Saturday Art Special: Art Day!

Bring the family to South Side Library on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for our make-and-take crafts in the Children's Area! This week, kids can use our supplies and materials to make and take a picture! Create whatever you choose! For youth ages 5-12. This is an unsupervised, drop-in program. Parent/guardian must be present with children. Materials are available while supplies last.

Rosie's Ocean Celebration!

Apr 21
Saturday 10:00 am
Join us to celebrate the opening of “Rosie’s Ocean”, an immersive, hands-on space where children can learn and use their imaginations to explore our collection as well as an aquatic theme. We will have festivities all day for families and youth of all ages to enjoy!

Schedule of Events:
10:00 – Rosie’s Ocean Challenge – participate in a scavenger hunt throughout the library and win a prize!
11:00 – Ocean Family Storytime – for all ages


Stop by the Children's area at Central Library to explore, create,and play! This is an unstaffed program where activities are self-led. Parent/Guardian must be present with child, and supplies may be limited.

Comics Creators

Love Raina Telgemeier, superheroes, manga, graphic novels, and cartoons? Ready to let your artist flag fly? Then come to Comics Creators! We'll provide the paper and pens, you provide the creativity! For grades 4-12.


Are you looking for a great place to volunteer? Become a VolunTeen and help out with library projects and programs. Teens ages twelve to eighteen can pick up a teen volunteer application at the Franklin Library. Applications must be turned in and approved before attending this program.