Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Our favorite witchy-poo girl is in the house and promoting our "Trunk a Treat" event coming up on October 23rd. Make sure to mark you calendar! Call the library if you have questions, or you would like to participate. This is a community event - so the more the merrier!!
Saturday, September 25, 2010
September 25th marks the start of “Banned Book Week” In support of the right to choose books freely for ourselves, the ALA and The South Carolina State Library are sponsoring Banned Books Week September 25 - October 2, an annual celebration of our right to access books without censorship. This year's observance commemorates the most basic freedom in a democratic society-the freedom to read freely-and encourages us not to take this freedom for granted.
Since its inception in 1982, Banned Books Week has reminded us that while not every book is intended for every reader, each of us has the right to decide for ourselves what to read, listen to, or view. Many libraries will celebrate the freedom to read by participating in special events, exhibits, and read-outs that showcase books that have been banned or threatened.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
The library, in partnership with the Lee County Chamber of Commerce, is planning a "Trunk a Treat" program for Saturday October 23, 2010 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Grammar School Park.
"What's a Trunk a Treat," you ask? Well, instead of handing out your candy at your house, you put your treats in the trunk of you car and the youngsters come around to get their candy.
You can also decorate your car....and we will be having a judging contest. Stay tuned for more information about this program. We are planning lots of activities that day. So, mark your calendar for October 23rd - we'll look for you!
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Congratulations to the Lee County Chamber of Commerce for the great success of the Cotton Festival. A lot of time and effort went into putting on a weekend event and it all paid off.
Be sure to tell Pam Kelley and all the volunteers what a great job they did. They are already planning next years event!
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Well, Halloween is fast approaching and the library has some special events planned. Halloween is Director Dawn Ellen's favorite holiday so make sure you come to the library to check out the decorations. We always have the most interesting decorations! We are also planning some special events to be held at The Annex. Keep your eye on this column and I will be letting you know event times and dates.
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