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7/28/2016 - 10:30 AM
Drop-In Active Listeners

7/30/2016 - 10:00 AM
Book Donation Day

8/1/2016 - 8:00 PM
Family Read-In

8/2/2016 - 10:30 AM
Drop-In Family Storytime

8/3/2016 - 3:00 PM
Camp Crafts

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Family Read-In
Mondays, July 18th - August 15th, 8:00 - 9:00 pm
Bring your sleeping bag and flashlight and join us for weekly after-hours read-ins.  This is a fun way for all ages to participate in summer reading.  S'mores will be served - of course!  Pajamas are encouraged.

Save the Date: Summer Reading Celebration
Thursday, August 18th, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Town Center
More details coming soon!
Page position available
deadline for applications is 7/29
The Library currently has one Page position available (start date Wed. 8/31)

Library Page: 2.5 to 5 hours per week, year-round. 2.5 hours every Wednesday and 2.5 hours every other Saturday. Time of work must occur during Library open hours. The above days are NOT negotiable.

The main job of the Library Page is to put materials away on the library shelves, keep the shelves neat and in order, and shift materials accurately as shelves fill up. We are looking for a detail-oriented individual who can work independently and enjoys physical movement. Ability to accurately alphabetize and put items in numerical order is required.  Professional demeanor, an efficient work ethic, and ability to interact in a positive manner with people is desired. High School students 14 years old and above are encouraged to apply.  Physical requirements include bending, lifting 25 lbs, reaching overhead, pushing, and standing. Applications accepted through 7/29/2016.  Application and job description are available at the Library's circulation desk, or download them through the highlighted links.

The Baker Free Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

SRP Book Slip Form
Would you like to be entered in our weekly raffle drawing, but don't have time to stop by the library? Just head to this link: and fill out the form with the title of the book you read to be entered to win weekly prizes!
2016 Book Lists by Grade Level
If you're looking for summer reading suggestions for your child or if you're a student looking for a suggestion, check out these lists!

2016 Book Lists (K-12)
Digital Sign submissions
revised 4/28/2016
If a non-profit organization within Bow or that has Bow membership is interested in submitting information for our digital sign, please download the Non-Profit Master Slide template, and using PowerPoint create a slide.  Slides should include your organization's logo in the bottom left corner, and your organiziation's contact information across the bottom.  Having an additional image in your slide is recommended (catches the public's eye) and basic text about who, what, when, where of your event in Georgia font size 18 or greater is also recommended.

Slides that do not contain contact information (such as a web address, email, or phone number) will not be included.  So make sure to put that information in your slide.  Slides submitted by outside non-profit organizations that are not on the template above will also not be included.

Send completed slides to with a start date for slide inclusion, and a date that the slide can be removed from the show.

If anyone needs a tutorial in how to create an effective PowerPoint slide, please contact the LIbrary at or call 224-7113 and request an appointment with one of our Library Assistants to learn how to create a PowerPoint slide on our public Internet computers.
Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Next meeting on Wed 7/13/2016
The Baker Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday every month except July or when scheduling conflicts arise.

The next regular monthly meeting of the Library Trustees will be held Wednesday August 10, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. in the Library's Welch Meeting Room. Members of the public are welcome to attend and listen to any meeting.  The next special meeting of the Library Trustees will take place on Wednesday 7/13/2016 at 11 a.m. in the Library's Upstairs Meeting Room. For more information call Lori Fisher, Library Director, at 224-7113 or email
Downloadable Library Program Calendars

July 2016.pdf
July 2016 Program Descriptions.pdf

August 2016.pdf
August 2016 Program Descriptions.pdf

Are you going out of town?
If you're concerned about not being available to pick up your reserved items, you can defer your reserves until you get back. Log in to your account to manage your reserved items or call the library at 224-7113.