READ TO VICTORY, A THERAPY DOG

We are very excited about our new therapy dog program.  Children ages 5-11 (or K-5) can come to the library and read to a certified therapy dog.  This is a great way to get children excited about reading.  Victory will be coming to the library on the followng dates:Saturday May 4 at 10:00 AM, Saturday June 1 at 10:00 AM.

Children can bring their own book to read to Victory or use one of our books.

APRIL IS POETRY MONTH

In honor of poetry month, we have displayed some of our favorite poems.  Come in and check them out.

April 18 is Poem in a Pocket Day. Carry a poem in your pocket and take it out to read to others.  If you need suggestions, we have xeroxed some poems for the occasion

GAME NIGHTS

Tuesday, April 2-  7-9 PM

  Tuesday, April 16-  7-9  PM

Tuesday, April 30-  7-9PM

TOMES AND SCONES

The next meeting of our bookclub is on Saturday, April 27th at 10:00 AM. We will be reading;

“The Storytellers”

By Jodi Picoult

CHILDRENS’ BOOK WEEK

Childrens’ Book Week takes place from April 29-May 5.  Stop by for free activity books.  Stay tuned for more information.

SAVE THE DATE!

Board member and frequent traveler Shirley Ferguson will make a presentation of her recent adventures in Rwanda on a gorilla trek. Join us Tuesday night, May 14 at 7:00 pm .

Walking Club

We are starting a walking club on Thursdays in May.  Meet at the library at 8:30 in the morning for a 30 minute walk through Franklin.

May dates are:  May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30.

Board of Trustees Meeting

The Franklin Board of Trustees will hold its next meeting on Thursday, April 25th, at 1:00 PM in the library.

The public is welcome to attend

VOLUNTEER AT THE FRANKLIN FREE LIBRARY

If you are looking for  something fun to do in your spare time, the Franklin Free Library can always use volunteers.  If you are interested please call 607-829-2941 or email us at fr.ill@4cls.org.

PATRON RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Ever wonder what what to read next?  We have a chart where patrons recommend books they loved.  Check it out and add you own favorite to the chart.

NEW THINGS AT THE LIBRARY

  • Check out our new books.   Xina and Wendy are always ordering newly released books. Look for them on designated shelves!
  • Did you know we have the NY Times on our computers?
  •  We now have DVD’s our patrons can borrow.  You can check out three dvds at a  time.

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