Upcoming Events

Branch Calendars

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View or print out a monthly calendar to keep up with special events, storytimes, classes and other programs at your favorite Live Oak Public Libraries branch.
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PrintCalendars | tags: Bull Street, Carnegie, Forest City, Hinesville, Islands, Oglethorpe Mall, Ola Wyeth, Pooler, Pooler library, Port City, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Springfield, Thunderbolt, Tybee, West Broad, WW Law

Tree Tots Costume Party!

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Children ages 0 to 5 are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to this storytime.
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For Kids | tags: costumes, pooler

Campfire Spooktacular

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Bring your pillows and flashlights and enjoy spooky stores around the “campfire." Ages 5 and up.
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For Kids | tags: campfire, Hinesville, spooky

Zombie Apocalypse

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The zombie apocalypse is upon us! Enjoy zombie fun, ghoulish treats, and a massive zombie battle for survival. Bring old clothes to rip and help complete your zombie transformation. Personal Nerf guns requested, but not required. Ages 12 to 18.
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For Teens | tags: Hinesville, teens, zombies

Monsters and Aliens

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Gooey, creepy fun with scary stories and glow-in-the-dark slime. Ages 5 and up.
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For Kids | tags: spooky, Springfield

Book Trailer Contest

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The annual Book Trailer Contest is underway at Live Oak Public Libraries as part of the Savannah Children’s Book Festival. The contest challenges videographers and filmmakers of all levels and ages to create an original book trailer, up to 30 seconds long. Entry deadline is Friday, Oct. 17.
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For Kids | tags: Bull Street, Carnegie, contest, Forest City, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, Ola Wyeth, pooler, Port City, Port Wentworth, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Springfield, Thunderbolt, Tybee, video, West Broad, WW Law

It’s Character That Counts!

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Local author and World War II veteran Paul Grassey will discuss his book, “It’s Character That Counts”. Grassey uses his memoir to spotlight individuals from his school days and military service who exemplify the behaviors essen􀆟al to posi􀆟ve character development and success in life.
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For Adults | tags: author, Hinesville, history, Southwest Chatham, WWII

Savannah's Jewish Community: A Legacy for Our Future

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Live Oak Public Libraries presents the TREE Loft at the Bull Street Library, a dynamic interactive space showcasing our communities. The inaugural exhibit "Savannah's Jewish Community: A Legacy for Our Future," opens to the public Tues., Sept. 16 in partnership with MorningStar Arts.
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For Adults | tags: Bull Street, Exhibit, History, Jewish, TREELoft

Meet Maya Van Wagenen, Teen Author of "Popular"

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Before starting eighth grade, Maya Van Wagenen decided to spend the school year following a 1950s popularity guide written by former teen model Betty Cornell to see the effect it would have on her social standing.
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For Teens | tags: author, Hinesville, Southwest Chatham, teen

Reaching Reluctant Readers

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Storytelling, Puppetry, and Creative Dramatic Arts as Literacy Tools: The Things We Learn with Joy We Remember Forever A FREE workshop for Teachers, Media Specialists, Pre-service Teachers, Librarians, Education Majors & Parents, Fri., Nov. 7, 2014
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| tags: free class, reluctant readers, Southwest Chatham, workshop

Because of Them, We Can

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Based on the “Because of Them, We Can” series of photos by Eunique Jones created to “empower and excite young people about their history and their future in a creative and yet relatable way.” Children ages 6 to 10 will hear a story and learn how they can carry on the legacies of our African‐American heroes.
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For Kids | tags: Carnegie

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

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Proceeds benefit Live Oak Public Libraries branches in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties.
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Featured | tags: book sale, booksale, friends of the library, Southwest Chatham

Young Writers Contest

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All entries are due by 6 p.m. on Fri., Sept. 26, 2014 and may be turned in to any Live Oak Public Libraries branch that is open. Write a poem and include at least 5 words from some of our featured festival books. Your poem can be about any topic of your choice. So get creative and pick from the words in the flyer.
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For Kids | tags: Bull Street, contest, Forest City, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, Ola Wyeth, poems, poetry, Pooler, Port City, Port Wentworth, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Springfield, Thunderbolt, Tybee, West Broad, WW Law, Young Writers Contest

Drop In Art Talk

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Join talented art instructors for informal drop in drawing session. Ages 6 to 9.
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For Kids | tags: Bull Street

After School @ Your Library : Game Day

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Relax your brain and enjoy puzzles, board games and more. Ages 5 and up.
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For Kids | tags: Bull Street

LEGO® Club

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Think you're a master LEGO® builder? Join our LEGO® Club to hone your skills. Our monthly meetings will include a themed LEGO® build where you can create your own masterpieces! You may even find you work on display in the library. Ages 5 and up.
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For Kids | tags: Bull Street

Art Smart

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Simple art projects for ages 8 to 14.
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| tags: Thunderbolt

Preschool Craft

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Craft projects for preschoolers.
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For Kids | tags: W. W. Law, WW Law

Baby Jamz

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Bring your family and friends as we crank up the tunes and boogie down in the library! A movement and music program, children and their caregivers get to play musical instruments, sing and dance together. Ages 0 to 4.
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| tags: pooler

Craft Extravaganza

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Have fun creating crafts with family and friends. All ages.
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For Kids | tags: Bull Street, crafts, Hinesville, Midway

Family Knitting Group

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Learn to knit with a parent or grandparent in this family style program with the help of experienced knitters. For more information and to register call 925-8305. Ages 8 and up.
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For Adults | tags: class, events, knitting, Southwest Chatham

Carnegie Library Centennial Celebration

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The Carnegie Library will begin the commemoration of its centennial in August with a full week of activities to remember the history of this community icon and celebrate its bright future.
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Top Story | tags: Carnegie, celebration, centennial

Game Time

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Teens play old-school games such as jacks, tic tac toe and a variety of board games at W.W. Law on Fridays.
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For Teens | tags: games, WW Law

The Senior Project

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Amazing craft projects designed for seniors.
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| tags: W. W. Law

Dog Days

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In this popular library program, children are encouraged to practice their reading skills with the most patient of listeners: therapy dogs. For readers ages 5 and up.
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For Kids | tags: Southwest Chatham

Homeschool Hangout

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Homeschoolers ages 7 to 12 and their families are invited to this specially designed program on the first Tuesday of each month. This month will be an introduction to Scratch programming. Learn to code animations and build games.
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| tags: homeschool, Oglethorpe Mall

Southwest Writers' Group

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Aspiring writers and published authors discuss their craft while receiving thoughtful, positive and useful critique in a supportive environment. All skill levels, genres and styles are welcome.
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For Adults | tags: Southwest Chatham, writing

Book Clubs @ Your Library

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Join a book group at one of our branch libraries, or find out how to start one on your own. Call or visit today!
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For Adults | tags: Book Clubs, Carnegie, Islands, Midway, Ola Wyeth, Southwest Chatham, tea time, Tybee

Crafty Kids

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Drop by the library to enjoy crafts based on favorite books. Ages 5 to 12.
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For Kids | tags: Rincon, Springfield