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December 31, 2012


A New Year means NEW programs at the Franklin Public Library! Our rollout of a new schedule and programs for children and teens begins on Monday, January 7th, 2013.

Regularly Scheduled Programs

Mondays at 10:30 AM
Wee Read
This thirty minute storytime is for independent 3, 4, & 5-year-olds who are invited to attend "on their own." It features stories, songs, fingerplays, and other interactive activities to encourage reading and promote literacy. No registration is required.

Mondays at 3:30 PM
Krafty Mondays
For ages 6, 7 & 8, come to the library and see what original masterpieces you can make. A short story and different craft will be offered each week during this thirty minute program. Try crafting your own photo frames, doing creative doodling, making puzzles, and much more! No registration is required.
Krafty Mondays - January programs
“Get Framed!” 
Monday, January 7th, 2013
You’ll be the center of attention in the picture frame you create.

“We Make a Beautiful Garden”
Monday, January 14th, 2013
Children, like flowers, grow in your beautiful mosaic.

“Get Carded!”
Monday, January 28th, 2013
Make your own personalized note cards.

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose
Each thirty minute session uses nursery rhymes, songs, puppets, and more to promote the learning process of babies and toddlers. This program is designed for children up to two-years-old along with their caregiver. No registration is required.

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
Terrific Twos
Thirty minutes of stories, songs, and activities for children who are two-years-old with their caregivers.  No registration is required.

Teen Advisory Board Begins Wednesday February 6th, 2013 at 6:30PM in the Library
Calling all teens: this is your chance to tell us what to do! Please join us on the first Wednesday of every month 6:30PM. Come help us plan teen programs, choose library materials, and promote the library. We will provide the light refreshments. Membership on this board will look great on job and college applications. Open to all students in grades 6-12.

Thursdays at 10:30 AM
Story and Craft
Stories, activities, and a craft for children ages 4 and 5 who are able to attend "on their own." This program lasts around 45 minutes. No registration is required.

Thursdays at 3:30 P M
Fun Club
This program is designed for tweens ages 8 to 12 years old and will feature different games, contests, and crafts each week. Come join us for some fun! No registration is required.
Fun Club - January Programs
Hobbit Party
Thursday, January 10th, 2013
Have you seen the movie or read the book? Anyone can join in our celebration of The Hobbit. There will be trivia, games, and surprises at our first Fun Club event. No registration is required.

Game Night
Thursday, January 17th, 2013
Just drop in to play a variety of board games and socialize in a relaxed setting. Registration is not required.

Get Creative
Thursday, January 24th, 2013
Make your own scrapbooks or journals and decorate them with your creativity. No registration is required.

Minute to Win It
Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Can you move a cookie from your forehead into your mouth using only the muscles in your face? Can you roll a ping-pong ball down a measuring tape and into a cup? Come try these and other challenges during Minute to Win It and win fun prizes!  Registration is not required.

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