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Library Hours

The Winifred Knox Memorial Library is considering closing at 7PM on a year round basis.
Starting immediately, the library will be closing at 7PM. This will continue until May so that the board can gather information and make a final decision.
Please check back for updates on the library hours or stop in and ask any staff member for information.


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August Events

The 37th annual Franklin Grove Harvest Festival will take place from August 5th to 7th
The library will be hosting an art show which will be open for viewing on Saturday, August 6th from 10:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. 
The Friends of the Library is also hosting a book sale.  Hardcover books are 50 cents, paperback books are 25 cents, and magazines are 10 cents.

Monthly Library Events

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

Pre-school Lap Sit - 1st Wednesday of each month from 11-11:45 AM

Movie Night - Last Friday of each month from 6-8 PM

Craft Day - Last Saturday of each month from 10:30 AM to Noon

Children under age 8 need parental supervision at all events.

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

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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