One Book One Frankfort

The Paul Sawyier Public Library is proud to present the fourth annual One Book One Frankfort community reading project! Throughout the month of April, the Library invites everyone in the Frankfort and Franklin County area to join together in reading the bestselling memoir Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl. In addition to reading, participate in a book discussion or one of the many special events offered throughout the month. It’s all free to the public, so be sure to stop by the Library beginning Monday, March 26 to pick up a copy of the book and a schedule of the month’s events!


Get Cooking with Your Instant Pot
Tuesday, April 3 @ 6:00pm

Electric pressure cooking is all the rage with today’s home cooks! Join us for a basic overview of this popular kitchen appliance which can help you prepare great meals in less time. Presented by Tamera Thomas of the Franklin County Cooperative Extension Service.


Crafty Kitchen
Monday, April 9 @ 6:00 pm
Tuesday, April 10 @ 6:00 pm

Create your own scrapbook-style cookbook, and bring your favorite recipe to share!


Edible Book Festival
Saturday, April 14 @ 1:00-3:00 pm

Turn your favorite book into edible art! All ages are welcome to participate by concocting their own culinary interpretation of a book, character, literary pun, or plot. Come view these tasty creations, and vote for a favorite! No registration necessary. Want to enter your own? Want to enter your own? Get all the details at


Fresh Herbs = Fantastic Flavor
Monday, April 16 @ 6:00 pm

Join Jennifer Wilson of Wilson Nurseries for a culinary herb show and tell (plus smell)! Learn how to grow and use them in everyday dishes as well as holiday meals.


A Feast of Words
Tuesday, April 17 @ 6:30 pm

Join Chef Tanya Whitehouse, Program Manager of the University of Kentucky Food Connection, as she discusses the experiences of tasting, eating, and cooking, particularly when transformed into words.


Drop-In Craft: Menu Boards
Saturday, April 21 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Tired of your family asking, “What’s for dinner?” Upcycle a picture frame to create your own weekly menu board! No registration necessary. Drop in while supplies last.


Mason Jar Meals
Tuesday, April 24 @ 6:00 pm

Need some creativity in meal preparation and presentation? Learn to prepare breakfast, lunch, or dinner in a jar! Perfect for those living in the fast lane or desiring a little fun. Presented by Tamera Thomas of the Franklin County Cooperative Extension Service.


Book Discussion
Thursday, April 26 @ 6:30 pm
Monday, April 30 @ 6:30 pm

Join us to discuss this year’s One Book One Frankfort selection.


All events are free to the public, and registration is required unless otherwise stated. Please register for events online or at the Library. For more information on One Book One Frankfort, contact Diane Dehoney at (502) 352-2665 x108 or