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Memorial Library Website



The Franklin Grove Public Library currently has an open position on the Board of Trustees.
Candidates must live within the Village of Franklin Grove limits.
Interested persons may stop in the library or call 815-456-2823 for more information.


We are pleased to announce all library patrons can now download ebooks as well as e audio books!


Read books online!


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November Events

Be sure to check the Event Calendar for any last minute additions!

Winter hours for the library begin on Monday, November 2nd.  We will be closing at 7:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday Friday and Saturday hours remain the same.
The monthly pre-school lap sit will be on Wednesday, November 4th from 11:00 to 11:45.
Movie night is Friday, November 20th from 6:00 to 8:00.  We will be watching "Inside Out".
Craft day is Saturday, November 21st from 10:30 to noon.  We will be making Thanksgiving crafts.
Children under age 8 need parental supervision at all events.
The library will close at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25th and will remain closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th for Thanksgiving.  Regular hours resume on Saturday, November 28th.

Have an idea for a program or event? Email us today!

Library Board Minutes

Library hours:
Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

112 S. Elm St., PO Box 326
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
Phone: 815-456-2823
Fax: 815-456-2619

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