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Library Closing To follow Illinois Department of Health guidelines, the Fremont Public Library will close the building to the public on Monday, Nov. 16 until further notice. Materials may still be retrieved by placing them on hold and picking them up via our Curbside Service during the library hours listed above.
The one exception is that we will offer 1-hour computer appointments for Fremont cardholders only. Appointments are limited to one cardholder per day and can be made up to 2 days in advance. To make an appointment, please use chat or call the library during normal business hours.
Craft Kits and Printouts can still be retrieved by using Curbside pick-up. Our virtual program schedule will not change. Librarians are available to answer questions and help pick out materials for you via phone, chat, or email during library hours which are listed at the top of this page.
Adult Online Programs Plymouth Pilgrims The 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower Voyage Monday, Nov. 16, 7:00pm
Listen as longtime Plymouth Governor William Bradford, portrayed by Terry Lynch, recounts the stories of some of the first European settlers in America. Registration required.
Guided Meditation & Chair Yoga Thursday, Nov. 19, 11:30am
Join instructor Isabel Raci, C-IAYT, online for a gentle session of guided meditation and chair yoga. Registration required.
Senior Connections - So Big
Join us for our monthly book discussion, offered in partnership with the Mundelein Park & Recreation District. December’s book is So Big by Edna Ferber. Registration required.
Friday, Dec. 11, 10:30am
Great Books - Beowulf
Saturday, Nov. 21, 10:00am
Great Books is a monthly book discussion of enduring works of literature and history. This month’s book is Beowulf. Registration required.
Online Youth Programs
Artist Lab Storytime Tuesday, Nov. 17, 10:00am
Drop off by Monday, Nov. 30
All Ages. Write a thank-you letter to First Responders of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Letter-writing kits available for curbside pick-up while supplies last. Drop off your completed letter by November 30.
Ages 2-5. Sing, create, and read along with Mr. Joel on Zoom! Register to receive a Zoom link.
Family Winter Dessert Wars Contest Dec. 7 - 20
Families with children Grade 5 and under. Registration optional. Register by 12/2 to receive a Decorating Kit. Decorate cookies or cupcakes in a wintry style and submit a photo by December 20th! Check our Events Calendar for more details.
Online Teen Programs
TEEN “GET CAUGHT READING” CONTEST Nov. 2 - 22
WINTER DESSERT WARS CONTEST
Grades 6-12: Snap a reading photo! It could be of you, a friend, family member, or pet reading. Showcase a favorite book or reading spot!
Dec. 7 - 20
The contest runs November 2-22. Winner will receive a $10 gift card to a place of their choice. Include your name, grade, home address, your photo and its title in an email to email@example.com with the subject line ‘Teen Get Caught Reading Contest’. Limit 1 submission per person. Get caught reading!
Teen Advisory Board •
Monday, Nov. 16, 4:00pm
Grades 6-12. Register. Join us on Zoom! Give your opinion and help brainstorm teen programs and more to earn a service hour. Registration and email address is required to get the Zoom link.
Grades 6-12. Registration optional via the event on 12/7. Decorate cookies or cupcakes in a wintry or holiday theme and then send us a photo of it! Registration for a kit opens 11/15 and closes 12/2. Check our Events Calendar for more details.