Pennsylvania Franklin County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Pennsylvania Franklin County.

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1. Central Library ALEXANDER HAMILTON MEMORIAL FREE LIBRARY
Street Address: 45 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268
Phone Number: (717) 762-3335 Franklin N/A N/A

2. Library System ALEXANDER HAMILTON MEMORIAL FREE LIBRARY
Street Address: 45 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268
Phone Number: (717) 762-3335 Franklin 150,154 55,074

3. Branch Library BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT FREE LIBRARY
Street Address: Jacobs Church Rd & Buchanan Trail E, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214
Phone Number: (717) 794-2240 Franklin N/A N/A

4. Central Library COYLE FREE LIBRARY
Street Address: 102 North Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone Number: (717) 263-1054 Franklin N/A N/A

5. Bookmobile FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKMOBILE
101 Ragged Edge Road South, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone Number: (717) 264-9863 Franklin N/A N/A

6. Library System FRANKLIN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
101 Ragged Edge Road South, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone Number: (717) 709-0282 Franklin 341,898 293,958

7. Branch Library FT. LOUDON COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 210 Mullen Street, FT. Loudon, PA 17224
Phone Number: (717) 369-4704 Franklin N/A N/A

8. Branch Library GROVE FAMILY LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 Ragged Edge Road South, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone Number: (717) 264-9663 Franklin N/A N/A

9. Branch Library LILIAN S. BESORE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 305 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle, PA 17225
Phone Number: (717) 597-7920 Franklin N/A N/A

10. Branch Library ST. THOMAS BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 30 School House Road, ST. Thomas, PA 17252
Phone Number: (717) 369-4716 Franklin N/A N/A

Overview of Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Franklin County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 129,313.

Franklin County was created on September 9, 1784 from part of Cumberland County and named in honor of Benjamin Franklin.

Its county seat is Chambersburg.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,001 km² (773 mi²). 1,999 km² (772 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.09% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 129,313 people, 50,633 households, and 36,405 families residing in the county. The population density is 65/km² (168/mi²). There are 53,803 housing units at an average density of 27/km² (70/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.33% White, 2.33% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.74% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. 1.75% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 50,633 households out of which 30.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.00% are married couples living together, 8.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.10% are non-families. 23.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 2.94.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.90 males.

Cities and towns

  • Antrim Township
  • Chambersburg
  • Fannett Township
  • Fayetteville
  • Greencastle
  • Greene Township
  • Guilford Township
  • Guilford
  • Hamilton Township
  • Letterkenny Township
  • Lurgan Township
  • Mercersburg
  • Metal Township
  • Mont Alto
  • Montgomery Township
  • Orrstown
  • Peters Township
  • Quincy Township
  • Rouzerville
  • Southampton Township
  • Thomas Township
  • Warren Township
  • Washington Township
  • Wayne Heights
  • Waynesboro