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  • ‘Frog Lady’ shows off reptiles, amphibians Feb 16, 2015 5:43 PM
    Deb Krohn was wrapped in snakes as they slithered around her neck and head during the presentation of “Live Animals — Reptiles & Amphibians!” at Fremont Public Library. More than 120 children, parents and caregivers listened Monday as Krohn, also known as the Frog Lady, discussed reptiles and amphibians as she exhibited 20 live animals.

  • See film about conservationist: Feb 1, 2015 3:24 PM
    The Wild Ones Lake-to-Prairie Chapter will host a documentary film on legendary conservationist, Aldo Leopold, from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein.

  • Readers invited to Mundelein book club Jan 2, 2015 4:33 PM
    Mundelein’s Human Relations Commission invites book lovers to participate in its book club. Books are available free at the Fremont Public Library to anyone with a valid system library card.

  • Angelou chosen for Mundelein book club selection Dec 31, 2014 4:19 PM
    Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” is Mundelein’s book club selection for January, officials have announced. The village’s Human Relations Commission invites residents to read the book then take part in a community discussion Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the Fremont Public Library.

  • Families get early start on celebrating the New Year in Mundelein Dec 28, 2014 5:20 PM
    About 200 children and adults got an early start on celebrating the arrival of 2015 during the Fremont Public Library’s annual Family New Year’s Celebration on Sunday. The event featured a performance from Ryan Freeman of R.C. Juggles & Company. Children laughed and gawked as he performed tricks with yo-yos, juggled, and created balloon sculptures during the 45-minute action-packed, interactive show.

  • Join a book club in Mundelein Dec 14, 2014 4:27 PM
    You’re invited to join a book club run by Mundelein’s human relations commission. Books are available for free at the Fremont Public Library to anyone with a valid library card.

  • Fremont library’s annaul gingerbread village to be raffled off for fundraiser Dec 4, 2014 4:04 PM
    For four years, Claude Bouteille, owner/chef of Taste of Paris bakery and café, has created a gingerbread village that is displayed inside the front doors of the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein. This year’s display includes a church, the Mundelein Metra station, a log cabin made of pretzels, and the ice palace from the movie “Frozen.” Bouteille does most of the work, but gets some assistance from his staff.

  • Learn about wolves and if they are endangered Dec 2, 2014 8:07 AM
    “What do wolves to at night?” “How many canine species are there?” “Have wolves ever been extinct?” Curious young patrons at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein posed these questions after attending naturalist Deb Krohn’s talk, “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?”

  • Boogie-woogie pianist packs Fremont library Oct 13, 2014 8:42 PM
    Fremont Public Library in Mundelein held a program of toe-tapping family fun as pianist Matthew Ball, aka The Boogie Woogie Kid, performed Monday night.

  • Students use vibrant fall leaf colors to create artwork Oct 7, 2014 5:01 PM
    Fall colors were in full bloom Tuesday at the Fremont Public Library’s “Autumn Leaves: A Painting Workshop” given by art teacher Christine Thornton of Mount Prospect. Twenty-nine artists, from novice to experienced, learned how to draw different leaf varieties on watercolor paper, then use watercolor pencils to add vibrant colors to their leaves.

  • Emergency response presentation in Fremont Twp. Aug 31, 2014 4:34 PM
    The Fremont Township Community Emergency Response Team will provide information on what an active shooter is, the warning signs, what happens during such a situation and how to respond, during a presentation at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in meeting room A at the Fremont Public Library, 1170 Midlothian Road, Mundelein.

  • Book club in Mundelein Jul 13, 2014 4:32 PM
    Mundelein’s human relations commission has launched a book club. Local residents can pick up free books at the Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Road.

  • Dogs do a lot more than fetch at Fremont library show Jun 16, 2014 9:17 PM
    Kids cheered as dogs jumped through hoops and performed tricks Monday as Robin Bengston of Robin’s Dog Stars brought her dogs to Fremont Public Library in Mundelein. Starlight, a golden retriever, Cedar, a border collie, and Slater. a black Labrador retriever, were the stars of the show.

  • Early literacy program coming to Mundelein Jun 6, 2014 6:11 PM
    Mundelein's Fremont Public Library is launching a new outreach program designed to boost early literacy in the community, particularly kids who speak English as a second language.

  • Editorial: GOP for county treasurer: Stolman Feb 19, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses David Stolman for Lake County treasurer in the Republican primary.

  • Learn about weather emergencies in Mundelein Jan 28, 2014 6:36 PM
    The Community Emergency Response Team of Fremont Township will present a public information session on weather emergencies focusing on winter-related situations from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein.

  • Cold leaves suburban libraries facing tough choice whether to open Jan 6, 2014 5:10 PM
    Public libraries often are refuges from extreme weather during the winter and summer months. But not Monday. The frigid temperatures prompted many suburban libraries to shut down for the day. Others operated as usual, saying it was their civic duty to remain open.

  • Silly songs entertain kids and parents alike at Mundelein library Dec 29, 2013 5:03 PM
    Equipped with his banjo and a repertoire of silly songs about bathing in washing machines and things that make you sneeze, musician Jim Gill entertained an enthusiastic crowd of kids and their parents Sunday at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein.

  • Holiday train run brings smiles to kids in Mundelein Dec 15, 2013 6:32 PM
    Model train enthusiasts and fans gathered Sunday for the North Central O Gaugers Model Railroad Club's holiday display at the Freemont Public Library in Mundelein.

  • Used book sale: Oct 8, 2013 4:16 PM
    Friends of the Fremont Library will host a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct 12 and from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at the library, 1170 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein.

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