Registration opens Thursday, September 1st for Fox River Grove Memorial Library card holders.

Registration opens for all on Thursday, September 8th. Call us at 847.639.2274 or stop by to register!

We make every effort to ensure our programs are accessible to all. Do you require special accommodations?

Tell us how we can help you!


Hello readers! We have selected the book club fall collection and we are looking forward to discussing each title with you.

Sept 8, 6 pm – And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie – mystery
Oct 13, 6 pm – The World According to Garp by John Irving – fiction
Nov 17, 6 pm – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles – historical fiction

A copy of book discussion titles will be at the Circulation Desk one month before the book club meeting.

You can also borrow an eBook or audiobook version of the book by using our apps Axis 360, OverDrive, and Hoopla.

New members are always welcome. If you haven’t already, contact us to register

by phone at 847-639-2274, by email at, or in person at the circulation desk.


Love to crochet or would like to learn? Come join us for an hour of

chaining, slip stitching, single, and double crocheting that will result in cute little creations.

Beginners to experts are welcome. Supplies will be provided. Registration is required

by phone at 847-639-2274, by email at, or in person at the circulation desk.

Only 10 spots are available.

Feel free to bring your coffee or tea (with lid) and a sunny mood!


A Conversation with Marlee Matlin: From Oscar to West Wing and Beyond

Wednesday, September 14

In celebration of Deaf Awareness Month, Marlee Matlin joins Illinois Libraries Present to share the highs and lows of her Hollywood career and journeys as an activist. The youngest recipient of the Best Actress Oscar, Matlin’s acting career recently achieved another milestone as her 2021 film CODA swept every category it was nominated in at the 2022 Academy Awards. 

A longtime advocate for deaf rights, Matlin continues to break down barriers for herself and others through her acting, awareness, and writing. As she has so aptly stated, “The only thing I can’t do is hear. The rest is there for the taking.”

Register for this inspiring conversation HERE.

This program will be offered in ASL and translated through an interpreter. 

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present