Looking for Something To Do?

The Fourth of July has passed, and that means summer has truly started.  You may already be sick of the pool, although we doubt it, but just in case you want to vary your routine a bit, why not try one of the “Free and Almost Free Places” for fun […]

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Summer at the Library

This week (and every week this summer) we have tons of great programs both at the main library and the Franklin Park branch! In the Children’s department we have puppet shows (every Monday at 2:30 PM this summer), learn to play chess (every Monday at 6:30 pm this summer), legos, […]


Take Learning Outdoors

It’s summer, and that means it’s time to get dirty.  While we have lots of books about hiking, exploring, how to navigate and identify things in the woods from insects to trees to snakes, sometimes all you have is a smartphone.  There are lots of great apps for outdoor learning […]


June Programs and Events

  Upcoming this month at FTPL: Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, young adult Yarn Club, beginner yoga, adult chess, probate a will, intro to origami, and our summer reading program!  Have you registered for an event or summer reading yet?  Check out our adult, young adult and children’s calendars and “spark a […]