Franklin Public Library Calendar

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Move Along

Move Along

05/01/2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am

This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, instruments, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy. Parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to participate. No registration is required.

 

10:30am to 11:00am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/01/2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

 

11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Get Ready for Kindergarten
10:30am to 11:15am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/02/2017 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

11:15am to 12:00pm
 
Terrific Toddlers
10:30am to 11:00pm
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/03/2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

 

11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Wordplay: Stories and Crafts for School Age Friends
1:00pm
 
YA Dystopia Book Club
6:30pm
 
Story & Craft

Story & Craft

05/04/2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Stories, activities, and a craft for children ages 3, 4, 5, and 6 who are able to attend "on their own." This program lasts around 45 minutes. No registration is required.

10:30am to 11:15am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/04/2017 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

11:15am to 12:00pm
 
Star Wars Day!

Star Wars Day!

05/04/2017 - 3:30pm

May the 4th be with you! We’re celebrating Star Wars Day with a whole bunch of activities, crafts, and games centered on our favorite movie franchise! Dress up in your best Star Wars costumes and join us for an afternoon of fun!

3:30pm
 
Family Coloring Book Club

Family Coloring Book Club

05/04/2017 - 4:00pm

Family Coloring Book Club, Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.

Parents, guardians, and kids of all ages are welcome to drop in and color together, every Thursday from 4-5PM. We’ll have coloring pages and colored pencils and crayons available! Spend a little quality time making something beautiful!

4:00pm
 
 
 
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Teen Book Brunch

Teen Book Brunch

05/07/2017 - 11:30am

Teens are welcome to join us for breakfast food and a conversation about your favorite reads! Share what books you’re loving lately, and get great book recommendations from others!

11:30am
 
Move Along

Move Along

05/08/2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am

This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, instruments, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy. Parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to participate. No registration is required.

 

10:30am to 11:00am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/08/2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

 

11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Wordplay

Wordplay

05/08/2017 - 4:00pm

Join us each month for a themed story and activity, specifically for school-age friends! We’ll read one (or more!) stories, and enjoy a related craft, game, or activity! This event will also be held on the second Monday of the Month at 4:00 PM!

4:00pm
 
Beginners Chess for All Ages

Beginners Chess for All Ages

05/08/2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This class teaches you the fundamentals of chess as a strategy game that is the most popular game in the world. In one hour you will learn the basics of playing chess including:

Setting up the chess men
Using the pawns
Chess pieces and how they move to win

6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
Get Ready for Kindergarten
10:30am to 11:15am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/09/2017 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

11:15am to 12:00pm
 
Local Author Nancy Haines
6:30pm
 
Terrific Toddlers
10:30am to 11:00pm
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/10/2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

 

11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Lego Club

Lego Club

05/10/2017 - 4:00pm

Second Wednesday of the Month, May 10th, 5:00 p.m.

It’s BACK! We’re bringing back Lego Club for our patrons! Each month we’ll feature a different Lego building challenge, and we’ll proudly display our members’ creations in the library until next month!

4:00pm
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

05/10/2017 - 6:30pm

Join us for our monthly Teen Advisory Board meetings! Share your voice and your vision for the library, and earn volunteer hours all at the same time! TAB members are crucial in helping plan awesome teen events and make sure our library collection has what Franklin’s teens are looking for!

6:30pm
 
Story & Craft

Story & Craft

05/11/2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Stories, activities, and a craft for children ages 3, 4, 5, and 6 who are able to attend "on their own." This program lasts around 45 minutes. No registration is required.

10:30am to 11:15am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/11/2017 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

11:15am to 12:00pm
 
Family Coloring Book Club

Family Coloring Book Club

05/11/2017 - 4:00pm

Family Coloring Book Club, Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.

Parents, guardians, and kids of all ages are welcome to drop in and color together, every Thursday from 4-5PM. We’ll have coloring pages and colored pencils and crayons available! Spend a little quality time making something beautiful!

4:00pm
 
 
Family Yoga Adventure

Family Yoga Adventure

05/13/2017 - 9:30am

Put on some comfy clothes, grab the whole family and your yoga mats and join us in the program room for a Family Yoga Adventure! We’ll follow along with a fabulous story, doing different moves to keep the story going!

