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What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library – May 2016

By ERIN THOMASSON Book Donations for Navigation Center Hennepin County Library is partnering with three local bookstores – Birchbark, Boneshaker, and Moon Palace -- to provide reading materials for residents of the Navigation Center, many of whom relocated from the encampment on Hiawatha. Your donation will provide positive recreational and [...]

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library | April 2019

By ERIN THOMASSON All Ages Learn Together: Connect and Play Tuesdays, 6-6:30pm Connect with your child during this drop-in program exploring early literacy activities. Join your neighbors each week for a different theme including music, art, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), reading and creative play. Poetry [...]

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library | March 2019

By ERIN THOMASSON Family Storytime Fridays, 10:30-11 am For children of all ages and their caregivers. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Teen Programs Urban 4-H Club Tuesdays, 5–7pm We do everything from urban gardening to digital [...]

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library | February 2019

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library | February 2019

Harvey WinjeAnyone 18 or under can get a free meal at the Franklin Library on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Snack offered from 4 to 5 p.m. This program is offered through the CACFP Afterschool Meal Program and sponsored by youthprise. By ERIN THOMASSON Family Storytime Fridays, 10:30-11 am For children of all ages [...]

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library | December 2018

By ERIN THOMASSON Family Storytime Fridays, 10:30-11 am For children of all ages and their caregivers. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Joke Telling with the Mobile Comedy Suitcasee Wednesday, Jan. 9, 4:30-6:30 pm Learn the art of [...]

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library | November 2018

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library | November 2018

By ERIN THOMASSON Family Storytime Fridays, 10:30-11 am For children of all ages and their caregivers. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Teen Programs Urban 4-H Club Tuesdays, 5-7pm We do everything from urban gardening to digital [...]

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library – October 2018

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library – October 2018

All Ages MNSpin Live Spotlight: Larry McDonough Quartet Tues. Oct. 2, 10-11 am Last Dec. HN Library launched MnSpin, an online music platform featuring a curated selection of music by local Minnesota artists. Hear one of those artists, the Larry McDonough Quartet, as they share their unique brand of jazz. With: Friends of Library. Funded: MN [...]

What’s up at the Franklin Community Library – September 2018

What’s up at the Franklin Community Library – September 2018

BY ERIN THOMASSON All Ages Henna Workshop Sunday, Sept. 30, 1-3 pm Discover the history and science of henna through paste-making and cone-rolling demonstrations led by artist Amy Leinen. Then, using tips and tricks, apply henna yourself. Materials provided. Funded by Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Teen Programs Flash [...]

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library – August 2018

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library – August 2018

BY ERIN THOMASSON All Ages Live Show: Marvels of Motion Phantastic Physics Wed. 8/15, 3:30-4:15 pm Create lightning indoors! See electricity at work as we float pie tins & make a pickle light bulb! Discover the power of a Tesla coil as it ignites a cannon. Then, we send 200,000 volts of electricity through one lucky volunteer for a truly [...]

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library – July 2018

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library – July 2018

By Erin Thomasson ALL AGES Franklin on the Green Tuesdays, 2-4 pm Badminton, soccer, Frisbee, & games outside; weather permitting. Science Wednesdays 2-4 pm STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) activity each week! Puzzlemania! Thursdays, 2-4 pm Educational, fun puzzles & games! Game On! Thursdays, 5-7 [...]

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