The libraries will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7 in observance of Labor Day.
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Upcoming Meetings & Titles
Expert reading recommendations!
Read to a Dog (Ages 6-9)
Sundays, Sept. 6 through Nov. 29, 2 to 3 p.m., Dundee Library
Meet Wagner! He can't wait to hear some stories at the Dundee Library!
Sign up for a 15-minute time slot to read to our certified therapy dogs. They’d love to listen to anything you want to read, or we’ll have a few books for you to choose here. Please register.
Designing Our Future
Tuesday, September 8
Meet the professionals who will begin the process of converting the community's needs into something we can visualize, libraries with enough space to house a robust collection of books, meeting rooms, study rooms, computer labs and more. How much more? You tell us.
Tuesday, September 8
Dundee Library 9:30 a.m. / 4 p.m. / 6:30 p.m.
Randall Oaks 11 a.m.
New! Beyond the Book (Ages 9-12)
Tuesday, September 8, 6 to 7 p.m., Dundee Library
September: The 13-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths.
Come check out our brand-new book club. This group will meet on the second Tuesday of the month to read, talk, create, and eat! Pick up a copy of the book at the Dundee Library Children's Desk.
October: Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman
November: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
How to Pay for College Without Going Broke
Tuesday, September 8, 7 to 8 p.m., Dundee Library
Representatives from My College Planning Team will guide you in your family’s college search, selection, and funding. Discover creative new ways for you to fund your children’s education, understand the importance of applying to the right colleges for your student, and learn how to empower yourself and your student in the college application and selection process. Please register.
Bilingual Storytime @ Jerri Hoffmann Child & Family Center
Wednesday, September 9, 12:30 to 1 p.m.
All are welcome!
Jerri Hoffmann Child & Family Center
229 Lake Marian Rd. in Carpentersville, IL.
Children ages 0-7 and their caregivers can enjoy books and songs in English and Spanish. / Niños edades 0-7 años y sus cuidadores disfrutaran cuentos y canciones en inglés y en español.
Drive Up & Drop Off Your Book Donations
Saturday, September 12, 9 a.m. to Noon, Dundee Library
Friends of FRVPLD will have volunteers on hand to take books (and CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks) right from your car for the upcoming book sale. Please remember, the Friends cannot accept: encyclopedias, magazines,items that are old, moldy, or musty, and textbooks older than 5 years.