About the Main Library

Main Library FranklinWilliamson County Public Library’s (WCPL), Main  Library,  is located on Columbia Avenue one mile south of historic downtown Franklin, Tennessee. The Main Library was organized in 1937.  The current facility opened in 2003.


  • Copier and scanner
  • Computers and laptops 
  • Faxing
  • Free Wifi
  • Remote Printing 
  1. Discover Learn Play Room logo and library logo

    Discover, Learn, Play Room Now Open

    Our new room is open and dedicated to enhancing the learning experiences of children ages 0-5... Read on...
  2. Fancy Women of Smokey Row: Prostitution in the Civil War, image of certificate and woman&#39s profil

    Fancy Women of Smokey Row

    Fancy Women of Smokey Row: Prostitution in the Civil War, is a lecture presented by Brandon Hulette, Military Historian and Vanderbilt Professor. Read on...
  3. Bethesda book with photo of fox hunters and dogs

    Bethesda and Surrounding Communities - Book Launch

    Bethesda and Surroundings Communities by Rick Warwick presents a history told with personal interviews by those who grew up in the southern part of Williamson County... Read on...
  4. Small outdoor table with a laptop, journal, pen, coffee, and papers, set outside.

    Writers Critique Group

    The Writers Critique Group is an adult volunteer-led group meeting held at the Main Library on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10a to 1p. Read on...
  5. Chess clubs - chess board with three pieces labeled adult, child, teen plus library logo on square

    Chess Clubs

    We have chess clubs for all ages... Read on...
  6. photo of Book Club letters on a display board

    Book Clubs

    Want to enjoy a shared book experience? Join one of our book clubs! Read on...
  7. hands poised to type on a computer keyboard

    Computer Classes

    Register for a free computer class to learn the basics or brush up on your skill sets... Read on...
  8. Person from shoulders to waist, arm has a bandaid with a heart on it, other hand holding a heart

    Red Cross Blood Drives

    There is a critical need for blood donors. Book your appointment now. Read on...
  9. 2 layered brightly colored post-its of  on a black pebbly background. Text: What&#39s New on the top

    New Books and More

    Where can I find the lists of new DVDs, books, and more? Read on...
  10. different types and colors of yarn

    Chronicles of Yarnia: Adult Knit and Crochet Group

    Make new friends and handmade items on the first Tuesday of each month. Read on...
  11. younger hands holding an older hand in soft focus

    Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

    Join on the second Friday of each month... Read on...
  12. Winner! 2023 SLAM award logo with flags and confetti

    Hatcher Family Photo Exhibit Wins Award

    The February exhibit tied for the National Genealogical Society 2023 SLAM! Idea... Read on...
  13. Children dressed up like book characters, Madeline, Willy Wonka, and Lyle,Lyle Crocodile

    Story Times

    Babies, Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Caregivers are invited! Read on...
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