In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, all library locations will be closed on Monday, January 17th.
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We now offer Wowbrary Newsletter which will notify you of new items in a newsletter format. Emails have been sent out but you can sign up at www.wowbrary.org
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With a valid Franklin County library card you can now read today's News and Observer digitally from home or search more than 25 years of North Carolina history with the News and Observer Collection. This database includes coverage from 1991 through today with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, and content only published online. To start click here or the graphic above and have your library card number ready.
As of reopening May 3, 2021, there are new closing procedures that include all computer use ceasing at 30 minutes prior to closing. Circulation of materials will be available up to 30 minutes prior to closing if the patron needs to pay fines, and 15 minutes prior to closing without the need to pay fines. The computers in all branches will be set to shutdown 30 minutes prior to closing.
Louisburg Patrons using WiFi should now connect to NCGuestWiFi rather than Louisburg Library as it has a better signal and the signal covers the entire lot.
To register a pending account please go to https://franklin.nccardinal.org/eg/opac/register. You will still need to contact your local library that is doing curbside to have the account be fully functional.
Our fee schedule has changed and the new one begins Monday July 20th, 2020. To see any services that may impact you please click here.
We are excited to announce that we have mobile hotspot available to check out. Patrons must be 18 or have a parent or guardian present to sign the form for check out. They are first come first serve!You can reserve a hotspot online or by calling you local branch.
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The completed Franklin County Public Library Comprehensive Development Plan is available here.
The Franklin County Library is now part of a digital content consortium just for kids called NC Kids Digital Library. It is managed by Overdrive just like e-iNC. There are some very exciting formats available including read-alongs.
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Our link to e-iNC, ebooks for young readers and adults; Mostly Fiction!
Ancestry Library Edition by ProQuest is available inside the libraries.