Adults | Teens | Children

Friday January 28, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knitting Group

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT: Kim Shipala  508-520-4941  kshipala@minlib.net

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT:
  Kim Shipala
  508.520.4941
   kshipala@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Silly Songs & Stories

Little ones and their grown-ups are welcome to join us for stories and movement to get silly to!

Ideal for Ages 0 to 5 !

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  150852049414512  mgousie@minlib.net

Little ones and their grown-ups are welcome to join us for stories and movement to get silly to!

Ideal for Ages 0 to 5 !

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  150852049414512
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Free-Build Friday

Let imaginations run WILD!
Enjoy 2 hours of Friday fun time
to build what you like with the Library Legos!

Cool builds will be displayed on the Library Website & Facebook!

ALL Legos are washed in between sessions!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  150852049414512  mgousie@minlib.net

Let imaginations run WILD!
Enjoy 2 hours of Friday fun time
to build what you like with the Library Legos!

Cool builds will be displayed on the Library Website & Facebook!

ALL Legos are washed in between sessions!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  150852049414512
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Collage Club

Join us every other Friday afternoon as we cut, paste, and create! Materials will be provided, though you can always bring your own magazines!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us every other Friday afternoon as we cut, paste, and create! Materials will be provided, though you can always bring your own magazines!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

Saturday January 29, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Weekend Wiggles!

A weekend storytime for littles and their grown-ups! Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence. Laughter and giggles are definitely expected! Ideal for children ages 2-5!

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net

A weekend storytime for littles and their grown-ups! Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence. Laughter and giggles are definitely expected! Ideal for children ages 2-5!

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

Monday January 31, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Move Along Mondays!
This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy! Ideal for ages 0-5!
CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net
This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy! Ideal for ages 0-5!
CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 

Join us for a weekly storytime celebration of all the ways we are different and wonderful! We'll read, sing, play and learn about our diverse world and talk about how we can make it kinder and more inclusive! Ideal for school-age kids!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us for a weekly storytime celebration of all the ways we are different and wonderful! We'll read, sing, play and learn about our diverse world and talk about how we can make it kinder and more inclusive! Ideal for school-age kids!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons!
Kids ages 7-15! Join us each week for virtual D&D on Roll20.net! Then join a community of gamers for fun on FPL's own Discord Server! "Chairs" are open for New Players and Dungeon Masters are always in demand! Email mgousie@minlib.net to get involved!
CONTACT: Mitzie Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net
Kids ages 7-15! Join us each week for virtual D&D on Roll20.net! Then join a community of gamers for fun on FPL's own Discord Server! "Chairs" are open for New Players and Dungeon Masters are always in demand! Email mgousie@minlib.net to get involved!
CONTACT:
  Mitzie Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Animation Nation

Your weekly dose of anime goodness at The Franklin Public Library! Come watch the latest releases and popular shows, ideal for ages 7+!

 

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  150852049414512  mgousie@minlib.net

Your weekly dose of anime goodness at The Franklin Public Library! Come watch the latest releases and popular shows, ideal for ages 7+!

 

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  150852049414512
   mgousie@minlib.net

Tuesday February 1, 2022
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cool Cruisers

Babies who have graduated from tummy time and are scooting all over the place are welcome to this playgroup just for them! We recognize that fun age of exploring is very different from their first few months, so join us for a special playgroup just for this exciting time!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Babies who have graduated from tummy time and are scooting all over the place are welcome to this playgroup just for them! We recognize that fun age of exploring is very different from their first few months, so join us for a special playgroup just for this exciting time!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Get Ready for Kindergarten

This 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!minute program featuring storiThis 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!es, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!

CONTACT: Lauren Towle  508-520-4941  ltowle@minlib.net

This 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!minute program featuring storiThis 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!es, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!

CONTACT:
  Lauren Towle
  508.520.4941
   ltowle@minlib.net

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Homeschool Hangout

Join other local homeschool families in a space dedicated to you! Each Tuesday between 12-2PM, the Friends of the Franklin Library Room will be available for homeschool families to hang out, get work done, and connect!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join other local homeschool families in a space dedicated to you! Each Tuesday between 12-2PM, the Friends of the Franklin Library Room will be available for homeschool families to hang out, get work done, and connect!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Toe-Tapping Tuesdays!
Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence.
CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net
Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence.
CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Girls Who Code: Grades 3-5

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Girls Who Code: Grades 6-12

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch, Python, JavaScript, and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch, Python, JavaScript, and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
Wednesday February 2, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Terrific Toddlers!

Enjoy thirty minutes of interactive stories, songs, and activities for families and children from birth to age 3. No registration required!

CONTACT: Denise Coughlin  508-520-4941  dcoughlin@minlib.net

Enjoy thirty minutes of interactive stories, songs, and activities for families and children from birth to age 3. No registration required!

CONTACT:
  Denise Coughlin
  508.520.4941
   dcoughlin@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Science Junction!

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them twice a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them twice a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Teen Book Bites!

Teens! Bring along a snack and join us in the teen room each Wednesday for a casual chat about what we're all reading!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Teens! Bring along a snack and join us in the teen room each Wednesday for a casual chat about what we're all reading!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
ADHD Info Night

The ADHD Brain: Come to the library for a fun night of learning and activities for teens!

CONTACT: Riley MacDonald  413-478-2667  rileywmacd@gmail.com

The ADHD Brain: Come to the library for a fun night of learning and activities for teens!

