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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


  • September 27, 2017
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is here to offer you free and unbiased counseling about your Medicare choices on Wednesday, Sept. 27th – Brookville Library @ 10 am & Laurel Library @ 2 pm. Learn about your options by attending a free information session. Open enrollment is from October 15 – December 7, (more…)

Event Phone: 765-698-2582


  • September 27, 2017
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Get Fed Up @ Ultimate Teen Chef! Come and show off your cooking skills at our weekly cooking contest. Laurel Library every Wednesday @ 5 pm. Upcoming recipes for September: Caprese Garlic Bread, Stuffed Shells, Easy Tiramisu, and Linguini w/Clams. (more…)


  • September 28, 2017
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Solve clues and complete challenges – while keeping totally SILENT! Can you do it? Prizes will be given for MUTE-ants! Brookville Library, Thurs., Sept. 28th from 5-7 pm. Registration required at www.fclibraries.org/calendar Ages 12-18 please.   (more…)