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Summer Reading Starts in June!

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Augusta’s Easter Eggstravganza!!

Aug Business Easter

Did you miss the tail waggin’ good time this week at Summer Reading?

Did you miss the tail waggin’ good time this week at Summer Reading? It’s not too late! There is still time to enjoy this year’s Summer Reading “Paws to Read”! The district has 5 locations for Summer Reading this year starting Tuesday’s June 3rd thru June 24th 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 Wednesday’s, at 1:00p.m. June 4th thru June 25th. Come join us for a summer of fun, prizes, and special guests!

The library is “Paws”itively looking forward to Summer Reading!!

The library is “Paws”itively looking forward to Summer Reading!!

Summer is Almost Here!!!

Summer is Almost Here!!!

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!

Story Time at Your Library

Story Time at Your Library

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

Santa Claus is Coming to the Augusta Library!

Santa Claus is Coming to the Augusta Library!

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!

Glow Necklace Handout

Glow Necklace Handout

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.

Coke Reward Points

Coke Reward Points

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.

Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July!