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New Simple Scan Station at Your Library

Scanning and faxing is now easier at your library with the new Simple Scan Station! To scan documents, simply follow the instructions on the scanning ...
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Adobe Software Now at Your Library

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and other popular Adobe Creative Cloud software is now available on the Library's new iMac computer. Adobe software lets you edit ...
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Tea Items Needed

The Library is looking for tea pots, tea cups & saucers, and sugar & creamer sets for an upcoming program. If you have any you ...
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Science Kits Coming to Your Library

The Library’s Science Kits are being built in collaboration with Triton College’s Engineering Department, bringing science and entertainment to your home. Each kit focuses on ...
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Rokus Coming to Your Library

Beginning Spring 2017, Franklin Park Library patrons will be able to checkout Roku streaming devices and gain access to movies, TV shows, and free streaming ...
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You Are Welcome Here!

The Franklin Park Public Library is a safe, diverse, and inclusive space for all members of the community. We provide services and materials for all ...
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Library-Reads

Good Books for April

Looking for a new book to read?  Check out the April Library Reads List. LibraryReads is a monthly list of librarians' top ten books.  Explore previous ...
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Library’s Wifi Upgraded

The Library’s wifi was recently upgraded to the most current wifi standard.  Devices on the Library ceiling serve as multiple access points, allowing for a ...
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Information for Voters

Voter registration is open at the Info Desk until March 7, 2017 for the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election.  Anyone age 18 and older before ...
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New to Your Library: The BiblioBoard Collection

BiblioBoard Library is a digital media collection selected by librarians providing a wide variety of materials free for anyone in Illinois. To access the digital ...
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Library-Reads

Good Books for March

Looking for a new book to read?  Check out the March Library Reads List. LibraryReads is a monthly list of librarians' top ten books.  Explore previous ...
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Library Receives Grant for STEAM Kits

The Franklin Park Public Library is pleased to announce that we are the recipient of a $2,000 grant from the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and ...
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Coding Club

In January 2017, we started a Coding Club, for grades 3-5, to help introduce our young guests to the world of computers and programming. For ...
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Tax Forms & Instructions

According to the IRS, 91% of taxpayers filed electronically in 2016. As a result, the IRS is significantly decreasing the number of forms it sends to libraries ...
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Library Journal Index Rankings Rise for 7th Consecutive Year

Library Journal, the leading publication for public, academic, and institutional libraries, released its annual Index of Public Library Service. The Franklin Park Public Library District ...
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Learn Over 100+ Languages

Access 100+ languages in Transparent Language Online, including hundreds of hours of ESL materials for beginner and intermediate level learners! Sign up for a free ...
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