Buchanan District Library – August 2021

Hello from the Buchanan District Library


We are excited that Wood, Stock, & Grill will be sponsoring our Barbecue Fundraiser on August 20 at the Commons during the Keller Williams show. Purchase tickets for $15 online at http://www.buchananlibrary.org or stop in the library! Dinner includes ribs, chicken, coleslaw, and a role. The library will once again be selling assorted chips, soda pop, and ice cream to top off your meal! TICKETS ON SALE NOW!


Before school starts come read with Journey the yellow lab on Friday, August 27 for 15 minutes between 9–11am. Ahvee, the black lab will return on Wednesday, September 29 from 4–6pm. Sign-up at the library or call to save your spot!


It’s not too late to join us in our community wide read of the book Caste: The Origins of our Discontent by Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson. Register on our website for your copy of the book or stop in or call the library. We will have a community wide discussion on Wednesday, September 1, at Buchanan Common Stage. Facilitators of the discussion include Ruth Writer, Trish Robinson, Harvey Burnett, and Kadin Mills along with Sarah Gault and Meg Paulette. Please join us for this open discussion and refreshments.

Summer Reading Program Returns – Tails & Tales – WINNERS:

Three cheers to all of our 87 participants who read from 60 to 10,110 minutes with a total of 152,621 minutes read during the past 8 weeks.

Top Readers include:

  • Age 0-4
    • Charlotte and Blake Haynes each read 3,660 minutes
    • Willow Lingle read 2,252 minutes
    • Annalise Sprage read 2,220 minutes
  • Age 5-7
    • Harrison Avadarian read 4,990 minutes
    • Joshua Gallo read 4,001 minutes
    • Abby Avadarian read 3,155 minutes
  • Age 8-12
    • Hunter Avadarian read 9,000 minutes
    • Isabella Lingle read 5,596 minutes
    • Riley Klee read 3,500 minutes
  • Age 13-17
    • Aleah Avadarian read 10,110 minutes
    • Amity Riggenbach read 6,000 minutes
    • Chloe Lingle read 5,206 minutes

Adult Summer Reading Program

  • Adult top 3 winners are:
    • Ashley Phillips read 71 books
    • Dawna Eubanks read 39 books
    • Deana Thompson read 36 books

Congratulations to all of these awesome readers!

We are now open till 8:00pm on Wednesdays!

Thank you for being part of the Buchanan District Library!

The Buchanan Chronicle would like to congratulate Miss Sarah Gault on her 10 years of wonderful service that she has given to the children at the Buchanan District Library! You have blessed so many kids and others with many reading adventures!

About Buchanan District Library Our mission is to provide quality material, superior programming and exceptional services delivered with care and integrity to meet the needs of our diverse community.

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