CONTACT:
  Riley MacDonald
  413.478.2667
   rileywmacd@gmail.com

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Franklin Library


The Friends of the Franklin Library are looking for new members! They meet monthly in the new Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room at 7:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month.
 
For more information, please contact the Friends at fofl02038@gmail.com . Follow them on Twitter @FriendsFranklin !
 
Mailing address:
Friends of the Franklin Library
P.O. Box 147
Franklin, MA 02038
 

CONTACT: Lisa Rein  fofl02038@gmail.com


The Friends of the Franklin Library are looking for new members! They meet monthly in the new Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room at 7:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month.
 
For more information, please contact the Friends at fofl02038@gmail.com . Follow them on Twitter @FriendsFranklin !
 
Mailing address:
Friends of the Franklin Library
P.O. Box 147
Franklin, MA 02038
 

CONTACT:
  Lisa Rein
  
   fofl02038@gmail.com

Thursday February 3, 2022
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Tummy Time!

Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story and Craft

Stories, activities, and a take-home craft for children ages 3-5 who are able to attend on their own!  Parents are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room! This program lasts around 30 minutes. No registration is required.

CONTACT: Rachel Dolaher  508-520-4941  rdolaher@minlib.net

Stories, activities, and a take-home craft for children ages 3-5 who are able to attend on their own!  Parents are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room! This program lasts around 30 minutes. No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Rachel Dolaher
  508.520.4941
   rdolaher@minlib.net

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Science Junction! (Home School Edition!)

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them once a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them once a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Homework Help
CONTACT: Felicia Oti  508-520-4941  foti@minlib.net
 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Bookworm Bounce!

Join us for an afternoon story time full of music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us for an afternoon story time full of music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Doggie Tales!

Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a trained therapy dog! Bring your favorite book or pick out one of ours to read. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. SPOTS ARE LIMITED.

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net

Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a trained therapy dog! Bring your favorite book or pick out one of ours to read. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. SPOTS ARE LIMITED.

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net


Friday February 4, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knitting Group

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT: Kim Shipala  508-520-4941  kshipala@minlib.net

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT:
  Kim Shipala
  508.520.4941
   kshipala@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Happy Feet

Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! Join us for an introductory class into creative movement using very basic ballet moves. We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence. Laughter and giggles are definitely expected!

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  150852049414512  bcomeau@minlib.net

Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! Join us for an introductory class into creative movement using very basic ballet moves. We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence. Laughter and giggles are definitely expected!

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  150852049414512
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 
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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
BUSY
Saturday February 5, 2022
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Lunar New Year Scavenger Hunt!

It's the year of the tiger! Come celebrate at the library with a special scavenger hunt!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

It's the year of the tiger! Come celebrate at the library with a special scavenger hunt!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Galentine's Day Crafts

Drop-in and spend some time crafting with your favorite gals! We’ll have a few different crafts on offer, as well as a nail polish station! Enjoy an after school treat with the special ladies in your life!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  150852049414512  ckeating@minlib.net

Drop-in and spend some time crafting with your favorite gals! We’ll have a few different crafts on offer, as well as a nail polish station! Enjoy an after school treat with the special ladies in your life!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  150852049414512
   ckeating@minlib.net

Sunday February 6, 2022
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kitchen Table Art Workshop: Making Marks with Cold Wax

Registration deadline January 26th

Cold wax painting is a sculptural painting technique that uses cold wax medium with oil paint. We will approach it as an abstract and experimental painting method, but it can be used in representational and other painting applications. The beeswax medium thickens the paint and creates a texture, transparency, and depth that is like encaustic painting, but without the use of heat. Marks can be made with whatever strikes your fancy. Participants will supply items that can be found around the home or at local stores (for example repositionable painters’ tape, a squeegee/bowl scraper or old credit card). Everyone who signs up will receive a supply list and instructions on how best to set up their work area. And the Zoom link.Twelve kits with materials for the workshop will be provided, with distribution priority given to the first 12 Franklin residents who sign up. Kits can be picked up at the library during the week before the workshop. Anyone that does not receive a kit can build their own with instructions on the supply list. A kit is not required to participate. For help with materials and more information about the workshop contact Jacqueline Volpe, The Creativity Curator at jbvdesignstudio by email at thecreativitycurator@gmail.com. Information and the supply list will be posted on her website https://www.thecreativitycurator.com/

CONTACT: Kim Shipala  508-520-4941  kshipala@minlib.net
The registration period has ended.

Registration deadline January 26th

Cold wax painting is a sculptural painting technique that uses cold wax medium with oil paint. We will approach it as an abstract and experimental painting method, but it can be used in representational and other painting applications. The beeswax medium thickens the paint and creates a texture, transparency, and depth that is like encaustic painting, but without the use of heat. Marks can be made with whatever strikes your fancy. Participants will supply items that can be found around the home or at local stores (for example repositionable painters’ tape, a squeegee/bowl scraper or old credit card). Everyone who signs up will receive a supply list and instructions on how best to set up their work area. And the Zoom link.Twelve kits with materials for the workshop will be provided, with distribution priority given to the first 12 Franklin residents who sign up. Kits can be picked up at the library during the week before the workshop. Anyone that does not receive a kit can build their own with instructions on the supply list. A kit is not required to participate. For help with materials and more information about the workshop contact Jacqueline Volpe, The Creativity Curator at jbvdesignstudio by email at thecreativitycurator@gmail.com. Information and the supply list will be posted on her website https://www.thecreativitycurator.com/

CONTACT:
  Kim Shipala
  508.520.4941
   kshipala@minlib.net

The registration period has ended.

