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  • Coloring Group
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12-02-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    The coloring fun continues! Our coloring group has been meeting every Monday for years; come meet new friends! All materials are provided. For ages 16 and older.

  • Beginner’s Yoga
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    12-02-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    See what yoga is all about in this introductory course led by Jigna Patel.

  • Chair Yoga
    11:15 AM-12:15 PM
    12-02-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Jigna Patel leads an accessibility-minded yoga course for attendees with physical limitations.

  • Teen iThink Improv Workshop
    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    12-02-2019

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Join iThink Improv Director Joe Lemmo for a sneak peek into the highly energetic world of improv comedy! In this FREE one-hour introduction to improv, you’ll get a taste of the basics of improvisation and see why young actors, drama students, athletes, YouTubers, and everyday teens are making the choice to learn the foundations of improvisation. Registration is required and opens November 18; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 244) to sign up.

  • Pickens Festival of Trees Storytime
    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    12-02-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Begin the holiday season with a special Christmas storytime and craft, sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper. Following this celebration, please join us for holiday entertainment beginning at 7:00 PM. Light refreshments are provided by the Ferst Readers of Pickens County. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Hickory Flat Holiday Open House
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-02-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Pictures with Santa Claus, a tree-lighting, crafts, a real fire truck, and entertainment provided by the Hickory Flat Elementary School Chorus await you at our Holiday Open House! Refreshments are provided. Don’t forget to pick up your Winter Literacy Challenge log while you’re here! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Gilmer Festival of Trees Celebration
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-02-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    The Gilmer County Library is pleased to once again be hosting Holiday trees and wreaths decorated by community groups! Live music, prize drawings, Santa Claus, and of course… tree presentations will be ongoing during our celebration. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Pickens Festival of Trees Celebration
    7:00 PM-8:00 PM
    12-02-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Join us for our annual holiday program, featuring seasonal entertainment courtesy of Jeremy Law and Chalcedonia Winds & Strings. Walk around and enjoy the different holiday trees displayed around the library. Light refreshments are provided by the Ferst Readers of Pickens County. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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    • Coloring Group
      10:00 AM-1:00 PM
      12-02-2019
      7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188
      7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

      The coloring fun continues! Our coloring group has been meeting every Monday for years; come meet new friends! All materials are provided. For ages 16 and older.

    • Beginner’s Yoga
      10:00 AM-11:00 AM
      12-02-2019
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

      See what yoga is all about in this introductory course led by Jigna Patel.

    • Chair Yoga
      11:15 AM-12:15 PM
      12-02-2019
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

      Jigna Patel leads an accessibility-minded yoga course for attendees with physical limitations.

    • Teen iThink Improv Workshop
      6:00 PM-7:00 PM
      12-02-2019
      116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114
      116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

      Join iThink Improv Director Joe Lemmo for a sneak peek into the highly energetic world of improv comedy! In this FREE one-hour introduction to improv, you’ll get a taste of the basics of improvisation and see why young actors, drama students, athletes, YouTubers, and everyday teens are making the choice to learn the foundations of improvisation. Registration is required and opens November 18; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 244) to sign up.

    • Pickens Festival of Trees Storytime
      6:00 PM-7:00 PM
      12-02-2019
      100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143
      100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

      Begin the holiday season with a special Christmas storytime and craft, sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper. Following this celebration, please join us for holiday entertainment beginning at 7:00 PM. Light refreshments are provided by the Ferst Readers of Pickens County. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    • Hickory Flat Holiday Open House
      6:00 PM-7:30 PM
      12-02-2019
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

      Pictures with Santa Claus, a tree-lighting, crafts, a real fire truck, and entertainment provided by the Hickory Flat Elementary School Chorus await you at our Holiday Open House! Refreshments are provided. Don’t forget to pick up your Winter Literacy Challenge log while you’re here! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

    • Gilmer Festival of Trees Celebration
      6:00 PM-7:30 PM
      12-02-2019
      268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540
      268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

      The Gilmer County Library is pleased to once again be hosting Holiday trees and wreaths decorated by community groups! Live music, prize drawings, Santa Claus, and of course… tree presentations will be ongoing during our celebration. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

    • Pickens Festival of Trees Celebration
      7:00 PM-8:00 PM
      12-02-2019
      100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143
      100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

      Join us for our annual holiday program, featuring seasonal entertainment courtesy of Jeremy Law and Chalcedonia Winds & Strings. Walk around and enjoy the different holiday trees displayed around the library. Light refreshments are provided by the Ferst Readers of Pickens County. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Knit & Crochet
    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    12-03-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Let Ms. Darlene help you get started on a knitting or crocheting project. Bring your needles and yarn and be prepared to have fun! No prior knowledge is required.

