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Reading Buddies Update!

The Library is now accepting applications for the Reading Buddies Program being held this summer. Please see the “2015 Reading Buddies” tab at the top of the blog for details and deadlines!

Teens – Are you looking for volunteer opportunities this summer? Check out Reading Buddies at the Library!

Parents – Are you looking for . . . → Read More: Reading Buddies Update!

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Reading Buddies Returns!

The Reading Buddies Program returns in summer 2015!

Please keep an eye out around May 1, 2015 for updates regarding applications and schedules for this popular program.

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Have you checked out our YA eBooks & eAudiobooks yet?

Did you know about our digital Young Adult fiction collection?

The Franklin Township Public Library now uses the 3M Cloud Library to make eBooks and eAudiobooks available to patrons. Visit our eBooks page for details on how to get the app for your device. Set up is easy: just select the library, then enter your . . . → Read More: Have you checked out our YA eBooks & eAudiobooks yet?

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SAT Review Part I – Program Update!!

SAT Review Part I: How to Earn a Perfect Score on the SAT Essay (March 26 @ 7—8pm Community Room)

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Thursday, March 19, but was rescheduled due to an instructor schedule conflict. New registrants are welcome, and original registrants are already on the list.

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Free SAT Review @ the Library!

The Franklin Township Public Library is happy to welcome back Ameer Sohrawardy, an assistant professor of English Literature at Rutgers University – Newark, with more than 10 years of experience as an SAT instructor. Professor Sohrawardy will be presenting successful strategies that students can use to confidently handle both the written and essay portions of . . . → Read More: Free SAT Review @ the Library!

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Youth Leadership Program @ FTPL

Toastmasters present ‘Youth Leadership Program’ at the Franklin Township Public Library.

Young adults, ages 13 – 18 are eligible to participate!

Think of the successful leaders you know. They probably have one trait in common – the ability to communicate effectively. Every young person has the potential to become a good communicator and leader, but . . . → Read More: Youth Leadership Program @ FTPL

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Winter Reading Program has begun

The Library’s 2015 Winter Reading Program has begun!

11 & under – “Night at the movies”

12 & older – “Never judge a book by its movie”

Please visit the Library’s website ( and sign up today. Prizes are on display at the Main Library in the Historical Room showcase. Remember, all reading counts…INCLUDING SCHOOL . . . → Read More: Winter Reading Program has begun

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Banned Books Week September 21 – 27, 2014

Banned books are books that have been removed from the shelves of a library, bookstore, or classroom due to controversial content. A book may be challenged (an attempt to ban) or banned on political, religious, sexual, or social grounds. The acts of banning or challenging a book are a serious matter, because these are forms . . . → Read More: Banned Books Week September 21 – 27, 2014

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YALSA Teens’ Top Ten List 2014!

It is time to vote for your favorite Young Adult books of 2014! The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) will be announcing the “Teens’ Top Ten” titles of 2014 on October 20th. Voting will be held from August 15 – October 18, 2014. click here to VOTE NOW! . . . → Read More: YALSA Teens’ Top Ten List 2014!

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Summer Reading Grand Raffle Update

The winners of the Library’s 2014 Young Adults Spark a Reaction Summer Reading Program have been selected and notified. Thank you again to all of the tweens and teens that participated. We hope that everyone had fun at the Library this summer!