So what is #ownvoices? Maybe you’ve seen the hashtag on Twitter, or heard other readers talking about it. Not a new concept, the hashtag was coined in 2015 by author Corinne Duyvis, who wanted a way to share books whose main characters represented varied groups of people, and were also penned by writers who shared the same diversity as their main characters. Take a look at our staff picks that represent the authors' #ownvoices.
All of our Libraries are open, and we're looking forward to seeing you again. We're following local health guidance. We're only allowing 10-20 percent capacity and are doing deep cleaning at each location. To understand how your visit to the Library will be different, click through to watch our new video.
Procedures for the to go library service have changed slightly. Until further notice, holds will be again held for 7 days. Patrons will receive a notification and materials will be checked out in advance of pickup. Holds will be located in a designated area between the hours of 10 AM and 5 PM Monday - Friday. We ask that you wear a mask when you come to pick up holds from the To-Go Library for the safety of other library customers and staff. Customers may also be subject to screening question
Hey Parents, are your kids ready for some new books to read after being stuck in the house? Let Ms. Grace at the Rural Hall Library help. Call us at 336-703-2970 or email us at email@example.com and let us know the following about your child(ren): -Age, Grade Level, and/or Reading Level -Particular Interests -Topics Necessary for School -Types of books requested (picture book, early readers, non fiction etc.) Ms. Grace will get together a selection of items, check them out to you, and pl