Today’s Sponsor

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

CONTACT US


Franklin Public Library
421 Twelfth Street
Franklin, PA 16323

Phone: (814) 432-5062
Fax: (814) 432-8998
Email: FranklinPL (at) FranklinLibrary (dot) org

Or, use our Contact Us form.

HOURS

Monday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: Closed

Calendar

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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REGISTRATION OPENS: Mommy & Me and Busy Bees Story Times
REGISTRATION OPENS: Mommy & Me and Busy Bees Story Times
Feb 1 all-day
REGISTRATION OPENS: Mommy & Me and Busy Bees Story Times
Registration is required for both story times. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up early. Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays at 11:00 AM. Busy Bees Story Time is for children from age 3 to age 6 with[...]
Game Night 6:00 pm
Game Night
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Game Night
Our weekly Game Night for all ages and all levels of play returns this winter. Bring your own games or join us to play cards or board games. You can also learn Cribbage in preparation for the[...]
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Crazy 8s Math Club 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s Math Club
Feb 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Crazy 8s Math Club
Miss Christine brings math to the library with a totally new kind of math club. You’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s Math gone wild! This round of Crazy 8s Math Club is for children[...]
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Thunder 4:00 pm
Thunder
Feb 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thunder
aThunder is a weekly group during the school year for teens in 6th through 12th grades. Meet your friends at the library for dinner, Wii games, and board games. No registration is required, but it is[...]
Cocktails & Canvas 6:00 pm
Cocktails & Canvas
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cocktails & Canvas
The Friends of the Library are hosting another popular painting and cocktails party with local artist Gail Tefft! Cost includes all painting supplies and light refreshments. A portion of the proceeds benefits your library. Cocktails & Canvas nights are relaxing,[...]
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Love Your Library Benefit Open House 10:00 am
Love Your Library Benefit Open House
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Love Your Library Benefit Open House
Join us for our Annual Love Your Library Benefit Open House. For the full schedule of events, please check out this blog post. The library will be open to regular business today, but we will be[...]
Weigh-In: Thin It to Win It 10:00 am
Weigh-In: Thin It to Win It
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weigh-In: Thin It to Win It
Weigh in today for the Thin It to Win It fundraiser. Weigh-ins are $1.00, and if you’ve gained any weight since last week, you’ll have to pay an additional $3.00. Please read this blog post[...]
Be My Valentine Story Time 10:30 am
Be My Valentine Story Time
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Be My Valentine Story Time
Enjoy stories and activities about the special times we have with friends and family, and the love we share. Make your special someone a Valentine too! Be My Valentine Story Time is for children of[...]
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Game Night 6:00 pm
Game Night
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Game Night
Our weekly Game Night for all ages and all levels of play returns this winter. Bring your own games or join us to play cards or board games. You can also learn Cribbage in preparation for the[...]
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Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Feb 9 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until March 15 for children from birth to age 3 and their mother, father, grandparent, or other caregiver. We will share picture books, nursery rhymes, and songs. Pre-registration is required and remains open until filled.[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until March 15 for children from age 3 to age 6 with a parent or other caregiver. We share picture books, songs, finger plays and crafts. Pre-registration is required and remains open until filled.
Outreach: Clintonville 11:00 am
Outreach: Clintonville
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Monthly outreach visit to Clintonville LTD Apartments, so people who can’t get to the library can still sign up for a card and check out books, movies, and audio resources.
Bookmarkers Book Club 12:00 pm
Bookmarkers Book Club
Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Bookmarkers Book Club
Bookmarkers Book Club meets to discuss ss The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. All book clubs are free and open to any adults. Registration is[...]
Anime Club 4:00 pm
Anime Club
Feb 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
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, host roundtable[...]
Art Club 6:00 pm
Art Club
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Art Club
For kids ages 5 to tween, participants in Art Club will complete a new art project and occasionally enjoy a visit from a guest artist. There is a suggested theme each session, but participants are encouraged to[...]
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Outreach: Franklin Towers 10:15 am
Outreach: Franklin Towers
Feb 10 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Monthly outreach visit to Franklin Towers, so people who can’t get to the library can still sign up for a card and check out books, movies, and audio resources.
Crazy 8s Math Club 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s Math Club
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Crazy 8s Math Club
Miss Christine brings math to the library with a totally new kind of math club. You’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s Math gone wild! This round of Crazy 8s Math Club is for children[...]
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Thunder 4:00 pm
Thunder
Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thunder
aThunder is a weekly group during the school year for teens in 6th through 12th grades. Meet your friends at the library for dinner, Wii games, and board games. No registration is required, but it is[...]
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Weigh-In: Thin It to Win It 10:00 am
Weigh-In: Thin It to Win It
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weigh-In: Thin It to Win It
Weigh in today for the Thin It to Win It fundraiser. Weigh-ins are $1.00, and if you’ve gained any weight since last week, you’ll have to pay an additional $3.00. Please read this blog post[...]
