Franklin Public Library

Upcoming Events


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

Registration required for all children's programs except story times


Family Story Times
Tuesday evenings beginning June 19 running through August 14
7:00 pm

This program is for toddlers, preschoolers and early elementary aged children.  Every week we will read books and do a related craft.  There will be plenty of one on one time with the librarian to pick out just the right book.

Play Group (Birth through 3 years of age)
Friday September 28 to November 2
10:30 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 on-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, relationships/sense of self, communication and understanding of the world.


Please register for all adult programs by calling 248.851.2254.

Biography Book Group
Wednesday, September 12
6:30 pm

Step one:  Over the summer read The Princess Bride by William Golding

Step two:  Over the summer read As You Wish:  Inconceivable Tales From the Making of the Princess Bride.

Step three:  Attend the Biography Book Group meeting on Wednesday, September 12 at 6:30 pm.

Step four:  See the movie, Location to be determined at the book group meeting on September 12.

Book Group
Thursday, October 25
7:30 pm

Join Adele Robins and a group of enthusiastic readers as we discuss Laurie Frankel's newest book This is How it Always is.  "This is the story of Claude.  Claude is five years old, the youngest of five boys.  He loves peanut butter sandwiches and wearing dresses.  He dreams of becoming a princess one day.  Rosie and Penn, Claude's parents, what Claude to be whoever he wants to be so the whole family keeps Claude's secret until one day it explodes."  All are welcome to the discussion.