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Teen Book Club

Mon, Jan 26, 4:00 p.m.

Come and eat some pizza as we discuss Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix. Teens in grades 6 through 12 can find copies of the book and sign up for this program at the Information Desk.

 

Furry Tales

Sat, Jan 31, 11:00 a.m.

Stop by the library to sign up for a ten-minute slot to read a favorite story to therapy dog Scout. Sharing stories with Scout is a fantastic way to practice reading skills and make a furry friend at the same time.

 

Franklin Afternoon Book Discussion

Mon, Feb 2, 1:00 p.m.

We will discuss The Pieces We Keep by Kristina McMorris. Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

 

Volunteens

Mon, Feb 2, 4:00 p.m.

Teens in 6th through 12th grades can come and volunteer their time to help out with various library projects. Please stop by the library for an application form and have it signed by a parent or guardian prior to your first meeting.

 

Crafty Readers Special – Clifford Visits the Library

Tue, Feb 3, 4:00 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog is coming to the Franklin Library with his friend, Dan Wardell, from IPTV! Dan will read stories about Clifford’s adventures. Afterwards, children can meet Clifford and have their picture taken with him.

 

Clifford Visits the Library

Sat, Feb 7, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog is coming to the Franklin Library with his friend, Dan Wardell, from IPTV! Dan will read stories about Clifford’s adventures. Afterwards, children can meet Clifford and have their picture taken with him.

 

Franklin Evening Book Discussion

Tue, Feb 10, 6:30 p.m.

We will discuss Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall. Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

 

The Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March, Fifty Years On

Tue, Feb 17, 6:30 p.m.

Drake University Associate Professor of History Curt M. Cardwell will discuss the historic Selma to Montgomery March, which took place fifty years ago next month. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led the march through Alabama to bring attention to the many discriminatory practices used to disenfranchise the black citizens of Dallas County.

 

Free Advice for Your Device

Sat, Feb 21, 10:00 a.m.

Get the lowdown on your library’s downloadables! Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet or e-reader) to one of our classes and get some advice and help installing the library’s apps for e-books, downloadable audiobooks and e-magazines. Classes and apps are all free. Your gadget must have basic setup done (out of the box, set up, passwords entered, charged and know the basics) as a prerequisite to this class. You will need your library card and PIN, and you may need the password for the App Store on your device. Pre-register.

 

Teen Book Club

Mon, Feb 23, 4:00 p.m.

Come and enjoy some yummy pizza and a good discussion about Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass. Teens in grades six through twelve can find copies of the book and sign up for this program at the Information Desk.

 

Artsy Kids – Ioway Indian Crafts

Wed, Feb 25, 4:00 p.m.

A special guest from Living History Farms will be joining us to explain about the different tools Ioway Indians made and used in the year 1700. Everybody will get to make their own pot to take home. This program is for 3rd-8th graders and requires preregistration.

 

Story Times Schedule for the Franklin Avenue Library

Mondays – Preschool Story Time, 10:15 a.m.

Develop your imagination with stories, rhymes, songs, and a lot of fun!

Tuesdays – Baby Rhyme Time, 10:15 a.m.

This weekly program for babies (ages 0-18 months) and their caregivers, features rhymes, songs, and bouncing, followed by a period of free play.

Tuesdays – Crafty Readers, 4:00 p.m.

Toddler, preschool, and elementary school age readers can take part in fun craft activities.

Wednesdays – Toddler Story Time, 10:15 a.m. and 10:50 a.m.

Come share stories, fingerplays, and songs.





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