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.

Upcoming: Books and More Sale

We are currently accepting donations of books, puzzles, and games in good condition for the an upcoming Books and More Sale. The next Books and More Sale is on June 3 and 4 at the Christ United Methodist Church, 1135 Buffalo Street. Parking is available off Chestnut Street behind the church.

This is a two-day only event, so come early for best selection. The sale is open from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Friday, June 3, and 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Saturday, June 4.

A wide selection will be available for sale, but if you snooze, you lose!

21st Annual Quiltathon

Our 21st Annual Quiltathon is this Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day. This long standing annual fundraiser is brought to you by the Friends of the Library, and the dedication of many long-time volunteers.

Stop by the library to watch an interactive quilting demonstration, practice quilting, and browse a collection of beautiful quilts and handmade accessories for sale. Purchase tickets at the front desk for a chance to win one of the quilts. The winner is drawn on May 9, and need not be present.

The Inklings: Teen Creative Writing Workshop

Are you a teen who likes to write stories? Come to The Inklings: Teen Creative Writing Workshop on Saturday, April 9, from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM. This workshop includes individual and peer-on-peer editing, writing prompts, editing tips, and practical advice on getting your story ready to publish.

Bring your laptops, flash drives, any supplies you wish to use, and/or a hard copy of your story. If you haven’t started writing yet, you can start at the workshop. The workshop is is sponsored by Neverending Stories, and lead by Teen Librarian Miss Kathleen Shay, who in 2014 self-published her first novel, Destiny’s Call to Arms.

Participants must pre-register at the Franklin Public Library by this Saturday, April 2. The event is limited to 20 people, and registration will remain open until filled.