Dougherty County Public Library

The Dougherty County Public Library has 5 branches to help serve you. Please visit our website at www.docolib.org for more information.

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

Tallulah Massey Library will be closed from now until Friday, December 6th for HVAC repairs. It will reopen 10:00 AM at Saturday, December 7th.

All of our other branches 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 229-420-3200 and we will be happy to send them to any of our other locations: www.docolib.org/index.php/about-us/location-hours/

Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve the building in our effort to provide the best possible library service.

#MotivationMonday Baby Yoda has a library card. Be like Baby Yoda.

#Caturday

*Ooops!* ☺️

Yep...

no you did not

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

[11/27/19]   If you could invite any 3 fictional characters to your Thanksgiving dinner, which ones would you choose?

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

Did you know November is National Native American Heritage Month? We have displays at Westtown Library, so you can learn about and commemorate the unique cultures of our nation's first peoples!

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#mood

National Novel Writing Month (NanowriMo) is an annual Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript between November 1 and November 30.

We will host a '"Write In" at Central Library for those taking on the challenge today, Monday, Nov. 25, from 12:00 to 2:00

For more info contact [email protected] or 229-420-3208

We'll be closed this Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, for Thanksgiving. Be sure to stop by and stock up on your last minute reads and videos!

This is doable. 😄🥧🛍🛒

Learn to Knit meets Monday, November 25, Central Library, 300 Pine Ave. at 6:00 PM. Free and open to the public, all levels of experience welcome. For more details contact 229-420-3210 or [email protected]

Just a quick reminder, we will be closed next Thursday and Friday, November 28th and 29th for Thanksgiving!

A “Frozen” Success Northwest Library! Thank you to everyone who joined in the fun with us. #northwestlibrary #docolib #letitgo #newspaces

Most people can find health coverage for less than $10 or less. You won't know unless you shop. Visit HealthCare.gov to #GetCovered. #EnrollByDec15

La mayoría de las personas pueden encontrar cobertura de salud por menos de $10 al mes. No
sabrás cuánto cuesta a menos que compares los planes. Visita HealthCare.gov

#ThursdayThoughts

[11/20/19]   What's the longest book you've ever read? 📖

Don’t be a turkey, stock up on some great books from the library because we will be closed next Thursday and Friday, November 28th and 29th for Thanksgiving!

Disney+ sounds great and all, but... never forget your local library has all the greats - classics and new releases - for free... ☺️ 🏰 🐭

If you visit your library today, make sure to give us a high five!! 🙌 *Fist bumps are also welcome.*

Service has been restored at Central and the library will open today, 11/18/19 at 10:00 A.M. Thank you for your patience.

UPDATE: Service has been restored and Central will open at 10:00 A.M. Monday, 11/18/19.

Central Library must close immediately due to a domestic water leak affecting the use of all facilities. The Library will reopen on Monday morning pending repair. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Pines Library Card Design Contest

Submit your design for the PINES 20th Anniversary library card. You could win an Amazon gift card. Contest closes tonight (Nov. 15) at 11:59pm EST.
https://georgialibraries.org/pines-contest/

georgialibraries.org This contest is closed. PINES 20th ANNIVERSARY Library Card Design Contest Enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card! PINES will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2020, and we are

#FridayFunny
(Thanks JH for sharing the laugh!)

[11/15/19]   Join us tomorrow, Friday, November 15, at 1PM for Homeschool Hangout: Pokemon Day! Best for ages 5 to 12, contact the Youth Services desk at 229-420-3208 or [email protected] for more info.

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!

You don’t want to miss the new space at Northwest Library! Today at 12:00 PM, the plastic comes down and new spaces unveiled! We've come along way since January!

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.

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is an annual Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. We're hosting NaNoWriMo "Write Ins" at Central throughout the month for those taking on the challenge. Join us:
Tue. Nov. 12th @ 1:00-3:00
Writer Circle Sat. Nov. 16th @ 3:00-4:30
Wed. Nov. 20th @ 2:00-4:00
Mon. Nov. 25th @ 12:00-2:00

For more info contact [email protected] or 229-420-3208

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.

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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You May Have To Wait To Borrow A New E-Book From The Library

If you use your library card for eBooks, this will be of interest to you. Learn more at https://ebooksforall.org (via NPR)

npr.org Macmillan Publishers Ltd. will begin restricting sales of new e-books to libraries to one per library system for the first eight weeks after publication. Libraries are fighting back.

