Books, books and more books


Southern Prairie Library System Director Kathy Hale and Altus Head Librarian Donna Smith.


Books are stacked everywhere that have been donated, weeded and found for the Annual Book Fair to be held at the Altus Public Library on Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Along with the many books there are also CDs, DVDs and more that will be on sale this weekend. There will be books for all ages and interests so come early.

The sale is being held in conjunction with National Library Week, April 10-16. This is a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library workers.

The Southern Prairie Library System serves the residents of Jackson and Harmon County by providing books, eBooks, videos, audio books, music, magazines (both in-print and on-line through Zinio), high-speed Internet access (including wireless), as well as literacy and citizenship tutoring through the Great Plains Literacy Council. The library provides access to on-line databases such as Ebsco, Ancestry, Heritage Quest, Mango Languages, Zinio (magazines), Over Drive e-books, One Click Digital audiobooks, Help Now (homework help), and Job Now (employment assistance). These resources can be accessed at the library or on-line (with the exception of Ancestry) 24/7 from the comfort of your home.

For more information, visit the Altus Public Library at 421 N. Hudson or call 580-477-2890. The Altus Library hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Friday and Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Check out the library’s Website at www.spls.lib.ok.us or visit their Facebook page: Southern Prairie Library System. The library now has an on-line Public Access Catalog” available 24 hours a day. Visit their website and click “Welcome to the New On-line Library Catalog” to search their collection; or you can press “Shop Now” on their Facebook page for a direct link to the Public Access Catalog.

Southern Prairie Library System Director Kathy Hale and Altus Head Librarian Donna Smith.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_BookSale.jpgSouthern Prairie Library System Director Kathy Hale and Altus Head Librarian Donna Smith.
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