Need a Place to Meet?

Meeting Rooms

Several of the Franklin County Library System libraries have spaces for the public to use.  Some can hold up 80 people and some are perfect for one-on-one meetings.

Meeting Room Policy & Form – Please read and fill out the last page if interested in reserving one of the rooms below.  Then drop it off at the library where you would like to reserve a space or email it to the appropriate contact listed on page 3.

Coyle Free Library

Large Group:

Auditorium/Theater:  Multimedia space with comfortable theater-style seating for about 47 and ADA seating spaces, ideal for film viewing, lectures, and small recitals — Lower Level

Community Room:  Multimedia space for training or meetings, with seating for 60-80, depending on whether tables are needed, also divisible by 2 for smaller groups — Lower Level

Conservatory:  Multimedia event or meeting space with round table seating for 54 adjacent to library rooftop patio and garden — Terrace Level

Small Group:

Small Huddle Room use is free, but reserving ahead guarantees your space — Second Level

Huddle Room 1: Seats 4 people at 2 training tables

Huddle Room 2: Seats up to 8 people at 4 training tables, multimedia-equipped

Huddle Room 3: Seats 4-6 in modern mobile seats with writing/laptop desks

Smart televisions and projectors may be accessed for multimedia presentations through HDMI connections or Google Chrome Home on laptops or Android devices using library wi-fi and password.

Take a virtual tour of Coyle Free Library to get a feel for these spaces.

Coyle Meeting Room Brochure

Grove Family Library

Community Room A & B: Seats 60 to 80 people and can be divided into two rooms.

Condor Room;  Seats 4 people around a table

Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library

Community Room 1 & 2: Seats 60 to 80 people and can be divided into two rooms.

History Room 3:  Seats 15-30 people.

Passports @ Besore

 

Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library in Greencastle, PA is an official U.S. Passport Acceptance Facility. Agents at Besore can accept your application, answer any questions you may have and help you better understand the passport process.

What’s a good reason to have Besore Library process your application? The passport acceptance fee and passport photo fee that you pay stays at Besore and is used for new book purchases and programming. By choosing us, the whole community is benefiting!

Please call us at 717-597-7920 (ext 3) to make an appointment (appointments are required).

Applying for a U.S. Passport?

CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT WHAT FORMS YOU NEED

Passport Book and Passport Card Fees (effective April 2, 2018)

PASSPORT RENEWALS – If you are age 16 or over and eligible to use Form DS-82 (see travel.state.gov for eligibility requirements), you do NOT need to pay the $35 acceptance fee when renewing your passport; the cost to renew a U.S. Passport Book is $110. If you are eligible to use form DS-82, the cost to apply for a U.S. Passport Card is $30.

Passport Services Acceptance Fee Application Fee Total Fees
Passport Book Age 16 and over $35 $110 $145
Passport Book Under Age 16 $35 $80 $115
Passport Card Age 16 and over $35 $30 $65
Passport Card Under Age 16 $35 $15 $50
Passport Book & Card Age 16 and over $35 $140 $175
Passport Book & Card Under Age 16 $35 $95 $130

Keep in mind that two separate payments are required.  Passport acceptance fees are paid directly to the Franklin County Library System, while passport application fees are paid directly to the Department of State. Valid payment methods are listed below.

Valid Payment Methods

Payment Type Accepted by
Besore
Accepted by
Department of State
Cash YES NO
Credit Card YES NO
Debit Card YES NO
Personal Check NO YES
Business Check YES YES
Postal Money Orders YES YES

You may request the Department of State’s Expedited Passport Processing Service for an additional $60. Additional overnight fees also apply. For current passport processing times, please visit www.travel.state.gov.

Select, complete and print a Passport Application Form in advance to shorten your visit.

We also now take passport photos for an additional $10.

All applicants, including infants and children, must be present.

PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP

An original birth certificate issued by the Heath Department and Vital Records Office (featuring an official seal, signature, and names of both parents. Hospital certificates and photocopies are not allowed);

  • Or a Report of Birth Abroad, Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization;
  • Or a previous U.S. passport. (Any previous U.S. passport book or U.S. passport card, unless it was lost or stolen. Please bring evidence in support of name change, if applicable.)
  • AND Current proof of identity and copy of ID, front & back – example: valid driver’s license/State ID/Government or Military ID.

A Permanent Resident Card is also required for children of a Naturalized parent.

UNSIGNED APPLICATION

A completed, UNSIGNED Passport Application DS-11. The application must contain no cross-outs, white-out, or errors of any kind, and must be completed in BLACK ink.

PHOTOS

One (1) color passport photograph, two-inches square, taken within the last six months, sharp focus with a white background. These may be taken at the library for $10.

FOR MINORS

Two parents with proof of relationship for applicants ages birth-15; or a parent with a notarized consent form DS-3053 and a copy of both sides of non-appearing parent’s ID. Proof includes birth certificates and adoption papers.

-or-

One parent for minors ages 16-17.

PENNSYLVANIA BIRTH CERTIFICATE

To obtain a Birth Certificate please visit:

Pennsylvania State Offices—most state offices have only the most recent vital records information. Check under the specific record type you are looking for to see whether you should inquire at the state office or the local offices.

Division of Vital Records
Forum Place
555 Walnut Street, First Floor Harrisburg, PA 17101-1914 (717) 772-3480

Website: http://www.health.pa.gov

  • Birth Certificates may be obtained for a fee payable by check or money order to: Vital Records.
  • You must present valid government-issued photo identification.
  • Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm, excluding State holidays.
  • IMPORTANT: To obtain a PA Birth Certificate that meets the Dept of State criteria to apply for a US Passport, you must indicate that you are requesting a Birth Certificate for ‘Travel’ or ‘Passport’ purposes.
  • Use the pdf form or the vitalchek website to obtain your birth certificate: Application for a PA Birth Certificate or www.vitalchek.com

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