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Give FPLD Goosebumps: Scary Story Writing Contest (Grades K-5)

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Submit a story...if you dare! Celebrate Halloween by participating in FPLD's scary story writing contest. Stories can be submitted from Sunday, October 1st - Tuesday, October 31st. Entry forms are available here or at the Youth Services Desk.

The grand prize winners will be announced on Friday, November 17, 2017.
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Windows 10 Intermediate

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Windows 10 Intermediate
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Learning Lab
Are you familiar with Windows 10 but you want to dig deeper? Learn some tricks for productivity and discover basic troubleshooting techniques.  

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Windows 10. Proficiency with keyboard and mouse.

Registration is required. Please register online or call 815-534-6173. PLEASE NOTE: Frankfort Library card holders have priority registration. Non-FPLD patrons may register one week prior to each session.
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Dreamtime: Australian Dot Paintings with Christine Thornton

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Australian Dot Painting
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Learn about the Australian Aboriginal tradition of telling creation stories through symbolic paintings, called "dreaming." Then use collage and tempera paint to create your own "Dreamtime" art. All supplies provided. Beginners welcome.

PLEASE NOTE: A non-refundable $5 art supplies fee is required and payable at the Adult Services Desk prior to the program. Cash Only.

Frankfort Library card holders have priority registration. Non-FPLD patrons may register one week prior to the session.
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Open Learning Lab Orientation

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Open Learning Lab
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Learning Lab
Get orientation to new technology you case use at the library. Things you can do: 
  • Design 3D print files
  • Convert VHS to DVD 
  • Convert Vinyl to CD or MP3
  • Edit photos
  • Record and edit Audio
  • Record and edit Video
Patrons that attend this orientation can schedule time to use our equipment at a later date. 
 The Learning Lab equipment is only available to FPLD Cardholders age 13+. 
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Frankfort Creates: How to Draw Mexican Sugar Skulls (gr. 6-12)

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
Join us for this fun multicultural program.  We'll learn about the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos and some of the cheerfully creepy artwork that comes with it. Then we'll make our own drawings inspired by colorful sugar skull candies. 

$5 non-refundable fee to attend this workshop.  Please see the Youth Services desk to pay in advance of the workshop.
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Tail Waggin' Tutors (Ages 5+)

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
For ages 5 and up.

Sign up for a 15-minute reading session with a certified therapy dog! All dogs are certified through Therapy Dogs International, and can't wait to share a story with you.


This is designed to be a one-on-one session between the child and the therapy dog. There will be time at the end of the session for parents and siblings to meet with the dog and his/her handler. Thank you for your cooperation.

Note: Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled start time, and make sure you have your book picked out before your session begins. You can either bring your own, or grab something from our collection. We are in a library after all!

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Tail Waggin' Tutors (Ages 5+)

9:50 AM - 10:05 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
For ages 5 and up.

Sign up for a 15-minute reading session with a certified therapy dog! All dogs are certified through Therapy Dogs International, and can't wait to share a story with you.


This is designed to be a one-on-one session between the child and the therapy dog. There will be time at the end of the session for parents and siblings to meet with the dog and his/her handler. Thank you for your cooperation.

Note: Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled start time, and make sure you have your book picked out before your session begins. You can either bring your own, or grab something from our collection. We are in a library after all!

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Tail Waggin' Tutors (Ages 5+)

10:10 AM - 10:25 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
For ages 5 and up.

Sign up for a 15-minute reading session with a certified therapy dog! All dogs are certified through Therapy Dogs International, and can't wait to share a story with you.


This is designed to be a one-on-one session between the child and the therapy dog. There will be time at the end of the session for parents and siblings to meet with the dog and his/her handler. Thank you for your cooperation.

Note: Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled start time, and make sure you have your book picked out before your session begins. You can either bring your own, or grab something from our collection. We are in a library after all!

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Tail Waggin' Tutors (Ages 5+)

10:40 AM - 10:55 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
For ages 5 and up.

Sign up for a 15-minute reading session with a certified therapy dog! All dogs are certified through Therapy Dogs International, and can't wait to share a story with you.


This is designed to be a one-on-one session between the child and the therapy dog. There will be time at the end of the session for parents and siblings to meet with the dog and his/her handler. Thank you for your cooperation.

Note: Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled start time, and make sure you have your book picked out before your session begins. You can either bring your own, or grab something from our collection. We are in a library after all!

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Tail Waggin' Tutors (Ages 5+)

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
For ages 5 and up.

Sign up for a 15-minute reading session with a certified therapy dog! All dogs are certified through Therapy Dogs International, and can't wait to share a story with you.


This is designed to be a one-on-one session between the child and the therapy dog. There will be time at the end of the session for parents and siblings to meet with the dog and his/her handler. Thank you for your cooperation.

Note: Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled start time, and make sure you have your book picked out before your session begins. You can either bring your own, or grab something from our collection. We are in a library after all!

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Tail Waggin' Tutors (Ages 5+)

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A
For ages 5 and up.

Sign up for a 15-minute reading session with a certified therapy dog! All dogs are certified through Therapy Dogs International, and can't wait to share a story with you.


This is designed to be a one-on-one session between the child and the therapy dog. There will be time at the end of the session for parents and siblings to meet with the dog and his/her handler. Thank you for your cooperation.

Note: Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled start time, and make sure you have your book picked out before your session begins. You can either bring your own, or grab something from our collection. We are in a library after all!

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Microsoft Word 2013 Basics

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Word 2013 Basics
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Learning Lab
Learn how to create and edit a document with Word 2013.  We will look at basic formatting tools like how to bold text and change the page alignment.

Prerequisite: Participants must know how to navigate the keyboard and use a mouse. 

Registration is required. Please register online or call 815-534-6173. PLEASE NOTE: Frankfort Library card holders have priority registration. Non-FPLD patrons may register one week prior to each session.
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Open Learning Lab Orientation

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Open Learning Lab
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Learning Lab
Get orientation to new technology you can use at the library. Things you can do: 
  • Design 3D print files
  • Convert VHS to DVD 
  • Convert Vinyl to CD or MP3
  • Edit photos
  • Record and edit Audio
  • Record and edit Video
Patrons that attend this orientation can schedule time to use our equipment at a later date. 
 The Learning Lab equipment is only available to FPLD Cardholders age 13+. 
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