Franklin Township Library
485 DeMott Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
Welcome to Youth Services!
Memories are made here: Visit the Children's Room at the library to read some good books, work on some puzzles, or practice reading skills in the Reading Education Center.
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The Reading Connection is an activity program for kids ages 4 – 8 years with a parent or parents. Each month, a different letter of the alphabet is featured. We read stories that focus on that letter, develop reading comprehension … Continue reading
Registration begins June 15th for “Dig into Reading,” the 2013 NJ Statewide Summer Reading Program! All ages are welcome – younger children may be read to by other family members. How it works: On or after June 15, register online or … Continue reading
On Sunday, April 7, children and adults gathered to hear the tales of six different storytellers.
Here are some photos from our scrapbooking event on March 26, 2013. After some very basic instructions, the children made these lovely scrapbook pages with the help of their parents. Watch the calendar online or in the library to … Continue reading
Sunday, March 10 – Bring your lunch to the Family Matinee Cafe! Celebrate the Irish with this Disney Family Movie that tells the tale of an Irish caretaker who manages to get three wishes from Brian, the King of the … Continue reading
Daria will return with music and instruments from around the world for a special family concert on Sunday, February 24, at 2:00 p.m. Bring the kids and prepare to have fun making lots of LOUD music with Daria! Get a … Continue reading
On Sunday, February 3, 2013, Mayor Brian Levine challenged ten students to a simultaneous game of chess. Chess coach Ismael Cartagena-Vidro told the students, “Your job is to make the mayor sweat.” Five games were won by the mayor, and … Continue reading
Parents and students are welcome to stop by and watch six chess students match wits with Mayor Brian Levine in a simultaneous chess tournament! When: Sunday, February 3 @ 1:30 pm Where: Children’s Program Room, Franklin Township Main Library Mayor … Continue reading
Children and families made 4 1/2 dozen snowflakes to honor the students of Sandy Hook Elementary School, and we hung them in the window of the Children’s Program Room to display during some winter-themed programs. After that, someone brought an … Continue reading