  • LEGO Lab
    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    12-03-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    A different theme each month! Children may work alone or in teams to build LEGO masterpieces, which will be displayed in the library until next month’s meeting. LEGO and DUPLO are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Woodstock Holiday Open House
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    12-03-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Dive into the Holiday spirit with LIVE music performed by the Woodstock Elementary School fifth grade chorus, along with crafts, food, and of course… Santa Claus! Don’t forget to pick up your Winter Literacy Challenge log while you’re here! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Ball Ground Holiday Open House
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-03-2019

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    This is your chance to get your holiday picture taken with Santa Claus! Refreshments and activities for all ages are provided. Don’t forget to pick up your Winter Literacy Challenge log while you’re here! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Holiday Shake Up
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    12-04-2019

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Join us for an hour of our favorite Storytime and Music-&-Moves activities! We’ll be reading a festive book and shaking off our winter blues with singing, dancing, scarves, and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Adult Gingerbread Houses
    11:30 AM-12:30 PM
    12-04-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Make your very own gingerbread house to use year after year! No edible materials will be used. For ages 16 and older.  Registration is required and opens November 4; call 770-591-1491 to sign up.

  • Reading Dogs
    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    12-04-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Children 6 and older can read to a non-judgmental, furry listener who won’t laugh if the reader stumbles or makes a mistake. Children are asked to select their own reading material before their scheduled session. Parents can register their child (two weeks in advance) for a 10-15 minute reading session by calling 770-591-1491.

  • R.T. Jones Holiday Carnival & Open House
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-04-2019

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Welcome the holiday season with the R.T. Jones Carnival! Enjoy crafts, carnival games, refreshments, and our annual Festival of Trees. We even have a special visitor coming: Santa Claus! Celebrate the holidays with library staff and friends. Don’t forget to pick up your Winter Literacy Challenge log while you’re here! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Sit & Stitch
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-05-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Come and be crafty every Thursday! Enjoy the friendship of other creative people.

  • Rose Creek Holiday Open House
    5:30 PM-7:30 PM
    12-05-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Enjoy Holiday festivities with music from the Bascomb Elementary Music Makers, refreshments, and a special visit from Santa Claus! Don’t forget to pick up your Winter Literacy Challenge log while you’re here! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Teen Night: Dungeons & Dragons
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-05-2019

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Join our amazing campaign as we discover the many realms of the Dungeons & Dragons world! No experience required. Longtime player Stephen Lawrence will lead and teach. Materials are provided. For teens in grades 6-12.

  • UnBook Club
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-05-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    What are you reading? What’s everyone else reading? Love that book? Hate it? Come find out with us! Join fellow readers in a laid-back roundtable discussion about what we’ve read and why. We’ll have snacks, too! Registration is recommended and opens November 21; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

  • Holiday Card Making
    6:30 PM-8:30 PM
    12-05-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Learn to make beautiful holiday cards with Diane Squires. We’ll be making two different cards for you to take home and show off. For ages 18 and older. Registration is required and opens November 21; call 706-692-5411 to sign up and reserve materials.

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  • Friends Crocheting
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-06-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Get in touch with your crafty side in our weekly crocheting group!

  • MahJongg Meetup
    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    12-06-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Enjoy playing MahJongg? This is the group for you! Meet with other people to play American MahJongg, based on the ancient Chinese tile game.

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  • Reading Paws
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    12-07-2019

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Children 6 and older can read to a non-judgmental, furry listener who won’t laugh if the reader stumbles or makes a mistake. Children are asked to select their own reading material before their scheduled session. Parents can register their child (two weeks in advance) for a 10-15 minute reading session by calling 770-735-2025.

  • Merry Grinchmas!
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    12-07-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Come dressed in your pajamas with your “Who” hairdo and visit with the Grinch as we celebrate the holiday season with How the Grinch Stole Christmas themed snacks, games, activities, and crafts! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • LEGO Lab
    2:00 PM-4:00 PM
    12-07-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    A different theme each month! Children may work alone or in teams to build LEGO masterpieces, which will be displayed in the library until next month’s meeting. LEGO and DUPLO are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Project Pinterest
    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    12-08-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Join us as we explore Pinterest-inspired creative projects! This month, we’re making a medley of holiday crafts. For ages 16 and older. Registration is required and opens November 24; call 770-926-5859 to sign up.

