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


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.


October 2015

Stay informed! Follow the Franklin Public Teens on Facebook.

All teens are welcome to participate in our programs, regardless of residence. 

Spooky Story & Art Contest

Do you enjoy writing spooky stories or drawing spooky art work? Click here to learn all about our 2015 Spooky Story & Art Contest. Entries are due by Midnight on Monday, October 5 Monday, October 12.

Contest sponsored by Neverending Stories and the Franklin Public Library, with generous assistance from Seneca Printing Express and Victorian City Art & Frame.

Teen Halloween Party

Join Miss Kathleen and Leigh from Neverending Stories to celebrate Halloween at the local book store on October 29 at 6:00 PM. Neverending Stories is located at 1252 Liberty Street. Winners of the 2015 Teen Spooky Story & Art Contest will be announced! No registration required.

Teen Anime Club

Teen Anime Club is a celebration of the cartoons from the amazing culture of Japan! We watch an Anime (Japanese animated cartoon), do round table discussions, play Japanese games, and learn a Japanese word of the day.

The club meets biweekly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month (October 13 & 27) from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM. The Teen Anime Club is open to ages 13 to 18. Pre-registration is required and a parent must be present to sign the registration form.

Thunder: Teen Dinner & Gaming

Hooray, Thunder returns this month! Thunder meets on Thursdays (October 15, 22 & 29) 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 wish you all a safe and happy school year. And remember, we are all here to help you with your school projects. Don’t be shy! Ask for help. It’s what we are here for.  :)