The library is now open for browsing. It is not necessary to make an appointment to come in. However, we do recommend calling ahead of time, to be sure the library is at a safe capacity. We will only allow 3 patrons at a time for browsing.  We will continue to offer curbside pickup if desired.

Please Note! Our new hours are: Tuesdays; 9am -12pm & 1pm – 5pm  Wednesday; 2pm-8pm (NEW!) Thursday; 9am-12pm & 1pm- 5pm

Contact us at: 607-829-2941 or email us at 

*You must wear a face mask and use the hand sanitizer in the lobby before entering the building.



Hey Students!

From 3pm-5pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays The Franklin Free Library  is offering indoor space for students who might benefit from accessing our free Wi-Fi. Questions? Contact us at (607) 829-2941 or email; 

*Younger students must be accompanied by an adult.

All safety precautions will be in place. Masks required.



Use your library card to download e books, movies, music,  and audio books.  Go  to and set up a free account.

Virtual Library Cards

If you do not have a library card, you can get a temporary virtual library card from Four County Library System.  Log on to: and click on the link f or a virtual library card.

Fun Sites for Kids

Here is a list of fun, educational and free websites for children: -This site is through New York State libraries. It offers a different story every day. thirty day trial)


We hope  that all our patrons are well and look forward to seeing you again when things get back to normal.

For latest updates concerning the library go to this page or our Facebook page.


  • 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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