Janet Carlson Calvert Library

Welcome to our website!

Be sure to check out our drop-in weekly children’s programs.

For a complete list of all our programs, click here.

NOTE TO PATRONS: On Tuesday, February 25th, we transitioned to the Bibliomation library system.  Your account log-in and password will remain the same.  If you experience difficulty, do not hesitate to contact the library directly at 860-642-6207.


THURSDAY, APRIL 3rd – Overdrive eBooks training- eBooks are now available to all Franklin residents!  Not sure how to access them on your eReader or tablet?  Join us for one of our training sessions lead by a Bibliomation representative.  Bring your device and we’ll walk you through it.  2 sessions offered:  Traditional eReader users (Nooks, Kobo, Kindles etc) from 5:00-6:00pm and tablet users (iPads, laptops, etc) from 6:00-7:00pm.  Drop-in during either session with questions!

SATURDAY, APRIL 5th from 10am-2pm: Antique Appraisal Day (at Ashbel Woodward Museum – 387 Rt 32) Any vintage treasure you have can be brought in for a professional appraisal by one of the 3 experts on site.  $5.00 for 1 item.  $10.00 for three items.  Sponsored by the Franklin Historical Society.



Drop-in Weekly Children’s Programs

(all programs start at 10am)

TUESDAYS – Little Treasures: Read with Me Book Club (0-2 yrs old)  Age appropriate books will be distributed so each child can follow along.  Simple games and finger plays will also be introduced.  Older siblings are always welcome!

WEDNESDAYS – Music in Motion for Toddlers - A fun half hour of music and songs for ages 1-4 years old.

THURSDAYS – Story Hour – Story time and a craft for ages 2-5 years old.
















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