Northwest Library

Northwest Library is one of 4 branches of the Dougherty County Public Library System.

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Our festive elves (a.k.a awesome staff) have put up the Book Tree🎄📚📚 at Northwest Library! #Docolib

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Happy Thanksgiving Eve! All of our branches will close 6 p.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 27, and will remain closed both Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29. We will reopen bright and early on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. You can also access our online branch 24/7 at https://bit.ly/37qZral

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We had awesome turnout at today’s Northwest Library expansion preview. Thank you to everyone, from State Delegates, County Commissioners, County Administrators, County Facilities and Public Works, to Hecht Burdeshaw Architects, Inc. and WJ Kirksey Construction, Dougherty County Library Board, Dougherty County Friends of the Library, Georgia Public Library Service, and our amazing staff for making today possible. Be sure to stop by, checkout some new reads, and see what's new at Northwest!

We had awesome turnout at today’s Northwest Library expansion preview. Thank you to everyone, from our State Delegates GA State Senator Freddie Powell Sims, Representative Gerald Greene, State Representative CaMia Hopson - HD 153, and State Rep Winfred Dukes; Dougherty County Commissioners, County Administrators, County Facilities and Public Works; to Hecht Burdeshaw Architects, Inc. and WJ Kirksey Construction; the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce; Dougherty County Library Board; Dougherty County Friends of the Library; Georgia Public Library Service; and our amazing staff for making today possible. Come see the new space, checkout some reads, and see what's new at Northwest!

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Northwest Library will be closed today, Wednesday, November 13th for renovations, it will reopen at noon on Thursday, November 14th. All of our other Dougherty County Public Library locations are open to serve your library needs and items can be returned at any book drop or at any branch location.

If you have holds you would like to claim, contact us at 229-420-3270 and we will be happy to send them to any of our other locations. Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve the building in our effort to provide the best possible library service.

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Northwest Library will be closed Wednesday, November 13th
for renovations, it will reopen at noon on Thursday, November 14th. All of our other Dougherty County Public Library locations are open to serve your library needs and items can be returned at any book drop or at any branch location.

If you have holds you would like to claim, contact us at 229-420-3270 and we will be happy to send them to any of our other locations. Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve the building in our effort to provide the best possible library service.

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Happy Veterans Day! Today we celebrate and honor all of the Veterans who have served our country. Thank you for your service! Learn more about Veterans Day at any of our libraries.

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Happy Monday! Check out this fang-tastic book display from the Children's section of Northwest Library!

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Central Library will be closed Saturday, October 12, during Albany State University's Homecoming parade, but will open immediately afterwards. Our other four locations, Northwest Library, Dougherty County Tallulah Massey Library, Southside Library, and Westtown Library will open at 10 a.m. as scheduled. #GoRams

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We will be hosting a 20 panel banner from The Breman Museum at Central Library, 300 Pine Ave, from now until October 24.

In addition, patrons can check out the Breman pass at any of our Dougherty County Public Library locations and visit the Breman Museum for free (up to four people per pass).

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We're giving away tickets to the Georgia National Fair! Five kids (ages 5 -12) will have a chance to win a family four-pack of tickets to the fair! Stop by any of our branches between now and September 23rd and check out 5 or more books for a chance to win. Contact us at 229-420-3208 or [email protected] for more details!

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Looking for a book but can’t find it at any of our Dougherty County Public Library branches or in the PINES collection? Fill out an Interlibrary Loan Request - we can request to see if other libraries are able to ship it to us for our patrons to borrow! This service expands our collection by allowing us to collaborate with other libraries, making it easy for YOU to find what you’re looking for.

Oh yeah, and did we mention that we offer this service for free!? How cool. Contact [email protected] or 229-420-3210 for more details. #librarycardsignupmonth

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All of our branches will be closed Sunday, September 1, and Monday, September 2, in honor of Labor Day. Stop by and grab some books and DVDs for the long weekend. Or browse our collection of eAudiobooks and eBooks, available 24/7, 365 days a year at https://bit.ly/2KYhNq4

Have a safe and happy weekend!

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The ultimate good news: we are open! Come pick up your holds and get your movies and books for the weekend!

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Due to major renovations going on at Northwest Library it will be closed from now until Friday, August 9. It will reopen on Saturday, August 10, 2019.

