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Complete some of your Christmas shopping at the library

Published 6:31am Tuesday, December 11, 2012

By TARYN BROWN

Southwest Georgia Regional Library System

Are you having trouble figuring out what to buy that person on your shopping list this holiday season? You know the one, that person who seems to have everything? Look to your library for your holiday shopping needs!

For that special book lover, purchase a bookmark or a letter opener/ruler at the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library. Or, you could get your hands on a black canvas tote bag at the library for a $3 donation, for that book lover to tote their books around in.

What would be a good gift for a history or genealogy enthusiast? Purchase titles such as the Jones History of Decatur County for $35, or I Remember Life in a Small Town for just $7.50, at your public library. Stop by the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library to purchase a copy of Prologue by Maston O’Neal, Raymond Miles’ autobiography, Thank You, Bainbridge, or Frederick Smallwood’s autobiography, My War: Frederick Smallwood in the Battle of the Bulge During World War II, for $15 each. In addition, you can purchase All in the Timing: From Operating Room to Board Room by Dr. Charles Hatcher Jr. at the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library.

Paperbacks are priced at just $16, and hardbacks are priced at $30. Proceeds from these book sales benefit the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library Foundation.

So what are you waiting for? Avoid the long lines and complete your holiday shopping list at your library this season!

What’s new at your library?

What’s new at your library this month? Stop by the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library to check out some of the newest books available for your reading enjoyment.

Adults can enjoy new titles, including Not Dead Yet, by Peter James, or Janet Evanovich’s latest “Stephanie Plum” series title, Notorious Nineteen. For kids, try The Third Wheel, by Jeff Kinney, the newest installment in the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series, or Return of the Library Dragon, by Carmen Agra Deedy.

Whatever your reading tastes are, the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library has something for you. Please visit the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library to get your hands on these or other new titles.

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