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Adult Summer Reading Program (Ages 18+)

Saturday, July 28, 2018
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Join us for the 2018 Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program!

Registration opens June 4, 2018.  Register online at http://frankfortlibrary.beanstack.org.
Early registrants will receive an incentive prize (while supplies last).

Keep track of the books you read. Audiobooks count too! Record those titles in your online reading log. A message will appear in your log when you have earned a prize! Books read beginning June 4, 2018 may be counted towards the summer reading program.
  • Reading logs will close at 11:59pm on Saturday, July 28, 2018.
  • All prizes must be claimed by 5:00pm on Saturday, August 4, 2018.
  • Raffle prize winners will be contacted on Monday, August 6, 2018. Raffle prizes will need to be claimed by Monday, August 13, 2018, 9pm.
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Early Childhood Summer Reading (Birth-Kindergarten)

Saturday, July 28, 2018
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Join us for the 2018 Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program!

Registration opens June 4, 2018.  Please visit the Youth Services desk to register and collect your paper reading log.

Keep track of the time you spend reading. Audiobooks count too! Record reading minutes in your reading log. Time spent reading on or after June 4, 2018 may be counted towards the summer reading program.
  • All prizes must be claimed by 5:00pm on Saturday, August 4, 2018.
  • Raffle prize winners will be contacted on Monday, August 6, 2018. Raffle prizes will need to be claimed by Monday, August 13, 2018, 9pm.
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Kids Summer Reading (Grades 1-6)

Saturday, July 28, 2018
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Join us for the 2018 Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock!

Registration opens June 4, 2018.  Register online at http://frankfortlibrary.beanstack.org.  This year, you can register the entire family with a single user name and password!

Keep track of the time you spend reading. Audiobooks count too! Record reading minutes in your online reading log. A message will appear in your log when you have earned a prize! Time spent reading on or after June 4, 2018 may be counted towards the summer reading program.
  • Reading logs will close at 11:59pm on Saturday, July 28, 2018.
  • All prizes must be claimed by 5:00pm on Saturday, August 4, 2018.
  • Raffle prize winners will be contacted on Monday, August 6, 2018. Raffle prizes will need to be claimed by Monday, August 13, 2018, 9pm.
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Teen Summer Reading (Grades 7-12)

Saturday, July 28, 2018
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Join us for the 2018 Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock!

Registration opens June 4, 2018.  Register online at http://frankfortlibrary.beanstack.org.   This year, you can register the entire family with a single user name and password!

Keep track of the books you read. Audiobooks count too! Record those titles in your online reading log. A message will appear in your log when you have earned a prize! Books read beginning June 4, 2018 may be counted towards the summer reading program.
  • Reading logs will close at 11:59pm on Saturday, July 28, 2018.
  • All prizes must be claimed by 5:00pm on Saturday, August 4, 2018.
  • Raffle prize winners will be contacted on Monday, August 6, 2018. Raffle prizes will need to be claimed by Monday, August 13, 2018, 9pm.
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Toddler Time (Age 2)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Two-year-olds and their adult caregivers are invited for a fun morning of stories, songs, and a simple craft!

Walk-in registration.  Priority will be given to patrons with a valid FPLD library card.
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PiYo LIVE! with Arlene Santiago

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A/B

Join instructor Arlene Santiago for an introduction to PiYo LIVE!, a low impact, athletic workout, which combines the mind/body practices of yoga and Pilates, as well as the principles of stretch, strength training, conditioning and dynamic movement. During a PiYo LIVE!  class, you will find yourself standing in a yoga pose one minute, and down on the floor in a Pilates pose the next! Please bring a yoga mat or towel to participate. Open to all levels. No experience necessary. Participants will sign a liability form before class starts.


Note: FPLD Cardholders have priority registration. Non-FPLD cardholders may register one week prior to event.


Arlene Santiago is a personal trainer, health coach and mom of three. She loves encouraging others to be the best they can be by helping them take care of themselves through sound nutrition and body movement.


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Wee Ones (6-23 months)

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Little ones aged 6-23 months and their adult caregivers are invited to share simple stories, nursery rhymes, songs, and time for play!

