Job Opening

hiringThe Charleston Carnegie Public Library is excited to announce two new open positions - Library Associate - Information Desk and Janitorial Assistant! We are looking for these new team members to join us as we aspire to be the center of the Charleston community by connecting people through information, technology, education and experiences.

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Friends of the Library "Back To School" Book Sale

Friday, August 26 10:00am-6:00pm

Saturday, August 27 10:00am-5:00pm
The book sale room is located on the second floor of the Library, off of the Reading Room. Please enter through the main entrance on 5th Street and follow the signs to the sale. The Library is handicapped accessible.
Hardcover books, audio books, DVDs and vinyl records are $2. Paperback books, children’s books, music CDs, puzzles and games are 50¢. Members of the Friends of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library receive a 50% discount on their purchases. You can become a Friends member at the sale.
For easier shopping, the books are sorted into categories such as Mystery, Romance, Sci-fi/Fantasy, Hobbies & Crafts, History, Inspiration, Biography, Cookbooks, Sports, Gardening, Classics, and Children’s books. We accept cash or checks.
All proceeds from the Friends’ book sale supports programming at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library. 
Featured at this sale are a large selection of romance paperbacks, Sci-fi and fantasy paperbacks, western paperbacks, quilting books, jigsaw puzzles, and W. E. B. Griffin thrillers. You might find some school required reading books in our “Classics” and “Drama & Poetry” sections. There also is a large selection of sale books for 25¢, including children’s books. 

Charleston Rotary Blood Drive

Tuesday, August 30

Bloodmobile in the Library Parking Lot 
The Charleston Rotary Club is hosting a community blood drive  and all presenting donors will receive a free T-Shirt!  Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Please email to request an appointment. Community Blood Services of Illinois is the exclusive provider of blood to patients at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.