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5th Annual Creative Writing Challenge!


Nearly 200 poems were entered in the 5th Annual Creative Writing Challenge presented by Live Oak Public Libraries and Leopold’s Ice Cream. This year's theme was "Rivers" and students were asked to select at least 5 river-related words from a list provided to create their poem. The winners are:

For Kids | tags: Bull Street, Carnegie, contest, Garden City, Hinesville, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, Ola Wyeth, Pooler, Port City, Port Wentworth, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Springfield, West Broad, WW Law

Poster Contest


Design a poster for the annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival! Enter now! Deadline is Thursday, April 23, 2015 The annual festival celebrates the power of children’s books with storytelling, authors, illustrators, costumed characters and much more! The festival is scheduled for Nov. 14, 2015,at Forsyth Park and is presented by Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah. See attached flyer for details on prizes!

For Kids | tags: art, Bull Street, Carnegie, contest, Garden City, Hinesville, Midway, Ola Wyeth, pooler, Port City, Port Wentworth, poster contest, Rincon, scbf, Springfield, West Broad, WW Law

2015 Digital Census Test


"You count. Get counted. It counts!" Be a voice for your community and the nation. The Coastal Empire and the Lowcountry are paving the way for a digital census in 2020. Don’t miss your chance: Take action now. The information you provide will remain completely confidential. Click this link to get started.

Top Story | tags: census, chatham county, test

Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff


This All Hands Productions puppet show celebrates Children’s Book Week with an award winning puppet show featuring hand, rod and glove puppets, and the talents of puppeteer David Stephens, who has performed with Jim Henson Productions and Atlanta’s Center for Puppetry Arts. Download the flyer.

For Kids | tags: Bull Street, Carnegie, Garden City, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, pooler, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Tybee, WW Law

Tee Off With TWIGS!


Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Bull Street Library The Bull Street Library will be transformed into an 18-hole miniature golf course with a SUPERHEROES theme! Tee off in your favorite superhero costume, any time between: 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

For Kids | tags: Bull Street, fundraiser, golf, miniature golf



Theme: Human Connections. It’s all about igniting an open and free-flowing conversation to engage with others in our community and spark ideas. We’ll screen two recent TED Talks and then turn the discussion over to you. “The Power of...

Featured | tags: Garden City

Literary Luncheon Featuring Diana Churchill


May 5, 2015, Southwest Chatham Library, 11:30 a.m. “The Fine Art of Watching, Photographing & Writing About Birds” featuring expert birder, author and popular newspaper columnist Diana Churchill.

For Adults | tags: author, literary lunch, Southwest Chatham

Used Book Sale


Friends of the Library hosts the spring Used Book Sale $1 for everything except specialty items S.W. Chatham Library, 925-8305 14097 Abercorn St. (Behind Savannah Mall)

For Adults | tags: book sale, Southwest Chatham, used books

TREELoft Exhibit: These Neighbors


New TREELoft Exhibit on display through April, 2015 Bull Street Library, 912-652-3600 3rd Floor By Mark Uzmann Savannah, Georgia "These Neighbors" is a series of photographs I took at a number of Martin Luther King Day parades in Savannah,...

Black History Month | tags: Bull Street, Exhibit, photographs, TREELoft

Hoopla: Instant Movies & Audiobooks


Live Oak Public Libraries card holders can now stream or download movies, television shows, and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through hoopla digital – all you need is your library card!

Services | tags: e-books, library, streaming, video

TumbleBooks: e-books for e-kids!


TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

Services | tags: books and reading, e-books, Online services

Zinio Digital Magazines


Zinio allows you to download popular magazines to your computer, tablet or mobile device! 125 magazines are now available including The Economist; Newsweek; Us Weekly; The New Yorker; Vogue; and many more!

Services | tags: e-books, Online services