Library closed for July 4 holiday

Published 7:43 am Tuesday, June 25, 2013


Southwest Georgia Regional Library System

The Gilbert H. Gragg Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day. It will reopen Friday, July 5, at 9 a.m.

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You may visit our virtual library at for information about programs, to access our catalog, and to find information on a variety of resources. For more information, please call the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library at (229) 248-2665.


ACT/SAT Study Groups

All teens are invited to come and study for these tests together at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays this June and July. Special study resources are available to participants, so come in and find out what you need to know about these tests, and study with other teens. For more information call Carole Albyn at (229) 248-2665, ext. 114.


Revolutionary Reading

Come to the library to check out some fascinating books about the American Revolution to get into the holiday spirit and to learn about the hardships Americans endured bringing this country into freedom.

You may want to start off with the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1776, by David McCullough. This book recounts in very human terms the Revolutionary War. Cokie Roberts examines the women who were pivotal in making our country a nation in Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation. 1775: A Good Year for a Revolution, by Kevin Phillips, concentrates on all the important events that led up to the Revolution which began 1776.

For these books and more, please search our catalog at For more information, please call the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library at (229) 248-2665 or visit our website at