Have you checked out one of our Staff Picks yet? The Staff Pick of the Week can be followed on our blog, Facebook Album, or you could look at one of our Staff Pick Bookmarks.
We have 12 bookmarks broken up by genre, including: Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery, YA, Nonfiction, and Classics. They’re even color-coded! Nonfiction titles are blue, fiction is green, and YA is black. Bookmarks can be found at the Circulation Desk, the Reference Desk and in the YA room on top of the display. Not every bookmark is out all the time, so keep checking back!
We also want to know what YOUR favorite books are. Tell us on Facebook or Twitter, and maybe one day we can have Patron Pick Bookmarks too!
Don’t forget to sign up for this year’s Summer Reading! Registration just opened, get started today and earn some great prizes – check out our Summer page and look at the prizes you could win in your category. Please note that Children’s is broken into Toddlers and older children… both titled “Fizz Boom Read”.
We wish you and your family a happy and safe Father’s Day! We also hope your kids let you sleep in a little.
Congratulations to our Children’s Department, which won the New Jersey State Library’s Best Practices in Early Literacy Program Award for our Scribble Time program! We’re very proud of their accomplishment!
Our next Scribble Time! program is Monday June 16, 11-11:30 am. If you’re interested in coming, you must register. You can do so here.
Scribble Time! is a first introduction to crayons, paint, and glue, along with a story and a rhyme or two. This program is more about the experience than the product: Children will enjoy using the materials provided even though it may not result in something to hang on the refrigerator at home. As an added benefit, they will increase vocabulary as we talk about these creative experiences. Parents and children should plan to wear comfortable clothing that can get messy.
This is a new program for children ages 1 to 3 years accompanied by a parent.
Please register CHILD ONLY so we can plan enough materials and space.
Registration begins two weeks before the program date.
The same project is offered on both dates each month. Please plan to attend only one.
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Go to our webpage, www.franklintwp.org, then click on “Newsletters” in the dark blue banner to the right of our logo. A pop up window will appear, and “Happenings at FTPL” is the top selection. After filling in your email and selecting the newsletters you’re interested in, click the dark blue “Subscribe” button at the bottom and you’re done! If those were slightly confusing instructions, look at the graphics below. Red arrows are next to the required fields.
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