FIZZ! BOOM! READ! Summer Reading Program Winners

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Area children earned an entry in the grand prize drawing every time they completed 10 hours of reading this summer. Children who are not reading on their own yet participated by being read to, encouraging families to read out loud together and share the joy of reading. The three winners are...
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Featured | tags: Summer Reading

New Libraries Opening Soon!

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The Garden City Library and the New Islands Library are opening this fall!
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Top Story | tags: Branch services

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

2014 Savannah Children's Book Festival Storytimes

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

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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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. Entry deadline is at 6 p.m. on Fri., Sept. 26, 2014
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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

“Love My Card” Balloon Party

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September is Library Card Signup Month and we’re celebrating with a special balloon party presented by Savannah Balloons. Featuring the stories “Aladdin,” “Robin Hood” and “Harry Potter”. A library card isn’t required to attend the program (but if you don’t already have one, it’s a perfect time to “get carded”).
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Featured | tags: Bull Street, Hinesville, Oglethorpe Mall, pooler, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Thunderbolt, Tybee, West Broad, WW Law

Small Business Resource Fair

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Live Oak Public Libraries has partnered with the FDIC and UGA Cooperative Extension Office to provide a one-stop shopping opportunity for entrepreneurs to meet with and learn about the many organizations that provide funding, educational services, technical assistance, and other resources to current and prospective small business owners
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Classes | tags: Business, Professional Resources, Small Business, Southwest Chatham

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

FIZZ! BOOM! READ! Summer Reading Program Winners

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Area children earned an entry in the grand prize drawing every time they completed 10 hours of reading this summer. Children who are not reading on their own yet participated by being read to, encouraging families to read out loud together and share the joy of reading. The three winners are...
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Featured | tags: Summer Reading

Hoopla: Streaming Movies!

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

Register to vote ONLINE!

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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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Featured | tags: voter registration, voting

TumbleBooks: e-books for e-kids!

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TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
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Services | tags: books and reading, e-books, Online services

Zinio Digital Magazines

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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!
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Services | tags: e-books, Online services