Programs

The Franklin-Springboro Public Library will offer in-person programs for children beginning in January 2022. Schedules and details such as age and registration requirements can be found below.

Homeschool Project Zone

  • Dates: Tuesdays, January 18, February 15, March 15, and April 19
  • Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Franklin Library
  • Ages: 5-12
  • Registration: Required. Call the library at (937) 746-2665 to sign up for one or multiple Homeschool Project Zone sessions.
  • Description: This 90-minute program includes directions and supplies for completing one or two projects or crafts. A different project is featured each month.
    • January: Let's learn about and make slime!
    • February: Library Scavenger Hunt
    • March: To be determined
    • April: To be determined

Squishy-Palooza

  • Date: Saturday, January 22
  • Time:  10 a.m. to noon
  • Location: Springboro Library
  • Ages: 8-12
  • Registration: Required. Call the library at (937) 748-3200 to sign up.
  • Description: Use your imagination and art skills to make some squishy toys of your own.

Aliens at the Library

  • Date: Friday, January 28
  • Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Location: Franklin Library
  • Ages: 5-12
  • Registration: Required. Call the library at (937) 746-2665 to sign up.
  • Description: Out-of-this-world games, crafts, and snacks will be featured. Attendees are invited to bring a small object from home to see if the alien can guess what it is.

Be My Valentine

  • Date: Monday, February 7
  • Time: Library Operating Hours
  • Location: Franklin Library and Springboro Library
  • Ages: All Ages
  • Registration: NOT Required
  • Description: Stop by the library to pick up a ‘Be My Valentine’ take-home activity. Supplies to make a Valentine’s Day card and craft, along with a sweet treat, will be included. Valentine take-home activities are available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.

Design a Board Game

  • Date: Saturday, February 26
  • Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Location: Springboro Library
  • Ages: 8-12
  • Registration: Required. Call the library at (937) 748-3200 to sign up.
  • Description: Playing board games is a lot of fun, but have you ever tried designing a game of your own? Bring your planning and problem-solving skills, creativity, and sense of adventure to this event.  You will decide on a theme for your game, sketch out a plan, create your game on an actual game board, and play a round if time allows.

Paws to Read

  • Date: Saturday, March 12
  • Time: 10 a.m. to noon
  • Location: Franklin Library
  • Ages: 5-12
  • Registration: Required. Call the library at (937) 746-2665 to sign up.
  • Description: Children of all reading abilities can schedule a 15-minute time slot to read to an animal at the library. Therapy dogs-in-training, along with their trainers, will be on hand to listen as young readers share stories with them.

Spring Break Fun

  • Date: Monday, March 28
  • Time: Library Operating Hours
  • Location: Franklin Library and Springboro Library
  • Ages: All Ages
  • Registration: NOT Required
  • Description: Stop by the library to pick up a ‘Spring Break Fun’ take-home activity. Supplies to make a few springtime crafts, along with a sweet treat, will be included. Spring Break Fun take-home activities are available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.

Source URL: https://fspl.org/content/programs-kids