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


January 2015

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Busy Bees Story Time

Registration for the next session of Busy Bees Story Time opens on Tuesday, January 6. To register, stop by the library or call (814) 432-5062.

Busy Bees meets weekly at 11:00 AM on Tuesdays from January 13 through February 17. Busy Bees Story Time is for children from age 3 to age 6 with a parent or other caregiver. Miss Abby shares stories, songs, and crafts. Pre-registration is required.

Mommy & Me Story Time

Registration for the next session of Mommy & Me Story Time opens on Tuesday, January 6. To register, stop by the library or call (814) 432-5062.

Mommy & Me Story Time meets weekly at 10:15 AM on Tuesdays from January 13 through February 17. Mommy & Me Story Time is for for children from birth to age 3 and their mother, father, grandparent, or other caregiver. Miss Abby shares picture books, songs, nursery rhymes, and finger plays. Pre-registration is required.


We are very excited to offer another round of the popular Robotics program for children ages 9 and older. Robotics begins on Monday, January 26, and meets weekly on Mondays from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM through March 16. Children will work with a partner and learn how to program a real robot! Ms. Laura Jones will again be conducting the program.

Due to finite resources, only a limited number of children can be selected to participate. Interested applicants should immediately call the library at (814) 432-5062 or stop in during regular business hours. If accepted into the program, applicants will be notified by Ms. Jones on Monday, January 19.

Art Club

Art Club is a bi-weekly club hosted at the library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month (January 13 & 27) from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. In each session, participants complete a new art project and occasionally enjoy a visit from a guest artist. Participants are encouraged to bring/donate art supplies, but some supplies will be provided. Art Club is for kids ages 6 to 12. No registration is required.

American Girl Club

The next American Girl Doll Club meeting is on Saturday, January 10 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (please note the date change)We’ll enjoy a snack, a craft, and plan for the upcoming year. We ask for a $5.00 donation from each member to cover the cost of snacks and crafts throughout the year.

If you have any questions about the American Girl Doll club, please call Bekah Stahlman-Baisch at (814) 673-9080 or Wendi Ziegler at (814) 676-0558.

Any girl in kindergarten and up is invited. No registration is required.