DAILY SPONSORS

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.

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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Books & More Sale 9:00 am
Books & More Sale
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Books & More Sale @ Christ United Methodist Church | Franklin | Pennsylvania | United States
This time around, our Books and More Sale is a little different! It’s a two-day only sale. If you snooze, you lose! A wide selection will be available for sale, and you won’t want to miss it. Because of the[...]
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Books & More Sale 9:00 am
Books & More Sale
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Books & More Sale @ Christ United Methodist Church | Franklin | Pennsylvania | United States
This time around, our Books and More Sale is a little different! It’s a two-day only sale. If you snooze, you lose! A wide selection will be available for sale, and you won’t want to miss it. Because of the[...]
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Cocktails & Canvas 6:30 pm
Cocktails & Canvas
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cocktails & Canvas
The Friends of the Library are hosting a popular painting and cocktails party with local artist Gail Tefft! We’ll be painting peacocks on book covers. Cost includes all painting supplies and light refreshments. The event is BYOB (alcoholic[...]
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ENTRIES DUE: Teen Summer Short Story & Art Contest
ENTRIES DUE: Teen Summer Short Story & Art Contest
Jun 11 all-day
ENTRIES DUE: Teen Summer Short Story & Art Contest
Teens, your entries must be turned in TODAY to enter the Teen Summer Short Story & Art Contest. For full details, please check the Teen page.
Teen Creative Writing 12:00 pm
Teen Creative Writing
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Teen Creative Writing
Cheyenne Shields leads a class in Creative Writing at the library, for kids in grades 6 to 12. There is a $5.00 registration fee, which will go to the Kirtland Cancer Foundation.
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Basket Raffle
Basket Raffle
Jun 13 – Jun 19 all-day
Check out our Raffle Basket fundraiser this week. Proceeds from the raffle will help us defray costs of upgrading the lighting throughout the library. Tickets are only $1 each, or 6 for $5. Baskets are on display at the library during[...]
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Outreach: Clintonville 11:00 am
Outreach: Clintonville
Jun 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
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Bookmarkers Book Club
Bookmarkers Book Club meets to discuss Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo. A limited number of copies of the book are available for book club members on a first come,[...]
Anime Club 4:00 pm
Anime Club
Jun 14 @ 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[...]
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Outreach: Franklin Towers 10:15 am
Outreach: Franklin Towers
Jun 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.
Friends of the Library Meeting 6:30 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Jun 15 @ 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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Registration Opens: Busy Bees and Mommy & Me
Registration Opens: Busy Bees and Mommy & Me
Jun 17 all-day
Registration opens today for our upcoming sessions of Tuesday Story Times: Busy Bees and Mommy & Me. This session runs weekly on Tuesdays from June 21 through August 9. Learn more on the Children’s Page.
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Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Jun 21 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until August 9, and is 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, began on[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Jun 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until August 9, and is 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, began on[...]
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REGISTRATION DUE: Play K Circle Time
REGISTRATION DUE: Play K Circle Time
Jun 23 all-day
Registration is due today for July’s Pre K Circle Time: http://www.franklinlibrary.org/blog/event/play-k-circle-time/
Family Movie Time 2:00 pm
Family Movie Time
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Family Movie Time
Join us on Thursday afternoons this summer for Family Movie Time. Movies will be G or PG rated, and based on books! Please call us at 432-5062 to see what title we’re showing.
Summer Wii Games 4:00 pm
Summer Wii Games
Jun 23 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Summer Wii Games
Cool off in the air conditioning and play some Summer Wii Games weekly on Thursdays this summer. We’ll have movies and games for the whole family, and no registration is required.
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We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2) 10:00 am
We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2)
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2)
Come and learn to build and program simple Lego robots at We Do Robotics Camp! We Do Robotics Camp is a week long morning program for children in grades Kindergarten through 2, or ages 6 to 8. All participants must have completed kindergarten. This[...]
Monday Evening Book Club 6:45 pm
Monday Evening Book Club
Jun 27 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday Evening Book Club
The Monday Evening Book Club meets to discuss Picture Maker by Penina Keen Spinka. A limited number of copies of the book are available for book club members on a first come, first served basis. All book[...]
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We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2) 10:00 am
We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2)
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2)
Come and learn to build and program simple Lego robots at We Do Robotics Camp! We Do Robotics Camp is a week long morning program for children in grades Kindergarten through 2, or ages 6 to 8. All participants must have completed kindergarten. This[...]
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3) 10:15 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Jun 28 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Mommy & Me Story Time (Ages 0 -3)
Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until August 9, and is 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, began on[...]
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6) 11:00 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Busy Bees Story Time (Ages 3-6)
Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays until August 9, and is 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, began on[...]
Anime Club 4:00 pm
Anime Club
Jun 28 @ 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[...]
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We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2) 10:00 am
We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2)
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2)
Come and learn to build and program simple Lego robots at We Do Robotics Camp! We Do Robotics Camp is a week long morning program for children in grades Kindergarten through 2, or ages 6 to 8. All participants must have completed kindergarten. This[...]
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We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2) 10:00 am
We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2)
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
We Do Robotics Camp (Grades K-2)
Come and learn to build and program simple Lego robots at We Do Robotics Camp! We Do Robotics Camp is a week long morning program for children in grades Kindergarten through 2, or ages 6 to 8. All participants must have completed kindergarten. This[...]
Talking About Herbs 12:00 pm
Talking About Herbs
Jun 30 @ 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[...]
Family Movie Time 2:00 pm
Family Movie Time
Jun 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Family Movie Time
Join us on Thursday afternoons this summer for Family Movie Time. Movies will be G or PG rated, and based on books! Please call us at 432-5062 to see what title we’re showing.
Summer Wii Games 4:00 pm
Summer Wii Games
Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Summer Wii Games
Cool off in the air conditioning and play some Summer Wii Games weekly on Thursdays this summer. We’ll have movies and games for the whole family, and no registration is required.