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


October 2014


Robotics, a special program for children ages 9 to 12, begins Monday, October 13, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM. The program will meet weekly on Mondays through December 1. Robotics is designed and taught by Ms. Laura Jones (you may remember her from our Summer Reading Program), and will teach kids how to build and program a real robot. Pre-registration was required.

Busy Bees

Registration for a new session of Busy Bees Story Time begins on Tuesday, October 14. The session meets weekly on Tuesdays from October 21 through November 25, from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM. Busy Bees is for children from age 3 to age 6 with a parent or other caregiver.  Miss Abby shares picture books, songs, finger plays and crafts. Pre-registration is required.

Mommy & Me Story Time

Registration for a new session of Mommy & Me Story Time begins on Tuesday, October 14.  The session begins on Tuesday, October 21, and will meet weekly on Tuesdays from 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM until November 25. Mommy & Me Story Time is for children from birth to age 3 and their mother, father, grandparent, or other caregiver. Miss Abby will share picture books, nursery rhymes, and songs. Pre-registration is required.

Miss Abby’s Halloween Story Time

Join Miss Abby for a children’s Halloween Story Time on Friday, October 17 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. All children ages 1 to 12 are invited, and are encouraged to wear a costume. We’ll read Halloween stories, play games, and complete a craft project. No registration is required.

American Girl Club

The next American Girl Doll Club meeting is on Saturday, October 18 from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM (please note the date & time change). Celebrate Halloween with your friends and dolls! You are welcome to wear a costume and dress your doll in costume (please, nothing too gory). If you would like to bring a treat to share, there are 24 members. If you have any questions about the American Girl Doll club, please call Bekah at (814) 673-9080 or Wendi at (814) 676-0558. Any girl in kindergarten and up is invited, and no registration is required.

Gamer’s Guild

Gamer’s Guild returns this month! Gamer’s Guild meets every other Wednesday from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM (October 8 & 22). This card game and portable video game night is for ages 8 to 15. If you are older than 15 but would still like to participate, please see Dungeon Master/Pokemon Master and teen librarian Miss Kathleen about volunteering. We’ll play card games (Pokemon, Yu-gi-oh, Magic, Dungeons and Dragons, etc.) and Gameboy, PSP, and Ninenndo 3DS (Pokemon, Legos Batman, Megaman, etc.). Please bring your own game cards and equipment. No registration is required and snacks will be provided.

Book Buddies

Book Buddies is cancelled to due a lack of registrants.