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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, May 02, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels are welcome. Lesson plans consist of English conversation and skills for everyday situations, phrases, pronunciation, repetition, construction of vocabulary knowledge, grammer, reading, writing and fun and interactive classroom activities to keep you motivated.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 02, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Relieve stress and color away! We will provide coloring sheets and colored pencils. Light Refreshments will be served.

Teens Welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 02, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn to combine text, images, and web links create an online blog.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 02, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
SSIP's Citizenship Classes will provide a review of the English language skills and U.S history, politics, and civics knowledge needed to pass the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization interview.

Citizenship preparation classes will help you: Prepare for the naturalization interview with USCIS. Learn important interviewing strategies. Increase your confidence with the interview process. Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, and pronunciation in English. Students are required to register for this 8-week course by calling
(630)296-6755. This is a progressive class and students are encouraged to attend all classes. Limited capacity.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels are welcome. Lesson plans consist of English conversation and skills for everyday situations, phrases, pronunciation, repetition, construction of vocabulary knowledge, grammer, reading, writing and fun and interactive classroom activities to keep you motivated.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us as we make a decorative spring wreath! All supplies provided.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Whether you're an experienced artist or a beginner, this class will give you the tools to be better. The basics will be covered such as: line, form, shading, perspective and composition. Drawing materials such as pencils, color pencils, charcoal (black and white), and charcoal paper will be covered. The class will progress from still life objects to working from photographs. Experienced artists can go at their own pace with input from the instructor.

Art Instructor: Robert Pennor
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Social networking service that lets you post messages, photos, videos and website links and share them with family and friends.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Get chilled, get thrilled at the Fountaindale Public Library District with a good mystery and good discussion! Please join us on the first Wednesday of every month at 7pm for chills and thrills.


May 4 - What Angels Fear by C.S. Harris
June 1- Cuba Straits by Randy Wayne White
July 6-
August 3-
September 7-
October 5- Pray For Silence by Linda Castillo
November 2- X by Sue Grafton
December 7- Lone Gone by Alafair Burke
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for a weekly evening knitting and crochet drop-in session. If you don't know how to knit or crochet, don't worry! Our volunteer instructors will teach you how to to knit or crochet charity project items such as chemo caps, hospital lap blankets, and scarves on the third Thursday of the month.
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Take your stress away, relax and stretch. Please bring yoga mat or towel and a bottle for water.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Who doesn't love a free webinar? Join us for Fountaindale Public Library’s sixth annual Genealogy Day with a live stream of our program on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 9:30 am to 4pm CST!Mad Leap
This year’s theme is “Hunting Down Sensational Stories" and will feature three outstanding presentations:

Using HistoryLines to Tell Your Family Story with Adam Allgaier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpG4qBBVqWk

Sensational Deaths and Where to Find Them with Tina Beaird https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j81-T7AJhOg

Tracking Infamous Ancestors in Court Records with Raymond Johnson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLBMKT8665g

We will be fielding questions from the chat feature during each live stream. You can also tweet your questions and comments on our twitter handle: @FPLDGenealogy

Feel free to share our webinar with friends, family, society groups, or the newbie genealogist you just met.

All handouts and details are available on our blog: fountaindalegenealogy.wordpress.com
Location
Off-site; see other information for details
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us our fantastic free program on Saturday, May 7 from 9:30 am to 4 pm and learn more about three great genealogy topics.

Digital Photo Restorations
Need help with a photo restoration? Our Studio 300 staff will be available help scan and digitally restore two of your photos. Don’t forget to bring a flash drive so you can save and bring your digital photos home with you!

We have several groups exhibiting at the conference, including the Isle a la Cache Chapter of the NSDAR, the DuPage County Genealogical Society, and the Bolingbrook Historic Preservation Commission. You will want to set aside some time to see what new and exciting genealogy projects and programs are happening in our area!

Skip the line and order your Genealogy Day lunch from Brooks Cafe using their Box Lunch Order Form. If you forget your lunch on the day of our program, you can place a lunch order at Brooks Cafe during morning registration. Some food selections may be limited, so you’ll want to place your order before 9:30 am!
Location
Meeting Rooms A & B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:55 PM
Description
Photography Instructor and Historian Bruce Troyer can assist in identifying up to two images per participant during this one hour session. Consultations are taken in order of registration in Meeting Room A during the Genealogy Day lunch break. Walk-up consultations will be held if time allows.
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

If you have already registered, enter your user name and password and click on the Login button. New users click on the Sign Me Up button.
Books for Life is an ongoing reading club for ages 16 and up. You can read at your own pace, log the books that you have read, and earn prizes while you are doing something you enjoy! Prizes are awarded at different levels throughout the program, and there is no ending date. Book club participants may read or listen to adult or young adult fiction and nonfiction.

Prizes:
50 books read – book journal
100 books read – book tote bag
500 books read – a book of your choosing
1000 books read – a gift certificate, a book donated to the library in your name, your name and picture in the library’s newsletter (optional), a certificate recognizing your achievement and framed picture.


After completing 1000 books, you would then begin over, receiving a prize at 1050, 1100, 1500, and 2000.


Any questions? Just ask at any of our Adult and Teen Service Desks on the second or third floor or call us at (630)-759-2102 ext. 4176.