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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Williamson County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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Adult Craft Class- F
Main Library
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 5:00- 7:00 PM

Come and create a beautiful pressed flower bookmark! Whether you're a seasoned crafter or a curious newbie, this craft is the perfect way to infuse nature into your reading routine. Bring your own dried flowers or choose from our selection of vibrant, pressed flowers to create a stunning, one-of-a-kind bookmark. It's not just a craft; it's a piece of art you can take home to treasure or gift to someone special. Don’t miss this chance to blend creativity, nature, and literature. Registration is required and spaces are limited to 15 participants.

Image credit: https://onelittleproject.com/pressed-flower-bookmark/

 

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Library Meeting Room 1st floor
Friday, Jun. 21, 1:00 p.m.

Part 2 is an extension of Part 1, continuing to look at types of resources, and drilling down to specific record sets using the Card Catalog. The presentation will explain the pricing structure of Ancestry and the new Pro Tools. The library offers a free version of Ancestry, available only in the library, and there will be some discussion on the differences in the two versions.


REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED in order to prepare handouts and seats for the number of people attending.

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Hunting 101 with the
Main Library
Saturday, Jul. 13, 2:00-3:30 PM

Are you new to hunting and wanting to learn more? Come and learn the basics of hunting from our local Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency Officer Hayden Cook. Officer Cook will give a presentation followed by time for Q&A with your local game warden! Recommended for ages 13+, registration recommended.

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Main Library
Monday, Jul. 15, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Like best friends for life, our garden buddies need friends too! Learn how to plant buddies in your garden to maximize benefits against predator threats, attract pollinators, or maximize yield production.

Presented by the Williamson County Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau in-person at the Main Library in Franklin, with an option to attend virtually. The day before the event we will email Zoom login instructions to everyone who registers. All Library programs are free and open to the public.


WCPLtn: Discover Learn Succeed

The Williamson County Public Library System’s Main Library is in downtown Franklin at 1314 Columbia Avenue. Branches are located in Fairview, Bethesda, College Grove, Nolensville, and Leiper’s Fork. For more information about library programs or services, call (615) 595-1243 or visit http://wcpltn.org. Sign up to receive library events and announcements at https://bit.ly/WCPLSe-news. The library can also be found on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, WordPress, and Twitter via @wcpltn. The views expressed in this program are those of the
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Adult Craft Class- L
Main Library
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 5:00- 7:00 PM

Come and create a one of a kind, leaf print tote bag. Unleash your artistic side as you stamp, paint, and layer to design a one-of-a-kind, nature-inspired tote bag. Get ready to get a little messy—just wear something you don’t mind splashing some paint on, or bring an apron! Registration is required and spaces are limited to 15 participants.

Image credit: Etsy.com- GetStampeduk

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Adult Class- Foragin
Main Library
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 5:00-6:00 PM

Join us for an exciting journey into the world of wild foods! Delve into the wilderness with Nashville Nature Explorers as we learn the basics of safely identifying and incorporating wild foods into your daily life. Registration is required and spaces are limited to 20 participants.

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Teen Room
Saturday, Jul. 20, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Gather your friends and solve the ultimate whodunit! This Clue themed murder mystery is for ages 12-18.
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Adult Bingo Night
Main Library
Monday, Jul. 29, 5-6:30 PM
Unwind and have some fun at Bingo Night! Whether you’re a bingo pro or new to the game, this evening is perfect for anyone looking to relax and meet new friends. We'll play multiple rounds of bingo, with the chance to win exciting small prizes. Bring your good luck charm and enjoy a community night out! For ages 18 and up, registration recommended.

Prizes graciously provided by the Friends of the Library.
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Main Library
Monday, Aug. 12, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The invisible world beneath our feet holds the key to plant health. Discover some simple steps you can take to strengthen your plants to resist disease and drought by improving your soil.

Presented by the Williamson County Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau in-person at the Main Library in Franklin, with an option to attend virtually. The day before the event we will email Zoom login instructions to everyone who registers. All Library programs are free and open to the public.


WCPLtn: Discover Learn Succeed

The Williamson County Public Library System’s Main Library is in downtown Franklin at 1314 Columbia Avenue. Branches are located in Fairview, Bethesda, College Grove, Nolensville, and Leiper’s Fork. For more information about library programs or services, call (615) 595-1243 or visit http://wcpltn.org. Sign up to receive library events and announcements at https://bit.ly/WCPLSe-news. The library can also be found on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, WordPress, and Twitter via @wcpltn. The views expressed in this program are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy, position, or opinions of the Williamson County Public Library System.