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  • Coloring Group
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12-09-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    The coloring fun continues! Our coloring group has been meeting every Monday for years; come meet new friends! All materials are provided. For ages 16 and older.

  • BINGO for Books
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    12-09-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Join us for BINGO with a twist! Great books and puzzles are the prizes! Light refreshments are provided. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Teen Night: Dungeons & Dragons
    5:30 PM-7:30 PM
    12-09-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Adventurers wanted! Whether you’ve been playing for years or would love to learn, join us for the popular tabletop role-playing game: Dungeons & Dragons! Come as early as 5:00 PM to create your character, or feel free to play as one of our pre-made characters. All materials are provided, or you may bring your own. For ages 12 and older.

  • TAB Ugly Sweater Holiday Party
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-09-2019

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Cherokee County Teen Advisory Board Members are getting their very own time for socialization and fun. We’ll have an Ugly Sweater contest and icebreaker games to get to know each other better. If you’re interested in becoming a member of the Teen Advisory Board, pick up an application at the library or call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 244).

  • Stuffed Animal Slumber Party!
    6:30 PM-7:30 PM
    12-09-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Bring a cuddly friend to this year’s Polar Express storytime! Enjoy the evening, then tuck your stuffed animal in for the night. The stuffed animals will spend the night in the library and you can pick them up the next day after 12:00 PM! You’ll also receive a photo memory booklet of your stuffed animal’s overnight adventures. Registration is required and opens November 25; call 770-345-7565 to sign up.

  • The Hickory Flat Polar Express
    6:30 PM-7:30 PM
    12-09-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Bring your blanket and wear your best pajamas to experience the magic of Chris Van Allsburg’s classic holiday tale come to life through our annual read-aloud. Our conductor will be waiting to give you a ticket to an evening of music, crafts, photo opportunities, and refreshments. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Kids Wood Slice Ornament Creation
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    12-10-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Create unique keepsakes by decorating wood slice ornaments! Materials are provided for one ornament per person. For ages 3 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens November 26; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

  • Knit & Crochet
    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    12-10-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Let Ms. Darlene help you get started on a knitting or crocheting project. Bring your needles and yarn and be prepared to have fun! No prior knowledge is required.

  • Jane Austen Book Club
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    12-10-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Meet with fans of Jane Austen’s novels and enjoy afternoon refreshments. We’ll be discussing 1817’s Northanger Abbey. You don’t have to be an Austen-ite to attend!

  • The Rose Creek Polar Express
    4:00 PM-6:30 PM
    12-10-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Bring your blanket and wear your best pajamas to experience the magic of Chris Van Allsburg’s classic holiday tale with the movie The Polar Express (Rated G). Refreshments are provided. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Nutrition Knowhow
    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    12-11-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Learn about how to eat healthy without spending a lot of money, the value of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, and portion control to prevent weight gain. Presented by Jessie Moore, UGA Family and Consumer Services Agent. Registration is required and opens November 27; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

  • Holiday Shake Up
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    12-11-2019

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Join us for an hour of our favorite Storytime and Music-&-Moves activities! We’ll be reading a festive book and shaking off our winter blues with singing, dancing, scarves, and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Budgeting Basics
    1:30 PM-4:00 PM
    12-11-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Learn about how to stretch your food dollar, the importance of paying bills on time, and how to keep track of your spending. Presented by Jessie Moore, UGA Family and Consumer Services Agent. Registration is required and opens November 27; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

  • Reading Dogs
    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    12-11-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Children 6 and older can read to a non-judgmental, furry listener who won’t laugh if the reader stumbles or makes a mistake. Children are asked to select their own reading material before their scheduled session. Parents can register their child (two weeks in advance) for a 10-15 minute reading session by calling 770-591-1491.

  • The R.T. Jones Polar Express
    6:30 PM-7:45 PM
    12-11-2019

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    All Aboard! Come in your jammies and bring the whole family for a dramatic evening as we present our traditional reading of The Polar Express. We’ll begin with hot cocoa and cookies, start reading promptly at 7:00 PM, and end with a special commemorative craft. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Sit & Stitch
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-12-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Come and be crafty every Thursday! Enjoy the friendship of other creative people.

  • Senior Citizen Winter Ball
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-12-2019

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    It’s a Winter Ball for all senior citizens! Enjoy LIVE holiday music, holiday crafts, and tasty treats! For ages 55 and older.

