Janet Carlson Calvert Library

PROGRAM FLYERS (pdf): November Happenings

We will be closing early @ 1:00PM on Wednesday, Nov. 23rd and closed Thursday, November 24th in observance of the holiday!    

reading henDrop-in Weekly Children’s Programs (Morning Programs start at 10am)

Music in Motion for Toddlers –Wednesdays, ages 2-5 Move & sing with us!

Story Time & Craft – Thursdays, ages 2-6  A little bit of story, science, craft and play.



Amazon Smile Link – Support the JCC Library! 

Do you shop on Amazon? Do you want to help your local library? There is an easy way to combine both! Do your Amazon Shopping with Amazon Smile! Simply bookmark the link below and online shop as normal – a portion of the profits go directly to the library!

Click HERE to support the JCC Library!


Check Out Our Museum and Park Passes! 

The library has a ton of FREE passes to local museum and parks! These places often have exciting and educational events that the whole family would enjoy. Visit the library to check out a pass and begin exploring!

Click HERE to see our list of free passes!


The door by the book drop is the temporary entrance. Covid Precautions

Curbside is the way to go! We have been offering curbside pickup of library materials throughout our closing, and now we will offer curbside service for photocopying and faxing of essential documents! The cost of photocopying will be $.25 per page/ b&w only. The cost of faxing is $1.00 per page. Call 860-642-6207 for curb service.

Check out the variety of free resources- eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, and research databases. We have included many links to online programs, author talks, health, and current trends. You just need a Franklin Library card!  What you don’t have one yet? Need a library card?  contact us

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten  Yes! Reading 1 book a night for 3 years is a total of 1095! Register and receive your first reading log. Birth to 5 years. ***If you have a newborn (maybe expecting a child this year!), or a child 5 yrs or younger, sign up for 1000 books before Kindergarten and earn fun prizes along the way! Children that are home-schooled are encouraged to join.