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

Wine & Paint Party This Friday at the Library

wine and paintThe Friends of the Library are hosting a Wine & Paint Party this Friday, August 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. The proceeds from the Wine & Paint Party benefit your library.

Our Wine & Paint Party is a relaxing, fun evening at the library. The event is BYOB (appetizers, desserts, and all supplies are provided) . Local artist Gail Tefft will provide step by step instructions to help you create your own painting! And, best of all, no artistic experience is required!

The cost is $25 for Friends members or $30 for nonmembers, and includes painting supplies, appetizers & dessert. There is limited seating and registration is required. To register, click here and download a registration form, and return it to the library as soon as possible.

Pokemon Tournament This Week!


Miss Kathleen is hosting a Pokemon Trading Card Game Tournament this week, on Wednesday, August 20  from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. No registration is required.

The tournament is free, and for ages 8 to 16. All participants must bring their own regulation deck of 60 Pokemon Cards (Miss Kathleen will have her decks on hand in case you need a few cards). Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place players. 

Come out and battle with your friends for prizes!

Harry Potter’s Birthday Party

harry-potter-wallpaper-5 (640x400)On Thursday, July 31 from 4:30 – 5:30 PM, celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with Miss Kathleen!

Harry Potter’s Birthday Party will include a read-along of your favorite chapters, a tricky “Can You Stump Miss Kathleen at Harry Potter Trivia?” game, as well as Harry Potter board games, Wii games, and movies. And, of course, there will be birthday cake!

Harry Potter’s Birthday Party is free for all ages, and no registration is required. Dress up as your favorite Hogwart’s student if you’d like.