Monday February 7, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Move Along Mondays!
This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy! Ideal for ages 0-5!
CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net
This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy! Ideal for ages 0-5!
CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 

Join us for a weekly storytime celebration of all the ways we are different and wonderful! We'll read, sing, play and learn about our diverse world and talk about how we can make it kinder and more inclusive! Ideal for school-age kids!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us for a weekly storytime celebration of all the ways we are different and wonderful! We'll read, sing, play and learn about our diverse world and talk about how we can make it kinder and more inclusive! Ideal for school-age kids!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons!
Kids ages 7-15! Join us each week for virtual D&D on Roll20.net! Then join a community of gamers for fun on FPL's own Discord Server! "Chairs" are open for New Players and Dungeon Masters are always in demand! Email mgousie@minlib.net to get involved!
CONTACT: Mitzie Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net
Kids ages 7-15! Join us each week for virtual D&D on Roll20.net! Then join a community of gamers for fun on FPL's own Discord Server! "Chairs" are open for New Players and Dungeon Masters are always in demand! Email mgousie@minlib.net to get involved!
CONTACT:
  Mitzie Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Animation Nation

Your weekly dose of anime goodness at The Franklin Public Library! Come watch the latest releases and popular anime shows, ideal for ages 7+!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  150852049414512  mgousie@minlib.net

Your weekly dose of anime goodness at The Franklin Public Library! Come watch the latest releases and popular anime shows, ideal for ages 7+!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  150852049414512
   mgousie@minlib.net

Tuesday February 8, 2022
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cool Cruisers

Babies who have graduated from tummy time and are scooting all over the place are welcome to this playgroup just for them! We recognize that fun age of exploring is very different from their first few months, so join us for a special playgroup just for this exciting time!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Babies who have graduated from tummy time and are scooting all over the place are welcome to this playgroup just for them! We recognize that fun age of exploring is very different from their first few months, so join us for a special playgroup just for this exciting time!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Get Ready for Kindergarten

This 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!minute program featuring storiThis 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!es, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!

CONTACT: Lauren Towle  508-520-4941  ltowle@minlib.net

This 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!minute program featuring storiThis 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!es, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!

CONTACT:
  Lauren Towle
  508.520.4941
   ltowle@minlib.net

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Homeschool Hangout

Join other local homeschool families in a space dedicated to you! Each Tuesday between 12-2PM, the Friends of the Franklin Library Room will be available for homeschool families to hang out, get work done, and connect!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join other local homeschool families in a space dedicated to you! Each Tuesday between 12-2PM, the Friends of the Franklin Library Room will be available for homeschool families to hang out, get work done, and connect!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Toe-Tapping Tuesdays!
Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence.
CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net
Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence.
CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Girls Who Code: Grades 3-5

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Girls Who Code: Grades 6-12

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch, Python, JavaScript, and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch, Python, JavaScript, and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Alice’s Ordinary People with filmmaker Craig Dudnick (ON ZOOM)

Alice's Ordinary People is a documentary about Alice Tregay – a woman who refused to stand still for injustice and brought others together to change what was. Her remarkable story spans the historic period from the marches of Dr. King to the election of Barack Obama.  Her unique contribution in the field of politics is the thread which connects the two.   The film can be watched for free on Kanopy prior to the program, but it is not required. For more information, please visit imaginevideo.org and click the tab for Alice's Ordinary People. To register for the program, please visit https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAvce2prz8iH9fUF5Y1U8zbml9FFQh9wVdk .

CONTACT: Kim Shipala  508-520-4941  kshipala@minlib.net

Alice's Ordinary People is a documentary about Alice Tregay – a woman who refused to stand still for injustice and brought others together to change what was. Her remarkable story spans the historic period from the marches of Dr. King to the election of Barack Obama.  Her unique contribution in the field of politics is the thread which connects the two.   The film can be watched for free on Kanopy prior to the program, but it is not required. For more information, please visit imaginevideo.org and click the tab for Alice's Ordinary People. To register for the program, please visit https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAvce2prz8iH9fUF5Y1U8zbml9FFQh9wVdk .

CONTACT:
  Kim Shipala
  508.520.4941
   kshipala@minlib.net

Wednesday February 9, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Terrific Toddlers!

Enjoy thirty minutes of interactive stories, songs, and activities for families and children from birth to age 3. No registration required!

CONTACT: Denise Coughlin  508-520-4941  dcoughlin@minlib.net

Enjoy thirty minutes of interactive stories, songs, and activities for families and children from birth to age 3. No registration required!

CONTACT:
  Denise Coughlin
  508.520.4941
   dcoughlin@minlib.net

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Teen Book Bites!

Teens! Bring along a snack and join us in the teen room each Wednesday for a casual chat about what we're all reading!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Teens! Bring along a snack and join us in the teen room each Wednesday for a casual chat about what we're all reading!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
2nd Wednesday of the Month
Join us each month for Teen Advisory Board! The Teen Advisory Board is a GREAT opportunity to get involved here at the library! You'll help plan events and programs, create displays and decorate the teen space, and help drive decisions around the kinds of materials we bring to the YA collection, from books and beyond, all while eating snacks and getting volunteer hours! It's a win-win-win!
CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net
2nd Wednesday of the Month
Join us each month for Teen Advisory Board! The Teen Advisory Board is a GREAT opportunity to get involved here at the library! You'll help plan events and programs, create displays and decorate the teen space, and help drive decisions around the kinds of materials we bring to the YA collection, from books and beyond, all while eating snacks and getting volunteer hours! It's a win-win-win!
CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

Thursday February 10, 2022
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Tummy Time!

Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story and Craft

Stories, activities, and a take-home craft for children ages 3-5 who are able to attend on their own!  Parents are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room! This program lasts around 30 minutes. No registration is required.

CONTACT: Rachel Dolaher  508-520-4941  rdolaher@minlib.net

Stories, activities, and a take-home craft for children ages 3-5 who are able to attend on their own!  Parents are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room! This program lasts around 30 minutes. No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Rachel Dolaher
  508.520.4941
   rdolaher@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Homework Help
CONTACT: Felicia Oti  508-520-4941  foti@minlib.net
 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Bookworm Bounce!

Join us for an afternoon story time full of music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us for an afternoon story time full of music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 

Volunteens! 2nd and 4th Thursday of the Month @ 6:30PM

An elite volunteering program for dedicated library volunteers, this program is designed to facilitate unique volunteer opportunities for committed teens to work on special library projects. You will learn all about event planning and execution, hone your creative and crafty skills, and build your resume!

For more information please contact Bree at bcomeau@minlib.net.

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net

Volunteens! 2nd and 4th Thursday of the Month @ 6:30PM

An elite volunteering program for dedicated library volunteers, this program is designed to facilitate unique volunteer opportunities for committed teens to work on special library projects. You will learn all about event planning and execution, hone your creative and crafty skills, and build your resume!

For more information please contact Bree at bcomeau@minlib.net.

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

Friday February 11, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knitting Group

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT: Kim Shipala  508-520-4941  kshipala@minlib.net

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT:
  Kim Shipala
  508.520.4941
   kshipala@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Silly Songs & Stories

This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities for littles! Parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to participate. No registration required!

This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities for littles! Parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to participate. No registration required!

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Free-Build Friday

Let imaginations run WILD! Enjoy 2 hours of Friday fun time to build what you like with the Library Legos! Cool builds will be displayed on the Library Website & Facebook! ALL Legos are washed in between sessions!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  150852049414512  mgousie@minlib.net

Let imaginations run WILD! Enjoy 2 hours of Friday fun time to build what you like with the Library Legos! Cool builds will be displayed on the Library Website & Facebook! ALL Legos are washed in between sessions!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  150852049414512
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Collage Club

Join us every other Friday afternoon as we cut, paste, and create! Materials will be provided, though you can always bring your own magazines!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us every other Friday afternoon as we cut, paste, and create! Materials will be provided, though you can always bring your own magazines!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

Saturday February 12, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Weekend Wiggles

A weekend storytime for littles and their grown-ups! Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence. Laughter and giggles are definitely expected! Ideal for children ages 2-5!

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  150852049414512  bcomeau@minlib.net

A weekend storytime for littles and their grown-ups! Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence. Laughter and giggles are definitely expected! Ideal for children ages 2-5!

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  150852049414512
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Crime Time Mysteries!

AGES 13+ Join us for an immersive murder mystery game from "Hunt a Killer" that is told over the course of six “episodes.” Each episode contains different clues that you'll use to solve the ongoing investigation! Examine the evidence to uncover critical clues, corroborate alibis, create timelines, and identify each suspect’s means, motive, and opportunity! It is not required that you attend all 6 meetings, but since the episodes build on themselves, it is highly encouraged!

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net

AGES 13+ Join us for an immersive murder mystery game from "Hunt a Killer" that is told over the course of six “episodes.” Each episode contains different clues that you'll use to solve the ongoing investigation! Examine the evidence to uncover critical clues, corroborate alibis, create timelines, and identify each suspect’s means, motive, and opportunity! It is not required that you attend all 6 meetings, but since the episodes build on themselves, it is highly encouraged!

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

Monday February 14, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Move Along Mondays!
This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy! Ideal for ages 0-5!
CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net
This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy! Ideal for ages 0-5!
CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 

Join us for a weekly storytime celebration of all the ways we are different and wonderful! We'll read, sing, play and learn about our diverse world and talk about how we can make it kinder and more inclusive! Ideal for school-age kids!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us for a weekly storytime celebration of all the ways we are different and wonderful! We'll read, sing, play and learn about our diverse world and talk about how we can make it kinder and more inclusive! Ideal for school-age kids!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons!
Kids ages 7-15! Join us each week for virtual D&D on Roll20.net! Then join a community of gamers for fun on FPL's own Discord Server! "Chairs" are open for New Players and Dungeon Masters are always in demand! Email mgousie@minlib.net to get involved!
CONTACT: Mitzie Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net
Kids ages 7-15! Join us each week for virtual D&D on Roll20.net! Then join a community of gamers for fun on FPL's own Discord Server! "Chairs" are open for New Players and Dungeon Masters are always in demand! Email mgousie@minlib.net to get involved!
CONTACT:
  Mitzie Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Animation Nation

Your weekly dose of anime goodness at The Franklin Public Library! Come watch the latest releases and popular anime shows, ideal for ages 7+!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  150852049414512  mgousie@minlib.net

Your weekly dose of anime goodness at The Franklin Public Library! Come watch the latest releases and popular anime shows, ideal for ages 7+!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  150852049414512
   mgousie@minlib.net

Tuesday February 15, 2022
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cool Cruisers

Babies who have graduated from tummy time and are scooting all over the place are welcome to this playgroup just for them! We recognize that fun age of exploring is very different from their first few months, so join us for a special playgroup just for this exciting time!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Babies who have graduated from tummy time and are scooting all over the place are welcome to this playgroup just for them! We recognize that fun age of exploring is very different from their first few months, so join us for a special playgroup just for this exciting time!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Get Ready for Kindergarten

This 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!minute program featuring storiThis 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!es, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!

