Three Franklin County Senior Centers open extended hours for near record heat this week

26 July 2023- In response to the forecast for high temperatures and a high heat index at the end of the week, Franklin County Area Agency on Aging‘s Chambersburg, Greencastle and Tuscarora senior activity centers will be open for extended hours (8 a.m. to 7 p.m.) on Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28 as cooling stations.

Older Franklin County residents are also welcome to escape the heat at the county’s five other senior activity centers, which will be operating under their normal hours of operation.

Additionally, public libraries will be welcoming in those out in the heat to come in and cool off. Franklin County’s Senior Centers and their addresses along with the libraries are below.

Senior Centers– those with extended hours are italicized

  • Chambersburg: 600 Norland Avenue Suite 11, Chambersburg, PA 17201
  • Fort Loudon: 142 Mullen Street, Fort Loudon, PA 17224
  • Greencastle: 10615 Antrim Church Road, Greencastle, PA 17225
  • Mont Alto: 517 South Main Street, Mont Alto, PA 17237
  • Path Valley: Val-Med Building, 20344 School Road, Dry Run, PA 17220
  • Tuscarora/Mercersburg: 11300 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg, PA 17326
  • Upper Strasburg: 9843 Community Road, Upper Strasburg, PA 17265
  • Waynesboro: 11359 Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Franklin County Libraries

  • Coyle Free Library: 102 N Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201
  • Blue Ridge Summit: 13767 Monterey Ln, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214
  • Grove Family Library: 101 Ragged Edge Rd, Chambersburg, PA 17202
  • Lilian Besore Library: 305 East Baltimore St, Greencastle, PA 17225
  • St Thomas Library: 30 School House Road, St Thomas, PA 17252
  • Alexander Hamilton Library: 45 East Main St, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Cumberland County Libraries

  • Amelia Givin Library: 114 N Baltimore Avenue, Mt Holly Springs
  • Coy Public Library: 73 W King Street, Shippensburg
  • Fredricksen Library: 100 N 19th Street, Camp Hill
  • New Cumberland Library: 1 Benjamin Plaza, New Cumberland
  • Bosler Memorial Library: 158 W High Street, Carlisle
  • Est Pennsboro Library: 98 S Enola Drive, Enola
  • John Graham Library: 9 Parsonage Street, Newville
  • Simpson Library: 16 N Walnut Street, Mechanicsburg