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< 2019 >
December 08 - December 14
  • 08
    Sunday, December 08

    Project Pinterest

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    12-08-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    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.

  • 09
    Monday, December 09

    Coloring Group

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12-09-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    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
    Pickens County Library
    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
    Gilmer County Library
    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
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    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
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    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
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    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.

  • 10
    Tuesday, December 10

    Kids Wood Slice Ornament Creation

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    12-10-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    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
    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.

    Jane Austen Book Club

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    12-10-2019
    Pickens County Library
    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
    Rose Creek Public Library
    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.

  • 11
    Wednesday, December 11

    Nutrition Knowhow

    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    12-11-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    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
    Ball Ground Public Library
    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
    Gilmer County Library
    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
    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.

    The R.T. Jones Polar Express

    6:30 PM-7:45 PM
    12-11-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    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.

  • 12
    Thursday, December 12

    Sit & Stitch

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12-12-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    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
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    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
    Woodstock Public Library
    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
    Pickens County Library
    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
    Gilmer County Library
    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
    Ball Ground Public Library
    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.

  • 13
    Friday, December 13

    Morning Creatives: Snowy Votive Holders

    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    12-13-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    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
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    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
    Pickens County Library
    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
    Rose Creek Public Library
    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
    Woodstock Public Library
    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.

  • 14
    Saturday, December 14

    LEGO Lab

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    12-14-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    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
    Rose Creek Public Library
    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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