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December 06, 2023

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Franklin Library to Host Diwali Celebration

Crafts, music, henna art and cultural performances at the Williamson County Public Library's Franklin Library on Saturday, November 4.

Williamson County Public Library System’s Main Library in Franklin will celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, on Saturday, November 4 at 2 p.m. This all-ages event will include crafts, music, henna art and performances.

Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights with its variations also celebrated in other Indian religions. It symbolises the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.

“Part of our mission for the Library System is to enrich our communities and to provide diverse collections as well as programming; we are excited to partner with community members to provide this celebration.” says Library Director Jessica Jeffers. “Celebrated across the world, Diwali is the biggest, brightest and most popular event in the Indian calendar.”

The Williamson County Public Library System’s Main Library is located in downtown Franklin at 1314 Columbia Avenue For more formation about library programs or services, call 615-595-1243. 

Seating is limited. To register for this special Franklin Diwali celebration, visit


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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.