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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 20, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Laurel Book Club will be discussing Rest in Pizza by Chris Cavender on Wednesday, September 20th at 1:00 pm. Snacks and refreshments will be served. (more…)


  • September 20, 2017
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

When: Wed., Sept. 20 at 6:30 pm Where: Brookville Public Library. Learn some of the stories, misfortunes and interesting facts about the lives and final days of those buried in Franklin County cemeteries. The most interesting and intriguing stories pulled from both past programs! (more…)


  • September 21, 2017
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Brookville Library brings you “The Real Scoop on Fake News” on Thursday, Sept. 21st at 6:30 pm. Presentation by K.T. Lowe , IU East Librarian, will cover the history of fake news, tips on how to identify fake stories, and a discussion of what make “real news real”. (more…)