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Resident Asks That Books With Sexual Content Be Moved From Township Library Shelves

Resident Asks That Books With Sexual Content Be Moved From Township Library Shelves

A township woman has asked the Franklin Township Library to move some books with sexual content from library shelves to behind the librarians’ desks as a way to keep them out of the hands of children. Michele Petersen has submitted two requests for books to be moved. The first, for the book “Gender Queer,” was […]

New Franklin Park Library Branch Opens Quietly

New Franklin Park Library Branch Opens Quietly

The new Franklin Park branch of the township library silently opened its doors on September 12, and the reviews were good. The 5,500-square-foot building sits within walking distance to Franklin Park school, and holds about 17,000 books, as well as DVDs, magazines and newspapers. “It’s very exciting,” said January Adams, the library’s executive director. “We […]

New Franklin Park Library Branch Work Continues, Old Location Is Closed

New Franklin Park Library Branch Work Continues, Old Location Is Closed

Work continues on the new Franklin Park branch of the Franklin Township library, although it’s still not known when it will be open. A problem with sourcing a large electrical panel delayed construction for a while, but that problem was solved with two smaller electrical panels, Nick Ciampa, chairman of the library’s Board of Trustees, […]

Delay In Equipment Delivery Pushes Opening Of New Library Branch

Delay In Equipment Delivery Pushes Opening Of New Library Branch

A delay in the delivery of an electrical panel has delayed the opening of the new Franklin Park branch of the Franklin Township Library. The new branch, located at 64 Clover Place, was supposed to have opened around the middle of April. But the delay has forced officials to push that opening date to “the […]

Library’s New Franklin Park Branch Readying For Opening

Library’s New Franklin Park Branch Readying For Opening

The new Franklin Park branch of the Public Library should be opening around the middle of April, a library official recently said. The “tentative” date for a temporary certificate of occupancy for the branch, located next to Franklin Park School, is set for March 30, Library director January Adams told the Library Board at its […]