Join us for an exciting summer of reading, activities, prizes and more, for adults, teens and children! 

Registration for all age groups starts June 25

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All Ages Programs

  • Traveling Lantern Theater Presents: Camp Ocean

    Traveling Lantern Theater Presents: Camp Ocean

    Wednesday July 6, 3pm

    Main Library Costin Room

    Join Mr. Sharky, your ocean camp counselor, on a fish-fact-filled voyage to the deep to search for buried treasure!

  • FPL Library of Things

    FPL Library of Things
    Tuesday July 19, 11am

    Main Library Costin Room

    From Nintendo Switches to gardening tools, cookie cutters to portable projectors, there’s something for everyone! Join us to learn more about what’s in our Library of Things collections for all ages.

  • Campfire Stories

    Terrifying Campfire Tales for the Whole Family
    Wednesday, July 27, 7pm
    McAuliffe Branch, Astronaut’s Grove

    'Tho’ awful wails of ghosts give fright,

    And fearful beasts infest the night,

    Don’t be afraid of the storyteller’s power.

    Come to the library at the appointed hour

    For campfire tales told by Liz Sower.'

    Bring your own S’mores Stick. 

    Liz Sower is the creator and host of “Ghosts in the Burbs,” blog and podcast for grownups about the dark and haunted side of the ‘burbs of Boston, along with several books that will keep readers up all night wondering what if the tales are true?

  • Webb Space Telescope “First Images” Community Event

    Webb Space Telescope “First Images” Community Event

    A partnership between the Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University and the Framingham Public Library

    Friday July 29, 6pm

    Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University

    Celebrate the delivery of Webb’s spectacular first scientific images, expected to be released on July 12, during an open house at the Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University! Join us for this official NASA Webb Community Event with free-choice learning activities:

    • Ask NASA Solar System Ambassadors your questions about the Universe.
    • Take, create, and share amazing space images, and delve into astro imaging technologies with the Observing With NASA Kiosk.
    • Learn about Webb’s first images during a keynote presentation by a Webb expert.
    • Explore our night sky by stargazing with telescopes.
    • Visit the furthest stars via our green screen photos.
  • Wildlife Conservation

    Wildlife Conservation

    Wednesday August 3, 4pm

    McAuliffe Branch / Community Room Virtual Viewing

    ​Join Franklin Park Zoo virtually to learn about wildlife conservation with a meet and greet from the zoo! All ages.

  • Henry the Juggler

    Henry the Juggler

    Wednesday August 3, 3pm

    Main Library / Costin Room

    See Henry the Juggler do amazing tricks with balls, torches, and more in this daring act! 

  • Fishing for Beginners

    Fishing for Beginners
    With Jim Lagacy of Mass Fish and Wildlife
    Monday August 8, 6pm

    Lake Cochichuate State Park
    Let’s go fishing! Jim will give us a brief overview of fish and fishing, a discussion on fishing safety, some casting instruction, and then we’ll fish! No license or supplies needed, but space is limited, so registration is required: https://bit.ly/FPL-Beginner-Fishing 

    All Ages (older than 6 recommended, all children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult).

  • Summer Reading Wrap Party

    Summer Reading Wrap Party

    Saturday August 20, 

    Main Library Learning Yard

    Come celebrate the end of another wonderful Summer Reading with us! There will be food, activities, and the summer sounds of the Railroad House Band.