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Franklin Library 50th Anniversary Party

August 29th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Franklin Avenue Library

Please join us for a 50th Anniversary Birthday Party for the Franklin Avenue Library from 2:00-4:00 PM. Our celebration will include music by the Dixieland band, The Pelicans, birthday cake, appearances by Pete the Cat and Llama Llama, and special activities for children.


August 31st, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Franklin Avenue Library
Are you looking for a great place to volunteer? Become a volunteen and help out with library projects and programs. Teens ages 12-18 can pick up a teen volunteer application at the Franklin Library. Applications must be turned in and approved before attending this program.

Essential Oils for Health & Well Being

September 8th, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Central Library

Curious about essential oils and looking for ways to improve your overall health? Special guest Jenny Klinefelter will teach us about essential oils and how we can use them for physical and emotional well-being. Essential Oils can enhance our immune system, improve sleep, elevate our mood and more! Please pre-register. Meeting Room One.

Franklin Crafty Readers

September 8th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Franklin Avenue Library
Join us in the Children's Area to enjoy a story and make a related craft. Ages 3-8.

Tween 'N Teen Book Club: Smile

September 9th, 2:30pm to 3:30pm
South Side Library

Students in grades 4-12 are invited to read and discuss Smile by Raina Telgemeier. Afterwards, readers will have fun making shrinky dinks. Registration is required. Books available at the South Side Information Desk beginning August 5th.

LEGO Fridays

September 11th, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Central Library

Kids! Join us for LEGO Fridays and build using our LEGOS! Drop in anytime to build!

Basic Herbalism

September 14th, 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Central Library

Join special guest Rachel Phelps of R.P. Apothecary to learn about herbs and how they can be harvested and used for overall health and well-being. She’ll focus on local, common plants and will be demonstrating several techniques for harvesting and using these herbs.

World of Chocolate

September 15th, 6:00pm to 7:45pm
Central Library

Join special guest and local chocolate expert Ton Stam of Chocolaterie Stam as he shares his family's over 100 year history in chocolate. We’ll also learn about different kinds of chocolate, how to choose and enjoy chocolate and more! Pre-register. Meeting Room One.

Artsy Kids: Back to School Crafts

September 16th, 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Franklin Avenue Library

Come and decorate a notebook using scrapbook paper and ribbon. This program is for kids in grades 3-8 and requires preregistration.

Teen Locker Craft

September 22nd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
East Side Library

Come to the East Side Library to make a locker craft for your school locker or to hang up in your room! 6th grade and up. Snacks will be provided too!!

Youth Chess Club

September 29th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
East Side Library

Come and join us for the new Youth DMPL Chess Club. All levels of skill are welcome! Ages 8-18.