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Library Hours

The Winifred Knox Memorial Library is considering closing at 7PM on a year round basis.
Starting immediately, the library will be closing at 7PM. This will continue until May so that the board can gather information and make a final decision.
Please check back for updates on the library hours or stop in and ask any staff member for 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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May Events

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

Craft day is Saturday, April 30th from 10:30 to noon.  We will be making crafts and having a snack.
Pre school lap sit is Wednesday, May 4th from 11:00 to 11:45.  We will read stories, have snacks, and make a simple craft.
"Mommy and Me Tea" will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 11:30 to 1:00.  Mothers and their daughters ages 5 to 9 are welcome. 
There is a sign-up sheet at the circulation desk.
Movie night is Friday, May 27th from 6:00 to 8:00.  We will be watching "Norm of the North".
Craft day is Saturday, May 28th from 10:30 to noon. Children are invited to make a craft and have a snack.

Children under age 8 need parental supervision at all events.

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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