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FOLA to host Sallie Bissell at Fall Luncheon

Join the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library’s Friends of the Library Association for our Annual Fall Luncheon and Merchant’s Alley featuring author Sallie Bissell, author of the riveting Mary Crow Appalachian Mystery Series! This event will be held Thursday, September 24 at the Cleveland Country Club. Tickets will be available beginning Saturday, August 15. The […]

Library Corner

The HOT Pick for this week is The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson.  This book will teach you about the unrecognized migration, from the South to the North and West, of African Americans during the Jim Crow era.  By following three unique individuals from when they […]

Summer Reading Kick-off 2015

Drop by as we jump start our summer reading program with a SUPER fair right here @ your public library on Saturday, June 6 at 2pm. There will be games, crafts, science, a bouncy house, & a special performance by Ronald McDonald at 2:30 in the Community Room. This event will be fun for the […]

Introducing Pronunciator

Pronunciator is the world’s largest language-learning service. With Pronunciator, you have access to courses for over 80 languages, spoken by 95% of the world’s population. And if your native tongue isn’t English, don’t worry… You can choose any one of 50 languages if you are a non english speaker to take your courses in as […]

History Branch Renovations Ongoing

The Cleveland Bradley County Public Library History Branch is currently undergoing work to preserve it’s beauty and history. There are a number of major renovations underway but the History Branch is not going to be closed during the work. It will remain open. Unfortunately that work has forced us to temporarily close our wheelchair accessible […]

June Teen Activities

Here’s what we have happening in the Teen Zone this month.  Please note, TAG will not meet this month. Sign up is required for our summer programs. Sign up online and check out our summer programs for other age groups by visiting this link.  All teen events with the exception of gaming will be held […]

Library Corner

The HOT Pick of the week is the series, Artists by Themselves edited by Rachel Barnes.  Each book explores the paintings and writings of artists.  Combining the two allows the reader to understand the artist on a more intimate level by displaying the artists own feelings and thoughts about each piece they created.  Titles include; […]

Meet Mr. Lincoln – A Hero of American History

Join us on Sunday, June 7 at 2pm as Dennis Boggs become Abraham Lincoln. Told in first person storytelling format, “Meet Mr. Lincoln” is an enlightening, informative, and educational look at the life of the 16th President just as if it were being told by Abraham Lincoln himself. Mr. Boggs has diligently designed an inspiring […]

FOLA Book & Coffee Series

The Friends of the Library Association, FOLA, will host their Book and Coffee series in the Carmichael Room at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 15th.  Dr. Eva Wike will be here reviewing her book, Fiddler of the Mountains.  This free event is open to the public and FOLA provides the coffee.

Summer Reading 2015

Join us for a fabulous summer of reading and fun activities. This program is for all ages. Just click on the link that best describes you below. Adults 18 years and older Teens ages 13 to 17 Children birth to age 12