Thurs. July 11th: Strawberry Festival


Come to the Library’s Annual Strawberry Festival on Thursday July 11th from 1:00 to 4:00.  Delicious strawberry shortcake is available for $5.00, as well as a variety of baked goods.  Bid on raffle items (themed baskets and a camp chair with supplies) – tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00.  See you there!

Wed. & Thurs. July 3 – 4

There will be no Tea & Talk for July, but the Library will be open for regular business between noon and 3 p.m.  We will be closed for the holiday but will reopen on Friday from 3 – 6 p.m.

Wednesday, June 5th: Quilts Encore


June 5th Tea & Talk: In April we had a wonderful first Wednesday program on the Art of the Quilt. However, because of bad weather, few were able to attend.  On June 5th please join an encore discussion from 1:00 to 2:30 at the Library.  We will display our favorite quilts  and talk about quilting designs and methods.  Refreshments will be served. Free transportation is available – please call 565-5054.

Wednesday, May 1st: Women in the Workplace


This month’s Tea & Talk will focus on working women over the past 50 years.  Bess Carter will present a discussion of the challenges and rewards for women as the workplace changed.  What was it like for women workers in the 1960s and 1970s?  What attitudes and expectations stood in our way? Join us for a discussion at 1:00 at the Franklin Library.  Refreshments will be served.  Free transportation is available, call 565-5054.   See you there!  Cathy FitzGerald, Library Director

Wednesday, April 3rd: The Art of the Quilt

Pinwheel Quilt, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Are you a quilter?  Do you have a cherished family quilt?  Our First Wednesday Tea & Talk for April will look at quilt design and how these practical, everyday objects were used to express extraordinary artistry.  At the Franklin Library, Wed., April 3, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.   Refreshments will be served.  Free transportation available: call 565 – 5054.