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LOUISA -- The Lawrence County Public Library Board had their monthly meeting today (Feb. 28). In attendance were Mary McGuire, Elsie Jones, Bill Copley, Teresa Pigg, Regina Tackett, Bill John Sparks, and Regional Director Tim Gamp.

Mr. Gamp announced the upcoming 'Teen Tech Week' – March 6 -12, which focuses on the need for teens to gain skills necessary to compete in today’s job market. "Access to digital and online information is essential," Gump told the board.

The main topic of today’s meeting focused on the new EBooks. Patrons of the library can now access books that are available online. There are more than 30,000 available through this service, with many available for free, according to Librarian Mary McGuire.

books Another topic was trying to reach out to children in 4th grade to college. Mrs. McGuire is interested in starting a book donation program for young children.

The new Lawrence County Library is a tremendous asset to citizens here offering the latest is digital technology as well as one of the finest genealogical sections in the area.

If you are interested in the EBooks or to donate children’s books, please contact the library at 638-4497.