Story Times & Programs

sparky the fiberglasss dog 2021Sparky the Firehouse Dog is on loan to us from Franklin Fire Department for the month of October! October 5-8, 2021 is Fire Prevention Week! Stop by the Main Library and say Hi to Sparky and grab some fun FREE Fire Prevention goodies while supplies last! franklin fire department side walk chalk art contestThe Franklin Fire Department is hosting a Chalk Art Contest for artists of all ages in honor of the occasion! Enter for a chance to win one of three $100 gift cards, courtesy of Atmos Energy! Pick up your Free chalk to create outdoor art at home that illustrates the 2021 Fire Prevention Week theme, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!” For ideas/rules visit www.franklintn.gov/FirePreventionWeek.
Take a pic and share it on the City of Franklin’s Facebook page with the hashtag #FranklinFire at City of Franklin, TN - Municipal Government. The entry deadline is 11:59 P.M. Sunday, October 24, 2021. Winners will be announced the following week. We have special red ribbons too that can be picked up and tied to a tree in your yard to mark  you designated safe meeting space in case of a fire!

empty tree for October fall leaf project 2021

Help us fill our tree in the childrens entrance way with leaves! Grab a colorful leaf from the childrens desk and write on it what is your favorite thing about fall or to do in the fall!

hispanic month learn about mexico interactive wall

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage month from Sept 15  we have an interactive display put together by Ms. Liz that you can learn all about Mexico! If you went to Mexico what would you want to see or do?

October Take and Make Craft Kits Now Available! Stop By Children's Desk to pick one up! Limit one per family please! there are multiple crafts and activities in each kit for families to enjoy together!

guessing jar starsSeptember Guessing Jar winner! Congratulations to Hanna she was the closest guess on the September Star Patriotic Guessing Jar! Enjoy your sweet treat! For those of you who made a guess the total number of star candies was 1,260! Look for more fun in the childrens department soon! 

Story Times

All In- Person Story Times are back! Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and more fun!  No registration is required but space is limited. You may be asked to Join the 2nd session if the 1st one is too full. These are held weekly unless otherwise noted!

Current offerings for in-person story times @ Main Library

Toddler Time! with Ms. Barbara 

 Tuesdays @ either session #1 10:00-10:30 OR Session #2 10:45-11:15 

 Snuggle Bug Babies with Ms. Marie

 Wednesdays @ either sessions # 1 10:00-10:20 am OR session #2 10:30-10:50

 Preschool Storytime With Ms. Liz 

 Thursdays @ either session # 1 10:00-10:30 OR  Sessions #2 10:45-11:15

Preschool Storytime with Ms. Stephanie 

 Fridays @ either session # 1 10:00-10:30 OR  Sessions #2 10:45-11:15

We will be on Storytime Break during the Schools Fall Break October 11-15, 2021 with storytimes resume on October 19! 

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you can find us online: https://www.facebook.com/WCPLtn.Kids/ with Virtual Facebook Live Storytimes:  

Ms. Stephanie Story Time on Monday at 10am & Tuesday at 7pm

You can also find story times at Digital Story Time!  

Our priority is to protect everyone’s health and safety. Thank you for understanding!  

Children 11 and under must always be accompanied by a caregiver.  

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Thank You For All The Build A Tale Lego Submissions august 2021

Congratulations to the winners Mariana, Cannon, and Emma! of our recent LEGO contest and a big "Thank you!" to everyone who participated! Each entry represented a favorite animal or habitat and all were terrific! Keep checking the children's page on the WCPL website and our Facebook page for more exciting programs and activities.

Did your favorite stuffed animal come to the library sleepover during July? Check out all the fun they had at the library!

Thank You For All The Build A Tale Lego Submissions Summer 6 2021Lego Creations Build a Tale Contest voting has ended! Thank you to those kids who submitted creative and fun creations for the Summer Reading Build a Tale Lego Contest. Winners are being contacted directly to pick up their prize. All Lego creation submissions can now be picked up at the library along with a small token of our appreciation for participating. Missed the June lego contest?   Look for more details soon on our upcoming August Lego contest  coming soon!
Congratulations to Winners! photo summer reading build a Tale Lego Winner 3-5 age 2021 Build a Tale lego 6-8 winner summer reading 2021


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Be sure to check our calendar every month so you don’t miss out on any of the fun!