Adult Programs Summer 2019

Teen and Adult Summer Reading "Party Like it's 1919!"

June 3 - July 27

In continued celebration of FRG's Centennial... read four books or play BINGO between Monday, June 3 and Saturday, July 27 to be entered to win terrific prizes! There will be a Centennial-inspired reading list available for those interested. See the Circulation Desk!

Summer Movie Series

Second Friday of the Month @ 1 p.m.

Feel free to bring your lawn chairs to enjoy a movie with your friends and neighbors! Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Library. A short movie discussion will follow. These movies are rated PG-13 - R.

Bohemian Rhapsody: June 14

Vice: July 12

Poms: August 9

Hearing Wellness

Wednesday, June 26 @ 6 p.m.

Victoria Western from Hearing On Call will be here to discuss the importance of caring for your hearing health and how if untreated, it can affect your quality of life. Learn about different types of hearing loss, how to understand the results of a hearing test, strategies for communication with individuals with hearing loss, and more. Free hearing screenings will be provided.

Small Business Planning

Monday, July 15 @ 6 p.m.

Back by popular demand! Whether you're starting a new business, positioning your company for growth, or seeking to expand globally, Mitch Bienvenue, Director of Small Business Development & International Trade Center, can help. Learn what you need to know to do business in Illinois and next steps for starting or growing your business.

Tai Chi for All

Wednesday, July 24 @ 6 p.m.

Presented by Moon Willow of Woodstock. Back by popular demand!

Resumes with Erica Reckamp

Wednesday, August 28 @ 6 p.m.

Erica will lead us through current strategies and trends based on reemployment research, including Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), creating keyword-optimized content, and avoiding red flags that eliminate you from the candidate pool. Free critiques of job search documents via email will be offered to attendees!

Shout out to our crafty patrons... want to share your work?

Do you have a quilt you're particularly proud of? Does Grandma's quilt need some attention? Display it at the Library! Beginning the first week of July, with the help of Pieceful Gathering Quilt Shop, we will be displaying full quilts by our patrons to celebrate the Centennial. Call us by Monday, July 1 to discuss details and reserve a spot!

Centennial Week Drawing

Monday, August 12 - Saturday, August 17

Did you know that there are over 100 things you can do at the Library? Come to the Library to celebrate Fox River Grove's 100th birthday during the week of August 12 - 17 to earn drawing tickets when you use one of our services: check out a book, send a fax, make a copy, and so much more! We have a lot to offer, so you have a lot of opportunities to earn tickets all week long! One ticket per service.

Our Centennial Drawing is available to all adult FRGML cardholders in good standing. First place prize is $100, made possible by the generous donations of area businesses. The winner will be announced Monday, August 19 @ 5 p.m. Good luck!


Dust off your flapper garb for... Murder Mystery Night!

Saturday, September 21 @ 6 p.m.

A little party never killed nobody! Enjoy "mocktails" while solving a murder with your library friends... or enemies? Dun dun duuun!

Register early for role assignments! Registration begins June 3 for FRGML cardholders.

FRGML Running Club

Tues./Thurs. 6:30 a.m.

Wednesday 6:15 p.m.

Saturday 7:30 a.m.

We know you have heard about us and thought, "I should totally do that!" So what are you waiting for? All levels (runners & walkers) are welcome. Meet in the Library parking lot. More info?

Knitting & Crochet Club

1st & 3rd Mondays @ 6:30 p.m.