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Video Editing 4:00 pm
Video Editing
Feb 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Video Editing
Join Laura Jones for a 6-week long Video Editing Program on Mondays from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, beginning Monday February 15 end ending Monday, March 21. Kids ages 9 to 16 will learn to take and edit video. Cameras are available for loaning. Registration is[...]
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Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Feb 16 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until March 15 for children from birth to age 3 and their mother, father, grandparent, or other caregiver. We will share picture books, nursery rhymes, and songs. Pre-registration is required and remains open until filled.[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until March 15 for children from age 3 to age 6 with a parent or other caregiver. We share picture books, songs, finger plays and crafts. Pre-registration is required and remains open until filled.
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Crazy 8s Math Club 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s Math Club
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Crazy 8s Math Club
Miss Christine brings math to the library with a totally new kind of math club. You’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s Math gone wild! This round of Crazy 8s Math Club is for children[...]
Friends of the Library Meeting 6:30 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Feb 17 @ 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!
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Thunder 4:00 pm
Thunder
Feb 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thunder
aThunder is a weekly group during the school year for teens in 6th through 12th grades. Meet your friends at the library for dinner, Wii games, and board games. No registration is required, but it is[...]
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Bunco Tournament 11:00 am
Bunco Tournament
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bunco Tournament
Support your library and have some fun at the The Friends of the Library’s Bunco Tournament fundraiser! 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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Weigh-In: Thin It to Win It 10:00 am
Weigh-In: Thin It to Win It
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weigh-In: Thin It to Win It
Weigh in today for the Thin It to Win It fundraiser. Weigh-ins are $1.00, and if you’ve gained any weight since last week, you’ll have to pay an additional $3.00. Please read this blog post[...]
Tail Waggin’ Reading Program 10:30 am
Tail Waggin’ Reading Program
Feb 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tail Waggin' Reading Program
Curtis, a therapy dog, and his caregiver Catrina, will visit the library’s junior room to read with children of all ages for this Therapy Dogs International Tail Waggin’ Reading Program. Registration is not required. Reading with a therapy[...]
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22
Video Editing 4:00 pm
Video Editing
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Video Editing
Join Laura Jones for a 6-week long Video Editing Program on Mondays from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, beginning Monday February 15 end ending Monday, March 21. Kids ages 9 to 16 will learn to take and edit video. Cameras are available for loaning. Registration is[...]
Monday Evening Book Club 6:45 pm
Monday Evening Book Club
Feb 22 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday Evening Book Club
The Monday Evening Book Club meets to discuss Spook Country by William Gibson. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. All book clubs are free and open to any adults. Registration is not[...]
23
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Feb 23 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until March 15 for children from birth to age 3 and their mother, father, grandparent, or other caregiver. We will share picture books, nursery rhymes, and songs. Pre-registration is required and remains open until filled.[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until March 15 for children from age 3 to age 6 with a parent or other caregiver. We share picture books, songs, finger plays and crafts. Pre-registration is required and remains open until filled.
Anime Club 4:00 pm
Anime Club
Feb 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
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, host roundtable[...]
Art Club 6:00 pm
Art Club
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Art Club
For kids ages 5 to tween, participants in Art Club will complete a new art project and occasionally enjoy a visit from a guest artist. There is a suggested theme each session, but participants are encouraged to[...]
24
Crazy 8s Math Club 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s Math Club
Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Crazy 8s Math Club
Miss Christine brings math to the library with a totally new kind of math club. You’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s Math gone wild! This round of Crazy 8s Math Club is for children[...]
Irish Angels Craft Class 6:00 pm
Irish Angels Craft Class
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Martha Riddle’s craft class and make Irish Angels. The angels are made of lace, and all materials will be provided. The class is $15.00 and benefits the library. Class size is limited, so please register as early as possible! Registration[...]
25
Talking About Herbs 12:00 pm
Talking About Herbs
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 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
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thunder
aThunder is a weekly group during the school year for teens in 6th through 12th grades. Meet your friends at the library for dinner, Wii games, and board games. No registration is required, but it is[...]
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Video Editing 4:00 pm
Video Editing
Feb 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Video Editing
Join Laura Jones for a 6-week long Video Editing Program on Mondays from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, beginning Monday February 15 end ending Monday, March 21. Kids ages 9 to 16 will learn to take and edit video. Cameras are available for loaning. Registration is[...]
Game Night 6:00 pm
Game Night
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Game Night
Our weekly Game Night for all ages and all levels of play returns this winter. Bring your own games or join us to play cards or board games. You can also learn Cribbage in preparation for the[...]