DAILY SPONSORS

Sponsor a Day at the library to commemorate birthdays, anniversaries, remember loved ones, and more. Learn all about it here.

December 13, 2016 - sponsored by Julie Steidl for the Law Offices of Steidl & Steinberg of Hermitage, PA

See a list of sponsors here.

SUPPORT

Give a gift that helps the entire community.


Donate to the Annual Fund Drive!

Consider joining the Friends of the Franklin Public Library. Visit the Friends page to learn more.

There are also lots of other ways you can support your library.

E-BOOKS & AUDIOBOOKS

Click to visit our digital branch on Overdrive.
In order to use Overdrive, you will need to stop by your library and get your new county card, good for use at all three county libraries, and required for Overdrive.
Check out e-books and audiobooks to read on your e-reader, tablet, computer, or smart phone.


Calendar

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CLOSED
CLOSED
Dec 31 2016 – Jan 2 2017 all-day
CLOSED
We are closed for the New Year. Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Happy New Year! (image)Share this post:TweetEmail
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REGISTRATION DUE: Bunco Party
REGISTRATION DUE: Bunco Party
Jan 9 all-day
REGISTRATION DUE: Bunco Party
Registration is due today for this month’s Bunco Party. http://www.franklinlibrary.org/blog/event/bunco-party-2/Share this post:TweetEmail
All Ages Game Night 6:00 pm
All Ages Game Night
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
All Ages Game Night
Get out of the house and play some games at the library on these cold winter nights. Join us for Scrabble or bring your own board game. Free, open to all ages from child through[...]
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Bookmarkers Book Club 12:00 pm
Bookmarkers Book Club
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Bookmarkers Book Club
Bookmarkers Book Club meets to discuss Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher. February’s selection is Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver. A limited number of copies of the book are available for book club members on a first[...]
Anime Club 4:00 pm
Anime Club
Jan 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Anime Club
The Teen Anime Club, for teens ages 13 to 18, is a celebration of the cartoons from the amazing culture of Japan. On the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, we will watch an Anime (Japanese[...]
Art Club 6:00 pm
Art Club
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Art Club
For kids ages 5 to tween, participants in Art Club are free to explore their creativity without boundaries. Hannali leads each session, offering projects involving art history and techniques (clay, drawing, mosaics, applique), and participants choose[...]
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Crazy 8s Bedtime Math Club 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s Bedtime Math Club
Jan 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Have fun with a totally new kind of math club! We build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s Math gone wild! This round of Crazy 8s Bedtime Math Club is for children in kindergarten[...]
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Bunco Party 11:00 am
Bunco Party
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bunco Party
Support your library and have some fun at the The Friends of the Library’s Bunco party! Bunco is an easy, fast paced dice game requiring no previous skill. Can you roll dice? Then you can play Bunco![...]
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All Ages Game Night 6:00 pm
All Ages Game Night
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
All Ages Game Night
Get out of the house and play some games at the library on these cold winter nights. Join us for Scrabble or bring your own board game. Free, open to all ages from child through[...]
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REGISTRATION DUE: Tots & Blocks
REGISTRATION DUE: Tots & Blocks
Jan 17 all-day
REGISTRATION DUE: Tots & Blocks
Registration is due today for Tots & Blocks. http://www.franklinlibrary.org/blog/event/tots-blocks/Share this post:TweetEmail
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Jan 17 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays, and is for children from birth to age 3 and a parent or other caregiver. We share picture books, songs, and fingerplays. Pre-registration is required, and remains open until filled. To register,[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays, and is for children from age 3 to age 6 with a parent or other caregiver. We share picture books, songs, and crafts. Pre-registration is required, and remains open until filled. To register,[...]
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Crazy 8s Bedtime Math Club 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s Bedtime Math Club
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Have fun with a totally new kind of math club! We build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s Math gone wild! This round of Crazy 8s Bedtime Math Club is for children in kindergarten[...]
Friends of the Library Meeting 6:30 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting @ Barrow Civic Theatre | Franklin | Pennsylvania | United States
Monthly Friends of the Library meeting. New members are always welcome!Share this post:TweetEmail
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Tots & Blocks 10:30 am
Tots & Blocks
Jan 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tots & Blocks
