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Due to Governor Northam's current order for Virginia to be in Stage 3 of COVID-19 recovery, City of Franklin city hall is now open to the public with social distancing and masks required. Please reserve the hours between 8:30am to 9:30am for those citizens over the age of 65 and those with compromised immune systems.


Discover Chaucer, daydream with E.E. Cummings, or shiver with Mary Higgins Clark in this city’s library. Franklin takes great pride in the Ruth Camp Campbell Memorial Library. With over 10,000 square feet, this contemporary building houses over 40,000 volumes. The collection also boasts a 90+ periodical/newspaper section, along with audio/video loans and free internet service.