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December Teen Activities

Here’s what we have happening in the Teen Zone this month. These activities are for ages 13-17 and (unless otherwise noted) will be held in the Teen Zone. The library will be closed Wednesday, December 24 through Friday, December 26. Normal hours will resume on Saturday, December 27. Don’t forget to stop by the Winter […]

Join the Friends of the Library Today!

2015 is fast approaching! It’s time to renew your FOLA membership for the new year, and bring someone with you. You can have a positive influence on every citizen of Bradley County with just a tiny part of your annual budget. We need your help and participation! In 2013, the Friends of the Library Association […]

Game Time at the Library

Join us for drop-in Wii and X-Box gaming in the Teen Zone! Ages 13-17. We’ll have Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more! You may bring an E-rated multiplayer game to share; Mondays at 4:30 OR Join us for monthly fun with board games and Wii games for the whole family in the […]

Library Corner November 16, 2014

It’s time to renew your Friends of the Library Association membership for the New Year!  Please kindly ask a friend to join with you!  You can have a positive influence on every citizen of Bradley County with just a tiny part of your annual budget. They need your help and participation.  FOLA supports the library […]

Library Corner November 9, 2014

When you read a good book, it is sometimes hard to find something else you really enjoy.  Some people refer to this as a book hangover!  Websites like Good Reads and Amazon have offered their recommendations for what you should read next, but, what’s missing?  The personal touch that you only get from a Librarian […]

FOLA Book & Coffee Series

The Friends of the Library Association, FOLA, will host their Book and Coffee series November 21 at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m.  FOLA member Joel Huffstetler will review If I Had Lunch with C.S. Lewis: Exploring the Ideas of C.S. Lewis on the Meaning of Life by Alister E. McGrath. This free […]

Tween S.T.E.A.M.

S – Science T – Technology E – Engineering A – Art M – Mathematics An hour of learning fun happening at the library for ages 6-12 on the second Thursday of the month at 4:30pm. Please remember to bring your listening ears and be ready to participate. 30 spaces available and sign-up is required. […]

Friends of the Library Association Antique & Rare Book Auction

The Friends of the Library Association (FOLA) will be hosting an Antique and Rare Book Silent Auction at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch. Items include biographies, essays, primers, classics, humor, serials, history… almost all pre-date 1920. Just in time for your holiday shopping, consider giving a gift to the bibliophile in your family! This auction […]

November Teen Activities

Here’s what we have happening in the Teen Zone this month. These activities are for ages 13-17 and (unless otherwise noted) will be held in the Teen Zone. Please note that Scribblers will not meet this month due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The library will be closed Tuesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day […]

Sound of Music Sing-a-long

If singing is one of your “Favorite Things”, join us for the Sound of Music Sing-a-long. This program is for people of all ages who have seen the production once, never or a hundred times. Participation is the key, therefore, on-screen subtitles will be available for all songs. Please feel free to dress as your […]