What's new at SCPL

Hundreds of Free Online Courses offered by your local library!!

posted Oct 7, 2014, 8:22 AM by Heather Bonney   [ updated Nov 17, 2014, 6:46 AM ]

Gale Courses

SCPL is proud to offer our patrons online courses like Resume Writing, Digital Photography, Homeschooling, Grant Writing, Creative Writing, and 100's more through our new Gale Courses database.  Simply click on the Online Resources tab above or the Gale Courses link above and then have your email address and library card handy to sign up and start learning.  It's free to everyone who has a library card.  Good luck and have fun!!

June 9 begins Summer Reading Program registration at SCPL

posted Jun 6, 2014, 11:07 AM by Heather Bonney   [ updated Jun 6, 2014, 11:16 AM ]

Summer 2014 Alternate LogoCome join us for our Summer reading program this year if your between the ages of 5 and 12 to learn about volcanoes, play in dirt, and see wonderful fizzy explosions.  Registration begins at your local library on June 9th.

Celebrate Children's Book Week with us!

posted May 1, 2014, 9:27 AM by Heather Bonney

Come to the our next storytime dressed as your favorite book character, parade around the library, play games, and have a special treat on us to celebrate children's literature.  Storytimes and locations are:

Bryan Memorial Library in Newton Grove on May 6th at 5
Roseboro Public Library on May 7th at 5
JC Holliday Library in Clinton on May 13th at 5
Miriam Lamb Memorial Library in Garland on May 14 at 5

Storytime is open to all children Kindergarten through 5th grade, but if you're a kid at heart or old enough to still still for a few minutes, come join us in the fun.  For additional information, call 592-4153 and ask to speak to Ms. Addie, our Children's Librarian.  She'd love to hear from you.

Book Sale!!!

posted Apr 15, 2014, 12:54 PM by Heather Bonney

Starting today, the J. C. Holliday Library is hosting a discard book sale.  The sale will include children's, YA, and adult fiction and non-fiction books, a few DVD's, videos, audiobooks on CD and cassette, and magazines (National Geographic and Life going back to 1960!).

The sale will operate during the library's open hours of 9-6 M-F and 11-5 on Sat until April 25th.

All proceeds will go to purchase more books and support the programming budget, so come out and support your local library!!

IRS Warns of Tax-time Scams

posted Jan 24, 2014, 8:27 AM by Heather Bonney

Please click on the following website to read about how to protect yourself against the newest scams involving people posing as the IRS.

Book club anyone?

posted Jan 21, 2014, 8:32 AM by Heather Bonney

Library Director Heather Bonney is interested in starting a reading club.  The Clinton Library is not open until 11 on Saturdays, so her thoughts are to meet once every other month to discuss an agreed upon book.  Anyone interested in joining is asked to email her at hbonney@sampsonnc.com.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Valentine Program for K-5

posted Jan 21, 2014, 8:23 AM by Heather Bonney   [ updated Jan 21, 2014, 8:24 AM ]

Ms. Addie Hodges, our children's librarian, will play games, have hot chocolate, and give special treats to everyone who comes to this "love"-ly storytime.

Santa Claus is coming to town!!

posted Dec 4, 2013, 12:08 PM by Heather Bonney

Ms. Addie Hodges, our Children's Librarian, is pleased to announce that Santa will be at the libraries this week and next week for a visit.  Children through the ages of 5th grade are welcome to come, and parents are encouraged to bring cameras to take pictures of your child with Santa. 

Our schedule is:
4:30 on Tuesday, December 3rd @ the Newton Grove Fire Department
4:30 on Wednesday. December 4th @ the Roseboro Community Center
4:30 on Tuesday, December 10th @ the JC Holliday Library in Clinton
4:30 on Wednesday, December 11th @ the Garland Community Center

We hope everyone will come join us for a wonderful time.

Affordable Care Act & Health Insurance Marketplace resources

posted Oct 2, 2013, 11:26 AM by Heather Bonney

Need to find out more information about the new Health Insurance choices?  Please click on the link below to go to a website that the State Library of NC has put together that provides a list of links to allow you to educate yourself about your options:

Farmer's Market Storytime - September 14th @ 11

posted Sep 5, 2013, 1:16 PM by Heather Bonney   [ updated Sep 5, 2013, 1:20 PM ]

Come one, come all, to a special Scarecrow storytime for all ages.  Ms. Addie will present a special story during the Clinton Main Street Program sponsored by the City of Clinton on Saturday, September 14th at 11am at the Farmer's Market, located right across from the library at 227 Lisbon Street.  Bring your chair or blanket to sit on, and then share in the fun of creating your own scarecrow from craft sticks!

We encourage everyone to stop by the library afterwards to get a library and check out books, DVDs, audiobooks, or magazines.  We have a little something for everyone.

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