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Last Day for Summer Reading is Saturday, July 30!

Don't forget to turn in your reading logs, pick up your prizes, and enter our grand prize drawing by this Saturday, July 30.

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Back by popular demand! Join us Friday, August 5 at 10:30 AM for conversation, ideas, and crafts. Email to RSVP.

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  • And a dog called Fig : solitude, connection, the writing life

    Helen Humphreys

    Poet and novelist Helen Humphreys’s And a Dog Called Fig, a meditation on the benefits of dogs to the creative life, including the dogs of well-known writers from history, portraits of all the dogs from the author’s life, and the arrival and raising of her new puppy.

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  • Balto

    Emma Carlson Berne

    In 1925, disaster struck the small town of Nome, Alaska. When a deadly epidemic begins affecting the children of Nome, their only hope is to relay life-saving medicine over 650 miles of snow-covered trails using teams of sled dogs. Across the long journey, one dog overcame nearly impossible odds to become a hero

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  • Black Dog

    Stuart Woods

    After returning home from a treacherous adventure, Stone Barrington is all too happy to settle back down in his New York City abode. But when he’s introduced to a glamorous socialite with a staggering inheritance, Stone realizes his days are about to be anything but quiet. As it turns out, Stone’s intriguing new companion has some…

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  • Dog and Hat and the Lost Polka Dots

    Darin Shuler

    Dog and Hat are practically inseparable, and when the dots on Dog’s favorite shirt disappear down a storm drain, the two friends descend into the sewers where they encounter many obstacles and unforseen dangers–and come face-to-face with an alligator.

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  • Dog Says, Cat Says

    Marilyn Singer

    Dog and Cat are very different from one another, but they have a few things in common.

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  • Elmer and the Talent Show

    Crystal Velasquez, Ron Danta and Danny Robertshaw

    Elmer is a special needs Dachshund who lives at Danny and Ron’s Rescue, but he longs to be adopted, and when he attracts the attention of a family he is willing to do anything to impress them — including working hard at the agility course for the pet talent show.

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  • Every Dog in the Neighborhood

    Philip C. Stead

    Louis and his eccentric Grandmother set out to count every dog in the neighborhood when they find out about city hall’s woefully inadequate record keeping.

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  • Holy Chow

    David Rosenfelt

    In Holy Chow, the next mystery from bestselling author David Rosenfelt, the beloved characters–both human and canine–of this fan-favorite series are back on the case with the author’s trademark wit and humor. Retired lawyer Andy Carpenter’s calling has always been running the Tara Foundation. The dog rescue organization places hundreds of dogs in new homes…

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  • Hot Dog

    Doug Salati

    A summery picture book about mindfulness, featuring an overheated—and overwhelmed—canine in need of sea, sand, and fresh air.

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  • Lou

    Breanna Carzoo

    Meet Lou. Lou has an important job … as the neighborhood toilet for dogs on their walks. Useful as he may be, he gets the feeling that deep down inside, there might be more to him than that. He just doesn’t seem to know exactly what yet. When disaster strikes, will Lou find out what…

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  • Loving Edie : how a dog afraid of everything taught me to be brave

    Meredith May

    After the author adopts Edie, a sweet golden retriever puppy, she is faced with an unusually anxious and fearful dog, and embarks on an unforgettable journey to fix Edie, learning lessons about selflessness and unconditional love as she realizes that maybe Edie is secretly the one doing the saving

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  • Stanley the Dog: First Day at School

    Bobby Bones

    Tells the story of Stanley the bulldog’s first day of school, during which he learns the importance of being himself.

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Kershaw County Library Updates

There are Oceans of Possibilities with KCL Summer Reading!

  Anchors away for Summer Reading 2022! This year, we've got the fin-tastic theme of "Oceans of Possibilities!" Summer Reading Dates: Saturday, May 28 - Saturday, July 30 Age Ranges and Reading Requirements are as follows: Ages 0-4: 10 booksAges 5-12: 10 booksAges...

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Elgin Game Event

Join us in Elgin to play one of our newly donated games or bring your own for an afternoon/evening of fun! Don’t forget to bring your A-game too! For all ages. We’ll also be having Game Night in July on Monday, July 25 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM in...

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Do You Know? Tuesday Trivia

This author, born August 9, 1962, is most known for her dystopian young adult trilogy that was turned into a series of best-selling movies beginning in 2013. Can you name her?

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