Community Events

Friends of JCPL Used Book Sale - January 18, 2018

January 18 - 20, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our first Friends of JCPL Book Sale of 2018 is January 18-20 at the Franklin Branch! Browse and buy gently used books, CDs, DVDs and more, for every age and in every genre, including large print! Sale Hours: Thursday: 4 – 8 p.m. *Friends Night – for members & joiners - memberships available at the door* Friday: 9 a.m. – 6

The Historic Artcraft Theatre "Honey, I Shrunk The Kids" - January 19, 2018

January 19 and 20, 2018 2 & 7:30 p.m. “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” Scientist shrinks his kids to the size of insects Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman Sponsored by: B2S Life Sciences For more information please visit

Prom Trunk Show - January 23, 2018

January 23 - 25, 2018 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for our trunk show! We will have a wide variety of dresses for you to choose from. Check out for a sneak peak at the dresses that will be available for you to purchase! Save your favorites and then come into the store to try them on. We will also have our store exclusive line, Kenzie by New Beginnings. For more

Queen of Free: Slaying the Debt Dragon - January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This is your year to get a handle on your finances and make the most of every penny and second life has to offer. Enjoy this first session in this four-part series including a thoughtful conversation about money and launch your own debt-slaying journey! Seats will fill up quickly. For more information please visit

FCS Business Luncheon - January 30, 2018

FCS Business Luncheon

January 30, 2018 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Please join FCS on Tuesday, January 30th, 11:30 - 1:00 pm at Custer Baker Intermediate School for a Community Business Luncheon. Dr. Clendening will give an update on Graduation Pathways, what FCS is currently doing, and how local businesses can help! FCS would also like to introduce you to Franklin First Scholars and showcase another way that

Queen of Free: Meal Planning 101

January 30, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cherie's Meal Planning 101 covers strategies for every step of dining with a budget in mind. Learn to make meal plans, create a Pantry Top 10 and actually leave excited about preparing meals for you and your family! Seats will fill up quickly. Be sure to register today at For more information

Queen of Free: Budget Basics - February 1, 2018

February 1, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cherie will help you begin to take baby steps into the great financial unknown. Change your mindset about what a budget is, find a tool that will work for your lifestyle. Budgets can be fun and freeing! You are more than capable of making it happen! Seats will fill up quickly. Be sure to register today at

First Fridays After Five - February 2, 2018

February 2, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Downtown Franklin businesses are staying open late! In addition to later hours, many shops are planning discounts and special activities.

Artcraft Theatre Sponsorship Party - February 3, 2018

Annual Fundraiser and Film Series Announcement RSVP Opens in January - $15 Admission (21 and over event) Catered Dinner, Desserts, Beverages and Popcorn will be served!

Storytellers from the Past present "African-American Life in Indiana"

February 3, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ophelia Wellington from the Freetown Village will be giving a talk on African-American Life in Indiana. This event is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by the Johnson County Public Library.

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