9:30am
 
Baby Sensory

Baby Sensory

05/13/2017 - 11:00am

Join us for a 45 minute baby sensory program! Watch your little one interact and engage with a variety of sensory items! Sensory play is a fantastic way to help babies explore their worlds, stimulate the senses, and create little inquisitive explorers! Babies under 2 are welcome and encouraged!

11:00am
 
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Move Along

Move Along

05/15/2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am

This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, instruments, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy. Parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to participate. No registration is required.

 

10:30am to 11:00am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/15/2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

 

11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Get Ready for Kindergarten
10:30am to 11:15am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/16/2017 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

11:15am to 12:00pm
 
Essential Oils Class

Essential Oils Class

05/16/2017 - 6:30pm

Learn how to take care of your health naturally with essential oils. You will receive basic knowledge on how to use essential oils safely and effectively. Experience the purity and potency of pure therapeutic grade oils. Presented by Josiah Precourt.

6:30pm
 
Terrific Toddlers
10:30am to 11:00pm
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/17/2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

 

11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Story & Craft

Story & Craft

05/18/2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Stories, activities, and a craft for children ages 3, 4, 5, and 6 who are able to attend "on their own." This program lasts around 45 minutes. No registration is required.

10:30am to 11:15am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/18/2017 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

11:15am to 12:00pm
 
Family Coloring Book Club

Family Coloring Book Club

05/18/2017 - 4:00pm

Family Coloring Book Club, Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.

Parents, guardians, and kids of all ages are welcome to drop in and color together, every Thursday from 4-5PM. We’ll have coloring pages and colored pencils and crayons available! Spend a little quality time making something beautiful!

4:00pm
 
 
Book Sale

Book Sale

05/20/2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Bag Sale 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Only one dollar per book! Sundays following Saturday Sale $5 per bag! Bags are provided.

9:00am to 3:00pm
 
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Bag Sale

Bag Sale

05/21/2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Bag Sale 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Only one dollar per book! Sundays following Saturday Sale $5 per bag! Bags are provided.

9:00am to 12:00pm
 
Move Along

Move Along

05/22/2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am

This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, instruments, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy. Parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to participate. No registration is required.

 

10:30am to 11:00am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/22/2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

 

11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Get Ready for Kindergarten
10:30am to 11:15am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/23/2017 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

11:15am to 12:00pm
 
Terrific Toddlers
10:30am to 11:00pm
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/24/2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

 

11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Story & Craft

Story & Craft

05/25/2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Stories, activities, and a craft for children ages 3, 4, 5, and 6 who are able to attend "on their own." This program lasts around 45 minutes. No registration is required.

10:30am to 11:15am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/25/2017 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

11:15am to 12:00pm
 
Therapy Dogs

Therapy Dogs

05/25/2017 - 2:30pm

In consideration of the recent loss that our town has felt, the library will be bringing in a few therapy dogs THIS Thursday afternoon, starting at 2:30pm. For those in our community who need comfort and solace, we hope this will help.

2:30pm
 
Family Coloring Book Club

Family Coloring Book Club

05/25/2017 - 4:00pm

Family Coloring Book Club, Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.

Parents, guardians, and kids of all ages are welcome to drop in and color together, every Thursday from 4-5PM. We’ll have coloring pages and colored pencils and crayons available! Spend a little quality time making something beautiful!

4:00pm
 
 
Mini College Fair

Mini College Fair

05/27/2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

The Teen Advisory Board is thrilled to present our first ever mini college fair! Hear from students and alums from a variety of schools, learn about colleges and universities from all across the country, and get ready for the next chapter!

11:00am to 1:00pm
 
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Get Ready for Kindergarten
10:30am to 11:15am
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/30/2017 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

11:15am to 12:00pm
 
Terrific Toddlers
10:30am to 11:00pm
 
Toddler Playgroup

Toddler Playgroup

05/31/2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little ones interact with one another. No registration is required.

 

11:00am to 12:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
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