Adult Services Librarian, Pam Swanson pswanson@fossilridge.org

Book Discussions

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!

9/23 Shattered Mirror by Iris Johansen

10/28 A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

_________________________________________

The Cookbook Club meets monthly on the third Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.  Choose your favorite recipe from each month’s book and bring a sample to share at the meeting. Copies of the monthly book selections are available for checkout at the library. All readers are welcome to join!

9/17 The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It

10/15 Semi Homemade Week Night Wonders by Sandra Lee

11/19 Paula Dean Celebrates Best Dishes and Best Wishes

12/17 5 in 5 for Every Season by Michael Syman

___________________________________________

The Non-Fiction Book Club meets monthly on the third Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. to discuss a book selected by one of the members. Copies of the monthly book selections are available for checkout at the library. All readers are welcome to join!

9/17 The Most Beautiful Life: My Life With Prince by Mayte Garcia

10/16 Dreams From My Father by Barak Obama

11/20 Dark Knight: A True Baman Story by Paul Dini

Thunder Dog by Michael Hingson

 

 

 

 

Bible Group Reading Together

Adult Programs

 

23 Sep
55 Alive Driver Safety Class
  Start:  September 23, 2019  -  End:  September 24, 2019
   Venue:   , , ,
Auto insurance premium discounts for participants. Registration is required. Fee: $15 for AARP members,  $20 for non-members. 9/23 & 9/24 9:00am – 1:00pm
25 Sep
How Money Works
  Start:  September 25, 2019  -  End:  September 25, 2019
   Venue:   , , ,
Wednesday, 9/25 @ 6:00pm – 7:00pm | Join us for this financial workshop to learn about: Ways to reduce debt, retirement savings strategies, the power of compound interest, the high cost of waiting to save and more! Registration is required.  
28 Sep
Friends of the Library Book and Bake Sale
  Start:  September 28, 2019  -  End:  October 2, 2019
   Venue:   , , ,
   
06 Oct
Kane County Flea Market
  Start:  October 6, 2019  -  End:  October 6, 2019
   Venue:   , , ,
Kane County Flea Market | Sunday, 10/6 @ 8:00am – 3:00pm | Do you live for collecting? Are you searching for that perfect piece of jewelry, books, antiques, or fancy “junque?” Come with us to one of the best flea markets in the world! $10 per person includes bus transportation and admission to the market.  All
09 Oct
Gilded Gourds Craft Class
  Start:  October 9, 2019  -  End:  October 9, 2019
   Venue:   , , ,
Gilded Gourds Craft Class | Wednesday, 10/9 @ 5:00pm – 7:00pm | Celebrate the season and create a lovely autumn decoration for your home. Registration is required.  
16 Oct
Wright Brothers Wrong Story
  Start:  October 16, 2019  -  End:  October 16, 2019
   Venue:   , , ,
   Wright Brothers, Wrong Story | Wednesday, 10/16 @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm | A look at the true story behind the Wright brothers and their famous flights at Kitty Hawk. Presented by  best selling author, William Hazelgrove. Registration is required.  
26 Oct
Naperville Ghost Tour
  Start:  October 26, 2019  -  End:  October 26, 2019
   Venue:   , , ,
Naperville Ghost Tour | Saturday, 10/26 @ 4:00pm – 11:00pm | You’re invited to join us for this national award winning tour. Experience an amazing, fun, and seriously creepy evening as you walk the haunted streets of  Naperville and hear terrifying tales with paranormal investigator and author Kevin Frantz. We will arrive in downtown Naperville
13 Nov
Pallet Painting Party
  Start:  November 13, 2019  -  End:  November 13, 2019
   Venue:   , , ,
Pallet Painting Party  | Wednesday, 11/13 @ 6:00pm |  Looking for a fun night out?  Join our party and create your own unique wood sign! We provide all the materials and show you how to make a beautiful piece for your home or for a gift. Snacks provided, BYOB. Must be 21 or older to
20 Nov
Social Security: Today,Tomorrow and for the future
  Start:  November 20, 2019  -  End:  November 20, 2019
   Venue:   , , ,
Social Security:  Today, Tomorrow and for the Future | Wednesday, 11/20 @ 6:00pm –  7:00pm |  Join our presentation to learn more about surprisingly complex situations including: When to consider claiming Social Security benefits, how being married, divorced or widowed can impact your benefits, how to potentially give your Social Security check a boost and
04 Dec
Chef Brandy
  Start:  December 4, 2019  -  End:  December 4, 2019
   Venue:   , , ,
  Chef Brandy | Wednesday, 12/4 @ 6:00pm –  7:00pm | Enjoy an evening with great recipes and delicious samples with Chef Brandy. Registration is required.  
11 Dec
Norwegian Gnomes Craft Class
  Start:  December 11, 2019  -  End:  December 11, 2019
   Venue:   , , ,
  Norwegian Gnomes Craft Class | Wednesday, 12/11 @ 6:00pm – 7:00pm | Create a whimsical decoration that’s perfect for holiday decorating or gift giving. Registration is required.  

Lastest Events

 
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.
Join us at the library to enjoy a movie with your child. Light refreshments will be served. All movies will begin at 1:00pm
Family story time is for families with children from birth- 5 years. It includes songs, rhymes, stories, and a small craft. Registration required, caregivers must attend with child.
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
Critical Fumbles | Tuesdays 9/10 – 12/17 @ 4:30pm – 7:30pm | Are you ready for an adventure? Join this teen volunteer run Dungeons and Dragons group every week. Dungeons & Dragons is a game of imagination, adventure and near-limitless possibilities. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced player, it’s time to roll the dice
Teen Game Nights | Thursdays 5:00pm – 7:00pm  9/12, 10/10, 11/14,  12/12 Come to the library for video and board games, arts and crafts, free snacks, or just to hang out with your friends! No registration. Grades 6 – 12.