CONTACT: Lauren Towle  508-520-4941  ltowle@minlib.net

This 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!minute program featuring storiThis 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!es, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!

CONTACT:
  Lauren Towle
  508.520.4941
   ltowle@minlib.net

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Homeschool Hangout

Join other local homeschool families in a space dedicated to you! Each Tuesday between 12-2PM, the Friends of the Franklin Library Room will be available for homeschool families to hang out, get work done, and connect!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join other local homeschool families in a space dedicated to you! Each Tuesday between 12-2PM, the Friends of the Franklin Library Room will be available for homeschool families to hang out, get work done, and connect!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Toe-Tapping Tuesdays!
Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence.
CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net
Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence.
CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Girls Who Code: Grades 3-5

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Girls Who Code: Grades 6-12

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch, Python, JavaScript, and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch, Python, JavaScript, and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Senator Edward M. Brooke: the First African American Elected to the Senate

October of 2019 marked the centennial of the birth of BU Law graduate, Edward M. Brooke, who blazed a trail across the 20th century as a decorated military officer, an attorney, a crusading Massachusetts Attorney General, and as a Republican Senator from Massachusetts, the African American man popularly elected to that role in US history.

Local historian Alan Earls, will deliver a slide presentation covering Brooke’s fascinating life and, in particular, his role in Massachusetts and his visit to Franklin!

CONTACT: Kim Shipala  508-520-4941  kshipala@minlib.net

October of 2019 marked the centennial of the birth of BU Law graduate, Edward M. Brooke, who blazed a trail across the 20th century as a decorated military officer, an attorney, a crusading Massachusetts Attorney General, and as a Republican Senator from Massachusetts, the African American man popularly elected to that role in US history.

Local historian Alan Earls, will deliver a slide presentation covering Brooke’s fascinating life and, in particular, his role in Massachusetts and his visit to Franklin!

CONTACT:
  Kim Shipala
  508.520.4941
   kshipala@minlib.net

Wednesday February 16, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Terrific Toddlers!

Enjoy thirty minutes of interactive stories, songs, and activities for families and children from birth to age 3. No registration required!

CONTACT: Denise Coughlin  508-520-4941  dcoughlin@minlib.net

Enjoy thirty minutes of interactive stories, songs, and activities for families and children from birth to age 3. No registration required!

CONTACT:
  Denise Coughlin
  508.520.4941
   dcoughlin@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Science Junction!

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them twice a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them twice a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Teen Book Bites!

Teens! Bring along a snack and join us in the teen room each Wednesday for a casual chat about what we're all reading!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Teens! Bring along a snack and join us in the teen room each Wednesday for a casual chat about what we're all reading!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

Thursday February 17, 2022
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Tummy Time!

Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story and Craft

Stories, activities, and a take-home craft for children ages 3-5 who are able to attend on their own!  Parents are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room! This program lasts around 30 minutes. No registration is required.

CONTACT: Rachel Dolaher  508-520-4941  rdolaher@minlib.net

Stories, activities, and a take-home craft for children ages 3-5 who are able to attend on their own!  Parents are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room! This program lasts around 30 minutes. No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Rachel Dolaher
  508.520.4941
   rdolaher@minlib.net

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Science Junction! (Home School Edition!)

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them once a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them once a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Homework Help
CONTACT: Felicia Oti  508-520-4941  foti@minlib.net
 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Bookworm Bounce!

Join us for an afternoon story time full of music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us for an afternoon story time full of music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Doggie Tales!

Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a trained therapy dog! Bring your favorite book or pick out one of ours to read. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. SPOTS ARE LIMITED. Email bcomeau@minlib.net to sign up!

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net
There is 1 space available.

Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a trained therapy dog! Bring your favorite book or pick out one of ours to read. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. SPOTS ARE LIMITED. Email bcomeau@minlib.net to sign up!

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

There is 1 space available.

Friday February 18, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knitting Group

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT: Kim Shipala  508-520-4941  kshipala@minlib.net

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT:
  Kim Shipala
  508.520.4941
   kshipala@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Happy Feet

Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! Join us for an introductory class into creative movement using very basic ballet moves. We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence. Laughter and giggles are definitely expected!

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  150852049414512  bcomeau@minlib.net

Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! Join us for an introductory class into creative movement using very basic ballet moves. We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence. Laughter and giggles are definitely expected!

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  150852049414512
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 

The Franklin Public Library Book Sale has returned to being a monthly book sale, occurring on the third Friday & Saturday of the month. All books are one dollar each. The Bag Sale is on the Saturday 1:00-4:00 p.m. Fill a brown paper shopping bag with books for five dollars!

CONTACT: Felicia Oti  508-520-4941  foti@minlib.net

The Franklin Public Library Book Sale has returned to being a monthly book sale, occurring on the third Friday & Saturday of the month. All books are one dollar each. The Bag Sale is on the Saturday 1:00-4:00 p.m. Fill a brown paper shopping bag with books for five dollars!

CONTACT:
  Felicia Oti
  508.520.4941
   foti@minlib.net

Saturday February 19, 2022

The Franklin Public Library Book Sale has returned to being a monthly book sale, occurring on the third Friday & Saturday of the month. All books are one dollar each. The Bag Sale is on the Saturday 1:00-4:00 p.m. Fill a brown paper shopping bag with books for five dollars!

