Janet Carlson Calvert Library

PROGRAM FLYERS (pdf): July Happenings

                                                       August Happenings

Unfortunately, we have a few cancelations this week. The kids theater workshop tomorrow has been canceled, as well as the 2nd Regiment Light Dragoons horses on Saturday. We apologize and hope to see you at our other events! Do not hesitate to call the library with any questions. 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! NO music in July or August

Story Time & Craft – Thursdays, ages 2-6  A little bit of story, science, craft and play. NO story time all of July


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Summer Reading with JCC Library! June – August

This year’s theme “Read Beyond the Beaten Path” is focused on camping, adventure, & reading outdoors! It includes the Governor’s Reading Challenge! Also available is our “Reading is Revolutionary” and ” Libraries Love Lakes” series! Sign up at the library and receive your reading checklist. We even have travel games for the car if you are planning a trip! Open to all Adults, Teens and Children. Turn in your summer reading checklist at the end to receive a special prize! Adult summer reading runs from June 1st to Aug. 31st, children from June 1st to August 17th.

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.