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If you love hummingbirds, flowers, and/or the thought that someday the temperature will be above zero on a consistent basis, you'll enjoy the Gardening for Hummingbirds presentation on Saturday, March 8, in the library from 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Kathi and Michael Rock will teach participants about the most effective ways to use annual and perennial flowers to attract hummingbirds to their gardens.
As a bonus to the green-thumbed, there will even be free seeds and bulbs!
You can visit the Rocks' website at...
This post is for anyone who's considering getting a card at the Augusta Public Library. You should know that:
A) The library offers access to thousands of books, movies, and on-line resources, so you'll be REALLY glad you did
B) New patrons will be temporarily limited to checking out two items at a time and to placing two holds at a time.
While the library wholeheartedly welcomes its new patrons, it had to institute this policy to avoid situations in which new patrons check out numerous items, then fail to return them.
Joe, Storm, and Turtle Dos
Just kidding. You can keep your soul, but the Augusta Public Library DOES want you to sign an updated Computer Use Policy.
The library has recently changed some of its computer use policies; in order to make sure that patrons are aware of the changes, anyone wishing to use a library computer will be required to sign a new form.
Most of the current policy has remained substantially the same, but one major change involves time limits. While users were previously limited to 30 minute sessions, the limit has been extended to one hour per day. Patrons who are using the...
The Augusta Library Book Club met on Feb. 12 to discuss The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian. Despite the breezy-sounding title, this was a story of love, death, and family history that shifts between modern times and the early 20th century Armenian genocide.
While the book couldn't really be described as "enjoyable" (its descriptions of horrible suffering on a massive scale were hardly fun to read), most Book Club members seemed to find it important and thought-provoking.
The meeting began with a long discussion about the the history and geography of the...