Programs


Adult Programs

Sign up online by clicking on the program name, then clicking on “Sign up” and filling in your information. You may also register by calling (847-455-6016, ext. 2), texting (847-220-4616), emailing info@fppld.org, or stopping by the Information Desk.

Oct
16
Mon
Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Oct 16 – Oct 21 all-day

Pumpkin Decorating Contest SquareAll Ages

Show us your artistic abilities in this year’s pumpkin decorating contest. Paint it, dress it, and accessorize it, but no carving! Pumpkins can be decorated & submitted individually or as a family from 10/16-10/21.

Voting will be conducted between 10/23-10/28 in person, at the Information Desk.

Rules:

  • BYOP: Bring Your Own Pumpkin
  • No carving/cutting!
  • Designs must be Family Friendly
Oct
19
Thu
Illinois Ghosts and the Afterlife
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Illinois Ghosts and the Afterlife

Paranormal investigator Terry Fisk joins us to discuss some of the haunted locations in Illinois that he has investigated. He will share photos, case histories, eyewitness accounts, and ghost lore. He also describes his ghost investigations with world-renowned medium Allison DuBois (the real-life inspiration for the hit CBS series, Medium) and psychic Chip Coffey (from TV’s Paranormal State and Psychic Kids), as well as his confrontations with famous skeptic and debunker James Randi.

Oct
23
Mon
Scrapbooking Club
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Scrapbooking Club

Do you have a bunch of old pictures laying around? Get organized and join us each month for Scrapbooking Club! You will learn new techniques and be able to share ideas. Please bring your own photos, unfinished scrapbooks, and any materials you’d like to trade with others. This program is for teens & adults.

Nov
1
Wed
Library Quilt & Sew Club
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Library Quilt & Sew Club

Join us for casual discussion about quilting and sewing, and showing completed projects. We embrace all quilting and sewing skills.

Nov
4
Sat
Arts and Snacks
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Arts and Snacks

Drop in for some art! Create a masterpiece at your library. We will have all sorts of Art Suppliers available and a bunch of snacks to keep you going. This program is for adults and teens.

Nov
7
Tue
Fall Centerpiece Craft
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Fall Centerpiece Craft

NOTICE: THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.

 

Join us to create your own beautiful fall centerpiece.

Registration is required. Adults only. Limit 20.

Nov
8
Wed
Fall Centerpiece Craft
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Fall Centerpiece Craft

NOTICE: THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.

 

Join us to create your own beautiful fall centerpiece.

Registration is required. Adults only. Limit 20.

Nov
10
Fri
Friday Flicks
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Friday Flicks

Join us each month to watch a newly released movie. This month’s movie is The Big Sick (R):

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations, and his true feelings.

Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano.

Refreshments will also be available.

 

Friday Family Flicks
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday Family Flicks

Join us each month for a family-friendly movie! This month’s movie is Ratatouille (G):

A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.

Refreshments will also be available.

Nov
11
Sat
Knit & Crochet Group
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Knit & Crochet Group

New members are always welcome! Join fellow crafters from every skill level. Learn tips and tricks and share projects you’re creating.