Library News

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Summer Reading 

The Grant Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge runs from May 30-July 31. The theme for the 2021 summer Reading Program is “Tails and Tales.”

New Adult Books

"A Double Life," by Flynn Berry

"Fallen," by Linda Castillo

"The Fiancee," by KateWhite

"If the Viscount Falls," by Sabrina Jeffries

"The Letter Keeper," by Charles Martin

New Children's Books 

"Cookies for Elmo: A little book about the big power of sharing," by Erin Guendelsberger

"Don't Hug Doug," by Carrie Finison, 

"Fiona Helps a Friend," by Richard Cowdrey, 

"Fiona the Hippo," by Richard Cowdrey, (ILT)/ Barbara Herndon, (CON)/ Mary Hassinger, 

"Fiona, It's Bedtime," by Richard Cowdrey, 

New Juvenile Books

"Be An Expert!: Farm Animals," by Amy Edgar, 

"Be An Expert!: Pets," by Kelly, Suzanne Erin 

"Cubs in the Tub: The true story of the Bronx Zoo's first woman keeper," by Candace Fleming

"Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package," by Kate DiCamillo

"Fox + Chick: The Party and Other Stories," by Sergio Ruzzier

Senior Center

The Grant Senior Citizen Center is open again. The center is open Mondays through Fridays, 7:30 a.m. until noon. Lunch is available. The van is provided by the Marshall County Council on Aging. For pick up, contact the Grant Senior Citizen Center at 256-728-2513. You must live on the mountain in order to be picked up.


The Adult Education classes (GED Classes) held at DAR High School on Monday and Tuesday evenings have been cancelled for the Summer. Make plans to attend this fall, more information will become available. Contact the Adult Education Office at Northeast Alabama Community College Adult Education Office at (256) 638-2957 for other GED classes.

Got a Story?

If you have an interesting story you would like to share we would love to hear from you! Having a reunion? Want to share photos of your family holiday? New grandbaby on the way? Your oldest is off to college? How about a favorite pet story, or a fish or hunting story? Birthdays and anniversaries, any occasion can be special and shared in this section of the Gleam. You can send via email to Or you can stop by the Grant Library and drop off your information in the Grant News Box located at the front desk.

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