Children's Book Donations Wanted! Print E-mail

The Lumpkin County Library is accepting gently used children's books for the next Friends of the Lumpkin County Library book sale in April. We cannot accept textbooks, encyclopedias, or magazines, but any other gently used children's books are welcome. We will be glad to provide you with a receipt for tax purposes. Please call the Lumpkin County Library at 706-864-3668 with any questions.

 

 
Upcoming Programs @ Your Library Print E-mail
 
Databases With 24/7 Access Print E-mail
Research and Information

Chestatee Regional Library System is so excited to offer 3 new on-line databases for our patrons!  AND, you will be able to access these new resources through our website anywhere you have an internet connection!  Click on one of the pictures to get started now.

Chiltonlibrary.com

 

 

 

 

 

For all you Do-It-Yourself car mechanics - you will be able to access Chilton’s car manuals on-line! 
Standard features include:

  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Videos and animations that show how to complete repairs
  • Close-up photos and images to enhance understanding of the text
  • Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation
  • Troubleshooting and diagnostic information to help pinpoint searches
  • Maintenance and specification tables that highlight key information.

 

World Vital Records

World Vital Records is one of the largest and most resourceful providers of digitized and searchable historical records anywhere!  You can access records from the U.S., U.K., Europe and the rest of the world.  Along with standard key collections such as the complete U.S. and U.K. census records and an enhanced Social Security Death Index, you will also find rare and exclusive collections, such as birth, marriage and death records and immigration records from Germany and other European countries.  There are many historical photos and more than 1.5 billion family tree profiles.

 


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Fold3 by Ancestry.com provides convenient on-line access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who have served our country.  Original records help you discover and share stories about forgotten soldiers and the families that supported them.  You can combine records found on the site with what you have in your own albums and shoeboxes to create an online memorial for someone who served.

 

 
Full STEAM Ahead @ Your Library Print E-mail

Due to a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Dawson and Lumpkin County public libraries are excited to announce new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) programming for the New Year!

We’re moving full STEAM ahead with our children, tweens, and teens, too! Beginning in February both Dawson and Lumpkin libraries will be offering monthly, themed STEAM programs beginning with a closer look at our feathered friends – birds – in February. These programs are designed to engage patrons in grades K- 12, and are FREE.

So join us at the library in 2015 as we discover new worlds together!

February – Bird Studies

Dawson County

Tweens – Tuesday, February 10 @ 4:00 PM

Teens – Thursday, February 26 @ 4:00 PM

Lumpkin County

Discovery Club (Teens) - Tuesday, February, 17 @ 4:00 PM

K-5 – Tuesday, February, 24 @ 4:00 PM

Learn all about our feathered friends - birds!

March – Wide world of Medicine

Dawson County

Tweens – Tuesday, March 10 @ 4:00 PM

Teens – Tuesday, March 17 @ 4:00 PM

Lumpkin County

Discovery Club (Teens) - Tuesday, March 17 @ 4:00 PM

K-5 – Tuesday, March 24 @ 4:00 PM

Learn all about our medicine and diagnostics!

April – Math

Dawson County

Tweens – Tuesday, April 14 @ 4:00 PM

Teens – Thursday, April 16 @ 4:00 PM

Lumpkin County

Discovery Club (Teens) - Tuesday, April 21 @ 4:00 PM

K-5 – Tuesday, April 28 @ 4:00 PM

Learn all about math and the world around us!

May – Mechanical Engineering

Dawson County

Tweens – Tuesday, May 12 @ 4:00 PM

Lumpkin County

Discovery Club (Teens) - Tuesday, May 19 @ 4:00 PM

K-5 – Tuesday, May 26 @ 4:00 PM

Learn all about mechanical engineering!

August – New Technologies

Dates and times to be announced later

Learn about new technologies like a 3-D printer, Makey-Makey's and more!

September – Light

Dates and times to be announced later

Learn about light magic and what lighting can do!

October – Plants

Dates and times to be announced later

Learn about plants!

November – Animals

Dates and times to be announced later

Learn about animals!

December – Electrical Circuits

Dates and times to be announced later

Learn about electrical circuits!

 
New @ the Library Print E-mail