On April 27 artists Marjorie Morgan and Whitney Robbins of Woolly Mammoth Studio, Greenfield, MA visited Abbie Greenleaf library. (click “Read More” for photos). Marjorie taught our youngest patrons about color theory. Then, the budding Picassos had an opportunity to pract
Abbie Greenleaf library present “Art for Children and Their Adults” on April 27 at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Artist Marjorie Morgan will read with children and paint! Painting may get messy so please bring an old shirt to cover up. Marjorie Morgan, artist statement: I am a chore
April is Poetry Month. Come explore our substantial collection of circulating volumes of poetry ranging from Chaucer to Mary Oliver! We also have many late 19th and early 20th century volumes that you are welcome to peruse in the library.
Thank you to Whitney C. Robbins and Marjorie Morgan of Woolly Mammoth Studio who delivered an art talk and helped children and their adults create paper birds! Thank you to the children and their adults for visiting the library! Thank you to the Children’s Literacy Foundation fo
Yes! We have Google Chrome Books that can be used to surf the internet. We also have a computer station for word processing and a printer/copy machine. Computers are free to use and are available on a first come first served basis. Copies are $.10 for b+w and $.50 for color. For more information, please refer to the Computers and Internet Use (on the Rules & Policies page).
Do I have to be a resident to get a library card?
No! But non-residents do have to pay a fee of $12.50 for a six-month library card or $25 for one-year library card.
How do I get a library card?
A library card is easy to obtain. Simply show the librarian your driver’s license or a utility bill that reflects your status as a resident of the Town of Franconia. Non-residents must present a driver’s license or passport. Children under 16 years of age will be issued a library card after a parent or guardian signs a registration card accepting responsibility. For more information, please refer to Rules & Policies.
What in the world would we do without our libraries?
It was good to walk into a library again; it smelled like home.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Jorge Luis Borges
The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man