Help Piedmont Regional Library System Celebrate National Children’s Book Week with Our Special Guest Curious George!


Check out the dates below and see when he’ll be visiting your library for a very special storytime. Bring your cameras and get your picture taken with everyone’s favorite monkey!

  • Braselton Library (15 Brassie Lane, Braselton, GA) – May 1st at 11am
  • Statham Public Library (1928 Railroad St., Statham, GA) – May 2nd at 1pm
  • Commerce Public Library (1344 South Broad Street, Commerce, GA) – May 4th at 10:30am
  • Harold S. Swindle Public Library (5466 U.S. Highway 441 South, Nicholson, GA) – May 4th at 2pm
  • Talmo Public Library (45 A. J. Irvin Rd., Talmo, GA) – May 5th at 2pm
  • Banks County Public Library (226 Highway 51 South, Homer, GA) – May 6th at 10:30am
  • Maysville Public Library (9247 Gillsville Road, Maysville, GA) – May 7th at 3:30pm
  • Jefferson Public Library (1000 Washington Street, Jefferson, GA) – May 8th at 10am
  • Winder Public Library (189 Bellview Street, Winder, GA) – May 9th at 10am
  • Auburn Public Library (24 5th Street, Auburn GA) – May 9th at 1pm

Authors at a Library Near You

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They can be found in books, eBooks, and audiobooks, and but sometimes they appear in person, or on Skype. They? Authors, and you can find them at the library.

Maysville Public Library (9247 Gillsville Road, Maysville, GA) will be hosting New York Times bestselling author Karen White on Saturday, April 18th at 11:30am. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Ms White will have books for purchase.


On Thursday, April 9th at 5pm, author and YouTube sensation, Paige McKenzie will be featured on a Skype chat at the Auburn Public Library (24 5th Street, Auburn, GA).


Colleen Oakley, an Atlanta-based author, will be joining Jefferson Public Library (1000 Washington Street, Jefferson, GA). for an evening of fun discussing her debut novel, “Before I Go.”  Ms Oakley has written for Marie Claire, The New York Times, Women’s Health and other publications. The event will start at 6pm on May 1st.

Upcoming Book Sales to Benefit the Library

Book Sale at the Library

The Jefferson Public Library’s book sale will be held on March 20, Friday, 9am-6pm and March 21, Saturday, 9am-4pm at the Jefferson Station Meeting Room adjacent to the library. Thousands of hardbacks, paperbacks, and movies for adults and children priced to sell.

Other upcoming book sales dates:

  • Harold S Swindle Public Library – April 13-18
  • Auburn Public Library – April 23-27, with a second book sale in October
  • Braselton Library – June 18, 19 & 20
  • Maysville Public Library – October 3
  • Winder Public Library – October 2, 3 & 5

  • Many of our libraries also have ongoing book sales.