Book Talk/Book Signing by Dr. Ben R. Abadie-Jan. 24


Check It Out At The Winston County Library! -January



Check It Out At The Winston County Library!

JANUARY 2017

The following FICTION books are now available for checkout at the library:


Tom Clancy – True Faith and Allegiance

Anne Rice – Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis

J. R. Ward – Blood Vow

Fannie Flagg – The Whole Town’s Talking

Bernard Cornwell – The Flame Bearer

Bill Brooks – Tom Dooley: American Tragedy

Stephanie Meyer – The Chemist

Anne Holt – Beyond The Truth

Jayna Ann Krentz – When All the Girls Have Gone

Nora Roberts – Island of Glass

Laura Childs – Egg Drop Dead

Bill Rancic – First Light

E. N. Joy – She’s No Angel

Paula Coelho – The Spy

James Rollins – The Seventh Plague

Robyn Carr – The Life She Wants

Ashton Lee – Queen of the Cookbook

Thomas Perry - The Old Man

Jack Higgins – The Midnight Bell

W. E. B. Griffin – Curtain of Death

Lisa Jackson – Expecting to Die

Hank Phillippi Ryan – Truth Be Told

Mark Gimenez – The Absence of Guilt

The following NON-FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library:

Mississippi Governor’s: Soldiers Statesmen, Scholars and Soundrels – David G. Sansing

Low Country Heart – Pat Conroy

When Bad Things Happen To Good Women – Carole Fleet

A Death In The Islands: The Unwritten Law and the Last Trial of Clarence Darrow – Mike Farris

Earth Psalms – Francine Rivers

The Mississippi Book of Quotations – David Crews

Muffin Meals: Complete, Easy-To-Make Meals Made in a Muffin Pan – Julia Vradelis

Tippi Hedren: A Memoir

Faithing It: Bringing Purpose Back to your Life – Cora Jakes Coleman

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American

History – Brian Kilmeade

The Bad Boys of Brexit – Arron Banks

Tax Class 101 With Tax Assessor,Darlene Bane-Jan 19

Darlene Bane, Tax Assessor/Collector of Winston County, recently announced plans to host “Tax Class 101”. This informative session will be held on Thursday, January 19th, at 6:00 P.M. in the courtroom. As a free service to the taxpayers of Winston County, “Tax Class 101” will cover topics such as the five classes of real property, homestead exemption, true value vs. assessed value, millage rates, ad valorem, mobile home taxes, and personal property taxes. Citizens will leave with a better understanding of how their taxes are calculated. The public is cordially invited to join Darlene Bane and her staff for the educational session.


Extension Office In Need Of Sewing Machines

Sewing machines needed! If anyone has a portable sewing machine that is in good working condition that you would like to donate to the Extension office, they will be happy to take it. They have 4-Her's that are interested in learning to sew and volunteers willing to help them learn, but they do not have any  sewing machines. Please give them a call if you have one to donate. 773-3091 They can pick it up.




Democratic Party Meeting- Jan 27

The regular meeting of the Democrat Party will be held on Friday, January 27th, from 5:30-6:30 at the City Hall Auditorium for all Winston County Democrats . A called meeting will be held at 6:30-7:30 for all City of Louisville Democrats.

The purpose of this meeting is to appoint a temporary Democratic Committee for 2017 municipal elections. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Contact Brenda Johnson, Winston County Vice-Chairman, for more information at 662-803-9715


PILOT CLUB OF LOUISVILLE SPONSORS ANNUAL PAGEANT

The Pilot Club of Louisville will be sponsoring their annual pageant for girls ages 4-18 on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 6:00 P. M. at the Louisville High School Auditorium.

Registration for the pageant this year will be Monday, January 9, 2017, at Winston County Library from 3:00 until 5:00 P. M.

Applications this year may be picked up from the Winston County Library. They will also be taken to area schools this year.

Entry fee is $25.00. The final date for registration will be January 27, 2017. If you are unable to attend registration, please contact one of the following members of the Pilot Club and pick up an application.

STACEY SULLIVAN – stacy.sullivan@bxs.com 773-6600 (WORK)

KELLI FULTON – kelli.fulton@bxs.com OR 773-6600 (WORK)

Walk-A-Weigh Program Offered By Extension Office

The Walk-a-Weigh Program will begin January 17, 2017 at 5:30 pm  at the Winston County Extension Office. Classes will meet weekly through April 4, 2017.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS A MUST! Pre-registration will be held all day on Monday, December 12 and on Monday, January 9 at the Winston County Extension Office located at 460 Vance Street. A fee of $10 will be required to cover the cost of supplies.

For more information call 662-773-3091. The deadline for enrollment is Monday, January 9.

Family Center: Check Us Out!!

November is "Check Us Out" month at the Family Center. We have relocated the Family Center to Building D at Fair Elementary. The Family Center Staff are looking forward to sharing our educational resources and services with you. Please come and check us out Monday-Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. in Building D at Fair Elementary. Each Thursday, we will provide a tour of the Family Center and a door prize will be given to the lucky winner. For additional information, please call us at 773-4018!

Library Storytime and Dial-A-Story Will Be a Blast!

The Winston County Library invites you to bring your child or children and join us the second Tuesday of each month for Storytime With Andrea. Storytime is from 9:30 – 10:30. Children will enjoy stories, music, games, arts and crafts, puppet shows, treats and many more fun and educational activities. Also, parents, remember to call Dial-A-Story so your child can listen to a different fun story read by Miss Andrea or a surprise reader. The Dial-A-Story line is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day and is free. If your child would like to be a Dial-A-Story reader, contact the library at 662-773-3212. Dial-A-Story is brought to you by the Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System.

Storytime To Resume at The Winston County Library

The Winston County Library will once again have storytime for 3-5 year-olds. Beginning Tuesday, November 24th from 9:30 – 10:30, Children’s Librarian Andrea McHenry will present a Thanksgiving story hour. She will have storytime each month on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 9:30 – 10:30.

Winston County Library eBook PSA

Spring is around the corner, and along with spring and summer come travel plans and road trips.
Don’t forget to save room in your luggage by loading free eBooks from your local library onto your electronic devices.

Winston County Library Patrons with a library card can download free eBooks and audio books by using the Axis 360 app, which can be found in the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Simply install the app and find your library, which will be listed as Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System. You will be taken to a website with several lists featuring current Bestsellers in a number of categories.

Patrons may download 2 eBooks and begin reading. For more information, or for assistance in setting up the lending program, please call the Winston County Library 662-773-3212.

The Winston County Library New Dial-A-Story Promotion

The Winston County Library is starting new Dial-A-Story promotion. Dial-A-Story is a 24/7 story service brought to you by the Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System and a Mississippi Library Commission LSTA Grant. This free program is aimed for an audience from pre-school age through fourth grade. However, anyone – old or young – can call and listen to a good story! The main purpose of the program is to acquaint children with reading and books and to get the attention of the non-interested child.

New Library Hours


The Winston County Library will now be open every Thursday from 8:30 – 12:00 to the public.  The change is being made effective January 22, 2013.