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  • Posted December 12, 2014
    The Macon County Public Library in Franklin and the Friends of the Macon County Public Library co-sponsored a Christmas themed storytime with Christmas caroling on Tuesday, December 9 in the living room of the library. Over 100 people enjoyed...
  • Posted December 2, 2014
    by Carol Grise ​ ​Holiday celebrations usually involve some traditional foods. Preschoolers like being part of the festivities, including helping make holiday foods. When children participate in cooking activities they gain math, science, and...
  • Posted November 8, 2014
    by Carol Grise Carol Grise, Outreach Services Librarian for Fontana Regional Library since 2004, has a degree in education and library science as well as experience as a preschool teacher. She believes that librarians, teachers, and parents can...
  • Posted October 31, 2014
    The first "Read Local" Library Book Fair will take place at the Macon County Public Library on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.    The event will introduce the reading public to several of the local authors in our...
  • Posted October 24, 2014
    Our first Little Library was installed October 22, 2014 on Main Street in Franklin in front of town hall and we're grateful to everyone who came out to help us launch it. If you couldn't make it to the launch, don't worry- the Little Library will be...
  • Posted October 20, 2014
    The Macon County Public Library, a member of the Fontana Regional Library, and the Friends of the Library are pleased to be installing their first Little Free Library at the Franklin Town Hall.  If you’re not familiar with Little Free Libraries,...
  • Posted October 16, 2014
    Since 1999, Fontana Regional Library’s Reading Rover Bookmobile has developed pre-literacy skills by bringing monthly story time programs and age-appropriate library materials to toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers at Fontana Region child...
  • Posted July 28, 2014
    With the new school year now several weeks old, families continue to gather school supplies so that their children will be prepared to learn.  During September, “Library Card Sign-Up Month”, Fontana Regional Library wants to make sure that all...
  • Posted July 28, 2014
    With school starting in early August, it is not too early to prepare for the new school year at preschool, kindergarten, or beyond.  Preparations for school may include a new backpack, various school supplies, and a new pair of shoes.  ...
  • Posted May 28, 2014
    During May, all six libraries in the Fontana Regional Library system will be hosting the exhibit "Fewer Footprints and More Tears: Commemorating the 175th Anniversary of the Trail of Tears." The exhibit is provided by Dr. R. Michael Abram and...

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