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All too soon the summer is drawing to a close.  Sadly, that means the FTPL Summer Concert series is coming to an end, but there are still two great bands you can come see!

This week it’s Taikoza on Wednesday, August 13 at 7 pm.  Can’t make it? Come to our last concert of the summer, The Kootz on August 20, 7pm.

Check out the bands and register now through our summer page or adult calendar! End summer right with our concert series.

Stay connected: Facebook, Twitterblog and Summer.

 

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It’s summer and that means the FTPL Summer Concert series!

This week it’s Life is a Cabaret on Wednesday, July 16 at 7 pm.  Can’t make it? Come to The Dirdy Birdies‘ concert on July 23, 7pm.

We have a lot more coming, every week on Wednesday night.  Check out the bands and register now through our summer page or adult calendar!

Stay connected: Facebook, Twitterblog and Summer.

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It’s summer and that means the FTPL Summer Concert series!

We’re kicking off with Pistolera on Wednesday, July 2 at 7 pm.  Can’t make it? Come to A Perfect Blend‘s concert on July 9, 7pm.

We have a lot more coming, every week on Wednesday night.  Check out the bands and register now through our summer page or adult calendar!

Stay connected: Facebook, Twitterblog and Summer.

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Have you checked our our new Summer at the Library page?

It’s your go-to source for summer reading lists by grade, our summer reading program where you can win great prizes, and our summer concert series!  Go watch a video of the band playing, register for the concerts of your choice, sign up and log your summer reading (Starting June 15th, get ready!) for kids, teen and adults, and check out this year’s summer reading titles and place holds all from one convenient location.

A link is also below the Events/News/What to Read tabs on our homepage!

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and/or to follow our blog to keep up with all the great stuff we have going on at FTPL!

Looking for something fun—and FREE—to do this summer? If you like music, be sure to check out The Franklin Township Public Library’s Free Summer Concert Series on Wednesday evenings from June 29th through August 24th. This year’s series has been extended to nine concerts, and will feature the following artists:

• June 29, Pistolera (accordion-driven melodies in Español)
• July 6, J.T.’s Emeralds (Philly-based Doo Wop group)
• July 13, Animus, (Middle Eastern/Rock fusion)
• July 20, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (string quartet featuring Italian works)
• July 27, String Fever (Bluegrass)
• August 3, Buskin & Batteau (Folk duo)
• August 10, Indian Light Sampler (introduction by various vocalists)
• August 17, Ukrainian Folk Music & Dance (cosponsored by Ukrainian Orthodox Church of USA)
• August 24, The Bill Noren Group (Jazz quartet)

“Our concert series is a great way to stretch your budget and stay close to home while exploring new types music and enjoying a night out in our beautiful facility,” said Adult Programming and Outreach Librarian Erin Blatt. “We try to find a little something for everyone so that the series line-up will stay surprising and fun each year,” added Blatt.

Each show will begin at 7pm in the Community Room of the Franklin Township Public Library at 485 DeMott Lane, Somerset, 08873. All shows are free, but seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Registration is available online via the Library’s event calendar at www.franklintwp.org, or by calling 732-873-8700 ext. 111, during regular business hours.