July 6, 2021
July 2021
Chromebook Devices Available

All Live Oak Public Libraries locations now have Chromebooks available for checkout! Adults can borrow a device to get work done at the library or from home. This increased access to technology was made possible through grant funding from Georgia Public Library Service and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Please call or visit your local library to learn more.
Summer Reading Program
Grand Prize: Lenovo Tablet

We are reaching the tail end of Summer Reading Program, but you can still paw-ticipate! Login to Beanstack and complete reading activities before July 31 for a chance to win a Grand Prize! Little ones could win a starter library and kids, teens, and adults could win a 10-inch Lenovo Tablet.
Georgia Library Service for the Blind & Print Disabled (GLS)

Georgia Library Service for the Blind & Print Disabled (GLS), previously known as GLASS, offers free resources for individuals who need materials in accessible formats like braille or audio. To learn more, call 1-800-248-6701 or click here.
Community Conversation:
Talking About Technology

Monday, July 19 at 10:30 AM | Online
Which tech skills do you want to learn? Tell us what types of beginner technology resources you would like to have at your library. Join us for a discussion online or at your library location.

Share Your Library Story:
Building Confidence

Libraries provide resources, public computers, and wireless internet to help individuals and communities succeed. Last year, Katherine used the computers at Islands Library to prepare for and pass an exam in medical coding.

Print/Copy/Scan/Fax Services

Multifunction Devices are being installed at libraries. The new machines offer high quality, all-in-one Print/Copy/Scan/Fax services. Updated fees apply to upgraded services. Old copy cards are going away, so please use your balance or request a refund at your library.

Practice Your Driving Skills

Test your driving skills with the Driver Safety Simulator! Learn about distracted driving and how to stay safe behind the wheel. Free and open to the public at select library locations this summer, in partnership with the Coastal Georgia Center for Driver Safety and Savannah Technical College.

Early Literacy Resources

Early literacy is a key component for reading readiness and school success. From quick tips you can do every day at home to recommended books for getting started, find fun and educational ways to help your child on the pathway to lifelong learning.

Learning Launchpads

Keep your youngster engaged at home with Launchpad tablets. These interactive devices have storybooks, educational videos, and bilingual resources to keep your child interested in learning. No internet required! Available for checkout from Bull Street, Garden City, Tybee, and W.W. Law Library.
Try a Graphic Novel

Looking to escape this summer? Hinesville Library Assistant Juan Lamboy-Nieto finds inspiration in the cinematic artform of the graphic novel.

World Book Online

Have you seen the Library's newest e-resource? World Book Online has learning tools, ebooks, and activities for all ages, as well as information in Spanish. Free access with your library card or Student PLAY Account.

Emergency Preparedness

It is officially hurricane season! Make sure you are prepared. Create an emergency plan, build an emergency kit, and stay informed through your county emergency management agency: Chatham County, Effingham County, Liberty County.

Explore Georgia This Summer

Have you had enough screen time? Are you ready to get outside? Your library card allows you to check out free passes and get discounted tickets to historical and cultural centers across the state of Georgia. Where do you want to go?

Live Oak Public Libraries
Live Oak Public Libraries is a system of 16 libraries providing programs and services in Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties. Our mission is to provide excellent, responsive service to enrich people’s lives, support lifelong learning and build and enhance our communities.