Zinio- Digital Magazines through Fox Lake Library
Digital magazines are now available to resident library card holders of the Fox Lake District Library!
Click on the Zinio Logo and browse through over one hundred exciting titles!
These digital magazines can be downloaded to computers, tablets, smartphones and more!Please click here for instructions on signing up for Zinio.
National Library Week/Library Birthday Survey
National Library Week is April 13--19, 2014 and this years theme is "Lives Change @ Your Library."
The library turns 75 this year and we want to know how the library has positively impacted your life.
Pick up a Library Birthday Survey at the reference desk on the second floor
or download and print from the library facebook page.
Duct Tape Craft Tuesday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m.
Young Adults, participate in a Duct Tape Craft at the Fox Lake District Library. In Celebration of Teen Tech Week Theme DIY,
create a Duct Tape picture frame craft using duct tape, a ruler, and scissors. Using technology, format a digital picture for the frame
Print out and place completed picture into Duct Tape picture frame. Register at the reference desk required, sign up today!
Preparing for ACT Part I (Study Tips)
Wednesday, March 12 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. Attention Young Adults!
Review the purpose of the ACT exam, the different sections, and test taking strategies.
Presented by Illinois Student Assistance Commisssion. Sign up at reference desk required.
Study Session Learning Express Library Database
Young Adults, Learn about a new database at the library that helps you study for the ACT/SAT
exams. When? Friday, March 14 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Sign up at reference desk required.
Baseball in the Attic Appraisal Event - Saturday, March 15 at 2 pm
Have you ever wondered what your 1945 Chicago Cubs team signed baseball is worth, or
the 1930s card collection passed down from your parents? Bring in your baseball
memorabilia and have it appraised for free by vintage baseball memorabilia expert Michael
Osacky. Mr. Osacky will lecture on the history of vintage baseball card collecting and
then appraise two items per person. Registration is required.
Needlecrafters of Fox Lake
The Needlecrafters of Fox Lake meet the fourth Tuesday of every month at 11 a.m.
The next meeting is Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 11 a.m.
Bring your project and come craft with friends.
Writing Comics - Saturday, March 29 at 2 pm
Professional comic-book writer Russell Lissau (The Batman Strikes, Strawberry Shortcake)
will answer all of your questions about how comic books are created and what it takes to work
in the business. Adults and teens are welcome to attend.
Thursday Murder Mystery Book Club
The Thursday Murder Mystery Book Club meets the first Thursday of the month at 10:30 am.
April 3rd's title is Greased Wheels by Linda Mickey. Pick up
a copy of the book at the front desk and join us for doughnuts and discussion!
Affordable Care Act Information
The Fox Lake District Library is offering information on the Affordable Health Care Act
(ACA, also known as “Obamacare”) on our website. Click on the icon that includes
the American flag in this paragraph or in the sidebar at left for more information on this program,
and for step by step instructions on how to apply for insurance coverage
and comply with the law’s requirements.
Museum Adventure Pass
Did you know that you can use your Fox Lake District Library card to get free admission
at area museums and attractions? Just come to the library this summer and ask for a
Museum Adventure Pass! Museum Adventure Passes can be used at Brookfield Zoo,
Chicago Botanic Garden, Legoland Discovery Center and more!
For more information, please visit MuseumAdventure.org.
Library Book Sale Room Bag Sale
Fill up a library bag with items from the library's book sale room for only $10.
Pick up a library bag in the book sale room.
Fill the bag up with your favorite books, movies and other items.
Pay for your bag at the front desk.
Individual items also available at regular sale prices