Today’s Sponsor

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Sponsor a Day at the library to commemorate birthdays, anniversaries, remember loved ones, and more. Learn all about it here.


Give a gift that helps the entire community.

Donate to the Annual Fund Drive!

Mark Your Calendars for the Upcoming Love Your Library Benefit Open House

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.


Franklin Public Library
421 Twelfth Street
Franklin, PA 16323

Phone: (814) 432-5062
Fax: (814) 432-8998
Email: FranklinPL (at) FranklinLibrary (dot) org

Or, use our Contact Us form.


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


February 2016

Thunder: Teen Dinner & Gaming

Thunder continues to meet on Thursdays (February 4, 11, 18, & 25) from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Thunder is a weekly dinner and gaming group for teens in 6th through 12th grade. Join Miss Kathleen for Wii games, board games, and dinner. Registration is not required, but Thunder is limited to the first 15 kids who sign in each week.

We would like to thank our sponsors for their generous donations to Thunder. On average it can cost about $30 each week to supply food for 15 teens. We appreciate your support!

  • Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 328
  • First United Methodist Church, Franklin
  • First Baptist Church, Franklin
  • Franklin Moose Club 83
  • The Franklin Knights of Columbus
  • Franklin Alliance Church
Game Night

Our weekly Game Night for all ages and levels of play continues on Mondays this month, (February 1, 8, & 29), from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. NOTE: No game night on February 15 or 22.

Bring your own games or join us to play cards or board games. You can also learn Cribbage in preparation for the March’s 4th Annual Hildegarde Dolson Memorial Cribbage Tournament. All ages are welcome, and no registration required.

Bunco Tournament Fundraiser

Support your library and have some fun at the The Friends of the Library’s Bunco Tournament fundraiser. Bunco is an easy, fast paced dice game requiring no previous skill. Can you roll dice? Then you can play Bunco! You can learn to play in a few minutes. The tournament is on Friday, February 19 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the library.

The donation is $15 per person, and includes lunch. Seating is limited, so please register by Wednesday, February 17.