  • Chopped (Christmas Cookie Edition)
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-12-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Join us for a fun evening of friendly competition and tasty treats! Compete for the best decorated Christmas cookie and win a prize! For teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required and opens November 27; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 244) to sign up.

  • Dungeons & Dragons
    6:00 PM-8:30 PM
    12-12-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Join us for this popular tabletop role-playing game! Please bring your own materials. Light refreshments are provided. For teenagers and older.

  • Pushing the Limits of Tradition
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-12-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Join our discussion group as we explore the theme of tradition. As humans, we often cling to the familiar, and sometimes great dynasties result from children following in their parents’ footsteps. The human body can also benefit from the repetition of familiar motions and routines, creating the physical tradition of muscle memory.

  • Gingerbread Competition
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-12-2019

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Create a gingerbread house and enjoy some friendly holiday competition! All houses will be on display in the library throughout the month of December; a prize for the winner with the most votes will be announced on December 20. Graham crackers, icing, and candy are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens December 1; call 770-735-2025 to sign up.

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  • Morning Creatives: Snowy Votive Holders
    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    12-13-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Join us for creativity, coffee, and conversation! This month, build your creative toolkit with decorative snowy votive holders. Perfect for the holidays! Materials are provided, or you may bring your own. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens November 27; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

  • Friends Crocheting
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-13-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Get in touch with your crafty side in our weekly crocheting group!

  • Instrument Petting Zoo
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    12-13-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Libraries rock – and so do instruments! Hootenanny’s Music is bringing musical instruments for us to play and will be available to answer any questions! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Pancakes & Plaid
    11:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12-13-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Wear your best holiday plaid and enjoy a pancake feast on us! For ages 18 and older.

  • MahJongg Meetup
    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    12-13-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Enjoy playing MahJongg? This is the group for you! Meet with other people to play American MahJongg, based on the ancient Chinese tile game.

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  • LEGO Lab
    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    12-14-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    A different theme each month! Children may work alone or in teams to build LEGO masterpieces, which will be displayed in the library until next month’s meeting. LEGO and DUPLO are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • LEGO Lab
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    12-14-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    A different theme each month! Children may work alone or in teams to build LEGO masterpieces, which will be displayed in the library until next month’s meeting. LEGO and DUPLO are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • D.I.G. (Drop-In Genealogy)
    2:00 PM-4:00 PM
    12-15-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Enjoy an afternoon of genealogy discovery by researching and learning about various topics. Ancestry.com is available for use within the library, as well as other research tools. We’ll be discussing questions after a short presentation. Call 770-926-5859 (Ext. 220) to add your name to the mailing list.

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  • Coloring Group
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12-16-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    The coloring fun continues! Our coloring group has been meeting every Monday for years; come meet new friends! All materials are provided. For ages 16 and older.

  • Beginner’s Yoga
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    12-16-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    See what yoga is all about in this introductory course led by Jigna Patel.

  • Tech Skills: Setting Up Your Gmail Account
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-16-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    E-mail is a necessary part of life. Learn how to set-up, create, send, and check your e-mail from any computer or device. Registration is required and opens December 2; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

  • Chair Yoga
    11:15 AM-12:15 PM
    12-16-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Jigna Patel leads an accessibility-minded yoga course for attendees with physical limitations.

  • The Canton Eclectic Readers
    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    12-16-2019

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    This month, our book club for unconventional readers will be reading Iron Lake by William Kent Krueger. The series stars Cork O’Connor: the part-Irish, part-Anishinaabe former sheriff of Aurora, Minnesota. The 17th book in the series, Desolation Mountain, was published in 2018. Let’s meet in the R.T. Jones Memorial Library Georgia Room for a lively discussion! Call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 232) to add your name to the mailing list.

  • Local Author Expo
    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    12-16-2019

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Are you a local author? Interested in the adventure of authorship? Come hear from a panel of experienced local authors! After the panel, visit each author’s table to learn more about their work. Registration for local authors is required and opens December 2; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to sign up.

  • Merry Grinchmas, Teens!
    5:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-16-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Join us for the live-action Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Rated PG). Festive attire and Jim Carrey impressions are encouraged! Refreshments are provided. For teens in grades 6-12. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

  • Teen Chihuly Art Sculptures
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-16-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Inspired by Dale Chihuly’s amazing glass art, we’re creating sculptures using Dura-Lar film and colorful Sharpies! For ages 10-17. Registration is required and opens December 2; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

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    • Coloring Group
      10:00 AM-1:00 PM
      12-16-2019
      7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188
      7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

      The coloring fun continues! Our coloring group has been meeting every Monday for years; come meet new friends! All materials are provided. For ages 16 and older.

