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Our New Libraries are Open!


The Garden City Library and the New Islands Library opened October 14.

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It’s Character That Counts!


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 essential to positive character development and success in life.

For Adults | tags: author, Hinesville, history, Southwest Chatham, WWII

Carnegie Library Centennial Celebration


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.

Top Story | tags: Carnegie, celebration, centennial

2014 Young Writers Contest


Winners will be announced on Fri., Oct. 24, 2014, on our website,, and will be notified by phone, mail or email. The library will host a reception for the winners, their families and writing teachers on Wed., Nov. 5, at the City of Savannah’s Dept. of Cultural Affairs located at 9 W. Henry St.

Featured | tags: Bull Street, contest, Forest City, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, Ola Wyeth, Pooler, Port City, Port Wentworth, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Springfield, Thunderbolt, Tybee, West Broad, WW Law

2014 Book Trailer Contest


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 has been extended to Monday, Oct. 21.

Featured | 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

2014 Festival Storytimes


Live Oak Public Libraries presents special storytimes leading up to the Savannah Children’s Book Festival, which is set for Nov. 15, 2014, at Forsyth Park. These storytimes feature the books of a different festival author or illustrator each month.

Featured | tags: Bull Street, Carnegie, Forest City, Hinesville, Midway, Oglethorpe, Port City, Rincon, SCBF, Southwest Chatham, Springfield, storytimes, Thunderbolt, W.W. Law, West Broad

Getting Started in Genealogy


Genealogist, speaker and author Charlie Bourland will teach this comprehensive 9-hour program. Call 925-8305 to register.

For Adults | tags: Genealogy Classes, Southwest Chatham

Book Clubs @ Your Library


Join a book group at one of our branch libraries, or find out how to start one on your own. Call or visit today!

For Adults | tags: Book Clubs, Carnegie, Islands, Midway, Ola Wyeth, Southwest Chatham, tea time, Tybee

Savannah's Jewish Community: A Legacy for Our Future


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.

For Adults | tags: Bull Street, Exhibit, History, Jewish, TREELoft

Reaching Reluctant Readers


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

| tags: free class, reluctant readers, Southwest Chatham, workshop

Hoopla: Streaming Movies!


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

Register to vote ONLINE!


Residents of Georgia can now register to vote online! You must have a valid driver’s license or identification card issued by the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) with signature on file with DDS. You may use this system to...

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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; Cosmopolitan; O, the Oprah Magazine; Rolling Stone; and many more!

Services | tags: e-books, Online services