CONTACT: Felicia Oti  508-520-4941  foti@minlib.net

The Franklin Public Library Book Sale has returned to being a monthly book sale, occurring on the third Friday & Saturday of the month. All books are one dollar each. The Bag Sale is on the Saturday 1:00-4:00 p.m. Fill a brown paper shopping bag with books for five dollars!

CONTACT:
  Felicia Oti
  508.520.4941
   foti@minlib.net

 
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Sensory!

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! (Got older siblings? They can bring along a stuffed toy or baby and play along!)

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

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! (Got older siblings? They can bring along a stuffed toy or baby and play along!)

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Winter Beach Party

Families! Let’s bring a little summer warmth to this cold month! Join us as we turn our big program room into an indoor summer oasis! Grab a cold drink and hit the play sand, enjoy beach balls, sand castles, snacks, and groovy tunes!

Families! Let’s bring a little summer warmth to this cold month! Join us as we turn our big program room into an indoor summer oasis! Grab a cold drink and hit the play sand, enjoy beach balls, sand castles, snacks, and groovy tunes!

 

The Franklin Public Library Book Sale has returned to being a monthly book sale, occurring on the third Friday & Saturday of the month. All books are one dollar each. The Bag Sale is on the Saturday 1:00-4:00 p.m. Fill a brown paper shopping bag with books for five dollars!

CONTACT: Felicia Oti  508-520-4941  foti@minlib.net

The Franklin Public Library Book Sale has returned to being a monthly book sale, occurring on the third Friday & Saturday of the month. All books are one dollar each. The Bag Sale is on the Saturday 1:00-4:00 p.m. Fill a brown paper shopping bag with books for five dollars!

CONTACT:
  Felicia Oti
  508.520.4941
   foti@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tea Dragon Society Tea Party

Join us for a sweet celebration of the lovely graphic novel series, including games, crafts, and of course, tea!

Join us for a sweet celebration of the lovely graphic novel series, including games, crafts, and of course, tea!

Tuesday February 22, 2022

Tuesday 2/22/22! We'll have 20 "22s" hidden around the children's and teen rooms! Can you find them all?

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  150852049414512  mgousie@minlib.net

Tuesday 2/22/22! We'll have 20 "22s" hidden around the children's and teen rooms! Can you find them all?

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  150852049414512
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cool Cruisers

Babies who have graduated from tummy time and are scooting all over the place are welcome to this playgroup just for them! We recognize that fun age of exploring is very different from their first few months, so join us for a special playgroup just for this exciting time!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Babies who have graduated from tummy time and are scooting all over the place are welcome to this playgroup just for them! We recognize that fun age of exploring is very different from their first few months, so join us for a special playgroup just for this exciting time!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pumpernickel Puppets!

Join us for a super fun and engaging puppet show, including a cast of colorful puppet characters, live voices and sound effects! 

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  150852049414512  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us for a super fun and engaging puppet show, including a cast of colorful puppet characters, live voices and sound effects! 

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  150852049414512
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Homeschool Hangout

Join other local homeschool families in a space dedicated to you! Each Tuesday between 12-2PM, the Friends of the Franklin Library Room will be available for homeschool families to hang out, get work done, and connect!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join other local homeschool families in a space dedicated to you! Each Tuesday between 12-2PM, the Friends of the Franklin Library Room will be available for homeschool families to hang out, get work done, and connect!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Toe-Tapping Tuesdays!
Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence.
CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net
Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence.
CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Girls Who Code: Grades 3-5

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Girls Who Code: Grades 6-12

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch, Python, JavaScript, and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch, Python, JavaScript, and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Franklin Public Library Book Club
CONTACT: Kim Shipala  508-520-4941  kshipala@minlib.net
Wednesday February 23, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Terrific Toddlers!

Enjoy thirty minutes of interactive stories, songs, and activities for families and children from birth to age 3. No registration required!

CONTACT: Denise Coughlin  508-520-4941  dcoughlin@minlib.net

Enjoy thirty minutes of interactive stories, songs, and activities for families and children from birth to age 3. No registration required!

CONTACT:
  Denise Coughlin
  508.520.4941
   dcoughlin@minlib.net

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Teen Book Bites!

Teens! Bring along a snack and join us in the teen room each Wednesday for a casual chat about what we're all reading!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Teens! Bring along a snack and join us in the teen room each Wednesday for a casual chat about what we're all reading!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Stuffed Animal Sleep-Over

What kind of trouble can a bunch of stuffed animals cause in an empty library? Here’s our chance to find out! Bring one of your favorite stuffed friends to the library for a cozy storytime, then leave them in our care for the evening! When you pick your friend up on Thursday, see what antics they might have gotten up to!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  150852049414512  ckeating@minlib.net

What kind of trouble can a bunch of stuffed animals cause in an empty library? Here’s our chance to find out! Bring one of your favorite stuffed friends to the library for a cozy storytime, then leave them in our care for the evening! When you pick your friend up on Thursday, see what antics they might have gotten up to!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  150852049414512
   ckeating@minlib.net

Thursday February 24, 2022
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Tummy Time!

Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story and Craft

Stories, activities, and a take-home craft for children ages 3-5 who are able to attend on their own!  Parents are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room! This program lasts around 30 minutes. No registration is required.

