Current News & Events
Author Visit and Book Signing
@ Nancy Bonnette Branch Library
Sunday, February 26, 2017
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Author Bruce Wise Weeks will read from his book, Salleys Kitchen, present a copy to the library, and sell signed copies. Set among the sandhills of a western South Carolina cotton farm it is ripped from the actual events that occurred in that region during the late 1960s.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Aiken County Public Library
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a new program sponsored by the Friends of Aiken County Public Library that encourages parents and caregivers to read with young children before they enter kindergarten. Register at the first floor desk, track your reading, and earn rewards along the way!
Children can visit the library after every 100 books to receive a sticker and these other fun rewards:
- Child's name on the 1,000 Books display
- Read to our giant stuffed bear, Mr. Teddy
- Glitter maraca
- Book bag
- Child's name in their favorite library book
- Free paperback book
- Completion certificate & intercom announcement in the library
Any child who has not yet entered kindergarten is eligible for the program.
Click for MORE INFORMATION, or contact the children's department at 642-2020 ext. 1141.
ABBEnow has two primary services for digital materials so we can provide you more titles in the coming year:
Cloud Library soon will feature new releases in both ebooks and audiobooks, including most of the titles that previously were available on Overdrive.
hoopla continues to provide a broader range of materials, including videos, comics, and music.
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM AIKEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Elevator Out of Service
Book Drop CLOSED 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The elevator at the Aiken County Public Library has been taken out of service for interior refurbishment and upgrades to its electrical system.
Please return all materials inside if possible,
or visit one of our other Aiken County library branches.
If you need curbside assistance
during business hours,
circulation desk at 642‐2020 ext. 1121.
Patrons are encouraged to visit any of five library branch locations in Aiken County, all of which are accessible. Branch libraries are located in Jackson, Langley, New Ellenton, North Augusta, and Wagener. For hours of operation and directions, visit the LIBRARY LOCATIONS section of the library's website.
WIN A $50 AMAZON GIFT CARD!
Return library materials inside at the first floor book return and enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card! A random winner will be selected when the elevator is back in service.
One entry per visit. Sponsored by the Friends of the Aiken County Public Library.