Walk-in registration.  Priority will be given to patrons with a valid FPLD library card.
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PreK/K Story Time (Ages 3-6)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Children aged 3-6 years are invited to bring their favorite adult to the library to enjoy stories, songs, and an awesome craft!

Walk-in registration.  Priority will be given to patrons with a valid FPLD library card.
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Speed Stacking (gr. 1-3)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room B
Kids will learn the basics of speed stacking, including the 3-3-3 and the 3-6-3 stacking method. They will practice stacking and play some games, keeping them mentally and physically active! Even if they know how to speed stack, it will be a great time to come practice their skills and have fun!
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Speed Stacking (gr. 4-6)

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room B
Kids will learn the basics of speed stacking, including the 3-3-3 and the 3-6-3 stacking method. They will practice stacking and play some games, keeping them mentally and physically active! Even if they know how to speed stack, it will be a great time to come practice their skills and have fun!
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Frankfort Innovates: Introduction to Linux (teens & young adults)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Learning Lab
Always wanted to get a jump start on the open source Linux operating system?  Now's your chance!  Learn the basics of Linux with us.  
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Fridays on the Green: Cielito Lindo

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Offsite 2
Join this family of talented musicians as they bring the beauty and fun of Latin music to the Green!

This program takes place at Breidert Green Park at Kansas & Ash streets in downtown Frankfort.  In the event of inclement weather, programs will move indoors to the Frankfort Public Library and be limited to attendees with a valid FPLD library card.
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Frankfort Grows: Teen Advisory Board (Gr. 6-12)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Youth Program Room
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 group: 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!
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Library Closed

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Registration is open

Build & Carve

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Learning Lab
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. 
The Learning Lab equipment is only available to FPLD Cardholders age 13+.
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Frankfort Plays: It's a Teen Book Club (Gr. 6-12)

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Scythe
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) members discuss their monthly reads, be it something awesome or something lame. Hang out with your TAB family and talk about what you've been reading and what you should NOT be reading. 

 We will pick a monthly book to read as a group, but please be ready to share other reads as well! This month's selection is Scythe by Neal Shusterman. Scythe is the first novel of a thrilling new series by National Book Award--winning author Neal Shusterman in which Citra and Rowan learn that a perfect world comes only with a heavy price. Darkly humorous, likeable characters, and thought-provoking world-building.  Copies of the book will be made available for check out at the library one month prior to the meeting date.
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Fairy Tales and STEAM (Ages 3+)

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Youth Program Room
Fairy Tales and STEAM make a great combination. Stop in and see what fairy tales will make your mind STEAMy. Bridges, peas, escapes, oh my! Plus lots more hands on fun than you might think!
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Fairy Tales and STEAM (Ages 3+)

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Youth Program Room
Fairy Tales and STEAM make a great combination. Stop in and see what fairy tales will make your mind STEAMy. Bridges, peas, escapes, oh my! Plus lots more hands on fun than you might think!
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Fairy Tales and STEAM (Ages 3+)

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Youth Program Room
Fairy Tales and STEAM make a great combination. Stop in and see what fairy tales will make your mind STEAMy. Bridges, peas, escapes, oh my! Plus lots more hands on fun than you might think!
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Frankfort Creates: Custom Screen Printed Shirts (gr. 7-12)

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Learning Lab
To make a custom screen printed shirt, students use various making tools to bring their digital design to reality. First, students use the vinyl cutter to design and cut a simple, one layer image. Then, students adhere the vinyl onto a silk screen, add ink, and use the squeegee to transfer the design onto an item brought from home.

Patrons will need to bring their own plain white shirt to be screen-printed.  
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Library Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A

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Library Closed

All Day

PreK/K Story Time (Ages 3-6)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Children aged 3-6 years are invited to bring their favorite adult to the library to enjoy stories, songs, and an awesome craft!

Walk-in registration.  Priority will be given to patrons with a valid FPLD library card.
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Wee Ones (6-23 months)

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Little ones aged 6-23 months and their adult caregivers are invited to share simple stories, nursery rhymes, songs, and time for play!

Walk-in registration.  Priority will be given to patrons with a valid FPLD library card.
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Toddler Time (Age 2)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Two-year-olds and their adult caregivers are invited for a fun morning of stories, songs, and a simple craft!

Walk-in registration.  Priority will be given to patrons with a valid FPLD library card.
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