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.


Children

June 2016

Stay informed! Follow the Franklin Public Library Children’s Department on Facebook.

All children and families are welcome to participate in our programs, regardless of residence.

Family Movie Time

Join us on Thursday afternoons from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM for Family Movie Time this summer, beginning June 23 and continuing through August 11. Movies will be G or PG rated, and based on books!

Crazy 8’s Summer Challenge

Take the Crazy 8’s Summer Challenge! Families who complete at least one math problem every week for eight weeks are eligible to enter a drawing to win fun math supplies!

Busy Bees Story Time

BeeBusy Bees Story Time begins a new session this month. Busy Bees meet weekly on Tuesdays at 11:00 AM, beginning June 21 and concluding on August 9. Busy Bees Story Time is for preschoolers from age 3 to 6 with a parent or other caregiver. We share stories, songs, and crafts designed for preschool children.

Registration is required and begins June 17. Space is limited, but registration remains open until the session is filled. The session concludes on

Mommy & Me Story Time

mom and babyMommy & Me Story Time begins a new session this month. Mommy & Me meets weekly on Tuesdays at 10:15 AM, beginning June 21 and concluding on August 9. Mommy & Me Story Time is for for children from birth to age 3 and a parent or other caregiver. We share picture books, songs, and nursery rhymes.

Registration is required and begins June 17. Space is limited, but registration remains open until the session is filled.

Summer Wii Games

Cool off in the air conditioning and play some Summer Wii Games on Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM this summer. We’ll have movies and games for the whole family, and no registration is required.

Coming Up: Harry Potter’s Birthday Party

Celebrate the birthday of the Boy Who Lived with us! Harry Potter’s Birthday Party is on Saturday, July 30 from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM for all ages. No registration required.

Coming Up: We Do Robotics Camp & Beginning Lego Robotics Camp

We love Legos!

Come and learn to build and program simple Lego robots at We Do Robotics Camp! We Do Robotics Camp begins Monday, June 27, and runs through Friday, July 1, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM each day. This camp is for grades Kindergarten through 2, or ages 6 to 8. All participants must have completed kindergarten. This is a free program. Space is limited, so register soon.

The Beginning Lego Robotics Camp begins Monday, August 1 and runs through Friday, August 5, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM each day. This camp is for grades 3 through 8, or ages 9 to 14. It is for the child who has no or limited experience with robotics. Come and learn to build and program Lego NXT Robots.

This is a free program. Space is limited, so register soon.

Coming Up: Play K Circle Time

Our new weekly program, Play K Circle Time, meets each Thursday in July (7, 14, 21, & 28), from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Play K Circle Time is for children to play, practice, and explore kindergarten routines and concepts together. Children ages 4, 5, and 6 and their caregivers prepare for Kindergarten in a fun way!

Space is limited. Registration is required by Thursday, June 23.

Art Club

Art Club is on summer break. Have a great summer and we’ll see you in the fall!