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Dian | May 15, 2024

I Love Me: The New Program Series

I Love Me

The focus of the “I Love Me” programs is self-care and self-love. A relaxing activity will be scheduled once every three months, including a sound bath meditation, drumming circles, and calming art activities.

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Rachel | May 10, 2024

Artful Adventures: Button Tree Art

You may or may not have been able to attend our latest Artful Adventures Button Tree Art at Randall Oaks Library, now is your chance to make some for yourself!

You just need a few simple craft supplies and a vision to create your own masterpiece!

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Sam | May 1, 2024

Paul Auster, 1947-2024

The news hit the literary world that author Paul Auster passed away yesterday, April 30, 2024. Auster was a bestselling and award-winning American author for whom New York played a significant role in his writing.

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Jasmin | April 23, 2024

Tortured Poet

Now that we've had the weekend to fully immerse ourselves in miss Taylor’s new album, The Tortured Poets Department, why not try to be a tortured poet yourself.  As we all know Taylor Swift is always scheming and it's no coincidence that she released her album in April, it is national poetry

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Rachel | April 23, 2024

Sewing Studio: Weather Buddies

Sewing Studio is a series of beginner to intermediate hand sewing for grades 3 - 8 which focuses on using a small pattern to sew a small plush out of felt craft sheets.  It is held about once every other quarter at the Randall Oaks Library, often switching between Needle Felt or Sewing Studi

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Erica | April 19, 2024

Video Game Kits

Patrons of the Fox River Valley Public Library District have seen many changes over the years as we continuously strive to provide our patrons with not only the latest in the worlds of attention-grabbing literature, film, and music, but also in offering access to essential technologies like check

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Danielle | April 1, 2024

Asian Heritage Reading Challenge

Celebrate Asian authors and those with Asian heritage by participating in our reading challenge throughout the month of April. Sign up through the Beanstack app, website, or in person at the library. You'll have the opportunity to read a book from our carefully curated adult and teen lists representing authors from multiple Asian identities, whether from continental Asia, the Pacific Island, or Asian descent. One book is all it takes to complete the challenge. Prizes will be awarded to all finishers.
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Heather J | March 24, 2024

Eclipse Watch Party

Join our Eclipse Watch Party on Monday, April 8 on the Dundee Library front lawn. A partial solar eclipse will occur between 12:50 p.m. and 3:22 p.m., with maximum coverage happening at 2:07 p.m.

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Dian | February 22, 2024

Drumming Open Jam

Drumming Open Jam

 

If you wanna try something new or wanna give your neighbors a break, come hit the drums at the Library!!

We’ll be offering open jam sessions from 4-5pm on the following dates: 

 

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February 13, 2024

Survey Results & Strategic Plan Goals

Last September, the Fox River Valley Public Library District conducted a community survey meant to help us map out a strategic plan that will guide us for the next five years.

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February 10, 2024

Celebrate Black History Month with STEAM!

The month of February has brought us to Black History Month. We take this time to celebrate African American achievements. Join us in recognizing notable Black inventors, mathematicians and scientists with hands-on learning kits.

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February 5, 2024

Cozy Up With New Spanish Children's Books

I am excited to announce our Spanish collection continues to grow! Our popular series such as Dog Man, The Bad Guys, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Baby-sitters Club and many more are now available in Spanish.

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