Brunswick Library Renovation

Services During Construction

Important Dates*

  • August 18, 2018 Last day Brunswick Library is open to public before construction begins
  • August 20, 2018 – December 2, 2018 Brunswick Library Closed to Public
  • December 3, 2018 Brunswick Library reopens to public with limited services and hours of operation Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
*Dates are subject to change in accordance with unforeseen changes to the construction schedule.

Checkouts

  • As always, Brunswick Library patrons may check out books, movies, and audiobooks from the St. Simons Library or any PINES library in Georgia during the Brunswick Library renovation.
  • The exterior book drops at the Brunswick Library will be unavailable while the library is under construction. All materials should be returned to the St. Simons Library or another PINES library in Georgia.
  • Additional overdue fines on materials owned by the Brunswick Library will be waived while the Brunswick Library is closed to the public from August 20 until December 2.

Holds

  • The default hold pickup location for Brunswick Library patrons during the renovation will be the St. Simons Library. St. Simons Library staff will notify patrons when their holds are available.

Contact Information

  • Patrons needing library assistance should contact the St. Simons Library at (912) 279-3750.
  • During the renovation, Brunswick Library staff will be unavailable by phone. All callers will be directed to the St. Simons Library.

Computers and Printing

  • September 11 – November 15 A temporary computer lab with internet access and printing will be available to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 AM until 12 Noon at the Boys and Girls Club facility by McIntyre Court.
  • December 3 – Project Completion A temporary computer lab with internet access and printing will be available to the public on weekdays from 9:30 AM until 5:00 PM at the Brunswick Library  in the Children’s Room.
  • Additional Chromebook laptops will be available at the St. Simons Library to accommodate the public during the renovation.

Pop-Up Library

  • Look for the Marshes of Glynn Pop-Up Library at a variety of community events like Downtown Brunswick’s First Fridays during the renovation project. We are bringing the books to you!

Brunswick Library Programs

  • STORYTIMES The Wednesday morning Pre-School Storytimes and the Thursday morning Baby Storytimes will be held in the Recreation Center at Howard Coffin Park (entrance from Lanier Blvd.). A small selection of children’s books will be available for checkout at these programs.
  • LUNCHTIME YOGA The Tuesday Lunchtime Yoga Program will be held in the Recreation Center at Howard Coffin Park.
  • BOOK CLUBS The Belladonna Book Club, Hattie’s Book Club, and Golden Isles Book Discussion Group will hold all meetings during the renovation in the St. Simons Library Meeting Room.
  • OTHER PROGRAMS The following groups based at the Brunswick Library will meet at other offsite locations: English as a Second Language, Southeast Coastal Georgia Computer Club, and the Friday morning Casual Scrabble Club. Check the Calendar of Events for date and location details.
  • SUSPENDED PROGRAMS The Conversational Spanish Group and the Teen Book Club will resume when the Brunswick Library renovation is complete.
Visit our Calendar of Events or contact Karen Larrick at klarrick@glynncounty-ga.gov for additional information about programs at either the Brunswick or St. Simons libraries.              

HOURS

BRUNSWICK
MON & WED
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
TUE & THU
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
FRI & SAT
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
SUN CLOSED

ST. SIMONS
MON, TUE, THU & FRI
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
WED
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
SAT
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
SUN CLOSED

LOCATIONS

BRUNSWICK-GLYNN COUNTY LIBRARY
208 GLOUCESTER ST.
BRUNSWICK, GEORGIA 31520

ST. SIMONS ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
530A BEACHVIEW DR.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA 31522

CONTACTS

BRUNSWICK
912-279-3740
EMAIL

ST. SIMONS
912- 279-3750
EMAIL