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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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June Events

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

Movie night is Friday, May 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  We will be watching "Penguins of Madagascar".  This will be our last movie of the year.  Movies will resume in September.
Craft day is Saturday, May 30th from 10:30 a.m. to noon.  We will be making spring crafts.  Craft day will resume in September.

The library will be hosting a Scholastic book fair from June 16-18.  All books are buy one, get one FREE!!
The summer reading program "Read to the Rhythm" begins on Monday, June 15th and will continue on Mondays through July 20th.  The program runs from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. each Monday.  Our line-up is as follows:
June 15th: Kick-Off: Craft & Games
June 22nd: Maggie Erdmann will be here with her "Read to the Rhythm" magic & puppet show.
June 29th: Laura Keyes will be here to bring Laura Ingalls Wilder to life in song!
July 6th: Richard Landry and his magic rabbit "Snowball" will return with another fun show!
July 13th: Story time with crafts and games
July 20th: Dave Rudolf will close our program with his music and comedy.  We will also have pizza and award prizes.
Please try to bring your reading logs each week.

Children under age 8 need parental supervision at all events.

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


The Award Has Been Presented!
Thursday, April 23rd, Pizza Hut was presented with a special plaque declaring that their pizza is "The Best Pizza Around". A group of 3rd graders through 8th grade judged 6 area pizzas to find a winner. Some of our judges joined the director in the presentation. Those present (from left to right): Adler Wiegand, Cameron Thomas, Pizza Hut Manager Brenda Camling, Library Director Jeff Munson, Denzell Schwartz, Faith Totzke, Orien Renard, and Shawn Renard. Thank you to all who made this event a resounding success.


Library Board Minutes

Library 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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