For moms in Savannah and the Coastal Empire


Summer reading suggestions from area children's librarian

The theme for this year's Summer Reading Program at Live Oak Public Libraries is "Make a Splash: Read!"

Following are some splash-related books for children as recommended by Effingham County children's librarian Linda Bridges.

"Rattletrap Car" by Phyllis Root

"Swimmy" by Leo Lionni

"Rainbow Fish" by Marcus Pfister

"Come Along, Daisy" by Jane Simmons

"Fish Wish" by Bob Barner

"Ten Little Fish" by Audrey Wood

"Mister Seahorse" by Eric Carle

"Fish Eyes" by Lois Ehlert

"Sailaway Home" by Bruce Degen

New arrivals at Live Oak libraries


"Cure," by Robin Cook

"The Devil Colony," by James Rollins

"Fly Away Home," by Jennifer Weiner

"Hangman," by Faye Kellerman

"In Harm's Way," by Ridley Pearson

"No Mercy," by Sherrilyn Kenyon

"People of the Longhouse," by Kathleen O'Neal Gear

"Queen of the Night," by J. A. Jance

"The Rembrandt Affair," by Daniel Silva

"Rules of Betrayal," by Christopher Reich

"Scarlet Nights," by Jude Deveraux

"Shadow Zone," by Iris Johansen

"Star Island," by Carl Hiaasen

Variety of summer programs on tap at Pembroke Library

The Pembroke Library is getting geared up for its children's summer programs. Below are some of the events happening this summer. Click here for more information.

Local book events May 27-June 4


Lecture and book signing

7 p.m. May 27, Fort McAllister,
Georgia Spur 144/Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill. Roger Durham will
discuss his latest book, "Guardian of Savannah: Fort McAllister,
Georgia, in the Civil War and Beyond." Light refreshments will be
supplied by the Friends of Fort McAllister, and books will be available
for purchase and signing. Cost: $5. Call 912-727-2339.


Book signing

Live Oak Summer Reading Program info

I was at the Southwest Chatham Library the other day and picked up some information on the Summer Reading Program and thought I would share with you what I found! The goal of the program is to keep children reading throughout the summer -- whether it's books from their home or from school reading lists.

Practically Free Books!

I love books. I love bargains. I love

Give a book, get a book it's that simple. I posted 10 books I don't care to give away (all in good condition) and received 2 free credits. Each book is worth a credit. People asked for my books and I mailed them out. I asked other people for their books and they mailed them to me.

The most money I've spent on postage is $3 and the least I've spent is $1.78. I can even pay for the postage online and print it from my computer to save a trip to the post office.

Books for the Beach

It's time to pick  a  paperback for under the beach umbrella...

I usually like book recommendation lists like this:

but nothing beats a good any?

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