#Caturday

Brilliant 🤣☕

Join us for Slime Time fun today, Friday, November 8, 4:00 P.M. at Northwest Library on 2507 Dawson Road. Free and open to the public, supplies are available on a first come first serve basis. Contact 229-420-3208 or [email protected] for details.

It’s that time of year again – open enrollment is back! From now until Dec. 15th, you can find health insurance that fits your needs and your budget for 2020. Visit HealthCare.gov today to see if you qualify for a discount #GetCovered #EnrollByDec15

Llegó de nuevo esa época del año –¡el periodo de inscripción abierta está de vuelta! Desde hoy hasta el 15 de diciembre puedes encontrar un seguro de salud que se adapte a tus necesidades y presupuesto en el 2020. Visita HealthCare.gov hoy para ver si calificas para un descuento
#GetCovered #EnrollByDec15

Chattahoochee Valley Libraries

We've got one....

Been there. Done that.

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Ernest J. Gaines, Author of ‘The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,’ Is Dead at 86

We are mourning the passing of legendary author Ernest Gaines. Best known for the novels "A Lesson Before Dying" and "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman", Gaines also won the MacArthur Genius Grant in 1993. For more information go to: https://nyti.ms/32ldb2K

For a list of his work visit: https://bit.ly/2WJFCpW

nytimes.com Mr. Gaines chronicled the lives and struggles of black people in the South before the civil rights era; “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” is his best-known work.

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300 Pine Ave
Albany, GA
31701

General information

The Dougherty County Public Library page is an arena for us to engage our community in discussions about library services, programs, collections, and events. This is a shared forum for all, especially book lovers, information seekers, and library patrons, past, present, and future. While we welcome comments and open discussion, we reserve the right to remove any comments with profanity, personal attacks, or spam and ban users who consistently post such comments. Central Library 300 Pine Ave. Albany, GA (229) 420-3200 Mon.-Wed. 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Thurs.-Fri. 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sat.10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sun. 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Northwest Branch 2507 Dawson Rd. Albany, GA (229) 420-3270 Mon.10:00 am.-8: 00 p.m. Tues.-Wed.10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Thurs.10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Fri. 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sat.10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Tallulah Massey Branch 2004 Stratford Dr. Albany, GA (229) 420-3250 Mon.-Fri. 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sat. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Southside Branch 2114 Habersham Rd. Albany, GA (229) 420-3260 Mon.- Wed. 10:00a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Thurs. 3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Westtown Branch 2124 Waddell Ave. Albany, GA (229) 420-3280 Mon.- Wed. 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Thurs. 3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Sat. 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 20:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 14:00 - 18:00
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Southwest Georgia Public Health District Southwest Georgia Public Health District
1109 N Jackson St
Albany, 31701

Including Baker, Calhoun, Colquitt, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Lee, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, Terrell, Thomas and Worth counties.

Dougherty County Government Dougherty County Government
Albany, 31701

The heart and soul of Southwest Georgia. The County contains 326 square miles of land area with a 2010 census population of 94,565 persons.

M&FS Albany M&FS Albany
814 Radford Blvd
Albany, 31704

Official Marine And Family Services, MCLB Albany, GA

Dougherty County School System Dougherty County School System
200 Pine Ave
Albany, 31701

The Dougherty County School System is the leading catalyst and advocate for public education in Southwest Georgia.

Dougherty County Police Department Dougherty County Police Department
2106 Habersham Rd
Albany, 31701

Dougherty County Law Library Dougherty County Law Library
225 Pine Avenue, Room 212
Albany, 31701

The law library provides legal information, and the new pilot project regional help center expands our services and geographic reach.

The City of Albany The City of Albany
401 Pine Avenue
Albany, 31701

Here in Albany there is something for everyone, from family fun to the excitement of the arena football games; from plays and musicials to BMX races; from concerts to art exhibits. The City of Albany prides itself on being a City of Excellence!

MCCS Albany MCCS Albany
814 Radford Blvd
Albany, 31704

This is an official Marine Corps Community Service page. The appearance of links does not constitute endorsement on behalf of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Dougherty County Extension-Family and Consumer Sciences Dougherty County Extension-Family and Consumer Sciences
125 Pine Ave, Ste 100
Albany, 31701

Cooperative Extension branch of UGA

Albany Ga Police Department Albany Ga Police Department
201 W Oglethorpe Blvd
Albany, 31701

The Albany Police Department is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies and certified by the state of Georgia.

Dougherty County Georgia Government Dougherty County Georgia Government
222 Pine Ave., Suite 540
Albany, 31701

Located in the heart of Southwest Georgia, Dougherty County is home to internationally recognized quail plantations, a university and technical institute.