Fall Storytime for Children at Nancy Bonnette Library

Fall Storytime for Children is back!  The dates are all on our site calendar.  

"Storytime is more than just sitting still and listening to books! Preschool children are invited to participate in early literacy activities at Wagener Branch Library’s fall storytime on every 2nd and 4th Wednesday starting September 10th at 10:30 a.m. Join the Nancy Bonnette library for stories, songs, rhymes, games, and crafts that target early literacy skills. Contact Jennie Beck at 803-642-7575 Ext. 5041 for more information."  ~ From The Wagener Monthly

It's Football Season!

Photo Credit: Christy Fraser, last season

The WSHS War Eagles are ready for some football.  The games are up on our calendar.  Plan to attend a few home games this year, support the booster club at the concession stand and meet up with some old friends.  Channel 12 has a great article about the team here, see what you think of the upcoming year.

Aiken Co. Family Literacy Parenting Program

The Aiken County Family Literacy Program is designed to provide educational opportunities to families who face economic challenges due to low literacy.  The program offers childcare, books, meals and parenting classes at no cost to the family.  The classes include adult basic education, literacy and GED instruction, early childhood education, parent education and interactive literacy activities.  Family literacy services are provided to parents and guardians who have children 0 - 4 years of age.

The daily schedule starts at 9 a.m. with Literacy/Adult Basic Ed and GED.  Lunch is provided at noon, followed by Parenting Classes and Parent/Child Together Activities until 1 p.m.  Extended services are available from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Currently, there are two locations for this service.  Freedman Family Literacy Parenting Program in Graniteville, 803.663.4204 and Crescent Cities Family Literacy Parenting Program in Wagener, 803.564.1125.  Please feel free to call either one for more information.

Historic Kitchings Mill Library Moved to Wagener

From the Aiken Standard:  The historic Kitchings Mill Library moved to its permanent home in Wagener on Thursday following a two-year effort by Aiken County officials and residents to preserve the structure.  Residents stopped their cars as police escorts drove by, and some even took pictures of the large J.E. Oswalt and Sons truck carrying the library through the heart of Wagener and down Park Street.

Read more: Historic Kitchings Mill library makes its way to a new home | Aiken Standard 
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