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


April 2014

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Thunder: Teen Dinner & Gaming

Thunder is a weekly dinner and gaming group for teens ages 12 through 17.  Join us for Wii games, board games, and dinner.   Thunder meets every Thursday from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM (April 3, 10, 17 and 24). Registration is not required, but Thunder is limited to the first 15 kids who sign in each week, so don’t be late!

The Inklings: Teen Creative Writing Workshop

The Inklings: Teen Creative Writing Workshop, sponsored by Neverending Stories, now meets monthly. The next meeting is on Saturday, April 5 from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM. The workshop is for teens ages 13 to 18. Registration is required and is limited to 20 teens. To register, stop by the library or call us at (814) 432-5062.

This workshop is for any teen who likes to write and would like to connect with other writers. Includes writing prompts, editing tips, discussions on developing plot and characters, publishing tips, and of course, snacks. Feel free to bring your laptops, flash drives, or any supplies you like to use. Also, feel free to bring a story to share.

The Inklings also meet on May 17, 2014.

Teen Gamer’s Guild

Gamer’s Guild meets every other Wednesday from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM (April 9 and 23). 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 game cards and equipment. No registration is required and snacks will be provided.

National Library Week Drop-In Craft

Stop by the library during National Library Week (April 13 through April 19) to make your own custom bookmark. We’ll have card stock, stickers, old magazines, and scrapbook paper available in the YA section. Be sure to check out a book to house your new bookmark!