Dodge County Library Christmas Paint Party

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Please join us for a…CHRISTMAS PAINT PARTYLed by Maria Williams of Grace PlaceNovember 16, 20201:00 -2:30 PMDodge County Library531 2nd Avenue * Eastman, GASocial Distancing observed * Masked requiredPlease call 478-374-4711REGISTER by Nov. 10thSpace is limited to 10 people
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Broadband Survey needs your help!

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The state of Georgia has an amazing opportunity to get the clearest picture we've ever had of internet strength and quality around our state. Through a special arrangement with the internationally respected company, OoklaFwd: Email and social content you can use to spread the word about the Georgia Speedtest, we have been given access to look at the signal strength & quality for every Speedtest taken. We need as many Georgians as possible to take the Speedtest on their computers and phones through August 31st. Without that participation, we’re missing an opportunity to get a clear picture of what our citizens are working with (or perhaps struggling with) in relation to internet connectivity. This information, along with the maps on the Broadband Initiative site, is vitally important right now to…
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Change your life by learning how to think (and act!) like an entrepreneur at your local public library.

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Do you have an idea for a product or service? Have you always wanted to start your own business or just transform your current organization? Or are you looking to make a meaningful career change and cultivate the confidence and creativity that are essential for thriving in today’s rapidly changing world? If so, sign up for free online self-paced Entrepreneurial Mindset Training and begin transforming your career opportunities and life. This program is available to all Georgia public library patrons. The course is funded through Georgia Public Library Service to give all libraries a tool to help patrons strengthen marketable skills. Participants are prompted to engage in exercises that connect their life experience to that of successful entrepreneurs, develop a personal vision, interview a local entrepreneur, identify a problem they would like to…
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Summer Reading Links

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Hey everyone, it appears some people are having difficulty finding our Summer Reading content. We made the decision to post on facebook exclusively after week 2 since we weren't getting traffic generation from our web site. Apparently we were wrong! If you will go to https://www.facebook.com/OfficialORLS you will be able to access the links to all the summer reading programs we've done.We apologize for any confusion!
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Welcome to Week 2 of our Virtual Summer Reading Program!

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We're please to present Barry Stewart Mann and Animal Tales today. Look for more content coming this week! Animal Tales Ladies and gentlemen, please join the Ocmulgee Regional Library System for an interactive animal program like you NEVER seen before! This link will be available from 6/8/2020 at 8:00 AM to 6/14/2020 at 8:00 PM. Fantastic Creatures And Where They Are Found; When you click on the convenient YouTube link below, look for the information in the description to find out how to view or print the free, interactive, follow along worksheet. https://bit.ly/2Uk5NDK Here's the link for the worksheet!http://www.animaledzoocation.com/southeast/pre-recorded-programs/ Barry Stewart Mann Barry Stewart Mann is a professional Storyteller, Educator, Actor and Writer based in Atlanta. He has been delighting audiences and inspiring students for nearly three decades, and brings…
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Day 3 of Virtual Summer Reading!

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Day Three of our Virtual Summer reading program is The Shadow Factory! These innovative shadow puppeteers bring life to stories using light and shadow. The Shadow Factory - Poetry Writing - https://bit.ly/3eJ3emiThe Shadow Factory - Puppet Making - https://bit.ly/2XUZHL0The Shadow Factory - The Science of Shadows - https://bit.ly/3cxYRce Be sure to sign up at our Beanstack link (http://orls.beanstack.org) to be entered in the Imagine Your Story prize giveaways!
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Day Two of Virtual Summer Reading!

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Welcome to Day Two of our Summer Reading Program!! We're happy to present the following performers and storytellers for all of you to enjoy. Remember to sign up at our Beanstack link (http://orls.beanstack.org) to be entered in the Imagine Your Story prize giveaways. Please enjoy and let us know what you think in the comments! Fiddlin' Dan - Create Your Story - https://bit.ly/2U2k3ABScience Tellers - Dragon Jr. - Lost and Found (Ages 3-6)- https://bit.ly/2XqQxXCScience Tellers - Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress - (Ages 6 and up) - https://bit.ly/3cuTbzIGA Farm Bureau - Story and Planting Demonstration - https://bit.ly/36TIplg
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Virtual Summer Reading Starts with Absolute Science programs!

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To start our Summer Reading program we are pleased to have several programs from Absolute Science! Below will be links to the programs you can watch. Please enjoy and let us know what you think in the comments!Absolute Science Fire + Ice - https://bit.ly/2XmcrerAbsolute Science Laser - https://bit.ly/2XllagOSteve N TV Body Show - https://bit.ly/2ZTr76xAbsolute Science Mega Levitator - https://bit.ly/3cmANsIRick Eugene Magic - https://bit.ly/2ZYqUyWSteve N TV Robot Dance Party - https://bit.ly/2XP36ebKayleigh Rogers Magic - https://bit.ly/2ySXTJZSteve N TV Optical Illusions - https://bit.ly/3eFB9wgRick's Short Show #1 - https://bit.ly/2ySk6I5Absolute Science Foam Show - https://bit.ly/3cmBBxKRick's Short Show #2 - https://bit.ly/2TUNBAcTessie W. Norris Bleckley County Library, Dodge County Library, M E Roden Memorial Library, Telfair County Library, Wheeler County Public Library, Wilcox County Library
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ORLS Libraries are CLOSED until further notice.

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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all libraries in the ORLS Region are closed until further notice beginning 12:00PM March 18, 2020. We encourage all our patrons to continue to use our online services such as RB Digital, E-Read Kids and Galileo. Links to all of these services are on the side bar of the pages of our website. (www.orls.org) Thank you for your patience and please be safe.
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