Adult Services Librarian, Pam Swanson pswanson@fossilridge.org

Book Discussion

The Book Club meets monthly on the fourth Mondays at 6:30 p.m. to discuss a book selected by one of the members.This group discusses a wide variety of books. Copies of the monthly book selections are available for checkout at the library. All readers are welcome to join!

 

September 25 – The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper

October 23 – Brotherhood in Death by J.D. Robb

 

Bible Group Reading Together

Adult Programs

 

9/8/17 Coffee & Bagels 10:00am – 12:00pm

9/13/17 BYOB Paint & Sip 5:00pm – 7:00pm

9/14/17 Movie & Popcorn – showing La La Land 5:00pm – 7:00pm

9/20/17 “Sweets & Treats for the Fall” 6:00pm – 7:00pm

9/23/17 Coloring Cafe 10:00am – 12:00pm

9/30/17 – 10/4/17 Book and Bake Sale during library hours

10/11/17 Autumn Leaf Lanterns 6:00pm – 7:00pm

10/12/17 Movie & Popcorn – showing Guardians of the Galaxy 5:00pm – 7:00pm

10/18/17 BINGO! 6:00pm – 7:00pm

10/26/17 Familiar Spirits 6:00pm – 7:00pm

11/8/17 Scents of the Season Oil Candles 6:00pm – 7:00pm

11/9/17 Movie & Popcorn – showing Kong: Skull Island 5:00pm – 7:00pm

11/29/17 “Winter Soup for the Soul” 6:00pm – 7:00pm

12/13/17 Winter Woodland Centerpiece 6:00pm – 7:00pm

 

Fossil Ridge Library > Adult Services

Library Hours

 

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed

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Upcoming Events

 
Toddlers and their caregivers can explore and play with different toys and sensory materials each week, develop fine and gross motor skills, as well as social interaction and language skills. Caregivers must accompany child during program. Recommend for ages birth-four years. Registration required
Want to boost your child’s reading enjoyment, confidence, and motivation? Reading to Maisy therapy dog is a great way to do it. Children aged pre-k through grade 5 are encouraged to attend. Reading sessions are individual, children read on a first come, first serve basis.
Lap-Sit is an interactive program for children ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. You’ll sing songs, fingerplays, and enjoy reading time together. Registration is required, caregiver must attend with child.
Storytime will begin with a show-and-tell time, where children will be able to share one show-and-tell item each with the group, followed by stories on various topics each week, and concluding with a related craft activity. This class is for Kindergartners through 3rd graders Registration Required.
Lap-Sit is an interactive program for children ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. You’ll sing songs, fingerplays, and enjoy reading time together. Registration is required, caregiver must attend with child.
Storytime will begin with a show-and-tell time, where children will be able to share one show-and-tell item each with the group, followed by stories on various topics each week, and concluding with a related craft activity. This class is for Kindergartners through 3rd graders Registration Required.

Kid’s Library

 

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OMNI Libraries

 

Download audiobooks and e-books.
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eReadIllinois

 

Free eBooks supported by the Illinois Secretary of State through the Illinois State Library.
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Museum Adventure Pass

 

Get your Museum Passes at the Circulation Desk. You must bring a Fossil Ridge adult library card to get a pass.
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About Us

 

Fossil Ridge Public Library serves the community in Braidwood, Illinois and the surrounding area.

We offer many different programs and have many resources available for anything that you may be searching for.

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Contact Us

 

Get in touch with us today or stop by for a visit.
Phone: (815) 458-2187
Fax: (815) 458-2042
Email: questions@fossilridge.org
Address: 386 W. Kennedy Road,
Braidwood, IL 60408
Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 9am - 8pm
Fri. 9am - 5pm / Sat. 9am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed

Upcoming Events

 
Toddlers and their caregivers can explore and play with different toys and sensory materials each week, develop fine and gross motor skills, as well as social interaction and language skills. Caregivers must accompany child during program. Recommend for ages birth-four years. Registration required
Want to boost your child’s reading enjoyment, confidence, and motivation? Reading to Maisy therapy dog is a great way to do it. Children aged pre-k through grade 5 are encouraged to attend. Reading sessions are individual, children read on a first come, first serve basis.
Lap-Sit is an interactive program for children ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. You’ll sing songs, fingerplays, and enjoy reading time together. Registration is required, caregiver must attend with child.