Used Book Sale


Presented by the Friends of the Library, this huge book sale benefits the 18 branches of Live Oak Public Libraries. All items are $1 except for specialty items (such as coffee table books).

Top Story | tags: books and reading, Southwest Chatham

Creative Writing Challenge


The results are in! Leopold’s Ice Cream and Live Oak Public Libraries recently asked Savannah Chatham County students to submit poems celebrating Savannah’s beautiful squares and the results were amazing. Two hundred and fifty poems, 13 winners and a lot of Savannah Pride!

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

National Library Week: Family Reading Parties


Celebrate National Library Week with family and friends at a reading party featuring stories, games, crafts and library goody bags. For all ages.

For Kids | tags: Bull Street, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, Pooler library, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Tybee

BYOT (Bring Your Own Tech)


Learn how to access electronic resources from the library on your mobile devices. Bring your library card, your device(s) and any related cords or cables. Various locations.

| tags: Bull Street, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, Pooler, Rincon, Southwest Chatham

2014 Poster Contest!


Deadline is Thursday, April 24, 2014 Design a poster for the Savannah Children’s Book Festival! The annual festival celebrates the power of children’s books with storytelling, children’s book authors, costumed characters and other fun activities. The 2014 Savannah Children’s Book Festival is scheduled for Nov. 15, 2014, at Forsyth Park.

Guests | tags: contests, SCBF

2014 Savannah Children's Book 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.

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

Cooking For Two


“Table for Two—The Cookbook for Couples” Join Chef Warren as he shares dozens of kitchen 􀆟ps, cooking hints and humorous anecdotes about the joys and challenges of cooking for two. Can it be fast, frugal and fun? You bet!

| tags: author, Bull Street, cooking, Southwest Chatham

Where The Wild Balloon Things Are!


Help “dig” Max out of trouble! Max finds Where the Wild Things Are, but then gets swept off course on an amazing, fun, hilarious adventure! Features characters from “Where the Wild Things Are,” “Green Eggs and Ham,” “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and more! May 5 - 15.

| tags: Bull Street, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, Pooler, Port City, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Thunderbolt, Tybee, West Broad

River of Words: Environmental Poetry and Art


Georgia’s Finalists On Display Bull StreetLibrary, 652-3600 April 1 - 15 The River of Words Project is a national contest designed to help young people explore the natural & cultural history of the place they live. After studying a watershed in their own environment, students express through poetry and art what they discover.

For Kids | tags: Bull Street, contest, display, poetry

Celebrate Earth Day with Wright Clarkson, Storyteller & Musician


Get ready for Earth Day with this special “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!” program StoryGuy Wright Clarkson combines musical instruments and costumes with his knowledge of cultures, traditions, myths and legends to lead his listeners to new worlds.

| tags: Bull Street, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, Pooler, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Thunderbolt

Computer Classes


Classes on various software, the Internet, and other related topics available at various branches.

Featured | tags: Bull Street, Carnegie, Hinesville, Midway, Southwest Chatham, West Broad

Getting Started in Genealogy


Experienced genealogist, speaker and author Charlie Bourland will teach this free, 9 hour comprehensive program.

Featured | tags: events, Genealogy Classes, Southwest Chatham

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


The Live Oak Public Libraries will be closed Sunday, April 20, 2014 for Easter Sunday!