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!

 

May 22 – Me Before You by JoJo Moyes

June 26 – Digital Fortress by Dan Brown

March 27 – I Know this Much to be True by Wally Lamb

April 24 – Prayers For Sale by Sandra Dallas

 

Bible Group Reading Together

Adult Programs

 

6/22/17 Coffee & Bagels 10:00am – 12:00pm

6/8/17 Canvas & Cabernet 5:30pm – 7:30pm

6/14/17 Tapas, American Style 6:00pm – 7:00pm

6/21/17 Coloring Cafe 5:00pm – 7:00pm

6/28/17 Marimo Aquascapes 5:00pm – 6:00pm The Girl on the Train

7/5/17 Freestyle Art 5:00pm – 7:00pm

7/8/17 Adult Summer Reading Finale 12:00pm – 2:00pm

7/12/17 BINGO! 6:00pm – 7:00pm

7?19/17 Six Flags Great America 8:30am – 11:30pm

7/26/17 Solar Eclipse Presentation 6:00pm – 7:00pm

8/2/17 “Never Give In” The Life of Sir Winston Churchill 6:00pm – 7:30pm

 

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Library Hours

 

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

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Upcoming Events

 
Drinks and snacks provided.  1) June 27th at Godley Park by large pavillion,  2) July 7th at Lion’s Park in Minooka (has splash pads),  3) July 21st at Children’s Garden in Elwood,  4) August 8th at Old Smokey City Park in Braidwood.  Note:  Rain means event canceled.   No registration required.  Just show up!
Lego Club 6/7-7/12 1:30-2:30. Join us each week as we use our imaginations to build and create with Legos. Duplos are available for children under 4.
Design an aquatic centerpiece with beautiful and easy to care for Marimo moss balls.
Baby Beats–  Thursdays 11:00-11:30 . June 8th-July 13th – Baby Beats is a music class for infants, toddlers and their caregiver’s starting from newborn to 18 months. The class includes singing, bounce and rhythm activities, nursery rhymes, and musical exploration for parents and babies to do together. The benefits of Baby Beats include: -enchancing your
Thursdays 2:00- 3:00. Fun and educational hands on classes presented by the University of Illinois Extension. Grades 4- 8. 6/8 – Oil spill clean up and Sailboats 6/15 – Bridges and Zip Lines 6/22 – Rockets to the Rescue and Space Landing 6/29 – Marble Mazes and Marble Roller Coasters
Lego Club- Wednesdays 6/7- 7/12 1:30-2:30. Join us each week as we use our imaginations to build and create with Legos. Duplos available for children under 4.

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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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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

 
Drinks and snacks provided.  1) June 27th at Godley Park by large pavillion,  2) July 7th at Lion’s Park in Minooka (has splash pads),  3) July 21st at Children’s Garden in Elwood,  4) August 8th at Old Smokey City Park in Braidwood.  Note:  Rain means event canceled.   No registration required.  Just show up!
Lego Club 6/7-7/12 1:30-2:30. Join us each week as we use our imaginations to build and create with Legos. Duplos are available for children under 4.
Design an aquatic centerpiece with beautiful and easy to care for Marimo moss balls.