Episode 1106

FM #1106 - Franklin Public Library - Dec 2023 Highlights - 11/22/23

Published on: 30th November, 2023

This session shares my conversation with Mitzi Gousie, Programming and Outreach Librarian with the Franklin Public Library. We had our discussion at the Franklin TV Studios on Wednesday, November 22, 2023.

We talk about 

  • Reviewed the regular open hours, and month ending holiday times
  • Library events for December 2023
  • All ages
  • Kiddos, or “littles”
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Explains the need for volunteers for
  • The English as Second Language tutoring program
  • Assisting with simple tax preparation forms
  • Training is provided for both of these programs for those who volunteer

The show notes include links to the Library page and to the calendar of events where registration for some of the events is required/recommended..

The recording runs about 28 minutes, so let’s listen in.


Event highlights we covered in this conversation


Franklin Public Library page ->  https://www.franklinma.gov/franklin-public-library 

Library Calendar of Events ->  http://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/F/FRANKLIN/ekp.cfm 


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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Stephen Sherlock

I volunteer as the Community Information Director for Franklin, MA (USA)*. I have been provide accurate and timely information about what matters in Franklin since 2007. Currently working in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Radio (wfpr.fm) since October 2019.

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