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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

Event Phone: 765-647-4031


  • December 7, 2017
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

It’s easy to create beautiful, lacy looking candles with ICE.  Yup, that’s right, ICE.  They make wonderful gifts, too (hint, hint). Thursday, Dec. 7th from 5-7pm at the Brookville Library. Registration required.  Limited to 8 participants.   (more…)

Event Phone: 765-647-4031


  • December 14, 2017
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tabletop gaming, music, and drinks in the Teen Area.  First to arrive gets to pick the game! Thursday, Dec. 14th from 5-7pm at the Brookville Library. Registration required.  Limited to 8 participants.   (more…)


  • December 20, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Laurel Book Club will be discussing The Christmas Joy Ride by Melody Carlson on Wednesday, December 20th at 1:00 pm. Snacks and refreshments will be served. (more…)

Event Phone: 765-647-4031


  • December 21, 2017
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Christmas-ing as an adult now?  Here’s how to be smooth and fabulous! From gifting and cards, to hosting your parents, to the dreaded office party, you’ll know all the do’s and don’ts. This program is best for ages 15-18, but younger teens are welcome to attend. (more…)