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Coding Club 4:00 pm
Coding Club
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Coding Club
Grades 3-5 Good at solving puzzles? Join us to experiment with coding and uncover all the wonderful things you can do with computers! Limit 10. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Tween Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tween Tuesday
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tween Tuesday
Grades 4-6 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 more. Light snacks will be provided. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Library Quilt & Sew Club 10:00 am
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Join us for casual discussion about quilting and sewing, and showing completed projects. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Comics for Kids 4:00 pm
Comics for Kids
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Comics for Kids
Grades 1-6 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[...]
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Full STEAM Ahead 4:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Grades 1-3 Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Limit 30. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Parker’s Storytime 4:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parker's Storytime
“S” is for storytime! Explore the alphabet one letter at a time with stories, songs, rhymes, and a fun craft. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers 10:00 am
Morning Movers
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers
Ages 0-3 with caregiver Your baby is always learning and we offer a great environment to explore and grow. Move around with our songs and rhymes, share a book or two and introduce your little[...]
You Pick Flicks 11:00 am
You Pick Flicks
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
You Pick Flicks
All Ages Join us for our new program where YOU get to pick the movie! We will select a few titles and let you make the final choice.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
3rd Annual Battle of the Pizzas 6:00 pm
3rd Annual Battle of the Pizzas
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
3rd Annual Battle of the Pizzas
Registration is closed. Help us celebrate National Pizza Month by voting for the best pizza in Franklin Park! Sample delicious pizza from 4 local restaurants and vote for your favorite.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Friends of the Library Meeting 9:30 am
Friends of the Library Meeting
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
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.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Arts and Snacks 1:00 pm
Arts and Snacks
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Arts and Snacks
Drop in for some art! Create a masterpiece at your library. We will have all sorts of Art Suppliers available and a bunch of snacks to keep you going. This program is for adults and[...]
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Fire Safety Scavenger Hunt
Fire Safety Scavenger Hunt
Oct 9 all-day
Fire Safety Scavenger Hunt
All Ages Stop by the Kids Crossing desk to pick up a scavenger hunt sheet and test your fire safety knowledge.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
LEGO Club 4:00 pm
LEGO Club
Oct 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LEGO Club
All Ages If you are an experienced builder or a first timer, this is the place for you! We provide the LEGO bricks and monthly challenges while you provide the imagination. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Tabletop Gaming Club 5:30 pm
Tabletop Gaming Club
Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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[...]
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Morning Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Preschool Storytime
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Morning Preschool Storytime
Ages 3-5 Join us for a themed storytime filled with stories, songs, and other activities that encourage a love of language and learning. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Board Meeting 7:30 pm
Board Meeting
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Board Meeting
Board meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, and start at 7:30PM. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Fall Flavors Tasting 2:00 pm
Fall Flavors Tasting
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Fall Flavors Tasting
Delight your senses with flavors of fall! Sample apples and pumpkin spice treats. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Fall Flavors Tasting 6:00 pm
Fall Flavors Tasting
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Fall Flavors Tasting
Delight your senses with flavors of fall! Sample apples and pumpkin spice treats. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Coding Club 5:00 pm
Coding Club
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Coding Club
Grades 3-5 Good at solving puzzles? Join us to experiment with coding and uncover all the wonderful things you can do with computers! Limit 10. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Lights Out, Everybody: Mystery and Horror in the Golden Age of Radio 6:00 pm
Lights Out, Everybody: Mystery and Horror in the Golden Age of Radio
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights Out, Everybody: Mystery and Horror in the Golden Age of Radio
Join radio historian and Those Were the Days host Steve Darnall for a look back at the “Golden Age” of radio, and how a generation of actors, writers and technicians used sound to create very[...]
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Morning Movers 10:00 am
Morning Movers
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers
Ages 0-3 with caregiver Your baby is always learning and we offer a great environment to explore and grow. Move around with our songs and rhymes, share a book or two and introduce your little[...]
Friday Flicks 2:00 pm
Friday Flicks
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Friday Flicks
Join us each month to watch a newly released movie. This month’s movie is Wonder Woman (PG-13): Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes[...]
Franken Toys 4:00 pm
Franken Toys
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Franken Toys
Grades 3rd & up. Here’s your chance to create your very own franken-creature! We’ll provide supplies so you can bring your spooky ideas to life, but you’re welcome to add a personal touch if there[...]