CONTACT: Rachel Dolaher  508-520-4941  rdolaher@minlib.net

Stories, activities, and a take-home craft for children ages 3-5 who are able to attend on their own!  Parents are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room! This program lasts around 30 minutes. No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Rachel Dolaher
  508.520.4941
   rdolaher@minlib.net

 

Make your very own slime at the library!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  150852049414512  ckeating@minlib.net

Make your very own slime at the library!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  150852049414512
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Homework Help
CONTACT: Felicia Oti  508-520-4941  foti@minlib.net
 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Bookworm Bounce!

Join us for an afternoon story time full of music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us for an afternoon story time full of music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 

Volunteens! 2nd and 4th Thursday of the Month @ 6:30PM

An elite volunteering program for dedicated library volunteers, this program is designed to facilitate unique volunteer opportunities for committed teens to work on special library projects. You will learn all about event planning and execution, hone your creative and crafty skills, and build your resume!

For more information please contact Bree at bcomeau@minlib.net.

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net

Volunteens! 2nd and 4th Thursday of the Month @ 6:30PM

An elite volunteering program for dedicated library volunteers, this program is designed to facilitate unique volunteer opportunities for committed teens to work on special library projects. You will learn all about event planning and execution, hone your creative and crafty skills, and build your resume!

For more information please contact Bree at bcomeau@minlib.net.

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Genealogy Club

The Genealogy Club of the Franklin Public Library is a monthly program for genealogy enthusiasts, beginner and experienced alike. Each month a professional speaker will present the group with a lecture on a wide variety of family history and genealogy topics.  This program is free and open to all who are interested.  Meetings are scheduled for the last Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  There are no meetings scheduled in November, December, July or August.

CONTACT: Vicki Earls  508-520-4941  vbuchanio@minlib.net

The Genealogy Club of the Franklin Public Library is a monthly program for genealogy enthusiasts, beginner and experienced alike. Each month a professional speaker will present the group with a lecture on a wide variety of family history and genealogy topics.  This program is free and open to all who are interested.  Meetings are scheduled for the last Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  There are no meetings scheduled in November, December, July or August.

CONTACT:
  Vicki Earls
  508.520.4941
   vbuchanio@minlib.net

Friday February 25, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knitting Group

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT: Kim Shipala  508-520-4941  kshipala@minlib.net

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT:
  Kim Shipala
  508.520.4941
   kshipala@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Silly Songs & Stories

This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities for littles! Parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to participate. No registration required!

This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities for littles! Parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to participate. No registration required!

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Free-Build Friday

Let imaginations run WILD! Enjoy 2 hours of Friday fun time to build what you like with the Library Legos! Cool builds will be displayed on the Library Website & Facebook! ALL Legos are washed in between sessions!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  150852049414512  mgousie@minlib.net

Let imaginations run WILD! Enjoy 2 hours of Friday fun time to build what you like with the Library Legos! Cool builds will be displayed on the Library Website & Facebook! ALL Legos are washed in between sessions!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  150852049414512
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Collage Club

Join us every other Friday afternoon as we cut, paste, and create! Materials will be provided, though you can always bring your own magazines!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us every other Friday afternoon as we cut, paste, and create! Materials will be provided, though you can always bring your own magazines!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

Saturday February 26, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Weekend Wiggles

A weekend storytime for littles and their grown-ups! Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence. Laughter and giggles are definitely expected! Ideal for children ages 2-5!

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  150852049414512  bcomeau@minlib.net

A weekend storytime for littles and their grown-ups! Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence. Laughter and giggles are definitely expected! Ideal for children ages 2-5!

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  150852049414512
   bcomeau@minlib.net

Monday February 28, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Move Along Mondays!
This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy! Ideal for ages 0-5!
CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net
This thirty minute program features music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy! Ideal for ages 0-5!
CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 

Join us for a weekly storytime celebration of all the ways we are different and wonderful! We'll read, sing, play and learn about our diverse world and talk about how we can make it kinder and more inclusive! Ideal for school-age kids!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us for a weekly storytime celebration of all the ways we are different and wonderful! We'll read, sing, play and learn about our diverse world and talk about how we can make it kinder and more inclusive! Ideal for school-age kids!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons!
Kids ages 7-15! Join us each week for virtual D&D on Roll20.net! Then join a community of gamers for fun on FPL's own Discord Server! "Chairs" are open for New Players and Dungeon Masters are always in demand! Email mgousie@minlib.net to get involved!
CONTACT: Mitzie Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net
Kids ages 7-15! Join us each week for virtual D&D on Roll20.net! Then join a community of gamers for fun on FPL's own Discord Server! "Chairs" are open for New Players and Dungeon Masters are always in demand! Email mgousie@minlib.net to get involved!
CONTACT:
  Mitzie Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Animation Nation

Your weekly dose of anime goodness at The Franklin Public Library! Come watch the latest releases and popular anime shows, ideal for ages 7+!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  150852049414512  mgousie@minlib.net

Your weekly dose of anime goodness at The Franklin Public Library! Come watch the latest releases and popular anime shows, ideal for ages 7+!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  150852049414512
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Board of Library Directors Meeting
CONTACT: Felicia Oti  508-520-4941  foti@minlib.net
Tuesday March 1, 2022
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cool Cruisers

Babies who have graduated from tummy time and are scooting all over the place are welcome to this playgroup just for them! We recognize that fun age of exploring is very different from their first few months, so join us for a special playgroup just for this exciting time!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Babies who have graduated from tummy time and are scooting all over the place are welcome to this playgroup just for them! We recognize that fun age of exploring is very different from their first few months, so join us for a special playgroup just for this exciting time!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Get Ready for Kindergarten

This 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!minute program featuring storiThis 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!es, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!

