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February 25 - March 03
  • 25
    Sunday, February 25

    Inklings Writers Critique Group

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    02-25-2018
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Love to write, but need some feedback? All writers interested in joining a group to share writings, ideas, and feedback are invited to attend!

  • 26
    Monday, February 26

    Coloring Group

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    02-26-2018
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

    Bridge Club

    10:30 AM-1:00 PM
    02-26-2018
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Beginners and experienced players alike are welcome to gather to play this globally-popular card game. For ages 18 and older.

    Teen Japanese Culture

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    02-26-2018
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Grades 6-12 can gather to experience Japan. Learn about Japanese customs, anime, and more!

  • 27
    Tuesday, February 27

    Library Yarners

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02-27-2018
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    All fiber-artists are welcome to join us for our weekly crochet and knitting meetings. Morning and evening meetings are scheduled; attend either or both!

    Tech Tuesday

    10:00 AM-6:00 PM
    02-27-2018
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Have a question about how to use something technical, like checking your e-mail from your phone? Sign up for a help session to answer your questions. If you have a question about your device, please bring it with you. Please know your password before attending. Registration is required and opens February 13; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to sign up.

    MahJongg Meetup

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    02-27-2018
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Learn to play American MahJongg, based on the ancient Chinese tile game. Whether you’re just starting out, honing your skills, or an advanced player, this is the group for you!

    UGA Extension: Basic Vegetable Gardening & Seed Starting

    11:00 AM-1:00 PM
    02-27-2018
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Join us as Josh Fuder from UGA Extension discusses basic vegetable gardening and seed starting tips. Perfect for those who want to develop their green thumb or those who have always wanted to start their very own garden! For ages 18 and older.

    Knit & Crochet

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02-27-2018
    Rose Creek Public Library
    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.

    Chess & Chat

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    02-27-2018
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Join fellow chess enthusiasts for our monthly chess club! All ages and skill levels are welcome; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

    Youth Crochet

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    02-27-2018
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Do you crochet? Come join other tweens & teen who do! It’s a time to share your projects and learn new things. For ages 10-18.

    Library Yarners

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    02-27-2018
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    All fiber-artists are welcome to join us for our weekly crochet and knitting meetings. Morning and evening meetings are scheduled; attend either or both!

    DIY Book Bag Craft

    5:00 PM-6:00 PM
    02-27-2018
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Teens can decorate small book bags with fabric paints and pencil erasers, encouraging creativity and art appreciation.

    Tuesday Night Tutors

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    02-27-2018
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Join teachers and volunteers from Woodstock Elementary School in our Youth Department as they help children struggling with homework, projects, and school assignments.

  • 28
    Wednesday, February 28

    Crayons & Conversation

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02-28-2018
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Drop in on Wednesday afternoons to de-stress and get your creative juices flowing. Socialize over a tabletop game (such as Scrabble or MahJongg) or color a picture. Players and colorers of all skill levels are welcome!

    Computers for Beginners

    3:30 PM-4:30 PM
    02-28-2018
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Join us for an introductory class on computer hardware, navigating the internet, and internet safety. Registration is required and opens February 14; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

    TechBytes: 3D Printing

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM
    02-28-2018
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Printing in three dimensions! Learn step-by step how our LulzBot Mini 3D Printer works, how to find items to print, and how you can order your own 3D prints from the library. See the printer in action, then take home a free 3D-printed souvenir! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

    Reading Dogs

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    02-28-2018
    Rose Creek Public Library
    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.

    VR Experience: Notes on Blindness

    5:30 PM-7:30 PM
    02-28-2018
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Experience an immersive virtual reality feature! Notes On Blindness (Rated “E” for Everyone) is a journey into a world beyond sight. In 1983, after steady deterioration, John Hull became totally blind. To help him make sense of this change, he documented his experiences on audio cassette. These original diary recordings form the basis of this project, an interactive non-fiction using new forms of storytelling to explore his cognitive and emotional experience of blindness. For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • 01
    Thursday, March 01

    Bookmark Design Contest

    12:00 AM
    03-01-2018-03-29-2018
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    March is Youth Art Month! Children and teens are invited to enter our annual Bookmark Design Contest. Separate contests for kids (grades 2-5) and teens (grades 6-12) are held. The winning designs will be printed and given out at the libraries. You do not have to be a Pickens County resident to participate; entries are due by March 29.

    Anytime-Anywhere Book Club

    12:00 AM
    03-01-2018-03-31-2018
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    No meetings, no deadlines, just good books. A copy of this month’s book, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, and read-alikes are available with discussion questions and bonus material. Call 706-692-5411 to request a copy.

    Sit & Stitch

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    03-01-2018
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

    Master Gardeners: Planting for Pollinators

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    03-01-2018
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Join the Gilmer County Master Gardeners for a program on how to entice the pollinators to your garden, presented by Debbie Rup and Karen Hyde.

    Teen Night: Dungeons & Dragons

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    03-01-2018
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Teens can participate in a tabletop role-playing game once a month in a fun, positive, and instructional environment. Longtime player Stephen Lawrence will lead and teach. Refreshments are provided.

  • 02
    Friday, March 02

    MahJongg Meetup

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    03-02-2018
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Learn to play American MahJongg, based on the ancient Chinese tile game. Whether you’re just starting out, honing your skills, or an advanced player, this is the group for you!

  • 03
    Saturday, March 03

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    03-03-2018
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Family storytimes are designed for families with children of all ages. Storytime is followed by a craft activity. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

    Saturday Matinee: “The Tale of Despereaux”

    11:00 AM-1:00 PM
    03-03-2018
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Bring the whole family to the library to enjoy the movie The Tale of Despereaux (Rated G)! Refreshments are provided while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Saturday Matinee: “Wonder”

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    03-03-2018
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Join us for the highly acclaimed, heartwarming Wonder (Rated PG). Based on the inspiring book by R. J. Palacio, Wonder tells the story of a boy with physical challenges trying to fit in at mainstream school. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

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