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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


  • October 24, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Laurel Book Club will be discussing Murder Has Nine Lives by Laura Levine on Wednesday, October 24th at 6:00 pm. Snacks and refreshments will be served. (more…)


  • October 24, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

It’s that time of year again! Come to Brookville Library on Tuesday, Oct. 24th from 6 – 7:30 pm to create your own Haunted Gingerbread House. Please register online, or call the library to sign-up. (more…)


  • October 25, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come make your own costume at the Brookville library on Wednesday, Oct. 25th from 11 am to 12 pm. We will provide the materials and have everything from cardboard and kid-friendly plastic saws to glitter, beads, and sequins. Stick around for our costume contest and fun Halloween movie from 12-1:30. (more…)


  • October 25, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Laurel Library will be serving free lunch to all children 18 and under during the week of Oct. 23 – 27 from 12 to 1 pm. (more…)


  • October 25, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

After making your own costume stay for Creepy Cinema, we will be having a costume contest and spooky games. Then we will watch Hocus Pocus. Wednesday October, 25th from 12-1:30 @ the Brookville Library. (more…)