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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 26, 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: 765-309-2001 Heidi. (more…)


  • September 26, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

When/Where: Wed., Sept. 26th, 10 am @ Brookville and 2 pm @ Laurel. The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is here to offer you free and unbiased counseling about your Medicare choices. Open enrollment if from Oct. 15th – Dec. 7th, and during this time, you can change your drug and health plans. Learn about (more…)


  • September 26, 2018
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Where/When: Wed., Sept. 26th from 4:30 to 6 pm. Build your own reading fort and curl up with a good book at this special program. Building supplies and s’mores will be provided. Wear your pajamas and bring your flashlights! (more…)


  • September 27, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

When/Where: Thurs., Sept. 27th at 6:00 pm at Laurel Library. Come try out your baking skills with your kids. A basic chocolate chip cookie recipe and ingredients will be provided, but feel free to bring a special family recipe and/or additional ingredients if you wish. May the best cookie win! (more…)


  • September 29, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Krita is a full-featured free digital painting studio for artists who want to create professional work from start to end. Join us as we learn how to create captivating pixel art. This class is free and all ages are welcome. Sat., Sept. 29th at Brookville Library from 12 – 2 pm.   (more…)

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