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The Claiborne County Library’s Summer Reading Program, “Libraries Rock!” finished up on July 17th with a huge party at the library with prizes, face painting, games, bounce house and much more. Children who enrolled participated in lots of activities and enjoyed all the entertainment provided by the library. The UT Extension Office also provided a nutrition program with cooking and nutritional facts present by Jackie Payne. There were a total of 161 children enrolled and over 5, 000 books read.

The library continued the tradition that was started last year of taking donations during the summer for three local non-profit organizations. As children and adults read a book and brought in a donation they were entered into a weekly door prize drawing. Lots of items were donated and we are most appreciative.

Programming at the library will continue throughout the year with Lego Club, Story Time, Home School Group, and more. For additional information on these programs, call the library at 423.626.5414 or visit the library’s Facebook Page.

The library would like to thank the following sponsors for making this program a great success: SRK Tennessee, Inc., England Furniture, Home Federal Bank, Enrichment Federal Credit Union, Dollar General Store, Gibson Hall Homemakers Club, Pizza Inn, Old Town Grill, El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant, Gondolier, Haymaker Farms Restaurant, El Gallo Mexican Restaurant, Gato’s Tacos, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Red Door, Heavy’s Mobile, Home Town Cafe, McDonald’s, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Dollywood, Knoxville Ice Bears, Ijam’s Nature Center, Titanic Museum, The Muse Knoxville, Rowdy Bear Mountain, WonderWorks, TopJump Trampoline Park, Tennessee Smokies Baseball, Claiborne County Fair Association, Town of New Tazewell Pool, Big Air Inflatables, Taylor and Makayla DeBusk, Matt Noe, Cassie Taylor, Brittany Cruz, Aaron Hardwick, Becky Gallagher, Daniel Rasnic, Leanne Walker, and everyone else that helped out at each program. Without you this program would not be possible.

 

Thank You,

Sandy Rosenbalm, Teresa Noe, and Jami Bell

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The Claiborne County Public Library is so excited to announce that we are a recipient of the 2018 Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grant. This grant will provide educational entertainment and new children’s materials for the library’s summer reading program, “Libraries Rock”.

This local grant award is part of over $7.1 million in grants awarded to more than 900 schools, nonprofits, and organizations across the 43 states that Dollar General serves.

Thank you so much Dollar General for your support!

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Our theme for the 2018 Summer Reading ProgramĀ  is “Libraries Rock!”. The sign-ups begin on May 29th! Also, we will be hosting Adventures in the Kitchen again. Ms. Jackie at the UT Extension Office has a wonderful, free six week nutritional program for kids and their parents. Swing by the library for more information!

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NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK/AMNESTY WEEK APRIL 8TH-14TH

 

Do you have outstanding fines or fees due to overdue materials from the Claiborne County Public Library?

Claiborne County Public Library wants to welcome you back to the library and help wipe the slate clean during our celebration of National Library Week!

The library is offering this opportunity to return any library materials without having the worries of paying late fees! Whether it be books, DVDs, magazines, or audio books, you will have a fresh start with us! This does not apply to existing fines on previously returned materials. Lost library cards will also be replaced at no cost to you. We want everyone to able to enjoy all the library has to offer and to help us celebrate during National Library Week.

For any additional information, please call the library at 423.626.5414.

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Essential Oils Class

For anyone who would be interested in an Intro to Essential Oils class, the Claiborne County Public Library will be hosting this event on November 14th from 10:00-11:00. scan0001