August 6, 2019
Back to School Resources

Live Oak Public Libraries wishes students and educators a successful school year! Visit your library to find books, computers, or a place to study. Go online to access homework help, research resources, and free tutoring.

eRead Kids

The new eRead Kids collection offers 15,000 ebooks and eaudiobooks for Pre-K through 4th grade. Free access is available with your library card. eRead Kids is available thanks to partnerships with Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO.

Place a Hold on New Items

Are you looking forward to the latest release from your favorite author or actor? You can now place a hold on newly purchased materials that are “on order” in the same way you place a hold on other items.

Author Visit

Wednesday, August 28 | 11 AM | Islands Library
R.J. Lee tells the tale of an exclusive Mississippi bridge club whose members are being killed off one by one. With its southern setting, plot twists, and cast of zany characters, Grand Slam Murders will appeal to fans of quirky cozy mysteries.

New Library Executive Director

Welcome to David Singleton, Library Executive Director. His career spans thirty years in library leadership and includes experience with Charlotte Mecklenberg Library in North Carolina as well as Georgia Public Library Service.


Live Oak Public Libraries will be closed Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day.

Online resources are always available 24/7 at!

Live Oak Public Libraries
Live Oak Public Libraries is a system of 16 libraries providing programs and services in Chatham, Effingham, & Liberty Counties. Our mission is to provide excellent, responsive service to enrich people’s lives, support lifelong learning and build and enhance our communities. In 2018, Live Oak Public Libraries provided services valued at more than $34 million, hosted more than 1.2 million patron visits, and were open to the public 37,000 hours.