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Adult Programs

Sign up online by clicking on the program name, then clicking on "Sign up" and filling in your information. You may also register by calling (847-455-6016, ext. 2), texting (847-220-4616), emailing info@fppld.org, or stopping by the Information Desk.


Knit & Crochet Group


New members are always welcome!

Join fellow crafters from every skill level. Learn tips and tricks and share projects you're creating.

Date and Time: 
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Friday Family Flicks


Join us on Fridays each month to watch a family-friendly movie! This month's movie is Mr. Peabody & Sherman:

The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created.

This film features the voices of Ty Burrell & Max Charles. It is rated PG and has a running time of 92 minutes.

Refreshments will also be available.

Date and Time: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Writing Workshop


Do you love to read and write? Are you excited by the possibility of sharing your writing with others? Come and explore your inner creative voice!

Date and Time: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 6:00pm

Nonfiction Book Club


Our Nonfiction Book Club meets every other month on the third Tuesday evening. This month's book club pick is The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba.

"A windmill means more than just power, it means freedom." William Kamkwamba was born in Malawi, a country where magic ruled and modern science was mystery. It was also a land withered by drought and hunger, and a place where hope and opportunity were hard to find. But William had read about windmills in a book called Using Energy, and he dreamed of building one that would bring electricity and water to his village and change his life and the lives of those around him .

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, October 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Paranormal 104: Investigator for a Day


Join TnT Paranormal Investigators as they take us through a virtual tour of some of the most haunted locations in America!

Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 23, 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 Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson.

Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) leads a quiet life in the village of St. Mary, England, until his brother's death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. Drawn together by their shared love of literature and the loss of their respective spouses, the Major and Mrs. Ali soon find their friendship blossoming into something more. But will their relationship survive in a society that considers Ali a foreigner?

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, November 10, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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