Friday Family Flicks 6:00 pm
Friday Family Flicks
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Friday Family Flicks
Join us each month for a family-friendly movie! This month’s movie is The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG): Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home[...]
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Knit & Crochet Group 1:00 pm
Knit & Crochet Group
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Masquerade Tea Party 1:00 pm
Masquerade Tea Party
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Masquerade Tea Party
All ages are invited and costumes are encouraged, but not required. Feel all warm and cozy as you devour autumnal teas and scrumptious treats. We will also provide juice and other beverages for our younger[...]
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Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Oct 16 – Oct 21 all-day
Pumpkin Decorating Contest
All Ages Show us your artistic abilities in this year’s pumpkin decorating contest. Paint it, dress it, and accessorize it, but no carving! Pumpkins can be decorated & submitted individually or as a family from[...]
Caldecott Club 4:00 pm
Caldecott Club
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Caldecott Club
Grades 1-6 How is an award-winning picture book chosen? Find out when you have a chance to read, view, and talk about possible 2018 Caldecott contenders at our monthly program. Those who attend at least[...]
Tabletop Gaming Club 5:30 pm
Tabletop Gaming Club
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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[...]
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Library Quilt & Sew Club 10:00 am
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Join us for casual discussion about quilting and sewing, and showing completed projects. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Now You’re Cooking! 4:00 pm
Now You’re Cooking!
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Now You're Cooking!
Grades 2-8 Have fun making yummy recipes, and then sample your culinary creations. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Full STEAM Ahead 4:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Grades 1-3 Join us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Limit 30. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Parker’s Storytime 4:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parker's Storytime
“S” is for storytime! Explore the alphabet one letter at a time with stories, songs, rhymes, and a fun craft. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Illinois Ghosts and the Afterlife 6:00 pm
Illinois Ghosts and the Afterlife
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Illinois Ghosts and the Afterlife
Paranormal investigator Terry Fisk joins us to discuss some of the haunted locations in Illinois that he has investigated. He will share photos, case histories, eyewitness accounts, and ghost lore. He also describes his ghost[...]
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Morning Movers 10:00 am
Morning Movers
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers
Ages 0-3 with caregiver Your baby is always learning and we offer a great environment to explore and grow. Move around with our songs and rhymes, share a book or two and introduce your little[...]
Escape the Library! 6:00 pm
Escape the Library!
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Escape the Library!
Put your Puzzle solving skills to the test and challenge our escape room! Can you escape the library? Registration is required! FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Friends of the Library Membership Drive Party 1:00 pm
Friends of the Library Membership Drive Party
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Friends of the Library Membership Drive Party
National Friends of Libraries Week is October 15-21, 2017. Celebrate with us during our annual Friends of the Library Membership Drive Party. We will have food and drinks for you to enjoy and a prize[...]
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Scrapbooking Club 6:00 pm
Scrapbooking Club
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Scrapbooking Club
Do you have a bunch of old pictures laying around? Get organized and join us each month for Scrapbooking Club! You will learn new techniques and be able to share ideas. Please bring your own[...]
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Morning Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Preschool Storytime
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Morning Preschool Storytime
Ages 3-5 Join us for a themed storytime filled with stories, songs, and other activities that encourage a love of language and learning. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Spooky Spectacular 4:00 pm
Spooky Spectacular
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Spooky Spectacular
Grades 4-8 Join us for stories, snacks, and activities that are sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Costumes are encouraged. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Fantastic Crafts 6:00 pm
Fantastic Crafts
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fantastic Crafts
Join us and watch Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and make your own dragon egg. Supplies and snacks provided! FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers Treat Parade 10:00 am
Morning Movers Treat Parade
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Movers Treat Parade
Bring your little monsters in for not so spooky stories and a special trick or treat parade around the library. For ages 0-3 with caregiver. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Haunted Gingerbread Houses 4:00 pm
Haunted Gingerbread Houses
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Haunted Gingerbread Houses
All Ages Build your own spooky and delicious gingerbread house! Supplies will be provided. NOTE: Limited space available. Please call if interested in attending this program.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Anime Club 6:00 pm
Anime Club
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Anime Club
Come join us at Anime Club! Draw and paint your own manga! Snack on delicious Japanese snacks! Watch your favorite Anime! FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Halloween Storytime 6:00 pm
Halloween Storytime
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Halloween Storytime
Join us for spooky tales, a Halloween craft, and sweet treats as we trick or treat around the library. Costumes are encouraged but not required. All ages are welcome. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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