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The Purpose of the Franklin County Public Library District is to collect, maintain, and disseminate information, with special emphasis on stimulating the community’s interests and appreciation for reading and learning. The Franklin County Public Library District strives to provide a foundation for building a literate county.

One way we strive to attain this purpose is to offer programming for the adult community. We work to bring a wide range of information through various speakers. Book Discussion Groups, Healthy Living Series and Hooked on History are just examples of regular monthly programs we offer. We also bring various authors to discuss their works.

We hope you enjoy our adult programs. If you have any suggestions for other programs, please let us know.

Upcoming Events


  • November 14, 2018
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Where/When: Laurel Library on Wed., Nov. 14th from 4:30 to 5:30. Participants will decorate their own Writer’s Notebook with stickers, pictures and fabric and learn about how authors get ideas. There will be writing time and snacks. (more…)


  • November 15, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pinterest Club meets on Thurs., Nov. 15th at 6:00 pm at Laurel Library. We will be making scrap fabric wreaths just in time for Christmas. All supplies are provided. (more…)


  • November 16, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where/When: Brookville Library on Fri., Nov. 16th at 6:00 pm. Have a story you want to write? Have you written something and crave a little feedback? Have you polished your story and wonder whether or not it could be published? Writers and wanna-be published authors of all ages and production stages are invited to attend. (more…)


  • November 17, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Where/When: Brookville Library, Sat., Nov. 17th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm in conjunction with Brookville’s November Noel. As Garrison Keillor said, “A book is a gift you can open again and again.” If books are on your Christmas shopping list or your personal wish list, our Author’s Fair should prove a convenient way to purchase delightful (more…)


  • November 19, 2018
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free HSE/GED Classes are held every week on Monday and Wednesday at Laurel Public Library from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Call or text for details: 765-265-4129 Heidi. (more…)

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