The Franklin Public Library in Franklin, MA is historically significant because it is credited with being the first public library in the United States!
The Library has a collection of over 87,000 items available for public use in the library or for circulation. Included in this collection are print and audio books, DVD and VCR format movies, music CDs, video games, and subscriptions to over 200 magazines and newspapers. All free to library cardholders! The Library is a member of two regional library networks allowing cardholders to obtain materials from other libraries in the eastern MA region.
The posts below will introduce you to the interesting history of the Franklin Public Library, the beautiful structure it calls home, and some of the invaluable services Library performs for the Franklin, MA community.