Library Elizabeth Haagen Brown is pictured with the early start of the Animal Care donation project at the Nicholson Public Library.

Foxfire Woods and Farm will be at the Nicholson Public Library on Thursday, May 27 at 10:30 a.m. There will be chickens, bunnies and more for the children to pet and enjoy.

"You don’t want to miss this incredible informative program," library manager Rhonda O'Keefe states.


Summer Reading Registration has begun. Points are earned June 1 – July 17. You can go online to register on for Beanstack or visit the library and sign you up.


Donations are being taken for much-needed animal care item for MOAS. June 1st through July 31st, the Nicholson Public Library will be a donation spot. A complete list of needed items is available on the library Facebook page or at the library.

"Please help the animals," O'Keefe said.


Mark your calendars, Saturday, September 4, is the Nicholson Labor Day Celebration. Enjoy food and craft booths beginning at 9 a.m. Don’t forget to visit the library booth. The library will be sponsoring cake walks. Entertainer Whisper Whitlock, will be live and fireworks will begin at dark. Spots are still available, craft booths are $25 and food booths are $50. The celebration is at the East Jackson Park, located at 247 Lakeview Drive, in Nicholson. For more information, call 706 757-3408/email


Lady Sherri offers a weekly "Enchanted Storytime." Every Monday on the Harold S. Swindle Public Facebook page, Lady Sherri reads a story and makes a craft based on the book. Those who are interested can drop by the library and pick up a take and make craft.

Nicholson’s own petite princess, Czarina Lena reviews children’s books from all genres. Discover new authors and books or see how your favorite rates on her crown scale.

Ms. Irma offers Spanish Storytime.


Services offered at the library includes:

•Libby is Piedmont Regional Libraries app for e-books, e-magazines and audiobooks. Through Libby, patrons can listen or read their favorite books for free. Choose from hundreds of titles in a variety of genres. Libby is easy to use, stop by the library or go to to find out more about this digital resource.

•Stop by the library and check out one of our Georgia State Parks and Historic Site passes. The pass will enable you to park free of charge at any one of over 100 parks. For more information, visit

•Atlanta Zoo passes are once again available at the library. Stop by and watch the Atlanta Zoo DVD and one of our staff members will issue you a voucher good for three free admissions. The pass is valid Mondays through Fridays, only. The pass is redeemable for up to four weeks from the issue date. You must present the pass and your PINES library card. Contact the zoo by phone 404-624-9453 or visit the following webpage for more information. Know Before You Visit—

•The library offers printing, copying and faxing for a nominal fee. Scanning is free of charge. If you need Wi-Fi, it is available even when the library is closed. No password is required to use it free in our parking lot.

•The library is Passport Acceptance Agency with trained and certified agents by The U.S. Department of State available to initiate and “execute” passport services. Call today and book an appointment or visit for more information.


The library will be closed on Saturday, May 29, and Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day.

The Nicholson Public Library hours of operation are as follows: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays from 10 a.m.t o 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The library is located at 5466 U.S. Highway 441 South Nicholson. For more information, call 706 757-3577 or visit, or Facebook (Harold S. Swindle Public Library).


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