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Local Author Talk & Book Signing with Fredia Lusk

Join us to hear from local author Fredia Lusk about her book, “African Americans Living in Bedford County from 1820 to 2020.”

Over the course of three years, Fredia Lusk researched local African American history in Bedford County from historical archives to personal interviews. We are honored to have Ms. Lusk visiting the Library and speaking about her vital work in researching and preserving the history of African American communities in Bedford County!

"African Americans Living in Bedford County from 1820-2020 by Fredia F. Lusk & Marilyn G. Massengale" is available for checkout at the library and for research use in our History Room.
“African Americans Living in Bedford County from 1820-2020 by Fredia F. Lusk & Marilyn G. Massengale” is available for checkout at the library and for research use in our History Room.

New Year, New Look for the Children’s Area!

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Our 2024 started with reworking the children’s area, particularly the chapter book shelves and activity area! While our handy-dandy map for the original layout from 2021 helped navigate the shelves, we are excited to make the children’s area feel more open and accessible for patrons.

The Friends of the Library’s Annual Author’s Luncheon, with Local Author Allison Clark!

Join our Friends of the Library for a lunch and hear a local author speak about their work. This year’s local guest author is Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach for Tennessee Tech University, Allison Clark! Tickets are available at the Library now for $20 per seat.

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The Friends of the SBC Public Library’s Fall Book Sale is on its Way in August!

It’s that time of year again! The Friends of the Library will be having the fall Used Book Sale, and will be open in our community room 9 AM until an hour before the library closes (6 PM Tuesday & Thursday, 4 PM on Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday).

Hardcover books are $1 each, Paperbacks are $0.50 each, and DVDs, Jigsaw puzzles, and Audiobooks are $1 each.

The Book Sale will be open:
– 9 AM – 6 PM Tuesday, August 22nd
– 9 AM – 4 PM Wednesday, August 23rd
– 9 AM – 6 PM Thursday, August 24th
– 9 AM – 4 PM Friday, August 25th
– 9 AM – 4 PM Saturday, August 26th

The Book Sale area will not be accessible before 9 aM.

If you would like to volunteer to help us set up and maintain the book sale, please call at (931) 684-7323 or fill out the contact form below!

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