Registration opens Wednesday, June 1st for Fox River Grove Memorial Library card holders.

Registration opens for all on Wednesday, June 8th. Call us at 847.639.2274 or stop by to register today!

We make every effort to ensure our programs are accessible to all. Do you require special accommodations? Tell us how we can help you!

Our caterpillars are expected to arrive in early June. Every time you visit the Youth Services Department you will be able to watch the caterpillars grow and experinece their metamorphosis in person! Once the butterflies have emerged from their cocoons, we will be having a butterfly release party outside the Library. We will be sharing updates on social media as well as posting the date of the release party.



Let's Tie-Dye!

Join Ms. Angel on Saturday, June 25th to dye a drawstring bag this summer. The bag would be perfect for carrying all your stuff to the parks, the beach, and of course your Library books!

Grades 1 - 6

Registration Required

Saturday, June 25th @ 1:00 pm



Horse Storytime!

If you love horses, you don't want to miss storytime at a real horse stable!

Dream Riders Horse Stable in Crystal Lake is hosting a horse-themed storytime for us on Thursday, June 30th at 10:30 am. At the end, we have an opportunity to interact with the horses. Space is limited and a waiver must be completed prior to the event.


Location: Dream Riders, 4701 N. Oak St., Crystal Lake


Bring your favorite stuffed animal and a special blanket for a sleepover at the Library! Your buddy will have a blast making new friends and playing. Pick up will include a photo album keepsake of all the good times and a special craft for YOU to make at home!

All ages

Registration Required

Drop Off: Wednesday, July 13

Pick Up: Saturday, July 16


Fish in a Jar Craft!

This special summer craft is sponsored by FRG's Erin Jonas of eXp Realty. Erin will be guest hosting the program and helping us to create our own fish in a jar to take home! Thanks, Erin!

Thursday, July 21 @ 1:00 PM

Grades: 1-5

Registration is Required.


New kits available June 6th, July 4th, & August 1st. Please send photos of your completed projects to us at - We'd LOVE to see them!

Youth activity kits are graciously sponsored by the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove