Construction has started and is well underway at the new Franklin Park Branch, to be located in the Franklin Towne Center on Route 27. Library staff have been purchasing materials and gearing up for opening. No firm date has been set for the expected opening, so please check back here for updates.
Mike March 5th, 2012
The Franklin Township Public Library would like to thank all of the photographers who submitted work for this year’s “Picturing Franklin” photography contest. The Library received 43 eligible entries, all of which are on display in the Library’s lobby and Historical Room display cases. The winners were announced during a reception at the Library on January 29th. First and second prize winners were announced in each of five categories: Architecture/Landmark, Judges’ Choice, Landscape, Nature/Animals, and People.
Mike January 31st, 2012
Representatives from the AARP Tax-Aide program will be providing tax preparation assistance to individuals at the Library during the months of February, March & April.
Assistance is by appointment only, and inquiries should be directed to the AARP directly. Appointment preference will be given to the elderly and individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds. The contact number for appointments is (908) 541-5710. This number will be open for appointments beginning February 1st.
Since its inception in 1968, AARP Tax-Aide has grown to become the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance program. More than 35,000 AARP Tax-Aide volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, help more than 2.6 million taxpayers file their federal, state, and local tax returns each year.
Mike January 9th, 2012
Franklin Township Public Library is now accepting donations of books and other materials for the Annual Book Sale to be held October 15 and 16, 2011. Books must be delivered to the Circulation Desk during normal business hours. Out of consideration for others, we request that you do not drop donations in the book returns or leave them in bags and boxes outside the library. A form letter for tax purposes is available upon request; however the estimated valuation of the donation is the responsibility of the donor.
Mike August 3rd, 2011
OneClickDigital (formerly NetLibrary) offers access to over 3,000 eAudiobook titles to listen to on your computer or portable device. Audiobooks from OneClickDigital can be transferred to a variety of portable devices, including iPods and MP3 players. Multiple users can access these titles simultaneously. Users can now set up an account with OneClickDigital from their home computer. Click here to get started.
Mike July 20th, 2011