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Read Widely Program for Adults

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Read Widely 2019 January 1 - December 31, 2019
A year-long adult reading program to test your limits and read outside your comfort zone.

Registration opens December 16, 2018.
Resolve to read more widely.
Read from 12 out of 18 themes to win an insulated stainless steel tumbler with the FPLD logo.
Early registration incentive prizes are available while supplies last.


Here’s How It Works:
Sign up online starting December 16, 2018 at Beanstack - the library's online reading program log. (Alternatively, a paper option will be available at the Adult Services desk).

A choice of 18 themes will encourage readers to try new authors, genres, and topics. Read from 12 out of 18 themes to complete the year long challenge. Log your books in Beanstack (or on your paper log). You may complete the challenge as quickly as you like, but it must be completed before the end of 2019.

After you complete the challenge (collect 12 out of 18 themed badges), stop by the Adult Services desk for your FPLD tumbler.

Reading logs will CLOSE at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.

Prize pickup ends January 21, 2020.

Please contact the Adult Services desk at 815-534-6173 if you have any problems or questions.

Get more information here: https://www.frankfortlibrary.org/read-widely/
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Winter Reading Program (Grades K-12)

Saturday, January 26, 2019
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Curl up with your favorite book or audio book and earn a chance to win awesome prizes!  Visit frankfortlibrary.beanstack.org to enroll and record time spent reading in your online log.

Patrons who created a Beanstack account for Summer Reading should use the same account to participate in the Winter Reading program.  Please visit the Youth Services desk if you are having trouble accessing your account.

Grades K-2 earn one raffle ticket for every 100 minutes of reading (up to 600 minutes).
Grades 3-5 earn one raffle ticket for every 150 minutes of reading (up to 900 minutes).
Grades 6-12 earn one raffle ticket for every 200 minutes of reading (up to 1200 minutes).

All reading logs will close at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday January 26, 2019.  
All prizes must be claimed by Saturday February 2, 2019.  
Raffle winners will be drawn on Monday, February 4, 2019.
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Open Lab

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Use our sewing machines, paper/vinyl cutter, 3D Printer, CNC Mill, and more. Work on a current project or get help starting a new one. 

PLEASE NOTE: This program is limited to FPLD cardholders. 
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Frankfort Grows: Holiday Traditions: Hanukkah

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A/B
If you celebrate Hanukkah or want to learn more about Hanukkah, all are welcome. We will have a guest speaker and, more importantly, a potluck! Celebrants are asked to share favorite foods and family stories to teach others how your family celebrates. 

Please bring your dish in a container that you will take home with you and bring serving utensils.Our last event in the series this year will be for Christmas on December 29th. Enjoy good food, new friends, and sharing our traditions!
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Wild About Reading! (1,000 Books Before Kindergarten) Registration Begins

All Day
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Registration begins today for our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, Wild About Reading! Stop by the Youth Services for details and information.  This program is limited to FPLD card holders.
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Tabletop Board Gaming

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room B
Join us on the third Sunday of the month for an afternoon of fun and games! December's theme will be Pirates. We will have an assortment of board games to choose from, or bring your favorite to share. This event is open to teens and adults of all playing levels. Thank you to Amazing Fantasy for loaning us the games. 

Registration is encouraged but not required and drop-ins are welcome. Register online or call 815-534-6173.
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Finals Study Space

3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room B
Additional space in the Library's Meeting Room B will be opened to students needing tables for group study.

Covered beverages and small packaged snack food items will be permitted.

NO hot meals, carry out, or food delivery will be permitted.
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Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one tutoring session with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
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Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
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Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one tutoring session with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
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Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one tutoring session with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
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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.

This month we will discuss The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. Aged recluse storyteller, Vida Winter, requests help from biographer Margaret Lea to finally write the truth about her life. Both women end up confronting their ghosts and become transformed by the truth.

Copies of the book will be made available to check out at the library one month prior to the meeting date. Register online or call 815-534-6173 for more information.


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Finals Study Space

3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room B
Additional space in the Library's Meeting Room B will be opened to students needing tables for group study.

Covered beverages and small packaged snack food items will be permitted.

NO hot meals, carry out, or food delivery will be permitted.
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Join the waiting list

Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one tutoring session with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
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Join the waiting list

Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
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Join the waiting list

Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one tutoring session with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
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Join the waiting list

Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one tutoring session with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
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Finals Study Space

3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room B
Additional space in the Library's Meeting Room B will be opened to students needing tables for group study.

Covered beverages and small packaged snack food items will be permitted.

NO hot meals, carry out, or food delivery will be permitted.
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Join the waiting list

Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one tutoring session with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
View More
Join the waiting list

Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
View More
Join the waiting list

Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one tutoring session with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
View More
Join the waiting list

Frankfort Thinks: Free Tutoring Time with Ms. Hillig (gr. 9-12)

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Need help with finals prep?  Sign up for a free personal one on one tutoring session with the knowledgeable Mary Ellen Hillig.  She tutors LW students in history, biology, reading seminar, language arts, English and writing.  She was a language arts and history teacher, has a masters from St. Xavier, and was a Reading Specialist.   
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Finals Study Space

3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room B
Additional space in the Library's Meeting Room B will be opened to students needing tables for group study.

Covered beverages and small packaged snack food items will be permitted.

NO hot meals, carry out, or food delivery will be permitted.
View More
Registration is open

Open Lab

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Lab
Use our sewing machines, paper/vinyl cutter, 3D Printer, CNC Mill, and more. Work on a current project or get help starting a new one. 

PLEASE NOTE: This program is limited to FPLD cardholders. 
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Registration is open

LGBT+ Book Club

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room B

LGBT+ 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.

 

This month, we are discussing Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan: A chorus of men who died of AIDS observes and yearns to help a cross-section of today's gay teens who navigate new love, long-term relationships, coming out, self-acceptance, and more in a society that has changed in many ways.

 

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk one month before the meeting date. Register online or call 815-534-6173.

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