Library News: The Library Needs Friends! Will You Be One?

Because of bad weather, we had to postpone our Book Club meeting a week, but we hope to be back on schedule in February. The Book Club meets the third Tuesday of each month at the library at 7 p.m. February’s meeting will be on the 20th and we will be discussing The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, a nonfiction book by Wes Moore. Two boys with the same name are born within blocks of each other, but their lives take starkly different paths.

The Friends of the Library also met last week and the Friends are having a membership drive. We need more Friends of the Library to support our library and its programs. Some of our Friends help by shelving books, working in the history room, helping people in researching the families, working on fundraisers or setting up for programs. Some help just by paying the dues of $10 per year. All monies raised by the Friends support library programs. Come by and fill out a membership form and become a Friend of the Library. The Friends meet quarterly in January, April, July and October, and other times as needed.

There is a job opening at the library for a library assistant. Here is the information: LIBRARY ASSISTANT: Dade County Public Library, part-time 19 hrs/work, includes Saturday. Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required. Computer skills, experience working with children and the general public highly desirable. Application form available at public libraries in Walker and Dade Counties and online Deadline for applications Feb 3. Send application and resume to Lecia Eubanks, Cherokee Regional Library, 305 S. Duke Street, LaFayette, GA. Fax 706-638-4028 Email – The application may be dropped off at the Dade County Library as well.

There is also an opening at the regional library office in Lafayette for a financial clerk. This job is posted on our website at under Job Opportunities.

It’s not too late to sign up for the financial planning Parent Café sponsored by Dade First Family Connections and the library. This will be on Tuesday, February 6 at 5:30 p.m. A free meal is included, but please call Martha Baker at 423-883-6938 to RSVP. You can call the library as well at 657-7857.

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