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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


  • June 30, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Every Friday in June at Laurel Library at 10 am we will be showing a family friendly movie and serving popcorn and beverages. (more…)


  • June 30, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come to Laurel Library on Friday, June 30th at 1:00 pm for an adult craft. We will be making Smelly Shoe Sachets. (more…)


  • July 4, 2017
    9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Brookville and Laurel Libraries will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. We will re-open on Wednesday the 5th with regular operating hours. (more…)


  • July 5, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

THIRD PLACE for Teens, every Wednesday in June & July from 1-3 pm with a variety of hands-on activities and serving pizza and snacks. (more…)


  • July 6, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us at Laurel Library on Thursday, July 6th at 2:00 pm to see Ronald McDonald and enjoy a family picnic. We will have a program by Ronald, serve up some food and hand out the Summer Reading Program prizes. (more…)