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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

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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

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Read to Me Club Story Time 10:30 am
Read to Me Club Story Time
Jul 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Read to Me Club Story Time
This week’s theme is Exploring Colors, with stories, songs, and games about colors, as well as experiments to identify and mix colors. Pre-registration is our Summer Reading Program was required. Share this post:Email
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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 7. Share this post:Email
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Fizz, Boom, Read: I Love Animals Program 10:00 am
Fizz, Boom, Read: I Love Animals...
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fizz, Boom, Read: I Love Animals Program
As part of our school aged (ages 6-12) Children’s Summer Reading Program, join us for I Love Animals!, with an interactive demonstration from the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Officer Bimber about how animals seek food, water, and shelter. Pre-registration[...]
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Nature Scavenger Hunt for Children’s Summer Reading 10:00 am
Nature Scavenger Hunt for Childr...
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet Miss Abby in the parking lot at the Samuel Justus Bike Trail (at the east end of the 8th Street Bridge over the Allegheny River on PA Route 322) for a Nature Scavenger Hunt. Children are encouraged to bring[...]
Read to Me Club Story Time 10:15 am
Read to Me Club Story Time
Jul 8 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Read to Me Club Story Time
This week’s theme is Stripes of All Types, with stories, songs, and games about striped animals. Children will also explore the trunk of striped animal material and make a craft. Pre-registration is our Summer Reading Program was required. Share this post:Email
Outreach: Clintonville 11:00 am
Outreach: Clintonville
Jul 8 @ 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. Share this post:Email
Bookmarkers Book Club 12:00 pm
Bookmarkers Book Club
Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Bookmarkers Book Club meets to discuss The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. All book clubs are free and open to any adults. Registration is not required.[...]
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Outreach: Franklin Towers 10:45 am
Outreach: Franklin Towers
Jul 9 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 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. Share this post:Email
Outreach: Colonial Manor 11:30 am
Outreach: Colonial Manor
Jul 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly outreach visit to Colonial Manor 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. Share this post:Email
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Outreach: Utica 11:00 am
Outreach: Utica
Jul 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly outreach visit to Utica Fire Hall, so people who can’t get to the library can still sign up for a card and check out books, movies, and audio resources. Share this post:Email
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Saturday Matinee 2:00 pm
Saturday Matinee
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday Matinee
As part of our Summer Reading Program for Grownups, join us in air conditioning and eat some popcorn while watching a movie with friends. Please call the library for the featured film. No registration is required.[...]
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Fizz, Boom, Read: Forces of Nature Program I 10:00 am
Fizz, Boom, Read: Forces of Natu...
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Fizz, Boom, Read: Forces of Nature Program I
As part of our school aged (ages 6-12) Children’s Summer Reading Program, join us for Forces of Nature, a fun program where we will build structures out of various materials in order to test the impact of an earthquake. Forces[...]
Fizz, Boom, Read: Forces of Nature Program II 11:00 am
Fizz, Boom, Read: Forces of Natu...
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Fizz, Boom, Read: Forces of Nature Program II
As part of our school aged (ages 6-12) Children’s Summer Reading Program, join us for Forces of Nature, a fun program where we will build structures out of various materials in order to test the impact of an earthquake. Forces[...]
All Ages Summer Reading Story Time 4:00 pm
All Ages Summer Reading Story Time
Jul 14 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
All Ages Summer Reading Story Time
Miss Abby hosts a science related story time, experiment, and craft for all ages (birth – age 12). Share this post:Email
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Read to Me Club Story Time 10:30 am
Read to Me Club Story Time
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Read to Me Club Story Time
This week’s theme is Wacky Weather, with stories, songs, and games about weather and other forces of nature. Children will conduct a weather experiment by making a tornado tube. Pre-registration is our Summer Reading Program was required. Share this[...]
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Children’s Outreach: Clintonville 10:00 am
Children’s Outreach: Clintonville
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children of all ages are invited to join Miss Abby for an hour of stories, games, and crafts! Children will also be able to sign up for a library card and check out books during each visit.[...]
