Membership Renewal Time

It is that time of the year to renew your Friends of the Library membership for 2015-16!

The Friends of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Library offers five categories of membership:

  • Annual Individual Membership $15.00
  • Annual Family Membership $25.00
  • Annual Sustaining Membership $50.00
  • Annual Patron Membership $100.00
  • Total Life Membership $1000.00

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Upcoming Library Programs for Adults


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COUPON CLUB – Learn How to Save a Buck (or 2!)

Clipping coupons can save you money. Clipping coupons with friends can save you even more!

Beatrice Dunbar knows a thing or two about how to clip, organize and strategize your way to lower prices using coupons. Better still, she will share her couponing skills in a coupon club that starts Monday, October 5 at 4:00 pm.

The club will meet in the Community room – twice a month the first and third Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m.

Bring your coupon circulars and scissors if you can!

When:  4:00 pm. Monday. October 5 and Monday, October 19

Where: Statesboro Regional Public Library, 124 S. Main St.

Cost: Free



After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teen-agers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches’ reign of terror once and for all. With Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy. (PG, 1993, 95 minutes)

When: 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 8, 2015

Where: Statesboro Regional Public Library, 124 S. Main St.

Cost: Free



 Adult coloring books reduce stress, strengthens relationships. Research shows coloring is relaxing, can lower a person’s blood pressure and is a great way to keep your mind stimulated.

The Statesboro Regional Library will host a once a month Adult Coloring group, beginning on October 8. BYOS (Bring your own supplies of colored pencils, pens and books). We will have a small supply of coloring pages. Great for seniors and socialization.

Light refreshments will be served.

WHEN: 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 8, 2015

WHERE: Statesboro Regional Public Library, 124 S. Main St. Statesboro, GA 30458

COST: Free


A ‘Brown Bag’ Literary Luncheon at the STRL – Author G. Ross Kelly – “What’s Your Favorite Song?”

Ross Kelly is one of the 10 children raised by Mr. and Mrs. Kelly here in Statesboro.  His mother, Emma Kelly was the Hall of Fame musician and ‘Lady of 6000 Songs’ written about in the best seller “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.” who was best known as the piano player who could seemingly play any song ever written.

Her son Ross Kelly however reveals Emma Kelly’s  accomplishments as wife and mother from the  entertaining  tales of how  he and his nine brothers and sisters performed song and dance routines as part of his mother’s musical performances,  to the ways in which she and her husband overcame challenge and hardship through the Great Depression, a World War, and the baby boom years to raise ten children who were an integral part of her musical performances and later became successful college-educated adults.

Bring a sandwich (we’ll bring the coffee/tea and cookies!) meet the author,

and join the discussion!

When: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Where: Statesboro Regional Public Library, 124 S. Main St. Statesboro, GA 30458

Cost: Free



Dr. Michelle Cawthorn, Associate Professor of Biology at Georgia Southern visits the STRL this month to discuss Vermiculture, a big word that simply means worm farming, or, the use of specially bred earthworms to aerate the soil and convert organic matter into compost.

When: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Thursday, October 22, 2015

Where: Statesboro Regional Public Library, 124 S. Main St.

Cost: Free



Can It Be Fast, Frugal And Fun? You Bet!  Recognizing people’s desire to rediscover the joy of cooking, Chef Warren Caterson wrote the award-winning cookbooks Table for Two – The Cookbook for Couples and Table for Two – Back for Seconds each featuring over 235 recipes using fresh and readily available ingredients.  Now he’s taken his passion for food on the road with an entertaining and energetic presentation that will inspire your inner chef while tickling your taste buds.

Join Chef Warren as he shares dozens of kitchen tips, cooking hints and humorous anecdotes about the joys and challenges of cooking for two answering such questions as: Is it possible to chop onions without tears? Are pre-packaged frozen entrées really time and money savers? What is the best upgrade for my kitchen? How do I preserve all that leftover fresh parsley when I’ve only used a teaspoon or two? And, should I cook with wine, and if so, what kind should I use?

Better still, Chef Warren will end the presentation with a cooking demonstration, preparing a healthy entrée that YOU can replicate at home in less than 15 minutes!

When: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Thursday, October 29, 2015

Where: Statesboro Regional Public Library, 124 S. Main St.

Cost: Free