Summertime is just around the corner! The Greater West Central Public Library will once again being doing summer reading in the month of June. This year’s theme is: “Paws to Read”. Get ready to kick off the summer with an animal based theme with all kinds of activities all revolving around animals! Time and dates will be posted soon!
When: Tuesday Mornings starting in February
Bowen Library 8-8:45
Augusta Library 9-9:45
Plymouth Library 10-10:45
Story time, crafts, and a snack will be provided!
Call 217-392-2211 for more information
This time of year Santa is a very busy man and he is making a special stop at the Augusta Library just for us!! As part of the “Home for the Holidays” event Santa will be at the Augusta Library from 5:30 to 8:00. Parents are encouraged to bring along their cameras and come enjoy the festivities!
The Village of Augusta has purchased glow necklaces for the trick-or-treaters again this year. They will be handed out at the Augusta Library starting at 5:30 p.m. on Halloween, October 31st. Homespun Holidays has also donated bright yellow bags for treat gathering. While at the library, take a moment to see all the exciting changes Jennifer Gorsuch, Greater West Central Public Library District Director, has implemented. There is something for everyone, of every age group, at the library.
Trick-or-treat hours are 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Augusta Days will be held September 20 and 21. This year’s theme is “It’s Your Business”. The library will being having a special event book sale asking for FREE WILL DONATIONS. Wanda, the Augusta librarian, will be collecting those donations for the children’s portion of the library. Hope to see you at the library!
Katmai National Park, Alaska
This is exclusive live footage from Alaska’s Brooks River in Katmai National Park. Every year over one hundred Brown Bears descend on a mile long stretch of Brooks River to feast on the largest Sockeye Salmon run in the world.
Greater West Central Public Library District is now collecting Coca-Cola Beverage Rewards Codes. The libraries located in Augusta, Bowen, Plymouth, Golden, and Littleton will accept these codes off of Coca-Cola products in lieu of fines for overdue books. Products included are: Coke, Coke Zero, Diet Coke, Sprite, Dasani, POWERADE, Minute Maid, Fanta, Barq’s, Fresca, Pibb, and Mello Yello.
Coca-Cola rewards points can help the libraries by using the points towards free magazines. So, even if you don’t have a fine save those codes and bring them into the library. It’s easy to donate, just save lids or cut the codes from the boxes.
Karen Land, Family Nurse Practitioner, stopped in at the Augusta Library yesterday. She is in the Memorial Medical Augusta Clinic right next door to our library! Karen is taking new patients and walk-ins are welcome Monday through Thursday 9 a.m.-5p.m. If you did not have the opportunity to meet her during open house, stop by and welcome her to the community.
The office # is: 217-392-2108
Drive by and see the fresh new look at the Augusta Library with a summer theme. Kelly and Heather Arnold painted our front window as well as Bowen’s Library window. On the way by, stop in and see us!