


Our Fiction Book Club meets every other month on the second Monday evening. This month's book club pick is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.

A young girl in a shabby neighborhood lives with dreams in an innocent time before the war.

Light refreshments are served along with lots of lively discussion. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month before the discussion.

Date and Time: 
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Conversation Circle


If you grew up speaking another language and would like to practice speaking English in a friendly, informal environment, consider joining the Library's Conversation Circle group. All are welcome.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Conversation Circle


If you grew up speaking another language and would like to practice speaking English in a friendly, informal environment, consider joining the Library's Conversation Circle group. All are welcome.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Nonfiction Book Club


Our Nonfiction Book Club meets every other month on the third Tuesday evening. This month's book club pick is In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson.

Documents the efforts of the first American ambassador to Hitler's Germany, William E. Dodd, to acclimate to a residence in an increasingly violent city where he is forced to associate with the Nazis while his daughter pursues a relationship with Gestapochief Rudolf Diels.

Light refreshments are served along with lots of lively discussion. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month before the discussion.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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