DAILY SPONSORS

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

January 30, 2017 - Sponsored by Courtney Cox in memory of Joanne Cox

See a list of sponsors here.

SUPPORT

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.

E-BOOKS & AUDIOBOOKS

Click to visit our digital branch on Overdrive.
In order to use Overdrive, you will need to stop by your library and get your new county card, good for use at all three county libraries, and required for Overdrive.
Check out e-books and audiobooks to read on your e-reader, tablet, computer, or smart phone.



For the rest of our catalog and resources, including our databases, please click here.

Teens

January 2017

Stay informed! Follow the Franklin Public Teens on Facebook.

Email the Teen Department directly at yalib@franklinlibrary.org.

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

Thunder: Teen Dinner & Gaming

Thunder is a weekly group for teens in 6th through 12th grades. No registration is required, but it is limited to the first 15 who sign in each week.

Thunder is a program for teens to relax, have fun, and socialize in the safe environment of the library. Meet your friends at the library for a healthy snack, Wii games, board games, Pokemon Go!, and crafts like mixed media artwork.

Thunder meets each Thursday (January 19 & 22), from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. (NOTE: No Thunder on January 5 & 12.)

Teen Anime Club

anime club BlannaTeen 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 (January 10 & 31) from 4:00 PM to 5:00 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.

2016 Spooky Story & Art Contest Winners

bone-orangeNeverending Stories and the Franklin Public Library once again challenged teens to scare us with their best spooky story or character in our Annual Spooky Story & Art Contest! The 2016 winners are:

  • Grades 11 & 12: Abigail Brockett – Lady of Light
  • Grades 9 & 10: Baylee Fry – Fighting Sleep
    • Rachel Bell – The Horror Within
    • Jenna Seigworth – Night of All Nights
  • Grades 7 & 8: Connor Elder – Stitches

Winning stories and artwork were printed in a booklet courtesy of Seneca Printing Express. Winners each received a copy, and a gift certificate to Neverending Stories.

Thank you to our continued sponsors, without whom the contest would not be possible: Neverending Stories, with generous assistance from  Seneca Printing Express & Label, Inc. and Victorian City Art & Frame.