Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
 
2 Personal Finance Classes April 27 & April 30

As part of MoneySmart Week, the Library will hold a two special classes -- the first, Setting Financial Goals,  on Monday, April 27, at 6 p.m., and a second one, Squeeze That Dollar Till It Screams on Thursday, April 30.  Both classes will start at 6 p.m. in the Library's meeting room.

Representatives from Pinnacle Bank will present information on goal-setting, spending plans, expenses and income, planning tools and even how to get assistance on paying bills. 

Christa Campbell, Family and Consumer Science Agent with the Extension Service, will lead the Thursday class in a discussion covering inexpensive changes that can be made to improve your family's bottom line.

Financial literacy is a topic we all need to learn more about, so plan to join us for this informative session!  No reservations are needed, and as with all Library programs, there is no cost to attend.

Give the Library a call at 706-283-5375 if you have any questions. 

 

 

Friends Book Sale May 7-9

The Friends of the Elbert County Library will hold their Spring book sale on May 7-9 in the Library's meeting room. 

The sale will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 7 and continue during regular Library hours through Saturday, May 9 at 1 p.m.

There will be a wide variety of hardback and trade paperback books priced at $1 each, as well as paperbacks, videotapes, children's books and books on tape, all priced at $.25 each.   

We're also looking for volunteers to help with set upor to work a 2-4 hour shift on either of these days.  If you'd like to participate as a volunteer, call give us a call at the Library ( 706-283-5375).  Remember, volunteers get first pick of what's in the sale.  Hope to see everyone there!

Elbert County Public Library

345 Heard Street
Elberton, GA  30635
706-283-5375   Fax 706-283-5456

Library Hours

Mon., Thurs.           10-8
Tues., Wed., Fri.     10-5
Sat.     9-1
Closed Sundays
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We provide computer services, fax & copy services, as well as books, DVD's, magazines, newspapers, audio books, and genealogy reference material.  Computer services include Internet access (PC and wireless), Microsoft Office, Resume Writer & Ancestry.com

Dept. of Labor Unemployment Assistance

The Library partners with the Georgia Department of Labor to provide unemployment assistance.  Every other Tuesday, a DOL representative is on-site from 10-3 to help with unemployment claims, questions, job searches and other matters provided by the DOL office in Athens. The scheduled dates for March and April are:  March 10 and 24; April 7 and 21.  

The DOL representative works with patrons on a first-come, first-served basis.  No appointments are accepted, nor can she accept phone calls during the time she is here.

Library staff can help with initial unemployment applications, resumes and job searches throughout the week as staffing levels permit, but there are some steps to the unemployment application process that must be completed by the DOL. To make sure staff is available to help with a resume or application, you might want to schedule an appointment first.

For more information, give us a call at 706-283-5375.

Summer Reading Gets Underway May 29

Every Hero Has A Story!

Get ready for an exciting summer full of activities for children and families as our Summer Reading Program kicks off with a great program, Friday, May 29 at 10:30 a.m.

Storyteller Barry Stewart Mann returns with "CultureMan to the Rescue!", and weekly programs will focus on a wide variety of heroes and superheroes. 

In addition to our regular Friday morning programs, we're adding 2 Saturday morning programs this year -- Water World is set for Sat. June 20 at 11 a.m., and Super Hero Training Camp is scheduled for July 18 at 11 a.m. 

The full schedule is being printed now, so stop by soon to pick up your copy! Give us a call at the Library (706-283-5375) to learn more.

Bowman Library

A Service Unit of Elbert County Public Library
21 Prince Avenue
Bowman, GA  30624
706-245-0705

Library Hours

Mon. - Fri.              1:00 - 6:00
2nd and 4th Saturdays 1:00 - 6:00
Sundays           Closed

Services provided include PC and wireless computer access, books, DVD's, magazines, audio books, local fax and copies.

 
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