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Main Library
Monday, Sep. 16, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Weeds can help us understand our gardens. Join our discussion of what weeds are telling us and learn ways to become “almost” weed free.

Presented by the Williamson County Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau in-person at the Main Library in Franklin, with an option to attend virtually. The day before the event we will email Zoom login instructions to everyone who registers. All Library programs are free and open to the public.


WCPLtn: Discover Learn Succeed

The Williamson County Public Library System’s Main Library is in downtown Franklin at 1314 Columbia Avenue. Branches are located in Fairview, Bethesda, College Grove, Nolensville, and Leiper’s Fork. For more information about library programs or services, call (615) 595-1243 or visit http://wcpltn.org. Sign up to receive library events and announcements at https://bit.ly/WCPLSe-news. The library can also be found on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, WordPress, and Twitter via @wcpltn. The views expressed in this program are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy, position, or opinions of the Williamson County Public Library System.

 

Leiper's Fork
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 10:30 Am
Come learn all about the sky and telescopes. For all ages.
Bethesda
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 11:00 a.m.- 12:00p.m.
The Friends of the Bethesda Library meet once a month at the library to discuss ways to help the library and provide funds and materials for library programs. Come meet like minded people who want to help their library and community.
Leiper's Fork
Thursday, Jun. 20, 11:00 Am

We have classic board games like Checkers, Chutes and Ladders, Kerplunk and Candy Land come on out and bring a friend!

Bethesda
Thursday, Jun. 20, 4:00-5:30
Bring you building skills and put them to work at our monthly Lego program. Drop in after school for Legos, friends, and a snack!
Book Launch with Ric
Main Library
Thursday, Jun. 20, 5:30 PM
Join us in celebrating Williamson County Historian, Rick Warwick's latest book release, Burwood and Beyond. This book details the history of the 4th Civil District of Williamson County complete with  790 period photographs, sketches of prominent citizens from the Burwood-Thompson's Station area, and notes of the churches and schools that made up the area. Books will be available at this event.





 

WCPLtn: Discover Learn Succeed

The Williamson County Public Library System’s Main Library is in downtown Franklin at 1314 Columbia Avenue. Branches are located in Fairview, Bethesda, College Grove, Nolensville, and Leiper’s Fork. For more information about library programs or services, call (615) 595-1243 or visit http://wcpltn.org. Sign up to receive library events and announcements at https://bit.ly/WCPLSe-news. The library can also be found on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, WordPress, and Twitter via @wcpltn. The views expressed in this program are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy, position, or opinions of the Williamson County Public Library System.

 

Sponsored by Special Collection Department.
Main Library
Friday, Jun. 21, 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Libby is where it’s at for downloading library e-books and e-audiobooks on smart phones or tablets. Bring your device, your library card, and your passwords for a hands-on demonstration, from the app downloading process to getting your first loan.

All Library programs are free and open to the public. Call the Library at (615) 595-1243 or email reference.library@williamsoncounty-tn.gov if you have questions or want to cancel a registration. Please note that classes with fewer than 4 registered to attend will be canceled.

Nolensville
Friday, Jun. 21, 1-3 PM
The Needle Pushers are for experienced quilters, those new to quilting, and everyone in between. Join us every third Friday from 1 to 3 to stitch, learn, and meet new people. Bring your own materials. Share with others.
Nolensville
Friday, Jun. 21, 3-5 PM
Join us for an informal needlework circle for adults every Friday from 3:00-5:00. Whether you knit, crochet, quilt, embroider, or needlepoint, everyone who creates textiles with a needle is welcome. Bring your own materials. Come chat, share, and learn with us in one of the original makerspace ways!       
Main Library
Saturday, Jun. 22, 10:30 AM

Read with Sadie Saturday, June 22, 10:30 -11:30 PM. Kids ages 6-12 are invited to come read with Sadie, a trained therapy dog. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Attendance is limited and registration is required. Please sign up all children in a family who will be reading individually to ensure they each have time to interact with Sadie and read. Registration begins June 6.

Leiper's Fork
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 10:30 Am
Assorted Crafty Fun. Seating is limited to 30, Please call (615)794-7019 or, email leipersfork.library@williamsoncounty-tn.gov to register.
Ages 3 and up.
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