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Notice of Public Hearing
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a hearing will be at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday,
August 4, 2021
the full notice can be found below. The library's new branch location will be discussed.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday,
August 18, 2021
at a Regular Meeting of the Planning Board of the Township of Franklin,
Municipal Building, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset, New Jersey 08873. The library's new branch location will be discussed.

Notice of Public Hearing
Summer Reading
Adult Summer Reading
Summer Reading
June 15 - August 15
Summer Reading
Concert
Zydeco-a-Go-Go
TIME UPDATED!
Outdoor Concert: Zydeco-a-Go-Go
Wednesday, Aug 4, 2021 | 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM outside @ the Gazebo

Join us for our first in-person program since March 2020! Experience a blend of irresistible Louisiana party music, featuring a mix of Cajun and Zydeco songs along with vintage New Orleans rock 'n' roll. This concert will be held outdoors on our lawn by the gazebo. Bring your own chairs or blankets to sit on! Pets, alcoholic beverages, and tents are not allowed.

Concert
Tail of the Week: Penguins!
Tail of the Week: Penguins!
Tail of the Week: Penguins!
Waiting for “The Cellist” by Daniel Silva? Try These Books While You Wait!
Waiting for “The Cellist” by Daniel Silva? Try These Books While You Wait!
Waiting for “The Cellist” by Daniel Silva? Try These Books While You Wait!
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Teen Nature Photography Contest – 2021
Teen Nature Photography Contest – 2021

Win a $20 Target Giftcard! Students ages 12-17 are invited to submit up to 3 photographs for up to 3 chances to win the prize! One winner will receive a $20 Target giftcard! Questions? or to enter, email JPG(s) to kbilton[at]franklintwp[dot]org. Deadline for submissions is 5pm on Thursday, August 12, 2021. Submissions will be posted […]

Teen Nature Photography Contest – 2021
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Tail of the Week: Penguins!

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New Books

Space is open for business : the industry that can transform humanity by Jacobson, Robert C.
Someone to cherish by Balogh, Mary.
The wolf and the woodsman : a novel by Reid, Ava.
Seven days in June : a novel by Williams, Tia, 1975-
A rogue's company by Montclair, Allison.
Journey to the edge of reason : the life of Kurt Gödel by Budiansky, Stephen.
The addiction innoculation : raising healthy kids in a culture of dependence by Lahey, Jessica.
The once and future worker : a vision for the renewal of work in America by Cass, Oren, 1983-
The ride of her life : the true story of a woman, her horse, and their last-chance journey across America by Letts, Elizabeth.
The woman they could not silence : one woman, her incredible fight for freedom, and the men who tried to make her disappear by Moore, Kate (Writer and editor)
Leaving isn't the hardest thing : essays by Hough, Lauren, 1977-
The forest of vanishing stars by Harmel, Kristin.
The secret history of home economics : how trailblazing women harnessed the power of home and changed the way we live by Dreilinger, Danielle.
Finding Freedom : a cook's story : remaking a life from scratch by French, Erin.
The confidence men : how two prisoners of war engineered the most remarkable escape in history by Fox, Margalit.
The vixen : a novel by Prose, Francine, 1947-
When a stranger comes to town by Koryta, Michael.
The kingdoms by Pulley, Natasha.
The photographer by Carter, Mary Dixie.
Questland by Vaughn, Carrie.
Life's edge : searching for what it means to be alive by Zimmer, Carl, 1966-
The hidden palace by Wecker, Helene.
Battle for the soul : inside the Democrats' campaigns to defeat Trump by Dovere, Edward-Isaac.
The lost boys of Montauk : the true story of the 'Wind Blown', four men who vanished at sea, and the survivors they left behind by Fairbanks, Amanda M.
A house in the mountains : the women who liberated Italy from fascism by Moorehead, Caroline.
A game of birds and wolves : the ingenious young women whose secret board game helped win World War II by Parkin, Simon.
Pup fiction by Berenson, Laurien.
Win the day : 7 daily habits to help you stress less & accomplish more by Batterson, Mark.
In search of a kingdom : Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire by Bergreen, Laurence.
Robert E. Lee and me : a Southerner's reckoning with the myth of the Lost Cause by Seidule, Ty.