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Memorial Library Website



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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July Events

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

Our summer reading program "Read to the Rhythm" continues on Mondays through July 20th 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
July 6th: Richard Landry and his magic rabbit "Snowball" will bring their great magic and comedy show.
July 13th: We will be playing games, making crafts, and having snacks.
July 20th: Dave Rudolf will be here for our grand finale with his music and comedy show.
Please try to bring your reading logs each week.

Coming soon: Franklin Grove Harvest Festival July 31st-August 2nd.  The library will be hosting an art show and book sale on Saturday, August 1st.

Children under age 8 need parental supervision at all events.

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


The Award Has Been Presented!
Thursday, April 23rd, Pizza Hut was presented with a special plaque declaring that their pizza is "The Best Pizza Around". A group of 3rd graders through 8th grade judged 6 area pizzas to find a winner. Some of our judges joined the director in the presentation. Those present (from left to right): Adler Wiegand, Cameron Thomas, Pizza Hut Manager Brenda Camling, Library Director Jeff Munson, Denzell Schwartz, Faith Totzke, Orien Renard, and Shawn Renard. Thank you to all who made this event a resounding success.


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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