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2015 Foundation Gala: In the Mood


The foundation’s 2015 gala "In the Mood," will be held on Sat., March 7 at 7 p.m. at Bull Street Library. Download the flyer. The annual gala helps Live Oak Public Libraries Foundation raise funds to support programs and services in our public libraries. Your contributions strengthen and sustain opportunities for lifelong learning through 19 library branches and the website of Live Oak Public Libraries in Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty counties in southeast Georgia.

Donate | tags: Bull Street, Foundation, fundraiser, gala, Southwest Chatham

Intrepid Traveler: Small and Big Ways to See the World


Experienced world traveler Betsy Bray presents this illustrated talk on how you can see the world, safely, alone or with friends, within your own geographic region or in the world of far, far away! Betsy will offer useful tips and practical advice that will help you navigate your future travels in comfort and style.

For Adults | tags: Islands, Southwest Chatham

Beatrix Potter: A Woman Ahead of Her Time


Literary Luncheon: An internationally known speaker, Betsy Bray has given illustrated Potter talks to groups in the U.S., U.K., Africa and Australia. Click here to purchase tickets online. For questions and more details, email or call Ed Field at 652-3667. Proceeds from the luncheon benefit Live Oak Public Libraries.

Top Story | tags: author, fundraiser, luncheon, Southwest Chatham

Book Clubs @ Your Library


Join a book group at one of our branch libraries, or find out how to start one on your own. Call or visit today!

For Adults | tags: Book Clubs, Carnegie, Garden City, Islands, Midway, Ola Wyeth, Southwest Chatham, tea time, Tybee

Computer Classes


Classes on various software, the Internet, and other related topics available at various branches. In January we will feature an "Introduction to iPads" class. Download the flyer.

For Adults | tags: Bull Street, Carnegie, Garden City, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Southwest Chatham, West Broad, WW Law

Phil Morrison Jazz Trio


Composer and bassist Phil Morrison heads up a trio that will bring you some jazz favorites, some original compositions, and introduce you to the fascinating history of jazz music.Download the flyer.

For Kids | tags: Bull Street, concert, Garden City, Hinesville, Islands, jazz, music, Oglethorpe Mall, Southwest Chatham

War and the Rights of Non-Combatants: a Discussion of International Humanitarian Law


Offered in partnership with the International Committee of the Southeast & Coastal Georgia Chapter of the Red Cross and Savannah State University, this workshop presents a discussion of the international law that regulates armed conflict. Contrary to popular belief, warfare...

For Adults | tags: Southwest Chatham

Getting Started in Genealogy


Genealogist, speaker and author Charlie Bourland will teach this comprehensive 9-hour program. Call 925-8305 to register.

For Adults | tags: Genealogy Classes, Southwest Chatham

Our New Libraries are Open!


The Garden City Library and the New Islands Library opened October 14.

Featured | tags: Branch services

Hoopla: Streaming Movies!


Live Oak Public Libraries card holders can now stream or download movies, television shows, and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through hoopla digital – all you need is your library card!

Services | tags: e-books, library, streaming, video

TumbleBooks: e-books for e-kids!


TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

Services | tags: books and reading, e-books, Online services

Zinio Digital Magazines


Zinio allows you to download popular magazines to your computer, tablet or mobile device! 125 magazines are now available including The Economist; Newsweek; Us Weekly; Cosmopolitan; O, the Oprah Magazine; Rolling Stone; and many more!

Services | tags: e-books, Online services