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Stay At Home Bingo

Complete a row (across, down, or diagonal), mark the squares and snap a photo of your card. Email it to pr@frvpld.info. If you don’t have a printer just take a screen shot with your device and edit the photo. Entries will be randomly selected to receive an eGift Card from a local business. Deadline for participation is Sunday, May 31.

Library Closure FAQs

Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about the library's closure due to COVID-19 restrictions. If you have a question that is not answered below, send an email to libraryhelp@frvpld.info or call (847) 428-3661 and leave a voicemail.


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Libraries are temporarily closed until March 29

The Dundee Library and the Randall Oaks Library are now temporarily closed. This decision is in response to the nationwide effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 through social distancing, and the direction of Illinois Governor JB Pritzker to close Illinois schools until the end of the month.

We plan to remain closed through Sunday, March 29. We will continue to monitor the situation and reassess as more information becomes available.

Gallery Collection is a Colorful Burst of Images

Local artist Jean Pechtel returns to the Ruth Wendt Gallery, and this time has brought fellow artists Jane Erlandson and Nancy Guthrie with her. The new collection is a colorful burst of images using the oil and cold wax medium. As Pachtel explained, cold wax is a mixture of beeswax, alkyd resin, and mineral spirits, and has a thick consistency. Mixed with oil paints, it permits a buildup of texture and allows the artist to scrape through to reveal layers beneath. It is also used to make transparent glazes.

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