Monday, June 20, 2011

Read for the Gold 2011

The library is holding its annual 5k race fundraiser on Saturday, August 20th at 8:30 am. Details and registration form available here.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Library "Food for Fines" Week a Success!

The library held a "Food for Fines" week May 30th - June 4th to help stock the Pike County Outreach Council Food Pantry. Hundreds of items were collected during the week!

The Outreach Council Food Pantry helps to feed hundreds of families in the area throughout the year. The summer months are a particularly necessary time for donations.

(Pictured are Library Adult Services Assistant Marla Rexroad and Ray Osborne of the Pike County Outreach Council)

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Chilton Library Online

We have some exciting news! If you have a valid library card with the Garnet A. Wilson Public Library, you now have access to the Chilton Library Online.

If you learn by doing, are unafraid of challenges, and feel proud when completing a job well done, Chilton has been helping people like you maintain cars and trucks for more than 80 years.

Now these resources are available to you from anywhere with an internet connection! A link can be found on the library's homepage at

Simply type in your library card number to login!

Chilton Library Online provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site. Since our library subscribes to Chilton Library Online, you are now equipped with decades of data to maintain your vehicle, including models all the way back to 1940!

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines!