Tri State Public Radio Donation

Tri State Public Radio recently donated the following titles to the children’s portion of the Augusta Library: Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach, Pete the Cat: Rock On, Mom and Dad!, The Problem with Chickens, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues, The Wonderful Things you will Be, and Brave Charlotte.

Stop in to any of Greater West Central Public Library District’s locations in: Augusta, Bowen, Plymouth, Golden and Littleton for our Summer Reading kick off “Read for the Win”, the week of June 7th, and see everything your small town library has to offer. Pre-registration is not necessary, but very helpful in our preparations . Please call 217-392-2211, stop in, or e-mail us at

Vroom Brain Building Moments

New science tells us that our children’s first five years are when they develop the foundation for all future learning. Every time we connect with them, it’s not just their eyes that light up-it’s their brains. In these moments, half a million neurons fire at once, taking in everything we say and do. We can’t see it happening, but it’s all there at all at work. That’s why Vroom is here.

Vroom turns shared moments into brain BUILDING  moments. Whether it’s mealtime, bath time, or anytime in between, there are always ways to nurture our children’s minds. There are so many ways YOU can be a brain builder.

Daily Vroom, is a free app for Apple , android, and Amazon devices. So download it today, and turn everyday moments into BRAIN BUILDING moments!

Augusta’s Easter Eggstravganza!!

Aug Business Easter

Santa Claus is Coming to the Augusta Library


Santa Claus is Coming to Augusta Library!

Santa will be at the Augusta Library on December 11th for the

Home for the Holidays” event.

Open House from 5:00 to 7:00!

Santa will be here at 6:00!!

This time of year Santa is a very busy man and he is making a special stop to the Augusta Library just for us! Parents are encouraged to bring along their cameras and take pictures!


Story Hour is Starting in October

story hour

When: Tuesday Mornings starting in October

Bowen Library 9-9:45

Augusta Library 10-10:45

Plymouth Library 11-11:45


Story time, crafts, and a snack will be provided!

Call 217-392-2211 for more information

Augusta Days 2015 “Wild West”


The Augusta Days 2015 “Wild West” parade will be held next Saturday, September 19th at 11am. Line-up will be at 10:15 starting at the corner of Main and East Green St. and heading South. Please line up on the right side of the road and stay beside your entry. We will come to you for a number. Please do NOT sit on the side roads in hopes to blend in with the parade; we will not be able to get to you with a number. To be safe, enter East Green from the north end of town and drive down until you are in line. We will be taking our last entry at 10:45am. We also want to encourage all businesses, churches, services groups, car/tractor/motorcycle clubs, school groups, families etc to join in. The parade ends at the Shelter Care and we all know how much the residents enjoy seeing the parade.

Guess Who’s Coming to Summer Reading!


Klutzy the Clown will be at Summer Reading this week! She will be bringing her Fun to our Libraries!


Golden 9-10

Bowen 11-12

Augusta 1-2

Plymouth 3-4


Littleton 1-2

Don’t forget to bring your Summer Reading Logs to spin the prize wheel and to enter the drawing for the Kindle courtesy of Adams Telephone Co-Op!

Summer Reading Fun!

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Would You Like a Chance to Win a Kindle?


Adams Telephone Co-Operative is a proud supporter of our Summer Reading Program and this year has donated a Kindle for each library. To have a chance to win, turn in your weekly reading logs and for each week you do, you will be entered into the drawing. The drawing will be the first week in August at each library. So, get to reading and come enter for your chance to win!

The Library is Excited about Summer Reading!

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Greater West Central Public Library District is getting ready to kick off our Summer Reading Program for 2015. This year’s theme is “Read to the Rhythm” with activities and programming all around music! Children of all ages are invited to attend we do ask that preschoolers be accompanied by an adult or older sibling to help them. Each week they will discover music through stories, crafts, and special guests. Snacks will be provided and children will have the opportunity to earn prizes by completing the weekly reading challenge which will earn them an opportunity to spin our wheel of prizes! The district will have 5 locations for summer reading this year starting Tuesday’s June 2nd thru June 23rd in Golden Branch at 9:00a.m. , Bowen Branch at 11:00a.m., Augusta Branch 1:00p.m., and Plymouth Branch at 3:00p.m. The Littleton Branch will be hosting Summer Reading on Wednesdays, at 1:00p.m. June 3rd thru June 24th. For further information contact your local branch or our Summer Reading Coordinator, Stephanie McMillan, at


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