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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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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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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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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 Feels: Build Your EQ (teens & families)

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room B

Positivity Camp opens with a workshop on emotions.  Learn to reflect on and embrace your feelings.  Build your emotional intelligence, move your mind, and talk about all the feels in this workshop with Gina Slager.  Meditation, yoga, and visualization are part of the positivity camp series.  

Teens plus their parents are welcome to attend this workshop together or teens by themselves.

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Nonfiction at Night

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Join us on Monday evenings to discuss a broad selection of nonfiction. This month's selection is Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South by Beth Macy. After two African-American brothers were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, their mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back. 

Copies of this month’s selection will be available at the library. Call 815-534-6173 for more information, or to register.
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Top Shelf Tuesdays

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Top Shelf Tuesdays -- Books.Banter.Booze. -- Adults 21+ will discuss a variety of books, from the latest fiction and mystery, controversial nonfiction, and popular young adult, and more. 

This month we will discuss Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal. Nikki has spent a lot of time distancing herself from her traditional Sikh community until she gets a job teaching widows to creative writing. Things change when one of her students brings erotica into class and all the widows want to take a turn at writing their own stories. 

Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk one month prior to discussion date. Register online or call 815-534-6173.

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Movement with Music - Restore and Rejuvenate!

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

Renew your friendship with yourself and your joie de vivre (joy of life) in this fun movement with music session under the direction of Elaine Noonan of Fitness Unlimited. Elaine will guide you through focused breath-work and dance-inspired movement to help you regain flexibility, balance and strength.  Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Bring a yoga mat or towel for a relaxation and visualization cool down. Open to all levels. No experience necessary.


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


In addition to dancing full time at the legendary Sabre Room for 11 years, Elaine Noonan holds a Master’s degree in Exercise Science. Drawing on these synergistic life experiences, Elaine creates enjoyable and challenging bodywork sessions that are adaptable to persons of any fitness level.


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Cut & Sew

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Learning Lab
Sign up to use one of our sewing machines or our Silhouette Cameo cutter. Make your own projects: sew hems, pillows, skirts & more, or use the cutter to make cards, stickers, decals, or other paper crafts. Staff will provide assistance with using the machines and the Silhouette 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 Feels: Mindful Family (teens + families)

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room B

Positivity Camp week two is a mindful family workshop on staying connected in the moment.  In this chaotic world, especially with social media and constant screen time, it can be extremely difficult to remember where we are and what we are doing in that exact moment. Sometimes we just need to remember that when we live in the moment and teach our children to do the same we see youth that is less anxious and more present in their life.

Move your mind and feel more mindful in this workshop with Gina Slager.  Meditation, yoga, and visualization are part of the positivity camp series.  

Teens plus their parents are welcome to attend this workshop together or teens by themselves. 


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Vinyl and VHS Conversion Drop In

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Vinyl & VHS Conversion
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
West End
In this drop in session, learn how to convert your vinyl and VHS to CD and DVD.  Our converters are only available to FPLD cardholders and can be reserved up to 48 hours ahead of time.
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Frankfort Chamber of Commerce

7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
FrankfortChamber.com
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A/B
This FREE monthly Frankfort Chamber of Commerce event is open to the public.  We will begin with networking until 8:00 am at which time we will have a short educational presentation presented by our Chamber Staff.  They will speak with us about the benefits of membership.  After that we will welcome new members and then all members will be invited to share their 30 second business commercial.
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Tuesday With Friends

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Join us on Tuesday afternoons to discuss an eclectic selection of fiction, biography, mystery and nonfiction. 

We will read and discuss Sourdough by Robin Sloan. Lois Clary goes from Software Engineer to Sourdough Baker for a secret underground foodie community in this fun novel. 

Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk one month prior to discussion date. Register online or call 815-534-6173.

This month is our annual luncheon. Location and fee tbd. Regular book discussion attendees may register for this month's discussion/luncheon.  
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Frankfort Feels: Positive You (teens & families)

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room B

Learn to cultivate a positive inner world and rely on yourself even when other people or your surroundings get you down.

Positivity Camp ends with a workshop on self love.  Move your mind and foster and support your inner self with positivity and knowledge.  Meditation, yoga, and visualization are part of the Positivity Camp series.  

Teens plus their parents are welcome to attend this workshop together or teens by themselves. 

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