January 4 – Virtual Author Talk with Maureen Johnson and Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Get some face time with YA authors Maureen Johnson and Jennifer Lynn Barnes; as Maureen Johnson launches her latest book in the Truly Devious series, and Jennifer Lynn Barnes is fresh off the release of her latest Inheritance Games book! Event begins at 7pm. Register here.
January 11 – Teen Vision Board Making
Teens! Join us at 5:30pm for a special edition of Book Bites where we will be making vision board collages for 2023. Snacks and supplies provided, you bring the vision!
January 28 – Ask an Organizer
Get to know local home organizer Danielle Nicholas (Oasis Organizing Solutions). Starting at 2pm, she'll share tips & tricks that will help you maintain functional living/work spaces to start your new year off on the right foot. Remote option available here.
Volunteer Tutors Needed for ESL and Adult Literacy Program
The Franklin Public Library is seeking Volunteer Tutors to support the launch of the English as a Second Language and Adult Literacy Program, which will serve Franklin and its surrounding communities. To volunteer, you must have a high school diploma or equivalent, demonstrate patience, and be able to speak English clearly. Prior teaching experience or Franklin residency is not required. Volunteer Tutors will be given training and all supporting materials will be provided. The time commitment is one orientation session, 18 hours of tutor training, and to meet with your student 2 hours per week for one year. If interested, please contact Assistant Library Director Kim Shipala, or fill out the registration form.
The Library's hours are Monday through Thursday, 9am-8pm., Friday and Saturday, 9am-5pm, and Sunday 1:30pm - 5pm. The library will be closed on Sunday, January 1 and Monday, January 2 for News Year's Day. The library will be closed Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King Day.