Today’s Sponsor

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

See a list of sponsors here.

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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Basket Raffle
Basket Raffle
May 2 – May 6 all-day
Buy raffle tickets for a chance to win spring-themed baskets, and support your library!
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Pastry Order Pickup
Pastry Order Pickup
May 3 all-day
Pastry Order Pickup
Please stop by the library to pick up your Pastries by Andrea orders.
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
May 3 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until May 17 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[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until May 17 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[...]
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Thunder 4:00 pm
Thunder
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thunder
Thunder is a weekly group 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 limited to the first[...]
Cocktails & Canvas 6:30 pm
Cocktails & Canvas
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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. The event is BYOB (alcoholic or not). A portion of the proceeds[...]
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Weekly Weigh In: Thin It to Win It Challenge 10:00 am
Weekly Weigh In: Thin It to Win It Challenge
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weekly Weigh In: Thin It to Win It Challenge
Thin It To Win It is a 6-week weight loss challenge, beginning with an initial weigh-in at the library on Saturday, April 9, anytime from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Weekly weigh-ins continue every Saturday until May 14.[...]
Kite Day 10:30 am
Kite Day
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kite Day
A springtime Kite Day program for children of all ages. No registration is required. Participants will enjoy books, movement, creative arts, math concepts and more.
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Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
May 10 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until May 17 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[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until May 17 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[...]
Anime Club 4:00 pm
Anime Club
May 10 @ 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 (Japanese[...]
Art Club 6:00 pm
Art Club
May 10 @ 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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Thunder 4:00 pm
Thunder
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thunder
Thunder is a weekly group 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 limited to the first[...]
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Weekly Weigh In: Thin It to Win It Challenge 10:00 am
Weekly Weigh In: Thin It to Win It Challenge
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weekly Weigh In: Thin It to Win It Challenge
Thin It To Win It is a 6-week weight loss challenge, beginning with an initial weigh-in at the library on Saturday, April 9, anytime from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Weekly weigh-ins continue every Saturday until May 14.[...]
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Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
May 17 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until May 17 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[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
May 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until May 17 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[...]
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Thunder 4:00 pm
Thunder
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thunder
Thunder is a weekly group 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 limited to the first[...]
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Bookmarkers Book Club 12:00 pm
Bookmarkers Book Club
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Bookmarkers Book Club
Bookmarkers Book Club meets to discuss A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner. A limited number of copies of the book are available for book club members on a first come, first served basis. All book clubs[...]
Monday Evening Book Club 6:45 pm
Monday Evening Book Club
May 23 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday Evening Book Club
The Monday Evening Book Club meets to discuss Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn. A limited number of copies of the book are available for book club members on a first come, first served basis. All book clubs[...]
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Art Club 6:00 pm
Art Club
May 24 @ 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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Talking About Herbs 12:00 pm
Talking About Herbs
May 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
May 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thunder
Thunder is a weekly group 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 limited to the first[...]
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Anime Club 4:00 pm
Anime Club
May 31 @ 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 (Japanese[...]