Take & Make Kits

For all ages

We know how much you LOVE our craft kits so we are adding 2 new kits! They will be available at the Ask Me Desk in Youth Services on the first of the month, while supplies last.


Van Gogh To Go: Craft Kits

Edison's Bright Ideas: STEM kits

Letter Permitting: Early literacy kits

It's Elementary Science & Book Club

Grades K-4 via zoom

Let us captivate your child's inner scientist in this fun and educational Zoom class.

Supplies for each experiment and a book will be available for pick up prior to the class. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Cary-Grove.

Thursday, 3/25 @ 5:30 pm NIGHT SKY

Thursday, 4/15 @ 5:30 pm ROCKS & MINERALS

Thursday, 5/20 @ 5:30 pm PLANTS


Creative Art for Preschoolers
Ages 3 - 5

Posted to our YouTube channel at 10:00 am on:
Tuesday, March 9 - Dr. Seuss

Tuesday, April 13 - Earth Day

Tuesday, May 11 - Flowers

Kids will explore the creative process using a variety of art materials, with activities that enhance fine motor skills, creativity, and imaginations! Pre recorded videos provided for you to watch and create at a time that works for you!

Register today to reserve your craft kit!



Grades 3-5 via zoom

Wednesday, March 24 @5:30-7:00 pm

Love Minecraft? Join the staff of Minecraft Mania in our own closed game! Play Minecraft with teammates using multiplayer mode, work together to build something and solve in-game challenges. Learn basic coding, digital citizenship, problem solving and critical thinking all through Minecraft. No experience necessary.

A Minecraft account is required. Don't have an account? We can help! In an effort to make this program more accessible, if you register and plan to use a computer to play, we have a limited number of accounts to offer free of charge. Please email Ms. Dana at dfanslow@frgml.org to request access.


Plant an Herb Garden

Grades K-4 via zoom

Thursday, April 22 @ 5:30 pm via Zoom

Celebrate Earth Day with us! We will be decorating planters and then planting our own herb gardens! All supplies will be provided.





Build Your Own Lightsaber

Grades 2-4 via zoom

Saturday, May 1 @ 1:00 pm via Zoom

We're making lightsabers! All supplies will be provided. Reserve your spot today to be saber-ready for Star Wars day on May 4th.

May the force be with you!




Register today for one of our Youth Book Clubs! We now offer 4 groups for readers of all ages.

Discussions are via zoom on either Tuesdays or Saturdays depending on the group. Books and a reading schedule will be available to pick up in the Youth Services Department.



Read With Me: 4years old - 2nd grade

Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate DiCamillo

Meets at 10 am Saturdays: 4/10, 4/24, 5/8




Elementary: Grades 3-4

CatStronauts Mission Moon  by Drew Brockington

Meets Saturdays: 4/10, 4/24, 5/8 @ 1:00 pm





Middle School Book Club: Grades 5-6

Zita the Spacegirl By Ben Hatke

Meets Tuesdays: 4/6, 4/20, 5/4 @ 5:30 pm





Middle School Book Club: Grades 7-8

Earthling! By Mark Fearing

Meets Tuesdays: 4/13, 4/27, 5/11 @ 5:30 pm





Registration for FRGML cardholders begins on Tuesday, March 1. Non-FRGML cardholders can register beginning Tuesday, March 8. You may register in-person or by calling 847-639-2274. To ensure our programs are accessible to all, please let us know if you need any accommodations.