Beginning June 25 through August 27, the Amelia Givin Library will be open for shorter hours on Saturdays - 10 am to 2 pm.
Join us for an up close and personal look at bugs! The Bugman, Ryan Bridge will teach us about aquatic bugs, underwater ecology, and the importance of fresh water conservation. The audience will be able to hold harmless live insects and ask questions. Click here to register
Using our imaginations, we will explore the depths of the oceans through songs, interactive activities, and a musical story. Register here
Hands-on learning builds strong brains! For babies through age 6. No registration needed. Just drop in between 10:15 and 11:15 am on Fridays for open play and STEM exploration (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).
The Amelia Givin Library will be closed Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. No items will be due, no fines will accrue and no holds will expire on these days. The library will reopen on Tuesday, July 5 10 am.
Join the Kings Gap Staff to learn about the local animals living in our waterways, like amphibians and invertebrates, and how they help us determine water health. Click here to register
The Amelia Givin Library has a current opening on our Library Board of Trustees. This volunteer group is responsible for the success of the library, both now and in the future. Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7 pm and participation on committees is necessary. Experience with other community non-profits a plus! If you would like more information or would like to be considered as a Board Candidate, please speak with the Library Director Cynthia Thompson, or email her
Join us for in-person storytimes for children. Sessions will be held in the library lower level on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings. Click here for the summer schedule and age recommendations.
Every Friday through August 12 from 9 am to 11 am in the Amelia Givin Library parking lot! Click here to sign up in advance. Project SHARE provides free nutritious meals for kids up to age 18 in a drive-thru style at several locations in Cumberland County. Click here for complete information and a list of other Summer Feeding locations in the area.
Makes a perfect gift! Bars of specialty soap from Cowdance Soap for $6 each. Blackberry, Honey Almond, Lemongrass and North Woods are just a few of the available fragrances. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Amelia Givin Library.
The Amelia Givin Library sells one-pound bags of ground coffee for $13 as a fundraiser. Choose from a variety of flavors, including Salted Caramel, Hot Fudge and Jamaican Me Awesome. Drink good coffee. Read good books!