Franklin library plans November programs

The Franklin Public Library has several programs and activities scheduled for November.

The Bookmarkers Book Club will meet from noon to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, to discuss “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith.  The selection for December will be “Me Before You by JoJo Moyes.”

The Evening Book Club will meet at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, to discuss “Three-Body Problem” by Cixin Liu.  The selection for December will be “I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had: My Rookie Year in Northeast High” by Tony Danza.

A limited number of copies of the books are available at the library.  All programs are free and open to any adult.

The Friends of the Library will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, for its monthly meeting.  The meeting is open to interested and new members.

The group is also hosting a Thanksgiving raffle.  People may win a gift card to a Franklin restaurant.  Tickets are on sale at the circulation desk and are available to those 18 years and older for $5. The drawing will be held on Light Up Night, Saturday, Nov. 18.  People do not have to be present for the drawing to win.

The library will be host in a cookie walk from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the periodical section.

Talking About Herbs will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at the library.  Those attending may take a lunch and their questions to this group of folks who are interested in learning and sharing knowledge about herbs and their use in cooking and wellness.  This program is free and open to the public. Preregistration is not required.

Story times have been scheduled on Tuesdays, Nov. 7, 14, 21 and 28.  Mommy and Me for children up to 3 years old with a caregiver will feature short picture books, songs and finger play and meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  Busy Bees for children 3 to 7 years old with a caregiver will include picture books, crafts and songs and meets from 11:15 a.m. to noon.

The If you Build it… Lego Club! will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, November 14.  Caregivers are asked to stay during this program.  No registration is required for this program is for ages 5 and over.

Tween Arts will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, to paint “Pumpkin Pavers.”  This class for ages 10 to 15 meets on the second Thursday of the month. It is limited to 10 participants and and registration is required.

A Teen Anime Club is a club for teens ages 13 to 18 to enjoy cartoons from the Japan.  This program will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 14, and 28.  Preregistration is required and a parent must be present to sign the registration form.

Thunder, a program for teens, is held from 4 to 5 p.m.  Thursdays at the library.

All programs are free and open to the public.