Summer Reading Kick Off Party

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party! Your Passport to Adventure! Saturday, June 1, 10:30 am-1:00 pm Mark your calendar and keep the date open for the Kick-Off party for Summer Reading at the Library. There will be exciting activities like "Touch A Truck" - see the big trucks of Rockdale County, face painting, creative crafts, and fun and games in the park. This year, we’re taking our reading journey to new heights with Beanstack, where you can easily sign up, log your reading hours,...

A Library Card is ELEMENTAL!

A Library Card is ELEMENTAL! Get in Your Element this September—sign up for a library card! From borrowing books, ebooks, and museum passes to getting homework help, learning new skills, or attending story time, a library card helps you do more of what you enjoy. Get a library card and dive into a new hobby. Use your library card to tinker in a maker space and spark your creativity. A library card is your most important school supply—it's elemental, really—and everyone should have...

Radon Test Kits available for checkout

Radon Test Kits are available for checkout. The University of Georgia Extension and the Georgia Public Library Service are partnering to launch the Electronic Radon Monitor Loan Program, an initiative to promote radon safety and awareness across the state. The program promotes public health by providing electronic radon monitors for checkout at all Georgia public libraries. The radon monitor loan kit has a circulation period of 14 days with two renewals. Each radon kit has a paper...

Mayor's Reading Club

Mayor's Reading Club Mayor's Reading Club The Mayor's Reading Club recently held a book reading session featuring the book "Sylvie" The reader for the day was Barksdale Elementary School librarian, Ms. Grant, who also helped the children with crafts. If you missed this fun event, keep an eye out for upcoming reading club sessions.

Summer Reading 2023 "All Together Now"

Summer Reading Program May 27 – July 31, 2023 Summer Reading Program May 27 – July 31, 2023 The public library is a haven for families in Georgia, providing unparalleled opportunities for free educational and cultural enrichment activities. Vice Chancellor for Libraries & Archives and State Librarian Julie Walker shares our enthusiasm: "Each public library offers a robust and community-focused summer reading program in every county." This year's theme, "All...

Pokemon Challenge

Pokemon Challenge at the library Pokemon Challenge at the Library The library recently hosted a Pokemon challenge where the beloved characters were hidden throughout the Children's Department for participants to hunt for them. It was a fun and exciting way for children to explore the library, and they had a great time catching them all.

The library is excited to announce that it has Libby! 

The library is excited to announce that it has Libby! Libby is an online reading app it offers an easy and convenient way to read or listen to audiobooks from the comfort of your home or on the go. With Libby, you can access thousands of e-books, digital audiobooks, and magazines with just a few clicks. It's a great way to stay entertained and informed, available for free through the library. Download the Libby app from the Apple App Store or Google Play, have your library card number...

Stuffy Sleepover

Photos are better than words for this Stuffy Sleepover. Check out what your stuffies were up to at the library.

Tech Tuesday

Need help getting set up on your PC? Are you having trouble downloading books from your device? Join us for one-on-one technology assistance by appointment on Tech Tuesday from 1 pm to 4 pm. We are happy to help with any personal device of your choice. All sessions will be at most 15 minutes. To request an appointment, please get in touch with us at 770-388-5040, ext. 102.

Generous donation from the Friends of the Library

The Conyers Rockdale (Nancy Guinn Memorial) Library received a generous donation from the Friends of the Library. A $15,000.00 dollar check was presented to Brenda Poku, Library Director, by FOL Chairperson Elenia Burris. Director Brenda Poku stated that the Friends of the Library have a long and stellar history of generously supporting the library. They are a non-profit volunteer organization that brings together involved, caring people who support and promote library services and...

AARP Tax Assistance

AARP is returning to our Library for free tax preparation service. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 am-1:00 pm Starting February 1 and running until April 12 Located in the Meeting Room Patrons must make an appointment with the AARP volunteers in person at the library. No walk-ins or phone calls, and appointments are limited. Same-day appointments are accepted if available.

And Our Next Reader Is…The Mayor

On a recent Saturday, Conyers Mayor Vince Evans read to a group of children at the Library, kicking off a new program called “The Mayor’s Reading Club. An innovative new program from Georgia City Solutions encourages mayors to get out into the community and read to children, promoting literacy and community engagement. Read the article here.