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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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

Friends of the Library

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April 2015

Reminder: It’s Time to Renew Your Membership!

Please drop off or mail your dues with an application, available at the library, or by downloading it here: Friends Membership Application 2015 (PDF).

When do the Friends meet?

This month’s Friends meeting is a combined Monthly and Annual Meeting. This special meeting is on Saturday, April 11 at 2:30 PM. (PLEASE NOTE the special day and time.) The agenda includes reports on our membership and activities for 2014, plus the election and installation of officers for 2015. All members of the Friends are encouraged to attend and learn more about upcoming events.

The Friends of the Library typically meet monthly on a Wednesday at 6:30 PM. New faces are always welcome.  We have more ideas than energy and can always use helping hands and hearts!

Email the Friends at FOL.Franklin {at} gmail {dot} com, or check us out on Facebook.

Annual Quiltathon

Our Annual Quiltathon is Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day. The Quiltathon is a annual fundraiser hosted by the Friends of the Library. The public is encouraged to stop by the library and watch the quilters in action, and experienced quilters will be on hand to demonstrate and guide anyone who would like to learn to quilt. Find all the details in this blog post.

Cribbage Tournament Winners

Congratulations to the following winners of the 4th Annual Hildegarde Dolson Memorial Cribbage Tournament held in March 2015: Gary Wozniak, Pam Baughman, and Forest Fox! The Friends and Library staff and board would like to thank everyone who helped in any way to make the tournament a success.

Pot O Gold 50/50 Raffle Winner

Congratulations to Sandy Baker, who won $97.50 in March’s Pot O Gold 50/50 raffle sponsored by the Friends. The library also received the same amount! Thank you to all who participated.

Who are the Friends of the Library?

The Friends of the Franklin Public Library are community members who work to promote and enhance the library and what it has to offer. We are enthusiastic supporters of the library’s services, programs, and materials. We help the library by raising funds for various programs and materials, raising community awareness and appreciation of the library, and supporting the library’s goals and services. All ages are welcome.

As a member of the Friends, you are invited to a special, Friends only Preview Sale the night before our Semi Annual Used Book Sales open to the public. Membership is also a great way to share your ideas with the library. Friends also support the library with help at various fundraisers and events.

How to Join the Friends of the Library

To join the Friends of the Franklin Public Library, stop by the library, or mail a completed application and a check made out to “Friends of the Franklin Public Library” to:

Friends of the Franklin Public Library, ATTN: Membership, 421 12th Street, Franklin, PA 16323

Individual membership is $7.00 per year, family membership is $10.00 per year, and business membership is $20.00 per year.

Friends Membership Application 2015 (PDF)

2014 Officers
  • President: Dianne Hall
  • Vice President: Krista Cloonan
  • Treasurer: Leigh Protivnak
  • Secretary: Apply!