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.


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.


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.

Basket Raffle Fundraiser

Check out our Raffle Basket fundraiser the week of June 13 through June 18. 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.

The baskets will be on display at the library during the week of June 13, and also at the Franklin Blues & BBQ festival on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19. The winners will be drawn on Sunday, June 19 at 4:30 PM in the booth at Fountain Park in Franklin.

Teen Short Story & Art Contest 2016

franklin public lIbrary summer short story contest 2016Attention, local teen writers and artists! You are invited to write or draw a Science Fiction or Fantasy story for our Teen Summer Short Story & Art Contest. Whether it’s a romp to the past, dealing with fire-breathing lizards, or to a far away galaxy, let your imagination set a course with Sci-fi and Fantasy!

We have three groups for entries: ages 11 – 13; ages 14 – 16; and ages 17 – 19. Stories must be no more than 4 pages, and art work must be printer page size (8 1/2″ x 11″). The deadline for submission is Saturday, June 11, 2016. Winners will be announced during our Comic Con on July 16th — details on Comic Con will be available soon.

Entrants must include name, phone number, address, school, and grade from the 2015-2016 school year with their submission. You can submit your story or art by dropping it off at the library during normal business hours, or by email at franklinstorycontest@gmail.com. Remember, the deadline is Saturday, June 11, 2016.

The contest is co-sponsored by Seneca Printing, Victorian City Art & Frame, and Neverending Stories. If you have any questions, please call Miss Kathleen at the library (814-432-5062), email franklinstorycontest@gmail.com or call Neverending Stories at (814) 516-5075.

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