Programs


Kids Programs!

Check out our great programs for kids. Registration is required for all programs. Questions or suggestions? Contact us @ 847-455-6016, ext. 3 or kidscrossing@fppld.org.


Sep
30
Fri
Toddler Art
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Art

Explore art through paint, sculpture, and more! Dress to get messy. Ages 2-4 years old w/ caregiver. Limit 20. 

Oct
6
Thu
Full STEAM Ahead
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Full STEAM AheadJoin us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! 1st-3rd grade. Limit 30.

Oct
10
Mon
Fire Safety Day
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

WEB Fire Safety DayLearn about fire prevention from the Franklin Park Fire Department.
All Ages. Limit 60.

Oct
14
Fri
Friday Family Flicks
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Friday Family Flicks

Join us each month for a family-friendly movie! This month’s movie is The Jungle Book (PG):

After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.

Refreshments will also be available.

Oct
15
Sat
Star Wars Reads Day
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Star Wars Reads Day

Celebrate the 5th anniversary of this special event at your library! Join us for fun drop-in Star Wars crafts and activities throughout the day and a special screening of Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens (PG-13) at 2:00pm.

May the (reading) Force be with you!

 

Oct
20
Thu
Full STEAM Ahead
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Full STEAM AheadJoin us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! 1st-3rd grade. Limit 30.

Nov
4
Fri
2nd Annual Battle of the Pizzas
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Battle of the Pizzas

Who makes the best pizza in Franklin Park? You decide! Sample delicious pizza from 4 restaurants in Franklin Park and vote for your favorite. All Ages. Limit 50. Please call 847-455-6016, ext. 3 for registration information.

 

Nov
10
Thu
Full STEAM Ahead
Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Full STEAM AheadJoin us as we travel full STEAM ahead into science, technology, engineering, art, and math! 1st-3rd grade. Limit 30.

Nov
11
Fri
Friday Family Flicks
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Friday Family Flicks

Join us each month for a family-friendly movie! This month’s movie is Ice Age: Collision Course (PG):

Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world.

Refreshments will also be available.

Nov
19
Sat
International Games Day
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
International Games Day

International Games Day is an annual event that aims “to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games.” (igd.ala.org/about)

Celebrate the 9th anniversary of this special day with us! We will have a variety of board games, card games, and video games available for all ages to play. Refreshments will also be available. Bring some friends and family members and have fun at the library!