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Library to host Back-to-School Banana Bonanza


Special to The Dispatch



The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library will host a Back-to-School Banana Bonanza from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26. The event is free and open to the public. An afternoon of fun and information is designed to show pre-K children through young adults who are preparing for the new school year the library's many free resources. 


Activities include library-wide bingo with prizes and booths featuring resources for children, teens, parents and educators. This includes reading fair resources, autism resources for parents and teachers, volunteering opportunities at the library, video games for teens, "adulting" classes and ancestry resources. Light refreshments will be provided.  


"Our friends at Imagination Library and The Greater Columbus Learning Center will also be joining us with booths of their own," said C.T. Salazar, children's service coordinator. "We look forward to seeing you at the library on Saturday, Aug. 26." 


For more information, contact the library located at 314 Seventh St. N. at 662-329-5300, or visit



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