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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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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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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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