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!

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

Stay informed! Follow the Franklin Public Teens on Facebook.

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

Video Editing 

video-editingLaura Jones is holding a 6-week long Video Editing Program on Mondays from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, beginning Monday February 15 end ending Monday, March 21. Kids ages 9 to 16 will learn to take and edit video. Cameras are available for loaning.

Registration is required, and class size is limited to 10 students. Register at the library circulation desk. You will be reminded by email about the class starting.

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
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), hold 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 (February 9 & 23) 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.

We hope you are all having a safe and happy school year. Remember, we are all here to help you with your school projects. Don’t be shy! Ask for help. It’s why we are here.  :)