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Teen Buddies Registration Closed!

The Library is NO LONGER accepting Teen Buddies applications for the 2014 Summer Reading Buddies Program. Accepted teen applicants will be notified around June 12, 2014.

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2014 Summer Reading Buddies

It is time to apply for the Franklin Township Public Library’s 2014 Summer Reading Buddies Program. This 6-week program takes place Monday evenings, at the Main Library – Children’s Department (July 7th – August 11th). Reading Buddies is a social program that promotes literacy through paired reading. Teens earn volunteer credit by helping young readers . . . → Read More: 2014 Summer Reading Buddies

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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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“Beware the Ides of March”

The Ides of March is approaching…


Find out what hysterical, tragic, romantic, and devious twists await Shakespeare’s characters. Stop by the Main Library and check out the Young Adult Room Display highlighting some of the Bard’s famous works.


Happy Reading! . . . → Read More: “Beware the Ides of March”

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Blind Date with a Book @ FTPL!

Valentine’s Day is around the corner… This February treat yourself to something unexpected! Take a chance, and check out a book from the Main Library’s Teen Room “Blind Date with a Book” display. Happy reading everyone! . . . → Read More: Blind Date with a Book @ FTPL!

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2014 Winter Reading Program!

“Destination: READ”

It’s just about time for the Franklin Township Library’s Winter Reading Program! Enjoy eight weeks of reading prizes and earn chances to win a $25 gift card to Barnes & Noble! The reading program is open to active library card holders ages 12 and older.

. . . → Read More: 2014 Winter Reading Program!

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Young Adult Yarn (YAY) Club

The Franklin Township Public Library’s Young Adult Yarn Club (a.k.a YAY Club) will continue to meet in the fall! This past summer the Library started it’s first Yarn club for young adults ages, 10 – 18 at the Franklin Park Branch. Teens hung out at the Branch Library and learned the basics of knitting and . . . → Read More: Young Adult Yarn (YAY) Club

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2013 Teen Summer Reading Program – “Beneath the Surface”

Hello everyone and welcome to another summer with FTPL! The 2013 NJ Summer Reading Program has begun. The Teen theme this summer is “Beneath the Surface,” and young adults ages 12 – 18 are eligible to sign up. Register online at (summer reading tab) anytime between June 15th and August 15th to participate.

. . . → Read More: 2013 Teen Summer Reading Program – “Beneath the Surface”

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2013 Reading Buddies – Little Buddies Update!

Attention everyone!!

The “Little Buddy” applications are now available at the Children’s Reference Desk. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 25, 2013.

The program is open to independent readers entering 1st – 4th grade! Join us as we help children improve their skills by reading with a Teen Buddy.

. . . → Read More: 2013 Reading Buddies – Little Buddies Update!

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2013 Summer Reading Buddies @ FTPL!

Calling all teens!

It’s that time of year again when the library is recruiting young adult volunteers for the Summer Reading Buddies Program. Join us this summer as we help younger children develop their reading skills!

Applications are now available online and at the Adult Reference Desk. The deadline for “Teen Buddy” applications is . . . → Read More: 2013 Summer Reading Buddies @ FTPL!