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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

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.

Calendar

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Hero Movie Night for Teens & Adults 5:00 pm
Hero Movie Night for Teens & Adults
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hero Movie Night for Teens & Adults
Join your friends at the library every other Wednesday night and watch a hero themed movie. Not for children, these movies are for teens and adults. Stop in or call the library to see what movie will be[...]
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CLOSED
CLOSED
Jul 4 – Jul 5 all-day
CLOSED
The library is closed July 4 & July 5 in honor of Independence Day. Regular hours resume on Monday, July 6.
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Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Jul 7 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays 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. Week[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays 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. Week 5:[...]
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Fabulous Family Fun: Book Heroes 4:00 pm
Fabulous Family Fun: Book Heroes
Jul 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fabulous Family Fun programs are for all ages, and adults stay with their children for the length of the program. Children of all ages and adults can spend time together having interactive fun and learning something[...]
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Make-n-Take Saturdays 10:30 am
Make-n-Take Saturdays
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop in and make a fun craft with your family to celebrate the Summer Reading Program! Supplies will be out for a self-directed craft or activity.  Make-n-Take Saturdays are from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM[...]
Tail Waggin’ Reading Program 10:30 am
Tail Waggin’ Reading Program
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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[...]
Medieval Hero Day! 11:00 am
Medieval Hero Day!
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am
Medieval Hero Day!
Join us for some medieval fun on Medieval Hero Day! Members of a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) will be here to demonstrate some medieval practices and share “artifacts” on the[...]
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Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Jul 14 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays 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. Week[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays 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. Week 6:[...]
Outreach: Clintonville 11:00 am
Outreach: Clintonville
Jul 14 @ 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
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Bookmarkers Book Club
Bookmarkers Book Club meets to discuss The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. All book clubs are free and open to any adults. Registration is not required.[...]
Anime Club 4:00 pm
Anime Club
Jul 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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, do[...]
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Outreach: Franklin Towers 10:15 am
Outreach: Franklin Towers
Jul 15 @ 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.
Hero Movie Night for Teens & Adults 5:00 pm
Hero Movie Night for Teens & Adults
Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hero Movie Night for Teens & Adults
Join your friends at the library every other Wednesday night and watch a hero themed movie. Not for children, these movies are for teens and adults. Stop in or call the library to see what movie will be[...]
Friends of the Library Meeting 6:30 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Jul 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Monthly Friends of the Library meeting. New members are always welcome! The Friends of the Library are also holding their membership drive. An individual may join for $7.00, $10.00 for the entire family, and $20.00 for a business.
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Fabulous Family Fun: Heroes Keep Us Healthy 4:00 pm
Fabulous Family Fun: Heroes Keep Us Healthy
Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fabulous Family Fun programs are for all ages, and adults stay with their children for the length of the program. Children of all ages and adults can spend time together having interactive fun and learning something[...]
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Make-n-Take Saturdays 10:30 am
Make-n-Take Saturdays
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop in and make a fun craft with your family to celebrate the Summer Reading Program! Supplies will be out for a self-directed craft or activity.  Make-n-Take Saturdays are from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM[...]
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Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Jul 21 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays 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. Week[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays 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. Week 7:[...]
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Fabulous Family Fun: Meet a Fireman 11:00 am
Fabulous Family Fun: Meet a Fireman
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fabulous Family Fun programs are for all ages, and adults stay with their children for the length of the program. Children of all ages and adults can spend time together having interactive fun and learning something[...]
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Comic Con 2015: Superheroes 12:00 pm
Comic Con 2015: Superheroes
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Comic Con 2015: Superheroes
You are officially invited to our 2nd Annual Comic Con 2015! The theme is Superheroes, and there is tons of fun for all ages. Activities include a superhero and super villain cosplay contest, a Make-A-Superhero art[...]
Cosplay Contest @ Comic Con 2015 12:00 pm
Cosplay Contest @ Comic Con 2015
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cosplay Contest @ Comic Con 2015
Come to Comic Con 2015 dressed as your favorite Superhero or Super Villain character! Anyone age 0-18 can enter to win. Just show up in your costume and sign up for your age category in[...]
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Monday Evening Book Club 6:45 pm
Monday Evening Book Club
Jul 27 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday Evening Book Club
The Monday Evening Book Club meets to discuss Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. All book clubs are free and open to any[...]
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Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Jul 28 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays 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. Week[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays 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. Week 8:[...]
Anime Club 4:00 pm
Anime Club
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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, do[...]
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Hero Movie Night for Teens & Adults 5:00 pm
Hero Movie Night for Teens & Adults
Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hero Movie Night for Teens & Adults
Join your friends at the library every other Wednesday night and watch a hero themed movie. Not for children, these movies are for teens and adults. Stop in or call the library to see what movie will be[...]
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Talking About Herbs 12:00 pm
Talking About Herbs
Jul 30 @ 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, as well as your ideas and questions, and join the informal discussion. Registration is not required. Talking About[...]
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Fabulous Family Fun: Two Mile Field Trip 4:00 pm
Fabulous Family Fun: Two Mile Field Trip
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fabulous Family Fun programs are for all ages, and adults stay with their children for the length of the program. Children of all ages and adults can spend time together having interactive fun and learning something[...]