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During the week of February 26 to March 5, the library catalog will undergo necessary maintenance and upgrading. During this time, all patrons must bring their library cards with them to the library in order to check out materials. In addition, no holds can be placed or processed during that week. Read more about Library Catalog Maintenance.
The Country Memories Music group, Mary Sullivan, Harry Miller, Bob Prater, Robert Sexton, & Mark Pruitt played at the Franklin, NC library to over 100 in attendance. The group played audience requests for a half hour before the event & then another half hour overtime later!

Macon County Public Library has a wide variety of materials, services, and programs available.


  • Fiction in hardcover and paperback
  • Nonfiction and biographies
  • Large print books
  • Books on CD
  • DVD and Blu-ray rentals, including feature films, TV shows, PBS and BBC series, foreign films and documentaries
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers, including three years of back issues of the Franklin Press (others on microfilm)
  • eBooks
  • Foreign language learning materials, including books and CDs
  • Reference books, including local history and genealogy


  • Friendly, professional staff to assist you
  • Free wifi
  • Public computers with printing capability (.25 per page, black and white or color)
  • Copy machine (.25 per page, black and white only)
  • Fax service ($5 for first page, $2 each additional page)
  • Legal forms
  • Notary
  • Microfilm machine


  • Free movies on Wednesdays and Fridays, popcorn included (Movie days and times can vary.  Check our calendar here for current listings.)
  • Music programs
  • Local interest programs and events