Submit a story...if you dare! Celebrate Halloween by participating in FPLD's scary story writing contest. Stories can be submitted from Monday, October 1st - Wednesday, October 31st. Entry forms are available here or at the Youth Services Desk.
The grand prize winners will be announced on Friday, November 16, 2018.
Sign up to use our 3D Printer or CNC Mill. Possible projects include making your own models, game pieces, replacement parts, stamps, and engravings. Staff will provide assistance with using machines and software.
Registration required. Register online or call 815-534-6173.
Come to the library for the afternoon to check out our resources, connect with other homeschooling parents, and share your best ideas. There will be an activity for your children and of course some great books to check out.
Is a picture worth a thousand words? Evocative, emotional, poignant -- these are just a few words that may describe a person’s tale when told with images. Join us to talk about the powerful genre that is Illustrated Memoir and some of the notable stories told.
Copies of the following six titles will be available for check out at the library one month prior to the meeting date. Please choose one book and bring it with you to the book chat:
The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
Can We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
Fatherland: A Family History by Nina Bunjevac
A Kiss Before You Go by Danny Gregory
Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
Stitches by David Small
Please Note: Frankfort Library card holders have priority registration. Non-FPLD patrons may register one week prior to the session.
Excel is a great program to help you organize numbers and
information. This class will help you find the important parts of the software,
show you how to make simple formulas, and illustrate how it can help you in
your life and work.
PLEASE NOTE: FPLD cardholders have priority registration.
Non-FPLD patrons can register one week prior to the class.
Book Club—Are you part of the community? Questioning? Has someone you love come
out of the closet? Do you just want to learn what all the letters mean? Ages
16+ coming together to read fiction and nonfiction books about the history of
the LGBT+ community, what it means to be LGBT+ today, and how to support the
people we love.
month, we are discussing Then Comes Marriage: United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA by Roberta Kaplan, which explains the first civil rights victory towards same-sex marriage in a beautiful love story of Edie and Thea and their 42 year long engagement.
of the book will be available at the circulation desk one month before the
meeting date. Register online or call 815-534-6173.
Are you a bibliophile? Do you like knowing what's new and popular in the world of books? Come to our booktalk event and learn about recent and upcoming titles that are sure to be must-read. Many of the selections are also well-suited for book club discussions. Come by yourself or bring your book club buddies, and discover new books!
This is an *open lab* for those who wish to dedicate time to family heritage research. Frankfort librarian, Jill Ganeshan, will be on-hand to make users aware of resources and to help with specific questions. Participants are also welcome to share any knowledge that benefits others with their family research.
Please Note: Frankfort Library card holders have priority registration. Non-FPLD patrons may register one week prior to each session.
Learn anti-aging techniques such as joint mobility and spinal flexibility that focus on the healthy longevity of the body, mind, emotions, and spirit. All of the exercises are designed to be practiced in a chair and they consist of movements that are natural – there’s no need to learn any special choreography. All ages and abilities are welcome!
Come to this class to create your own *digital* self-portrait on your smartphone or tablet! Gain experience with adding text, color, filters, stickers, blending & collaging digital images. Please bring your smartphone or tablet with lots of pictures taken by you and your Google Play or Apple password should you wish to add free or paid photo-editing APPS to your device. No experience necessary.
There is no fee for the class but participants have the option to purchase photo-editing APPs on their devices, some as little as $3.99.
Frankfort Library card holders have priority registration. Non-FPLD patrons may register one week prior to the session.
Completed works may be eligible for exhibit for the the library's November Self-Portrait project!
Need volunteer hours for school, church, scouts, or just need something to do? Join the TAB and earn volunteer hours just for helping us out. Make a difference in your library! Get your voice heard.
Please visit our web-site to apply for the gruop: http://www.frankfortlibrary.org/teens/events-clubs/teen-advisory-board/. You may also call the library at 815-469-2423 ext. 132 if you have any questions.
Please provide an e-mail address on your application as the group communicates through email!