Celebrate our Book Gardens with a fun Garden Party featuring crafts and activities inspired by books. All ages are welcome. - Activities include: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom bean bag toss, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory scented slime making, the Cat in the Hat paper plate masks, A Wrinkle in Time sundial, and Strawberry Girl strawberry DNA extraction activity. Tours of the gardens will be held at 10 AM and 11 AM.
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13September 13, 2018

Great Books for Middle Schoolers

This week and next week our library staff are visiting Scribner Middle School to share some booktalks with their students. If you're looking for a book for a middle-schooler, you might want to choose one of the books we're featuring!   Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi (2018; 355 pages). This fantasy adventure is a great [...]

11September 11, 2018


Vox by Christina Dalcher (2018; 326 pages): In a near-future America, women can only speak 100 words per day... Jean never thought it could happen. Now she wears a mandatory word counter on her wrist that doles out electric shocks if she speaks more than her allotted 100. Worse, her six-year-old daughter must wear one, too. And her teenage son [...]

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The Carnegie has thrived under the 30-year leadership of Director Sally Newkirk, the Floyd County Library, and the devoted board and community. I am excited for this opportunity to refresh our vision for the future, while honoring the Carnegie’s past. The Carnegie is a unique cultural institution because we can engage people through art, architecture, and history.

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