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!
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
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 (www.franklintwp.org) 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
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
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!
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!
The 2014 “Spark a Reaction” summer reading program for young adults, ages 11 – 18 has now ended. The grand raffle drawing will be held on Thursday, September 4, 2014. All three winners will be notified by phone. Good luck everyone!
Think of the successful leaders you know. They probably have one trait in common – the ability to communicate effectively.
This FREE six-week Youth Leadership Program, sponsored and conducted by members of the Conackamack Toastmasters, will be held Tuesday evenings from September 30th through November 4th at the Main Library. Young Adults ages, 13 – . . . → Read More: Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program @ FTPL
Email notifications were sent out to all participants indicating that the 2014 Summer Reading Buddies Program has ended. All materials are now available for pick-up at the Main Library. Teen Buddies may pick-up their volunteer hour letter and certificate at the Adult Reference Desk. Little Buddies may pick-up their certificates at the Children’s Reference Desk.
. . . → Read More: 2014 Summer Reading Buddies Certificates are ready for pick-up!
The Franklin Township Public Library’s 2014 Summer Reading Buddies Program is now finished. Thank you to all of our participants for making this year’s program another success. Email notifications will be going out shortly regarding certificates of completion and volunteer hours. We hope that everyone had fun reading at the Library this summer!
. . . → Read More: 2014 Summer Reading Buddies Program is finished