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Upcoming Events
Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Wed, Jan 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Illinois Storm Chasers co-founder Adam Lucio, a self-taught forecaster and chaser, will talk all things severe weather. 
This event is full

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room C
Thu, Jan 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
All levels of play are welcome to join this instructor-guided class.
This event is full

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room C
Sat, Jan 26, 9:15am - 11:30am
A monthly book discussion of enduring works of literature and history.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Mon, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
World traveler Nancy McCully explores the riches of Morocco's palaces, mosques, and museums in the cities of Casablanca, Fez, Marrakesh, and Rabat and more.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Wed, Jan 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Historian William Hazelgrove explores the truth behind the myths and legends surrounding Orville and Wilbur Wright and their amazing quest to make manned flight possible.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Fri, Feb 01, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Volunteer tax preparers from AARP will be available by appointment in the library to assist community members with their tax return. Appointments required; book beginning January 7.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Mon, Feb 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn blending and layering techniques as we paint these fun and easy abstract hearts. Two sessions.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Mon, Feb 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Learn blending and layering techniques as we paint these fun and easy abstract hearts. Two sessions.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Tue, Feb 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The public is invited to the meetings of the Lake-to-Prairie chapter of the Wild Ones, a national not-for-profit organization that promotes using native plants in landscapes. Registration recommended.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Wed, Feb 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join film historian Annette Bochenek for a presentation about the film industry’s early days in Chicago, as she discusses Chicago's silent film studios, stars, and their legacies today.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Thu, Feb 07, 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Volunteer tax preparers from AARP will be available by appointment in the library to assist community members with their tax return. Appointments required; book beginning January 7.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Fri, Feb 08, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Volunteer tax preparers from AARP will be available by appointment in the library to assist community members with their tax return. Appointments required; book beginning January 7.

The Regent Center
Fri, Feb 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
This library-sponsored book discussion for seniors is held the second Friday of the month at the Regent Center. Copies of the book are available at the library.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Mon, Feb 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Laura Keyes takes us through an illustrated lecture of the story of this beloved American company, from the early failures, major successes, and Milton Hershey's decision to give his fortune away. 

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Tue, Feb 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Every month we screen a different film that you get to help us choose! Bring a covered drink, and we'll provide a selection of snacks.

Fremont Public Library - Study Room 2
Tue, Feb 12, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Join with your fellow writers to share your work and improve your writing. The group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month in a study room.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Tue, Feb 12, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Every month we screen a different film that you get to help us choose! Bring a covered drink, and we'll provide a selection of snacks.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Wed, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Jenny Riddle reveals the secrets of Jackie Kennedy and the Bouvier women in her dramatic review based on Randy Taraborelli’s fascinating biography.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Thu, Feb 14, 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Volunteer tax preparers from AARP will be available by appointment in the library to assist community members with their tax return. Appointments required; book beginning January 7.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Fri, Feb 15, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Volunteer tax preparers from AARP will be available by appointment in the library to assist community members with their tax return. Appointments required; book beginning January 7.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Mon, Feb 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Hollywood afficionado Susan Gibberman explores the history of this prestigious award and challenges you with Oscar trivia.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Wed, Feb 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Courtney Combs of the YWCA uses the book and movie "The Hate U Give" as the starting place for a discussion of the connection between experience, identity, and race in America.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Thu, Feb 21, 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Volunteer tax preparers from AARP will be available by appointment in the library to assist community members with their tax return. Appointments required; book beginning January 7.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room C
Thu, Feb 21, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Adult gamers: Play new and classic tabletop & role-playing games at our new game club. Drop in and play anytime between 6:30 and 8:30! Beginners welcome.

Fremont Public Library - Meeting Room A & B
Fri, Feb 22, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Volunteer tax preparers from AARP will be available by appointment in the library to assist community members with their tax return. Appointments required; book beginning January 7.

Homework Help
Online Tutoring
Brainfuse HelpNow
Live one-on-one online tutoring service for homework help and writing assistance. Includes Spanish language tutoring and standardized practice tests. Grades K-12. Available every day from 2:00-11:00 p.m.
Lynda.com
Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills. Requires library card and account password (PIN).
Learn a Language
MuzzyClub
MuzzyClub is an internationally recognized program that incorporates stories, activities, and games while teaching 8 world languages.
Pronunciator
Lessons and live classes for over 80 languages, focusing on pronunciation. Also teaches English from 50 source languages.
Practice Tests
Brainfuse Skillsurfer
Practice standardized tests for K-12 subjects.
Langauge Arts
General OneFile
General-interest periodical, journal, and newspaper database. It includes travel guides, radio and television transcripts, and more.
LitFinder Literature Database
Full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays.
Current Events
Chicagoland News
Newspapers from the Chicago area including The Mundelein Review, Daily Herald, and Chicago Sun-Times.
Infotrac Newsstand
Full-text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Pro/Con views for over 13,000 subjects, court cases and other topics, biographies and profiles. Includes pictures, graphs, references, and more.
eBooks & More
eBooks and eAudiobooks
Overdrive (Libby)
Overdrive allows patrons to to read eBooks through an internet browser or download eBooks for offline viewing through the free Libby app on computers, Android and iOS devices. Overdrive also offers digital audiobooks, which can be transferred from your computer to a digital device, or played on your device using the Overdrive app.
Hoopla
Hoopla Digital allows patrons to read eBooks and comic books through an internet browser or download eBooks and comic books for offline viewing through the free Hoopla app on Android or iOS devices. Hoopla also offers digital audiobooks, movies, TV shows, and music albums. Limit 10 downloads per library card per month.
Biblioboard
Reaching Across Illinois Library Systems (RAILS) has partnered with BiblioLabs to offer a free, rotating collection of eBooks to all Illinois residents.
Magazines & Newspapers
Flipster
Download digital magazines to your phone or tablet, or read them in your browser. Use your library card number to get started.
Chicago Newspapers
Provides full-text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers, including the Mundelein Review..
Streaming Music
Freegal
Freegal offers access to about 13 million DRM-free songs and new music is added daily. Fremont Library card holders can download songs and music videos for free to a personal computer and then transfer them to an MP3 player, iPod, or smartphone, or they can download then via an app on a smartphone. You can also stream up to three hours of music per day.
Hoopla
Hoopla Digital allows patrons to stream music albums through an internet browser or download video for offline viewing through the Hoopla app on Android or iOS devices. Hoopla also offers digital audiobooks, eBooks, comic books, movies and TV shows. Limit 10 checkouts per library card per month.
Streaming Movies and TV
Hoopla
Hoopla Digital allows patrons to stream movies and TV shows through an internet browser or download video for offline viewing through the Hoopla app on Android or iOS devices. Hoopla also offers digital audiobooks, eBooks, comic books and music albums. Limit 10 checkouts per library card per month.
Online Computer Classes
Lynda.com
If you want to learn how to use a computer, or learn how to use a specific computer program, Lynda.com has thousands of training videos that let you learn at your own pace. Sign up with your library card (your PIN is the password you use to log in to the library catalog).
Brainfuse HelpNow
Brainfuse's SkillSurfer resource offers step-by-step instruction for Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. Click on "SkillSurfer" and choose "Computers and Technology." If you're accessing this resource from home, you will need your library card number.