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We are pleased to announce all library patrons can now download ebooks as well as e audio books!

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November Events

Be sure to check the Event Calendar for any last minute additions!

Have you met Laura Ingalls Wilder? Not the girl from the books, and not the woman from the television – this is the real Laura Wilder. In this presentation you will hear the real history of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and discover the times, places, and people who inspired her wonderful books. The beloved Little House books are based on Laura’s life, but they are fiction. This program explores the real life of Laura Ingalls Wilder with all its hardships and tragedies. Miss Keyes will be delighting audiences with her presentation on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at 6:30 p.m at the Franklin Grove Public Library

Movie night will be Friday, November 21st from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  We will be watching "How To Train Your Dragon 2".  Children under age 8 need parental supervision. 

Craft Day will be Saturday, November 22nd from 10:30 a.m. to noon.  We will be making Thanksgiving crafts.  Children under age 8 need parental supervision. 

The library will close at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26th and remain closed Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th for Thanksgiving.  Regular hours resume on Saturday, November 29th.


Have an idea for a program or event? Email us today!


Library Board Minutes

Winter hours:
Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

112 S. Elm St., PO Box 326
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
Phone: 815-456-2823
Fax: 815-456-2619

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