Friends of the Library Meeting 6:30 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – Jul 16 @ 8:00 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Monthly Friends of the Library meeting. New members are always welcome! Share this post:Email
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Robot Building Contest Entries Due
Robot Building Contest Entries Due
Jul 21 all-day
Robot Building Contest Entries Due
All Children’s Summer Reading Program participants are encouraged to enter our Robot Building Contest. Children may build robots out of metal, cardboard, tin cans, containers, boxes, etc. Deliver your robot to the library today during regular library[...]
Fizz, Boom, Read: 3,2,1 Blast Off Program I 10:00 am
Fizz, Boom, Read: 3,2,1 Blast Of...
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Fizz, Boom, Read: 3,2,1 Blast Off Program I
As part of our school aged Children’s Summer Reading Program, 3,2, 1 Blast Off! with Laura Jones delivers an interactive demonstration of how to build and test a fizzy rocket. 3, 2, 1 Blast Off s is divided by age into[...]
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Fizz, Boom, Read: 3, 2, 1 Blast Off II 10:00 am
Fizz, Boom, Read: 3, 2, 1 Blast ...
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Fizz, Boom, Read: 3, 2, 1 Blast Off II
As part of our school aged Children’s Summer Reading Program, 3,2, 1 Blast Off! with Laura Jones delivers an interactive demonstration of how to build and test a fizzy rocket. 3, 2, 1 Blast Off s is divided by age into two sessions. This session[...]
Read to Me Club Story Time 11:30 am
Read to Me Club Story Time
Jul 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Read to Me Club Story Time
This week’s theme is The Wonders of Space, with stories, songs, games, and crafts about planets and stars. Pre-registration is our Summer Reading Program was required. Share this post:Email
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Altered Book Class 6:30 pm
Altered Book Class
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm
As part of the Summer Reading Program for Grownups, participants are invited to make a case for an e-reader from an old book. Share this post:Email
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Mad Scientist Party for Children’s Summer Reading 4:00 pm
Mad Scientist Party for Children...
Jul 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mad Scientist Party for Children's Summer Reading
All children — preschool and school aged — are invited to celebrate the end of Children’s Summer reading at a Mad Scientist Party! Enjoy an afternoon of fun science games, crafts, and snacks. Children will receive their certificates of[...]
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Children’s Summer Reading Program Ends
Children’s Summer Reading Progra...
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day
Children's Summer Reading Program Ends
Children’s Summer Reading Program ends today. Share this post:Email
Robot Building Contest Judging 10:00 am
Robot Building Contest Judging
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Robot Building Contest Judging
Today we will choose a winner in our Robot Building Contest! Children built robots out of metal, cardboard, tin cans, containers, boxes, etc. Prizes will be awarded to the person who has built the best robot! Pre-registration is our Summer Reading Program was[...]
Comic Con: The Best of Sci Fi 12:00 pm
Comic Con: The Best of Sci Fi
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
All ages, including teens and their families, are invited to our first ever Comic Book Convention. The event is free, and the theme is The Best of Sci Fi. Join Miss Kathleen for a TARDIS art contest, cos-play, Sci-Fi trivia contests,[...]
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Monday Evening Book Club 6:45 pm
Monday Evening Book Club
Jul 28 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm
The Monday Evening Book Club meets to discuss Wildflower Hill by Kimberly Freeman. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. All book clubs are free and open to any adults. Registration is not[...]
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Children’s Outreach: Utica 10:00 am
Children’s Outreach: Utica
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children of all ages are invited to join Miss Abby for an hour of stories, games, and crafts! Children will also be able to sign up for a library card and check out books during each visit.[...]
Gamer’s Guild 4:30 pm
Gamer’s Guild
Jul 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Gamer's Guild
Kids, from ages 8 to 15, are invited to join our resident Dungeon Master and Pokemon Master, Miss Kathleen, for a bi-weekly Gamer’s Guild. The Gamer’s Guild provides a safe, fun atmosphere to duel with[...]
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Talking About Herbs 12:00 pm
Talking About Herbs
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Talking About Herbs
A free, monthly lunch time program presented with Restoration Herbs 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[...]
Happy Birthday Harry Potter! 4:30 pm
Happy Birthday Harry Potter!
Jul 31 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with Miss Kathleen!  Participate in a read-along of your favorite chapters, play the tricky “Can You Stump Miss Kathleen at Harry Potter Trivia?” game, play Harry Potter board games, Wii games, and[...]