Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Dollar General Literacy Foundation for summer literacy
The Frankford Library has served the community of a Frankford, and the surrounding area, since 1931. We are deeply grateful for the support from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation that allows us to continue to offer exciting activities in our 2020 summer reading program. Last year we had 252 participants, who read 2016 books. We anticipate even more participants this year, as we know people are ready to come back into the library. The funds provided to us by this generous grant will be used for gifts for our patrons as they achieve their reading goals. We will be celebrating accomplishments with gifts of books, bookmarks, pencils and small gift cards for local dining places for ice cream and other little treats.
We are thankful that, with the help of community-minded companies like Dollar General, we can continue to promote literacy for the patrons of the Frankford Library.
The Frankford Public Library was established in November, 1931. The original library was housed in a small shop formerly used by a tinsmith. Further expansion occurred in 1981 when the First National Bank of Frankford donated the Main Street building to the library.
Currently the library is one of 11 independent libraries in Sussex County. Housing a collection of —— items, books, audiobooks, DVDS and more, the library serves as a favorite gathering place for Frankford residents, young and old. Library staff know members by name and strive to make them feel welcome.