In the meantime, bookdrops at Northwest and our other locations are still available for returning your library items. If you have holds waiting at Northwest we will keep them until the branch reopens or you can give us a call at 229-420-3200 and we will be happy to send the items to one of our other library locations.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve the building in our effort to provide the best possible library services. We are making every effort to open as quickly as possible, and our other branches are available for your library needs.

*Dates are subject to change. For updates please continue to check our page and our website at www.docolib.org.

Northwest Library will be closed from now until Friday, August 9, for renovations, and will reopen Saturday, August 10, 2019.

For your convenience, you may return library items at bookdrops located at any of our branches. If you have holds you would like to claim, contact us at 229-420-3200 and we will be happy to send them to any of our other locations.

We will make every effort to open as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve the building in our effort to provide the best possible library services.

* Dates are subject to change. For updates please continue to check our page and our website at www.docolib.org.

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Update: Northwest Library will be closed for renovation on Tuesday, July 30th, through Friday, August 9th.

Please note that these dates are subject to change, but we will do our best to keep you updated. Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve the building in our effort to provide the best possible library services.

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Update: Northwest Library will be closed for renovation on Tuesday, July 30th, through Friday, August 2nd.

Please note that these dates are subject to change, but we will do our best to keep you updated. Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve the building in our effort to provide the best possible library services.

Congratulations to our two Summer Reading grand prize winners, both will receive a one year family membership to the Flint RiverQuarium!

*Please note that all Summer Reading winners and grand prize winners have been notified via phone or email.*

Congratulations to our two Summer Reading grand prize winners, both will receive a one year family membership to the Flint RiverQuarium!

*Please note that all Summer Reading winners and grand prize winners have been notified via phone or email.*

It's Monday, so we thought we'd share a Northwest renovation update! Progress on the new event center, makerspace, genealogy room, and branch expansion is going well (honestly, it's going to look fabulous 🤩) and we have begun the study room demolition!

Even though we know it's noisy over here, we're open for business as usual! So please pardon our dust, and thank you for your patience as we continue to improve the building in our effort to provide the best possible library services.

It's Monday, so we thought we'd share a Northwest Library renovation update! Progress on the new event center, makerspace, genealogy room, and branch expansion is going well (honestly, it's going to look fabulous 🤩) and we have begun the study room demolition!

Even though we know it's noisy over here, we're open for business as usual! So please pardon our dust, and thank you for your patience as we continue to improve the building in our effort to provide the best possible library services.

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Did you know you that you can win prizes courtesy of our awesome Summer Reading sponsors? Hurry and sign in to docolib.beanstack.org, log your reading and activities, and get in on all the fun by Saturday, July 20th!

Thank you to our Friends of the Dougherty County Public Library, Utilis Matronae Club, Incorporated, LongHorn Steakhouse, Buffalo Rock Company, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Mellow Mushroom, Zaxby's, Wendy's, Flint RiverQuarium, Georgia Public Library Service, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy GCSU, and GEAR UP Dougherty for making this an out of this world summer!

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Happy Independence Day! Our libraries are closed today, July 4th and will return to normal hours Friday, July 5th. Enjoy the day and be safe!

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Have you enrolled your young reader in Summer Reading? Bring them in with their reading tracker or show us their progress on docolib.beanstack.org and they can get a coupon for a free Chipotle Mexican Grill kids' meal. While supplies last. For more details contact [email protected] or 229-420-3208.

Join us for circus-style entertainment and hilarious hi-jinks in the Library this Friday, June 28, 10 AM here at Northwest!

Come see the impressive Cirque du Todd Friday, June 28! Shows will be at 10 AM Northwest Library and 1 PM at Central Library located at 300 Pine Ave. It’s wacky, it’s witty, and it's perfect for the entire family. Call 229-420-3208 for details.

A Friendly Heads-up: Northwest Library will be closed on Saturday, June 22nd, for air-conditioning repairs. It will reopen on Monday, June 24th. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

It's been awhile since we posted updates about our Northwest renovation... so we thought we'd give you a behind the scenes peak at the of the progress so far.

We'll be open for business as usual, so please pardon any dust and noise in the coming months as we improve the building in our effort to continue providing the best possible library services.

It's been awhile since we posted updates about our Northwest Library renovation... so we thought we'd give you a behind the scenes peak at the of the progress so far.

We'll be open for business as usual, so please pardon any dust and noise in the coming months as we improve the building in our effort to continue providing the best possible library services.

