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June 2018

Libraries Rock This Summer

School is out and summer has officially begun at St. Lawrence County Libraries! This year, our Collaborative Summer Reading Program theme is “Libraries Rock” and our county libraries have special programs and events geared for children of all ages.  Each library has its own calendar of activities which may be found at the library, on the library’s website, or the library’s Facebook page. Here are some highlights: The Canton Free Library program runs from July 10th through August 2nd and includes age-appropriate storytime activities, storytellers, music, a pet show, and a visit from Daniel Tiger.  The Gouverneur Library is hosting… Read More »Libraries Rock This Summer

June is National Audiobook Month at St. Lawrence County Libraries

June is National Audiobook Month and our St. Lawrence County libraries have plenty of audiobooks on our shelves, available through interlibrary loan, and downloadable from our Overdrive collection.  The North Country Library System (NCLS) has over 12,000 audiobook titles in our catalog, with the vast majority (over 10,500) of titles available on CD. Titles include all genres including romance, western, mystery, biography, and self-help. In addition, NCLS has over 845 digital titles that may be downloaded via our Overdrive system to a computer, tablet, or smartphone. So far in 2018, NCLS libraries have circulated over 20,000 audiobooks to our patrons,… Read More »June is National Audiobook Month at St. Lawrence County Libraries