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Summer Reading 2015 created some new Super Reading Heroes

The final week of Franklin County Public Library’s Summer Reading “Unmask” and “Every Hero Has a Story” proved to be a blast for the children.  Each child made a cape and mask while they decided what their “superpowers” could do in our community.  We also encouraged all readers of every age to participate in our […]

Unmask a Book and Win a Prize!

Something just for our 8 to 12 year old library loving readers! Both Carrabelle and Eastpoint have a special display of books that are wrapped and have a mask on the paper.  These specially selected book are for juvenile readers who may need a little incentive to read this summer.  Inside each of these is  […]

New Addition at the Eastpoint Branch

If you have not stopped into the Eastpoint Branch lately, you won’t know about our latest arrival… the Krayola Kiosk!  This is a free-standing kiosk that hold two iPads for children.   This has been a hit with the children and the parents, as the kids learn how to sort, draw, hear a story, play, and […]

Week four – Children will learn about Historical and Civil Rights Heroes

It is hard to believe that we are already in Week 4 of our “Every Hero Has a Story” Summer Reading Program! Children will be learning about some of the historic heroes including Rosa Parks and Abraham Lincoln.  Children are never too young to hear the story of how we have made strides in the […]

Dr. Seuss Appy Hour was a blast

Dr. Seuss continues to be a hit with the children and parents who participated in library program “Appy Hour” at the Eastpoint Branch!  The children used the library Ipads to explore the Dr. Seuss apps including the favorite, The Cat in the Hat.  This was a fun learning experience and offers a new way to […]

Week #2 Community Heroes for Children ages 2 to 7!

Children will be inspired when they get a Field Trip to the Eastpoint Fire Station and when the Carrabelle Fire Department bring a truck to the library! Next week, on Thursday, June 25th and Friday, June 26th, the focus will be on the fire superheroes of our community.  Fire safety can be taught to small […]

Exciting Children’s Programs for 2015! “Every Hero Has a Story”

Summer is in full swing and the staff has been eagerly preparing for another Super program for the Franklin County families! This year is all about Super heroes and not just the masked kind. There are super heroes in the community who do not receive recognition for all that they do to protect and help […]

Friends Souper Bread and and Book Sale coming to Carrabelle!!

Friends of the Franklin County Public Library had a wonderful array of books to be sold at the Eastpoint Library on Saturday, January 31st.  Soups and breads were available for purchase to  everyone who came and enjoyed a fun-filled day at the library.  Musical group, Hungrytown played some beautiful folk music while patrons browsed at […]

Author Ric Hunter coming to the Eastpoint Library

The Eastpoint Branch of Franklin County Public Library is excited to welcome author, Ric Hunter who will be discussing his book “Firehammer.” Hunter  is a retired Air Force colonel, fighter pilot and author of the historical fiction novel, FIREHAMMER. The book is based on a true story, but is not a wartime memoir and is […]

Free Self Defense Workshop!

Come to the Franklin County Public Library and learn some basic self defense techniques with our local law enforcement official, Bud  Dasher.  It will be informative and fun to see that we can defend ourselves with some common sense moves that might be a lifesaver! On Tuesday, February 10th at the Eastpoint Branch from 1:30 […]

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