M.E. Roden to host L. Harris Churchwell

The M.E. Roden Library in Hawkinsville is pleased to announce that L. Harris Churchwell will be giving a talk on “The Men and the Battles of the Twelfth Georgia Regiment” on Tuesday April 29th at 7 PM.  Please make plans to come out and be a part of keeping our history alive.  Harris Churchwell’s new book, Seeking Glory, is the sequel to his first book, Captains at Rest.

 

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Bleckley County Library “Old Book Sale”

Click here to download the Book Sale Flyer!

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Wilcox Library Hosts Dr. Seuss Party

The children of Wilcox County were treated to a special day of readings, videos and snacks at the Wilcox County Library.  Special Appearances by Thing 1 and Thing 2 and other characters were the highlight of the day!

 

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Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library Collecting Used Books

Spring is a great time to go through your book collection. Donate whatever you can spare to the Library Book Sale.
Spring Book Sale will be held on April 12.
Proceeds from the book sale will benefit the
Cochran-Bleckley Library.

 

Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014 & Saturday, March 29, 2014
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Old BCHS Library near Board of Education Building

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Click the link below for the flyer.

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OLD BOOK SALE @ M.E. Roden Library!

Please join us during the Peaches to the Beaches Annual Yard Sale on March 14th & 15th in the Dot Baker Community Room at the M.E. Roden Library located at 151 Commerce St. Sale will start at 8AM and continue until 6PM both days.
We look forward to seeing you!

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LIBRARY CLOSINGS

Due to Winter Storm Forecasts the ORLS Libraries announce the following closings:

BLECKLEY – Closing Tuesday at 1PM and closed all day Wednesday.  Will ReOpen Thursday at Regular Time.

DODGE – Closing Tuesday at 1PM and closed all day Wednesday.  Will ReOpen Thursday at Regular Time.

PULASKI – Closing Tuesday at 1PM and closed all day Wednesday. Will ReOpen Thursday at Regular Time.

TELFAIR – Closed Tuesday and Wednesday all day.  Will ReOpen Thursday at Regular Time.

WHEELER – Closed Tuesday and Wednesday all day.  Will ReOpen Thursday at Regular Time.

WILCOX – Closed Tuesday and Wednesday all day.  Will ReOpen Thursday at Regular Time.

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RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY BRINGS READING WITH RINGLING BROS.! LIBRARY READING PROGRAM TO THE DODGE COUNTY LIBRARY

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Kids, are you interested in reading some cool library books?  Are you interested in earning a circus ticket at the same time?  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & BaileyÒ and the Dodge County Library will be hosting some serious fun with Reading with Ringling Bros.!

The reading program is easy and fun for kids to participate.  The best part is that kids can earn a  Ringling Bros.Ò circus ticket by simply doing their library reading!  Children from ages two to 12 simply need to enroll with the librarian, who will give kids everything to start their library reading.  This unique library reading program will encourage children not only to read, but also to discover, dream and learn! For more, visit www.ReadingWithRingling.com.

Want to learn what it takes to soar on the flying trapeze or ...

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Reindeer Romp at M.E. Roden

‘Tis the DAY before the NIGHT before Christmas, and all through the house… kids are stirring in anticipation of St. Nick’s arrival…and maybe their parents are looking for some family fun.

For children in grades K through five, free entertainment can be found that morning at a “Reindeer Romp” in M.E. Roden Library’s Dot Baker Community Room, Monday, December 23rd, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

The first 40 children on a first-come, first-served basis will create reindeer bags to take home, thanks to Kara Turk, Director of Children at First United Methodist Church, and Maggie Bloodworth, Minister of Children and Youth at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

Children will also hear Clement Moore’s classic story of “The Night Before Christmas” and help sing about the most famous reindeer...

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Books that Shaped America

In honor of its Centennial in 2013, DOL, in partnership with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, is developing a list of Books that Shaped Work in America. To get started, we’ve asked members of the DOL family, as well as many other esteemed individuals, for suggestions.

From Ben Franklin’s “Poor Richard’s Improved” to Sonia Sotomayor’s “My Beloved World,” nearly 100 titles of fiction, nonfiction, plays and poetry begin the initial roll of Books that Shaped Work in America—a Centennial project of the U.S. Department of Labor in partnership with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.

The web-based project, www.dol.gov/books, launched today as part of the department’s ongoing commemoration of its 100th anniversary, aims to engage  the public...

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Teen Read Week @ Dodge County Library

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Teens (ages 11-19) are encouraged to “seek the unknown” at the Dodge County Library. Parents are welcome too!

Duct Tape Craft Workshop- Tuesday Oct 15th 4 p.m.

Seek the Unknown Scavenger Hunt- Wednesday Oct 16th @ 4 p.m.
(prizes include Haunted Montrose and movie theatre tickets, gift cards, grab bags, and more!)

Teen Charades- Thursday Oct 16th @ 4 p.m.

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