    • Beginner’s Yoga
      10:00 AM-11:00 AM
      12-16-2019
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

      See what yoga is all about in this introductory course led by Jigna Patel.

    • Tech Skills: Setting Up Your Gmail Account
      11:00 AM-12:00 PM
      12-16-2019
      268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540
      268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

      E-mail is a necessary part of life. Learn how to set-up, create, send, and check your e-mail from any computer or device. Registration is required and opens December 2; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

    • Chair Yoga
      11:15 AM-12:15 PM
      12-16-2019
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

      Jigna Patel leads an accessibility-minded yoga course for attendees with physical limitations.

    • The Canton Eclectic Readers
      2:00 PM-3:00 PM
      12-16-2019
      116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114
      116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

      This month, our book club for unconventional readers will be reading Iron Lake by William Kent Krueger. The series stars Cork O’Connor: the part-Irish, part-Anishinaabe former sheriff of Aurora, Minnesota. The 17th book in the series, Desolation Mountain, was published in 2018. Let’s meet in the R.T. Jones Memorial Library Georgia Room for a lively discussion! Call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 232) to add your name to the mailing list.

    • Local Author Expo
      5:00 PM-7:00 PM
      12-16-2019
      116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114
      116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

      Are you a local author? Interested in the adventure of authorship? Come hear from a panel of experienced local authors! After the panel, visit each author’s table to learn more about their work. Registration for local authors is required and opens December 2; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to sign up.

    • Merry Grinchmas, Teens!
      5:00 PM-7:30 PM
      12-16-2019
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115
      2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

      Join us for the live-action Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Rated PG). Festive attire and Jim Carrey impressions are encouraged! Refreshments are provided. For teens in grades 6-12. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

    • Teen Chihuly Art Sculptures
      6:00 PM-7:30 PM
      12-16-2019
      268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540
      268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

      Inspired by Dale Chihuly’s amazing glass art, we’re creating sculptures using Dura-Lar film and colorful Sharpies! For ages 10-17. Registration is required and opens December 2; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

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  • Knit & Crochet
    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    12-17-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Let Ms. Darlene help you get started on a knitting or crocheting project. Bring your needles and yarn and be prepared to have fun! No prior knowledge is required.

  • Reading Dogs
    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    12-17-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Children 6 and older can read to a non-judgmental, furry listener who won’t laugh if the reader stumbles or makes a mistake. Children are asked to select their own reading material before their scheduled session. Parents can register their child (two weeks in advance) for a 10-15 minute reading session by calling 770-345-7565.

  • Teen Manga Club
    5:00 PM-6:00 PM
    12-17-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Read and discuss different manga series and related topics, draw characters, and compete in manga/anime-inspired group games. For teens in grades 6-12.

  • Yule Ball
    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    12-17-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Come one, come all… to our sparkling Yule Ball! Modeled after the event that takes place in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, it’s sure to be a magical evening! Dress up, enjoy refreshments, and get your groove on! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • The Ball Ground Polar Express
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    12-17-2019

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Bring your blanket and wear your best pajamas to experience the magic of Chris Van Allsburg’s classic holiday tale come to life through our annual read-aloud. Our conductor will be waiting to give you a ticket to an evening of storytime, refreshments, and The Polar Express movie (Rated G). For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Pancakes & Plaid
    1:30 PM-3:30 PM
    12-18-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Wear your best holiday plaid and enjoy a pancake feast on us! For ages 18 and older.

  • DIY Tile Coasters
    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    12-18-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Get crafty for the holidays as we turn unused tiles into amazing coasters! If you would like to have your own photographs on the tiles, please bring them! For ages 18 and older. Registration is required and opens December 4; call 706-692-5411 to sign up and reserve materials.

  • DIY Mini Clay Gnomes
    5:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-18-2019

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Make your very own miniature clay gnome to decorate your home during the holidays or to give to a friend! Materials are provided. For ages 13 and older. Registration is required and opens December 4; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to sign up.

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  • Sit & Stitch
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-19-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Come and be crafty every Thursday! Enjoy the friendship of other creative people.