Join us tomorrow, June 13, to see the Dr. Magical Balloons show,10:00 a.m. at Dougherty County Tallulah Massey Library and 2:00 p.m. here at Northwest Library

Join us tomorrow, June 13, to see the Dr. Magical Balloons show,10:00 a.m. at Dougherty County Tallulah Massey Library and 2:00 p.m. at Northwest Library

In honor of Memorial Day, all Dougherty County Public Library locations will be closed Sunday, May 26 through Monday, May 27. Normal hours of operation will resume Tuesday, May 28.

You can access our online resources 24/7 at docolib.org/onlineresources.html

In honor of Memorial Day, all Dougherty County Public Library locations will be closed Sunday, May 26 through Monday, May 27. Normal hours of operation will resume Tuesday, May 28.

You can access our online resources 24/7 at docolib.org/onlineresources.html

Sign up for Summer Reading from now until July 20, at any of our branches or online at: docolib.beanstack.org

Have you signed up for Summer Reading Club 2019 yet? Explore "A Universe of Stories" with the entire family from now until July 20! Register at any of our branches or online at: docolib.beanstack.org

Remember if you previously created an account on Beanstack, you don't have to make a new one. Forgot your username/password? Come see or call us and we can assist you!

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Tuesday - A fun & busy summer at the Dougherty County Library!

Thank you to Karla Heath-Sands WALB for giving a shout out to our Summer Reading Blastoff Party this Saturday, May 18, 11 AM at Westtown Library Hope to see you all there!

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Happy Easter from Dougherty County Library 🐰🥚

We're closed today, Sunday, April 21st for Easter, but our digital branch is open 24/7 at www.docolib.org/onlineresources.html

Due to severe weather forecasts for our area, all of our libraries will open at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2019. Please stay safe.

UPDATE: Due to severe weather forecasts for our area, Central, Northwest Library, and Dougherty County Tallulah Massey Library will open at 12:00 p.m. today, Friday, April 19, 2019. Please be safe! #safetyfirst

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Bring the teens and tweens to Northwest Library today (4/15) at 4:00-5:30 p.m. to make Pipe Cleaner Ninjas! (We had nearly as much fun making them as we did battling them.) 😏😂

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HAPPY👏 NATIONAL 👏LIBRARY 👏 WORKERS 👏DAY 👏!!
Let's hear it for our wonderful staff who help make Dougherty County Library what it is. #NationalLibraryWeek

This sweet guy is here at the library waiting on some friends to come join him! 😁

This gorgeous guy is at Northwest Library waiting on some friends to read to him!

Our next Read to a Dog event will be on Thursday, March 21st, 6-7 pm at Northwest Library. Certified pet therapy dogs will be available for young readers to share stories with.

Our next Read to a Dog event will be on Thursday, March 21st, 6-7 pm at Northwest Library. Certified pet therapy dogs will be available for young readers to share stories with.

It’s International Women’s Day! Looking for a book by amazing authors to celebrate it with? We’ve got you covered!

Since it's such a dreary day outside, we thought we'd cheer up with some progress photos of our Northwest Library​ renovation. We have walls coming up and rooms being defined, and we couldn't be more excited! Even though it's a bit noisy over here, we are still open for business as usual. Thank you for your patience during this process.

Come to Read to a Dog, today 2/09/19, 12:30 at Northwest Library and read to our friend Buzz!

This is Buzz, a certified pet therapy dog and all around sweetheart, he can't wait to read with the kids at Northwest Library today at 12:30 during our Read to a Dog program. Reading to certified pet therapy dogs is a fun way to help improve your child's literacy skills, and its absolutely adorable, so be ready to take lots of pictures!

Take Your Child to the Library Day is this Saturday, February 2, at 12:30 pm! What better day to come and visit your local Dougherty County Public Library branches and experience all the fun, FREE things we have for you to do?

Take Your Child to the Library Day is this Saturday, February 2, at 12:30 pm! What better day to come and visit your local Dougherty County Public Library branches and experience all the fun, FREE things we have for you to do?

Renovations for our new event center, makerspace, genealogy room, and branch expansion have begun here at Northwest Library! We'll be open for business as usual, so please pardon any dust and noise in the coming months as we improve the building in our effort to continue providing the best possible library services.

Wondering about the noise you're hearing at Northwest Library? Renovations for our new event center, makerspace, genealogy room, and branch expansion have started! The library is open for business as usual, so please pardon any dust and noise in the coming months as we improve the building in our effort to continue providing the best possible library services.

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