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May 2018

How Much is Your Library Worth to You?

In St. Lawrence County, our public libraries and branches serve a population of approximately 111,000 residents. We all pay for library services in some manner – primarily through our local municipalities, school districts, or special legislative districts.  Have you ever thought about the value your local public library brings to your community and your family? Our communities benefit from libraries in many different capacities. Our libraries offer not only printed books and magazines, but newspapers, books on CD or tape, Blu-Ray or DVD videos, and so much more. In addition to traditional materials, our libraries offer digital books and audiobooks… Read More »How Much is Your Library Worth to You?

St. Lawrence County Libraries Excel at Regional Battle of the Books

The North Country Library System annual Battle of the Books competition took place Saturday, May 5th in Gouverneur. Eighteen teams of 4th, 5th, and 6th grade children from St. Lawrence, Jefferson, and Lewis Counties competed in a double-elimination competition consisting of trivia questions based on twenty books the children read and studied over the past eight months.  Congratulations to The Grimoires from the Morristown Public Library for winning the overall competition! The team included Isaac Begel, Reagan Butler, Ivan Kring, Joseph Kring, and Coach Jane Kring. Second place went to the Platinum Dragons of Reading from the Canton Free Library:… Read More »St. Lawrence County Libraries Excel at Regional Battle of the Books