  • The Woodstock Polar Express
    5:00 PM-8:00 PM
    12-19-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Join us for our annual holiday tradition! We’ll be reading the holiday classic, The Polar Express, while enjoying crafts and hot chocolate. After the story, we’ll be watching the animated movie (Rated G)! Wear your pajamas and have fun! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

  • Santa Storytime
    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    12-19-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Cozy up with Santa for a special storytime! Santa’s helper is reading a holiday story, and afterwards there will be an opportunity to visit and take pictures. Pictures may be taken for personal use only. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Antarctica: Life in Another World
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-19-2019

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Over 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice. It is the driest and coldest continent on earth. Only some creatures survive in this harsh climate, including penguins, seals, and the few humans who live and work there. Susan Kirsic is one of those few. Hear her tales of this snow-covered alien landscape.

  • Galaxy Games
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    12-19-2019

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Correctly answer trivia questions about a galaxy far, far away to win a prize! We’ll also be playing Sabacc, the galaxy’s most infamous card game, with puzzles to complete while we wait in line. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Friends Crocheting
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-20-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Get in touch with your crafty side in our weekly crocheting group!

  • Homeschool Hangout
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-20-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Homeschool families are invited to connect with other families and learn about some of the resources the library has to offer. This is a great opportunity to share experiences and ideas and to provide input for upcoming homeschool programming. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • MahJongg Meetup
    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    12-20-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Enjoy playing MahJongg? This is the group for you! Meet with other people to play American MahJongg, based on the ancient Chinese tile game.

  • Library Cinema: “The Nightmare Before Christmas”
    4:00 PM-5:30 PM
    12-20-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    The Nightmare Before Christmas (Rated PG) tells the story of Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king, who decides to bring the magic of Christmas to Halloween Town. Refreshments are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

  • Light the Night: Learn and Craft
    5:00 PM-6:00 PM
    12-20-2019

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Learn about the special role of light in holiday traditions throughout the world. Design and create your very own luminary to celebrate the winter solstice – the longest night of the year. Materials and refreshments are provided while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Library Closed
    All day
    12-23-2019

    All Sequoyah Regional Library System branches are closed on Monday, December 23 in observance of Christmas Break.

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  • Library Closed
    All day
    12-24-2019

    All Sequoyah Regional Library System branches are closed on Tuesday, December 24 in observance of Christmas Break.

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  • Library Closed
    All day
    12-25-2019

    All Sequoyah Regional Library System branches are closed on Wednesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Break.

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  • Library Closed
    All day
    12-26-2019

    All Sequoyah Regional Library System branches are closed on Thursday, December 26 in observance of Christmas Break.

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  • Friends Crocheting
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-27-2019

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Get in touch with your crafty side in our weekly crocheting group!

  • MahJongg Meetup
    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    12-27-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Enjoy playing MahJongg? This is the group for you! Meet with other people to play American MahJongg, based on the ancient Chinese tile game.

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  • Coloring Group
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12-30-2019

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    The coloring fun continues! Our coloring group has been meeting every Monday for years; come meet new friends! All materials are provided. For ages 16 and older.

  • American Red Cross Community Blood Drive
    11:00 AM-4:00 PM
    12-30-2019

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Giving one pint of blood may save three lives! Appointments are available. Visit redcrossblood.org and enter code: RTJones, or call 1-800-Red-Cross. Together we can make a difference! For ages 18 and older.

  • Anytime-Anywhere Book Club
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    12-30-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Join us to discuss this month’s Anytime-Anywhere Book Club selection, Bruno, Chief of Police by Martin Walker, and enjoy refreshments! Call 706-692-5411 to request a copy.

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  • Library Closing at 5:00 PM
    All day
    12-31-2019

    All Sequoyah Regional Library System branches are closing at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 31 in observance of New Year’s Eve.

  • “Noon” Year’s Eve Countdown
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-31-2019

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Calling all kids! Bring an adult (or your whole family) and celebrate the New Year with a “Countdown to Noon” party! We’ll play games, make a special craft, enjoy party foods, and have a balloon drop right at noon. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • “Noon” Year’s Eve Countdown
    11:00 AM-12:15 PM
    12-31-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Celebrate the New Year… at noon! Enjoy refreshments while you create your very own one-of-a-kind party hat. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • “Noon” Year’s Eve Countdown
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-31-2019

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Celebrate the New Year… at noon! Play games, make special crafts, and enjoy party foods as we count down to 12:00 noon on New Year’s Eve, with a special surprise when the countdown reaches zero! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Knit & Crochet
    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    12-31-2019

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Let Ms. Darlene help you get started on a knitting or crocheting project. Bring your needles and yarn and be prepared to have fun! No prior knowledge is required.

  • Library Cinema: “Casablanca”
    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    12-31-2019

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    This New Year’s Eve, experience a cinematic icon of drama and romance: Casablanca (Rated PG)! Refreshments are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

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