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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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The Squad (Grades 3-5)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Youth Program Room
It's the first meeting of the school year! Join the Squad. The only group in the library that decides what everyone else in your school will be dying to read next. You make the rules. You make it cool. #squadgoals, library style.
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Suminagashi Paper Marbling Workshop

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
paper marbling
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A

Join artist Pam Martinez for a 2 hour introduction to Suminagashi paper marbling. Suminagashi is the ancient Japanese practice of creating interesting ink patterns on the surface of water for paper decoration. After sharing a brief history of the art form, Pam will conduct a demonstration. You will then create your own unique marbled paper, leaving with at least 10 beautiful Suminagashi images! No experience necessary.


PLEASE NOTE: A non-refundable $10 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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Incredible Bats

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Meeting Room A/B
Some people might find them scary, but bats are truly amazing creatures!  Join us for a closer look at these flying mammals and meet an African Straw-Colored Fruit Bat, and an Egyptian Fruit Bat.

Live animals will be present.  Parents and adult caregivers are asked to accompany and supervise their children during the program.

Adults and Children must register.
Non-FPLD card holders may register starting on October 2, 2017 by calling the Youth Services desk at 815-534-6178.
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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 Messy : the Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives by Tim Harford, a provocative big idea book about the genuine benefits of being messy: at home, at work, in the classroom, and beyond.

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 The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. 

Set on an exclusive cruise ship, this thriller/whodunnit follows Lo Blacklock as she tries to figure out who is the woman in cabin 10 and what happened to her. Also, what happens to Lo as she continues to dig for information?

Copies of the book will be made available to check out at the library one month prior to the meeting date. 
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