3rd Annual Star Wars Day is Saturday!

by gbcpl on July 29, 2014

star-wars-darth-vader-sith-lord-folded-hands-maskCall it Star Wars Day: Episode III.

The Greenville-Butler County Public Library continues with what has become a popular event for the public on Saturday. The third annual Star Wars Day starts at 11:30 a.m. at the library.

The doors to the library’s Community Room will open at 11:30 a.m. where children and parents can participate in various activities including mask making, a LEGO building contest, a coloring contest and browse the library’s collection of Star Wars books.

At approximately 12:30 p.m., attendees can view a 25-minute LEGO Star Wars film in the children’s theatre and snack on some “Galaxy Goodies.”

At 1 p.m., the library’s popular Star Wars Bingo will start in the Community Room where children can win prizes.

Additionally, Anna Findley of Snazzy Snapshops by Anna will be on hand to photograph during the day and the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce will have Chamber Girls and Pages volunteering.

Star Wars Day is free to the public. For more information call 382-3216.

The Greenville-Butler County Public Library will host its Annual Book Sale the weekend of April 18-19. The library will offer a “Special Preview Sale” on Friday, April 18 at 5 p.m. for those readers who want early pick of the books. Admission is $5.

“We appreciate the community supporting our book sale,” said Kevin Pearcey, Director. “Proceeds from this sale help us provide programs during the summer. Plus it’s an excellent opportunity for people to pick up some great books at low prices.”

Pearcey said the book sale wouldn’t be possible without the donations of people in Greenville and Butler County. While a small number of the books are library discards, the majority of the stock is made up of books given to the the library.

“We accept donations of books throughout the year and by the time the book sale rolls around we have thousands of titles, both fiction and non-fiction, to choose from,” said Pearcey. “So we really must thank the generosity of the people of our community for this book sale.”

The sale on Saturday, April 19 will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no cost for admission on Saturday, said Pearcey. Hardback books will cost $1. Paperbacks will be .50 cents. An assortment of CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes and other materials will also be on sale.

For more information about the sale call 382-3216 or email us.

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The Greenville-Butler County Public Library is pleased to announce that it now offers the Mango Languages online language-learning system to its patrons. Kevin Pearcey, Director, made the announcement. “We are thrilled to add our library to the growing list of libraries across the country who have added Mango to their resources,” said Pearcey. “Some people […]

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