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Labor Day

The Thomas County Public Library System will be closed Saturday, September 5, through Monday, September 7, for the Labor Day weekend. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 8. Bookdrops are available at each library.

Did you know? Labor Day is bserved on the first Monday in September, Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894.







South Georgia Genealogy Society

Meeting : Saturday  September 12, 2015 in the Flipper Room of the Thomas County Public Library.

Business meeting 10:30

Program begins at 11: am

Presenter: Melody K. Porter. Topic: Census First!

Class that works for any level of family research!    The Census is the easiest and best place to start or restart a genealogy search.· Learn what to look for - more than just names and dates. But  how often do you take the time to read all the columns on each census and the census takers notes.? Get an in-depth picture of each census and what is unique to each. The program includes all censuses thru 1940. 



We're Bookin Book Club 

“We’re Bookin’ It” will meet at the library on Monday, September 14, at 5:00pm in the Conference Room. Visitors and new members are always welcome!  The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown will be discussed.



Brick Paver

Bricks! Bricks! Bricks! Make your mark on the Thomas County Public Library! If anyone is interested in purchasing a brick paver to be placed at the front entrance of the library, please pick up a form at the front desk. The cost of each paver is $50.00.



One Book

One Book Community Read 2015! We are so happy to reveal our One Book selection for this year! Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project will be celebrated October 23 – 27! Our kickoff event will be October 2 with a Flash Mob at First Friday, but don’t wait until then! Pick up a copy of the One Book today! Check out our website or donate at




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Get Georgia Reading

Through a partnership between Get Georgia Reading  – Georgia Campaign for Grade Level Reading and myON, all educators, librarians, students and parents in Georgia have free access to over 8,000 enhanced digital books from myON through August 30th.


These enhanced digital books, with flexible reading scaffolds, are the core content of myON's award-winning personalized literacy environment with embedded tools and metrics to support and track student reading and growth. 





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