Franklin Public Library

Upcoming Events

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

To register for any program please call the Library at 248.851.2254.

Registration required for all children's programs except story times

 

 

**Note, we have changed the day of the playgroup from Wednesdays to Fridays**

Playgroup (Ages 0-3)
Make-up date Friday, March 9
10:30-11:45 am

The focus of this playgroup is for you to spend one-on-one time with your child(ren) and to have readily accessible advice from an early childhood specialist.  The playgroup is designed to increase one-on-one parent-to-child interaction and to promote literacy and learning activities, including; hands on activities, stories, songs, music and dancing.  There is also a teaching component for parents to better understand how children learn, their physical abilities, relationship/.sense of self, communication and understanding of the world.   

Minecraft Crafts
Saturday, February 17
2:00 pm

If you love Minecraft of pixel art ehan come join us at the library.  We will make several Minecraft, pixel art-inspired crafts and have a snack.  Minecraft books will be available, and you can share your gaming tips and tricks with other like-minded gamers. 

Easter Egg Hunt and Party
Saturday, March 31
2:00 pm

Joins us for our 7th annual Easter Egg Hunt and Party.  We will start with an egg hunt on the green.  After the hunt, we will read some Easter themed stories, do an Easter craft and decorate an Easter cookie.  Registration required for this program.

  

ADULT PROGRAMS

Everyone's Reading
Meet the author Paula McLain

Tuesday, March 6
West Bloomfield Township Library
2:00 pm

Royal Park Hotel
600 E University Drive, Rochester
7:00 pm

Join readers across the metro area for 2018's Everyone's Reading community program, featuring Paula McClain, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Paris Wife and Circling the Sun. Tickets are required for this event but they are free and available at the Library.

Biography Book Group
Wednesday, March 14
6:30 pm

Edith Head:  The Life and Times of Hollywood's Celebrated Costume Designer.  Edith Head is widely considered the most important figure in the history of Hollywood costume design.  Her career spanned nearly half a century and included such classic films as "Rear Window," and "Sunset Boulevard."  Ruthlessly competitive and intensely secretive, Head had few close friends and many detractors.  In his biography, David Chierichetti offers a glimpse into the personality, emotions and creative process of Edith Head.  All are welcome. 

Easter Egg Bath Bomb Workshop
Wednesday, March 28
7:00 pm

Easter is right around the corner so to celebrate join us at the library to make Easter egg bath bombs.  Karine, who studies cooking at Schoolcraft College will stray away for her specialty to teach us how to make beautiful Easter bath treats.  What a colorful way to celebrate the holiday.  You just may need to use one of your bath bombs after running around after your little ones during their Easter egg hunt.  All supplies will be provided.  Registration required for this event.

Book Group
Thursday, March 29
7:30 pm

Join Adele Robins for a lively discussion of the book Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.  This is the story of two women; one, Elena Richardson who's guiding principle is to play by the rules, and Mia Warren, enigmatic artist and single mother.  Soon the women become close friends but Mia carries with her a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo.  When another friend attempts to adopt a Chinese-American child a custody battle erupts dividing the town and putting Mia and Elena on opposite sides of the battle.  Elena is determined to discover Mia's secrets with devastating consequences.  All are welcome. 

 To register for any program please call the Library at 248.851.2254