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Arts and Snacks 1:00 pm
Arts and Snacks
Jun 3 @ 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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Summer Reading Challenge
Summer Reading Challenge
Jun 5 – Jul 22 all-day
Don’t miss out on any of our programs! For a printable summer calendar, click here or visit the Kids Crossing desk.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Lego Mondays 9:00 am
Lego Mondays
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lego Mondays
All Ages What will YOU build? Show us how creative you can be when you drop in for our weekly LEGO challenges! Limit 20.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Coding Club 4:00 pm
Coding Club
Jun 5 @ 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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Build a Better World Storytime: FP Fire Department 2:00 pm
Build a Better World Storytime: FP Fire Department
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Build a Better World Storytime: FP Fire Department
Join our special guests as they read a story and share how they build a better world.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Tween Tuesday 2:00 pm
Tween Tuesday
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tween Tuesday
Grades 4-6 *Note change in time for the summer months 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,[...]
STEM Explorers 4:00 pm
STEM Explorers
Jun 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
STEM Explorers
Grades 1st – 6th Limited Spaces Left! Test your creativity & teamwork as we take on STEM challenges! Limit 30.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Library Quilt & Sew Club 10:00 am
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Jun 7 @ 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
Jun 7 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Comics for Kids
Grades 1 & 2 Are you in 1st or 2nd grade and like comics? Join us for this NEW comics club where you will get a chance to read entertaining titles and talk about them[...]
Chicago By Design: Architectural Vistas for a Visitor’s Eyes – CANCELLED 6:00 pm
Chicago By Design: Architectural Vistas for a Visitor’s Eyes – CANCELLED
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Chicago By Design: Architectural Vistas for a Visitor's Eyes - CANCELLED
***** DUE TO TOO FEW SIGN-UPS, THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. ***** Join “Windy City Road Warrior” Dave Clark as he presents this program which highlights the builders who created the architectural vistas seen by[...]
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Fancy Nancy 3:43 pm
Fancy Nancy
Jun 8 @ 3:43 pm – 4:43 pm
Fancy Nancy
All Ages Join us for a soirée (that’s fancy for “party”), where there will be Fancy Nancy stories, activities, and treats. There will also be an opportunity to pose for photos with some fancy[...]
Parker’s Storytime 4:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Jun 8 @ 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. Limit 20 FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers 10:00 am
Morning Movers
Jun 9 @ 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[...]
Book Exchange Party 12:00 pm
Book Exchange Party
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Book Exchange Party
All Ages We are hosting a book exchange party so that you can trade your old (but in good condition – clean, have all of their pages, free of marks, etc.) books for someone else’s[...]
Friday Flicks 2:00 pm
Friday Flicks
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Friday Flicks
Join us each month to watch a newly released movie! This month’s movie is La La Land (PG-13): A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. Starring Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone,[...]
Friday Family Flicks 6:00 pm
Friday Family Flicks
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Friday Family Flicks
Join us each month for a family-friendly movie! This month’s movie is A Bug’s Life (G): A misfit ant, looking for “warriors” to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that[...]
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Knit & Crochet Group 1:00 pm
Knit & Crochet Group
Jun 10 @ 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
TAB Meeting 1:00 pm
TAB Meeting
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
TAB Meeting
The Teen Advisory Board is a place to share ideas about activities, materials, and changes to make the Library a destination for teens. Members, please join us for our bimonthly meeting. Lunch will be provided![...]
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Lego Mondays 9:00 am
Lego Mondays
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lego Mondays
All Ages What will YOU build? Show us how creative you can be when you drop in for our weekly LEGO challenges! Limit 20.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Tabletop Gaming Club 6:00 pm
Tabletop Gaming Club
Jun 12 @ 6:00 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 Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Storytime
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Morning Storytime
Ages 3-5 with caregiver Join us twice a month for a themed storytime filled with stories, songs, and other activities that encourage a love of language and learning. Limit 10. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Disassembly Required 4:00 pm
Disassembly Required
Jun 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Disassembly Required
Grades 1st – 4th Limited Spaces Left! Do you have old toys lying around and want to find out what’s inside? Come help us take them apart to see what they’re made of! Limit 15.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Board Meeting 7:30 pm
Board Meeting
Jun 13 @ 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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Father’s Day Craft 5:00 pm
Father’s Day Craft
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Father's Day Craft
All Ages Show off your green thumb and make dad a little grass head for Father’s Day! It’s the gift you’ll both enjoy. All ages are welcome and parents are encouraged to attend. (limit 40)FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Parker’s Storytime 4:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Jun 15 @ 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. Limit 20 FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Coding Club 5:00 pm
Coding Club
Jun 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Coding Club
Grades 3-5 Program is full. 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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Morning Movers 10:00 am
Morning Movers
Jun 16 @ 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[...]
