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May 2017 Programs and Events

Page Turners - MayPreschool Crafts- MayFamily Movie Night -May 2017 (1)May the 4th

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April 26, 2017 · 4:54 pm

April 2017 Programs and Events

Page Turners - AprilTherapy Dog - April

Amnesty Week2

Preschool Crafts- April

Poetry Jam BannerHEDGEHOG STORY TIME- April2Family Movie Night - April 2017

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April 3, 2017 · 11:04 am

Get Well Sassafras

If you have visited the Children’s Library, you may have noticed our pet hedgehog Sassafras. She is usually asleep during the day under her cozy fleece blanket, only making special appearances for meet and greets, class visits, and story times. If you have yet to see her, trust us, she is a cutie!

Lately, Miss Sassafras has not been feeling well, resulting in a trip to the vet. For the past week, library staff have been treating her with a grape flavored antibiotic. She is a bit squirmy, but has been an overall good patient. We are hoping that this medicine will do the trick and have her back to her sassy self.

For those of you that know Sassafras, send some love her way and wish her well!


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February 2017 Programs and Events


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January 30, 2017 · 4:17 pm

WCTE’s Stations of Imagination 2016

The Putnam County Library was out at the Fall Funfest on Saturday September 10, 2016 for WCTE’s 21st annual Stations of Imagination! We were excited to be able to host a booth where children could try out the PBS KIDS apps on our mobile lab of iPad minis. iPad’s are available for in-house check out in the Children’s Library; just ask about them at the circulation desk!

Also, a big thanks to Joanne White of the Putnam County Library Friends and Imagination Library for bringing books to share with families who visited our station! We had a great time and we hope you did too!


From Left to Right: Sarah Lewis (Baxter Branch Manager), Chelsea Gifford (Children’s Librarian- Cookeville Branch), Matthew Krist (Algood Branch Manager), Stacie Netherton (Library Director- Putnam County Library System)

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Looking For Something To Do?

Don’t miss these upcoming events at the Putnam County Library!







Click here for the full events calendar!

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2016 Summer Reading Program

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Registration begins May 23, 2016 at the Putnam County Library! Registration will remain open throughout the program. Don’t miss out on a chance to have fun, read, and win prizes!

All events are free thanks to our sponsors:

Putnam County Library Friends

Dr. Lisa Whitaker Dermatology

The Swallows Agencies   agencieslogo-stacked-blue


IWC Food Service

The Little Gym

Ready Set Grow

Russell Stover


Firehouse Subs

Discovery Depot

Jet’s Pizza

Cheddar’s Casual Cafe

IRIS Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America


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We’re kicking off this year’s program with a visit from Bob Tarter and his wild animals!

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Children’s Programs at the PCL

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Adult and Teen Programs at the PCL

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Teen Read Logo

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And don’t forget about our branches!ALG calendar2 2016

Click here to see the Baxter and Monterey Branch Library SRP Events!

Follow our Facebook Event Page for updates on programs and additional information!

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