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What’s Happeniong at Local Libraries

Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 9:39 am

greta carrick
Grundy County libraries would like to share the latest library news with you. Our county is fortunate to have six libraries that serve our communities to help educate, enrich, and empower with books for all ages; computers and free Wi-Fi; and programs throughout the year including the popular Summer Reading Program. Other services include borrowing books from other libraries in the state and READS. With READS you can download free eBooks and audiobooks using your library card number. Contact your local library for more information.
Local library updates
Altamont will be getting Fiber Optic Internet soon. The librarian, Ann Nunley, received a donation from someone in another county that visited her library recently. She plans to use it to purchase office supplies. She also received a box of new books from someone that lives in Nashville.
Beersheba Springs received a donation from the Beersheba Craft Fair for maintenance. Programs include a crochet class and a girl’s basic skills class. Wi-Fi is available.
Coalmont is starting a LEGO and Craft Club. Wi-Fi is available. Visit the Facebook page at Coalmont Public Library for updates.
May Justus Memorial Library will be having a silent auction in November to raise money for Summer Reading. The library hosts a weekly story time. Karen tittle asks adults to come by and work on the jigsaw puzzle. The kids can build LEGO masterpieces. Wi-Fi is available. May Justus Memorial Library has a Facebook page.
Palmer was awarded a Grant from SVECares to purchase LEGOs for Summer Reading and to start a LEGO club. Preschool Story Time includes crafts, songs, and activities to go with the story and calendar time. Book Club is the last Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. The Book Club read Widow of the South and is planning to visit Carnton Plantation in Franklin, which is the setting of the book. Carnton served as a field hospital during the Battle of Franklin in 1864.
The Tracy City Library will be open limited hours until further notice. Please call before you visit to see if someone is available.
Please visit our libraries and enjoy our books, programs, and services. Your library card will work at all of the libraries. Also, visit our new website at