JG’s Reptile Road Show 3:00 pm
JG’s Reptile Road Show
Jun 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
JG's Reptile Road Show
Come and join us when Jim Galeno returns with his amazing reptiles! The Reptile Road Show features snakes, an African Frog, a tortoise, and a variety of other animals. Tickets are required to enter. Tickets[...]
JG’s Reptile Road Show 5:00 pm
JG’s Reptile Road Show
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
JG's Reptile Road Show
Come and join us when Jim Galeno returns with his amazing reptiles! The Reptile Road Show features snakes, an African Frog, a tortoise, and a variety of other animals. Tickets are required to enter. Tickets[...]
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Friends of the Library Meeting 9:30 am
Friends of the Library Meeting
Jun 17 @ 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
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Lego Mondays 9:00 am
Lego Mondays
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lego Mondays
All Ages What will YOU build? Show us how creative you can be when you drop in for our weekly LEGO challenges! Limit 20.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Tabletop Gaming Club 6:00 pm
Tabletop Gaming Club
Jun 19 @ 6:00 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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Build a Better World Storytime: Chef Susan 2:00 pm
Build a Better World Storytime: Chef Susan
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Build a Better World Storytime: Chef Susan
Join our special guests as they read a story and share how they build a better world.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
STEM Explorers 4:00 pm
STEM Explorers
Jun 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
STEM Explorers
Grades 1st – 6th Limited Spaces Left! Test your creativity & teamwork as we take on STEM challenges! Limit 30.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Library Quilt & Sew Club 10:00 am
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Jun 21 @ 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
Kids Graphic Novel Club 4:00 pm
Kids Graphic Novel Club
Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Kids Graphic Novel Club
Grades 3-5 Don’t miss our graphic novel club for kids in grades 3 to 5. We will meet once a month to discuss exciting titles and enjoy some snacks. Copies of each book will be[...]
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Digital Sabotage 4:00 pm
Digital Sabotage
Jun 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Digital Sabotage
Grades 4th – 6th Ever wondered what makes the whirring noise in your computer? Stop by to explore the inner workings of technology all around you. Limit 15 FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Parker’s Storytime 4:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Jun 22 @ 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. Limit 20 FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers 10:00 am
Morning Movers
Jun 23 @ 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[...]
Ben’s Bubble Show 3:30 pm
Ben’s Bubble Show
Jun 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Ben's Bubble Show
All Ages. Limit 50. Enjoy art and a touch of magic while watching this amazing bubble show. Tickets are required. Tickets available in person only beginning June 12th at the Kid’s Crossing Desk.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Ben’s Bubble Show- S.T.E.M. Edition 5:00 pm
Ben’s Bubble Show- S.T.E.M. Edition
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Ben's Bubble Show- S.T.E.M. Edition
For kids 6-years-old & up. Limit 50. Enjoy art and a touch of magic while watching this amazing bubble show. Tickets are required. Tickets available in person only beginning June 12th at the Kid’s Crossing[...]
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TAB Service Project: Project Shift 1:00 pm
TAB Service Project: Project Shift
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
TAB Service Project: Project Shift
Join fellow TAB members to create some good in our community. This month we will help to beautify the library, and shift books to make room for improvements. Not a part of TAB? That’s okay![...]
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Wii U Open Session 11:00 am
Wii U Open Session
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wii U Open Session
All Ages Why have “me time” when you can have Wii time? Challenge your friends or your favorite librarians to a variety of games! Limit 15.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Storytime 10:00 am
Morning Storytime
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Morning Storytime
Ages 3-5 with caregiver Join us twice a month for a themed storytime filled with stories, songs, and other activities that encourage a love of language and learning. Limit 10. FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Scrapbooking Club 5:30 pm
Scrapbooking Club
Jun 28 @ 5:30 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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Parker’s Storytime 4:00 pm
Parker’s Storytime
Jun 29 @ 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. Limit 20 FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
Nailed It!: Simple Construction 5:00 pm
Nailed It!: Simple Construction
Jun 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nailed It!:  Simple Construction
Grades 3rd-5th Limited Spaces Left! This month’s cool DIY project will be a xylophone! Hammers are involved, so permission slips are required. Limit 15.FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest
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Morning Movers 10:00 am
Morning Movers
Jun 30 @ 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[...]
Anime Club 6:00 pm
Anime Club
Jun 30 @ 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