Children ages 2 to 5 years old and their caregivers are invited to come play with Lego Duplo blocks at the library. Duplo Blocks are twice the length, width, and height of conventional Legos, and are perfect for little hands[...]
Thunder 4:00 pm
Thunder
Jan 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thunder
Thunder is a weekly group for teens in 6th through 12th grades. (NOTE: No Thunder on January 5 & 12.) Meet your friends at the library for a healthy snack, Wii games, board games, Pokemon Go!,[...]
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All Ages Game Night 6:00 pm
All Ages Game Night
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
All Ages Game Night
Get out of the house and play some games at the library on these cold winter nights. Join us for Scrabble or bring your own board game. Free, open to all ages from child through[...]
Monday Evening Book Club 6:45 pm
Monday Evening Book Club
Jan 23 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday Evening Book Club
The Monday Evening Book Club meets to discuss Ahab’s Wife: or, The Star-Gazer by Sena Jeter Naslund. February’s selection is The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-Mi Hwant. A limited number of copies of[...]
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Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Jan 24 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays, and is for children from birth to age 3 and a parent or other caregiver. We share picture books, songs, and fingerplays. Pre-registration is required, and remains open until filled. To register,[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays, and is for children from age 3 to age 6 with a parent or other caregiver. We share picture books, songs, and crafts. Pre-registration is required, and remains open until filled. To register,[...]
If You Build It Lego Club 4:00 pm
If You Build It Lego Club
Jan 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
If You Build It Lego Club
All ages are invited to join us for the If You Build It…Lego Club, where you can let your imagination fly! Come and make new friends while building with Legos! You can make your own[...]
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Talking About Herbs 12:00 pm
Talking About Herbs
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Talking About Herbs
A free, monthly lunch time program for those interested in medicinal and culinary herbs. Bring your lunch and your questions to this group of folks who are interested in learning and sharing knowledge about herbs and[...]
Thunder 4:00 pm
Thunder
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thunder
Thunder is a weekly group for teens in 6th through 12th grades. (NOTE: No Thunder on January 5 & 12.) Meet your friends at the library for a healthy snack, Wii games, board games, Pokemon Go!,[...]
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REGISTRATION DUE: Adult Coloring for Relaxation
REGISTRATION DUE: Adult Coloring for Relaxation
Jan 27 all-day
Registration is due today for Adult Coloring For Relaxation. http://www.franklinlibrary.org/blog/event/adult-coloring-for-relaxation/  Share this post:TweetEmail
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Wooly Wonders Crafters 10:00 am
Wooly Wonders Crafters
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Wooly Wonders Crafters
The Wooly Wonder Crafters is a group of people who spin, knit, crochet, or anyone who would like to learn more about these needle arts. Free and open to new members!Share this post:TweetEmail
Adult Coloring for Relaxation 1:00 pm
Adult Coloring for Relaxation
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Adult Coloring for Relaxation
Come to the library to color, relax, and enjoy a cup of tea. Materials and relaxing music will be provided. This stress-relieving program is for adults only. This is a free program but registration is requested by[...]
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All Ages Game Night 6:00 pm
All Ages Game Night
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
All Ages Game Night
Get out of the house and play some games at the library on these cold winter nights. Join us for Scrabble or bring your own board game. Free, open to all ages from child through[...]
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Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Jan 31 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays, and is for children from birth to age 3 and a parent or other caregiver. We share picture books, songs, and fingerplays. Pre-registration is required, and remains open until filled. To register,[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays, and is for children from age 3 to age 6 with a parent or other caregiver. We share picture books, songs, and crafts. Pre-registration is required, and remains open until filled. To register,[...]
Anime Club 4:00 pm
Anime Club
Jan 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Anime Club
The Teen Anime Club, for teens ages 13 to 18, is a celebration of the cartoons from the amazing culture of Japan. On the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, we will watch an Anime (Japanese[...]
Art Club 6:00 pm
Art Club
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Art Club
For kids ages 5 to tween, participants in Art Club are free to explore their creativity without boundaries. Hannali leads each session, offering projects involving art history and techniques (clay, drawing, mosaics, applique), and participants choose[...]