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


August 2014

Busy Bees

Registration opens on August 12 for Busy Bees Story Time, and will remain open until filled.

Busy Bees Story Time meets weekly on Tuesdays, from August 26 through September 16. Sessions begin at 10:15 AM for children from birth up to age 3, and 11:00 AM for children ages 3 through 6.  This program is for children with a parent or other caregiver.  Programs include picture books, songs, finger plays and crafts. Pre-registration is required.

Gamer’s Guild

Gamer’s Guild meets every other Wednesday from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM (August 13 & 27). Please note, the August 13 meeting will focus on practice for the Pokemon Tournament on August 20. The Gamer’s Guild is a card game and portable video game night for ages 8 to 15. If you are older than 15 but would still like to participate, please see Dungeon Master/Pokemon Master 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.

Pokemon Tournament

Miss Kathleen is hosting a Pokemon Trading Card Game Tournament from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Wednesday, August 20 for ages 8 to 16. All participants must bring their own regulation deck of 60 Pokemon Cards (Miss Kathleen will have her decks on hand in case you need a few cards). Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place players. No registration is required.

American Girl Club

The American Girl Club does not meet during the summer. The next American Girl Doll meeting is on Saturday, September 6 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. The club will typically continue to meet on the first Saturday of the month from September 2014 through May 2015, except October 11, 2014 and May 9, 2015, which are both second Saturdays.

Please call Wendi at (814) 676-0558 if you are able to help at the Venango County 4H Fair’s Milkmasters Booth on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

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. Bring your doll if you’d like.