Library curbside pickups underway

Franklin Library patron Andrea Reed (left) picks up her pre-ordered selections Tuesday from Debra Houser, a library staff member, as part of the library’s new outreach program. The library, a division of the Oil Region Library Association, launched its pre-order program and curbside pickup this week. Library buildings remain closed to the public due to the coronavirus directives. The library association also includes Oil City and Cooperstown. (By Judith O. Etzel)