CONTACT: Lauren Towle  508-520-4941  ltowle@minlib.net

This 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!minute program featuring storiThis 30 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!es, songs, activities, (and a take home craft!) will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten. Since a big part of getting ready for Kindergarten is practicing independence, parents and caregivers are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room. No registration required!

CONTACT:
  Lauren Towle
  508.520.4941
   ltowle@minlib.net

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Homeschool Hangout

Join other local homeschool families in a space dedicated to you! Each Tuesday between 12-2PM, the Friends of the Franklin Library Room will be available for homeschool families to hang out, get work done, and connect!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join other local homeschool families in a space dedicated to you! Each Tuesday between 12-2PM, the Friends of the Franklin Library Room will be available for homeschool families to hang out, get work done, and connect!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Toe-Tapping Tuesdays!
Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence.
CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net
Let’s play some music and get those little toes moving! We will have fun learning to move to the music while building coordination and confidence.
CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Girls Who Code: Grades 3-5

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Girls Who Code: Grades 6-12

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch, Python, JavaScript, and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT: Mitzi Gousie  508-520-4941  mgousie@minlib.net

A great introduction to coding languages and concepts while building the community and group work skills needed to excel! Whether you want to try something new, build on skills, make friends, or help someone else grow... Welcome to our club! Focus: Scratch, Python, JavaScript, and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please email mgousie@minlib.net to join!

CONTACT:
  Mitzi Gousie
  508.520.4941
   mgousie@minlib.net

 
Wednesday March 2, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Terrific Toddlers!

Enjoy thirty minutes of interactive stories, songs, and activities for families and children from birth to age 3. No registration required!

CONTACT: Denise Coughlin  508-520-4941  dcoughlin@minlib.net

Enjoy thirty minutes of interactive stories, songs, and activities for families and children from birth to age 3. No registration required!

CONTACT:
  Denise Coughlin
  508.520.4941
   dcoughlin@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Science Junction!

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them twice a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them twice a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Teen Book Bites!

Teens! Bring along a snack and join us in the teen room each Wednesday for a casual chat about what we're all reading!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Teens! Bring along a snack and join us in the teen room each Wednesday for a casual chat about what we're all reading!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Franklin Library


The Friends of the Franklin Library are looking for new members! They meet monthly in the new Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room at 7:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month.
 
For more information, please contact the Friends at fofl02038@gmail.com . Follow them on Twitter @FriendsFranklin !
 
Mailing address:
Friends of the Franklin Library
P.O. Box 147
Franklin, MA 02038
 

CONTACT: Lisa Rein  fofl02038@gmail.com


The Friends of the Franklin Library are looking for new members! They meet monthly in the new Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room at 7:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month.
 
For more information, please contact the Friends at fofl02038@gmail.com . Follow them on Twitter @FriendsFranklin !
 
Mailing address:
Friends of the Franklin Library
P.O. Box 147
Franklin, MA 02038
 

CONTACT:
  Lisa Rein
  
   fofl02038@gmail.com

Thursday March 3, 2022
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Tummy Time!

Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story and Craft

Stories, activities, and a take-home craft for children ages 3-5 who are able to attend on their own!  Parents are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room! This program lasts around 30 minutes. No registration is required.

CONTACT: Rachel Dolaher  508-520-4941  rdolaher@minlib.net

Stories, activities, and a take-home craft for children ages 3-5 who are able to attend on their own!  Parents are encouraged to watch from the adjoining room! This program lasts around 30 minutes. No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Rachel Dolaher
  508.520.4941
   rdolaher@minlib.net

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Science Junction! (Home School Edition!)

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them once a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

FHS Seniors Mani and Vedika are so excited to share their love for science and foster that love in elementary-level kids! Join them once a month for fun science experiments, activities, and more! From dinosaurs to chemical reactions the possibilities are endless!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Homework Help
CONTACT: Felicia Oti  508-520-4941  foti@minlib.net
 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Bookworm Bounce!

Join us for an afternoon story time full of music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy!

CONTACT: Caleigh Keating  508-520-4941  ckeating@minlib.net

Join us for an afternoon story time full of music, movement, stories, and other interactive activities to encourage social skills and promote early literacy!

CONTACT:
  Caleigh Keating
  508.520.4941
   ckeating@minlib.net

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Doggie Tales!

Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a trained therapy dog! Bring your favorite book or pick out one of ours to read. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. SPOTS ARE LIMITED.

CONTACT: Bree Comeau  508-520-4941  bcomeau@minlib.net

Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a trained therapy dog! Bring your favorite book or pick out one of ours to read. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. SPOTS ARE LIMITED.

CONTACT:
  Bree Comeau
  508.520.4941
   bcomeau@minlib.net

Friday March 4, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knitting Group

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT: Kim Shipala  508-520-4941  kshipala@minlib.net

Love to knit or crochet? Join our group of local fiber artists who will be meeting in the Friends of the Franklin Library Community Room on Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CONTACT:
  Kim Shipala
  508.520.4941
   kshipala@minlib.net

 
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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
BUSY
Saturday March 5, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tape Town!

Families! Spend an imaginative morning at the library! Bring along a small toy vehicle (or borrow one of ours) and cruise along our "roads" made of tape all through our big meeting room, and enjoy a series of interactive pretend play stations all through the town!