Programs

Details on upcoming children's programs can be found below.

 

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Be My Valentine

  • Date: Saturday, February 11
  • Location: Franklin Library
  • Time: 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Ages: 3-12
  • Registration: Registration is not required.
  • Description: Stop by the library to make some heart-felt crafts, design a Valentine card, and decorate a cookie. This is a drop-in program so attendees can arrive when it's convenient for them. All art supplies will be provided. Come and have a sweet time with us at the library!

 

Book POP! Book Club (Learn more here.)

  • Dates: Tuesdays, February 14, March, 14, and April 11
  • Location: Springboro City Building Community Room, 320 W. Central Ave. in Springboro (Right next to the library.)
  • Time: 5 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Ages: 9-12
  • Registration: Registration is required. Call the Franklin Library at (937) 746-2665 to sign up.
  • Description: Join us for the best book club in town! Each month will feature a new book. Participants read the book prior to the meeting and then attend the meeting for a book discussion, activities, and snacks! The books will be available for pick-up at the Springboro Library starting January 1. If you'd prefer to pick up the book at the Franklin Library, let us know when you register, and we'll send a copy to the Franklin Branch for you.
  • What we're reading:
    • February 14: Honestly Elliott by Gillian McDunn
    • March 14: Anybody Here Seen Frenchie? by Leslie Connor
    • April 11: Willodeen by Katherine Applegate

 

Homeschool Project Zone

  • Dates: Tuesdays, February 21, March 21, and April 18
  • Location: Franklin Library
  • Time: 2 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Ages: 5-12
  • Registration: Registration is required. Call the Franklin Library at (937) 746-2665 to sign up.
  • Description: Each month will feature a new engaging activity for homeschoolers to complete. Caregivers should stay with their children throughout the program. Homeschool Project Zone is designed for children ages 5-12. Younger siblings may attend, but we can't guarantee we'll have enough supplies for them to participate in the main activity. 
    • February -- Shine a light! Our meeting will feature crafts and experiments all about light.
    • March -- Activity to be determined.
    • April -- Activity to be determined.
       

    Balloon Workshop

    • Date: Thursday, March 9
    • Location: Franklin Library
    • Time: 5 - 6 p.m.
    • Ages: 7-12
    • Registration: Registration is required. Call the Franklin Library at (937) 746-2665 to sign up.
    • Description: Have you ever watched someone make balloon animals and wondered, "How do they do that?" Well, now you can learn to make balloon creations of your very own! Children's entertainer Erica Carlson is ready to train the next generation of balloon twisters! Erica will teach participants how to make basic twists and coach them through sculpting balloon creations of their own. Join us for this fun how-to!

     

    Spring Break Fun

    • Date: Tuesday, April 4
    • Location: Franklin Library
    • Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
    • Ages: 3-12
    • Registration: Registration is not required.
    • Description: Need something fun to do while on a break from school? Stop by the library for crafts and activities that celebrate spring. This is a drop-in program so attendees can arrive when it's convenient for them.

     

    Camp Read-A-Lot

    • Date: Friday, April 28
    • Location: Franklin Library
    • Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
    • Ages: 4-8
    • Registration: Registration is required. Call the Franklin Library at (937) 746-2665 to sign up.
    • Description: Leave your tents and kayaks at home, but join us as we hike through the library completing special activities to promote reading. Our camp-themed evening is designed for children and their grown-ups to participate together. Have s'more fun with us as we hone those literacy skills and become happy campers!