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February 10 - February 16
  • 10
    Sunday, February 10
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  • 11
    Monday, February 11

    Beginner’s Yoga

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02-11-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    See what yoga is all about in this introductory course led by Jigna Patel. Registration is required and opens January 28; call 770-345-7565 to sign up.

    Coloring Group

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    02-11-2019
    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.

    Toddler Sensory Time

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    02-11-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Explore the five senses through a variety of sensory activities! For ages 1-4; children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Registration is required and opens January 28; call 706-692-5411 to sign up and secure materials.

    Bridge Club

    10:30 AM-1:00 PM
    02-11-2019
    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.

    Virtual Author Visit: Lisa See

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02-11-2019
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Listen to best-selling author Lisa See discuss her recent novel The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane during this tea tasting, author chat, and Q&A session.

    The Board Games Group

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    02-11-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Join the group for challenging fun playing different board games! A chess set is available for attendees. For ages 18 and older.

    Teen Night: Dungeons & Dragons

    5:30 PM-7:30 PM
    02-11-2019
    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.

  • 12
    Tuesday, February 12

    Nutrition Knowhow

    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    02-12-2019
    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 January 29; call 706-635-4526 to sign up.

    MahJongg Meetup

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    02-12-2019
    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.

    Library Yarners

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02-12-2019
    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!

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    02-12-2019
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    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.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    02-12-2019
    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.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    02-12-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Lap-Sit Storytimes are designed for the needs of 1-to-3-year-olds. These fun programs are a time for children to learn about the storytime experience and encourage early literacy by including books, songs, rhymes, and physical activity. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

    Knit & Crochet

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02-12-2019
    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.

    Budgeting Basics

    1:30 PM-4:00 PM
    02-12-2019
    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 January 29; call 706-635-4526 to sign up.

    Jane Austen Book Club

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    02-12-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Teens and adults are invited to discuss Jane Austen’s novels and enjoy afternoon tea. You don’t have to be an Austen-ite to attend! This month’s selection is Sense and Sensibility. This club meets on the second Tuesday of every other month; we’ll be discussing Pride and Prejudice at the next meeting on April 9. Call 706-692-5411 to request a copy.

    Special Valentine’s Storytime

    3:30 PM-4:15 PM
    02-12-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    All kids welcome to a special Valentine-themed storytime with a cool valentine craft, yummy refreshments, and a small gift! Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

    Library Yarners

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    02-12-2019
    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!

    Library Cinema: “Lincoln”

    5:00 PM-8:00 PM
    02-12-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    On this American hero’s birthday, see Lincoln (Rated PG-13), the award-winning dramatization of his struggles on both a personal and a national scale during his life’s last four months. Refreshments are provided while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Homework Club & Parent ESL

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    02-12-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Join teachers and volunteers from Woodstock Elementary School upstairs in the Youth Department as they help children struggling with homework, projects, and school assignments. Parents of the children being tutored can engage with volunteers on the main floor for ESL tutoring.

  • 13
    Wednesday, February 13

    Hickory Flat Book Club

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02-13-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Help us build our brand-new monthly book club at the Hickory Flat Public Library!

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    02-13-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Lap-Sit Storytimes are designed for the needs of 1-to-3-year-olds. These fun programs are a time for children to learn about the storytime experience and encourage early literacy by including books, songs, rhymes, and physical activity. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    02-13-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    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.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    02-13-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    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.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    11:30 AM-12:00 PM
    02-13-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Lap-Sit Storytimes are designed for the needs of 1-to-3-year-olds. These fun programs are a time for children to learn about the storytime experience and encourage early literacy by including books, songs, rhymes, and physical activity. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

    MahJongg Meetup

    12:30 PM-4:00 PM
    02-13-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

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

    Crayons & Conversation

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02-13-2019
    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!

    Homeschooler’s Book Club

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    02-13-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Join a community of readers who meet once a month to enjoy some lively conversation about literature. This month’s theme is “Australia”. Children should read a book independently or with a caregiver and share a brief book talk about their book with the group. Refreshments are provided.

    Books into Movies: “Emma”

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    02-13-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Get into the Valentine’s Day spirit with Emma (Rated PG), a romantic book-to-movie feature! Refreshments are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Family Storytime

    4:00 PM-4:45 PM
    02-13-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    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.

    Reading Dogs

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    02-13-2019
    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.

    Teen Anti-Valentine’s Day

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM
    02-13-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Teens ages 12-18 are invited to NOT celebrate love and romance! With snacks, games, and more to entertain and keep our minds off of mushy-gushy romance, it’s sure to be a non-special day.

  • 14
    Thursday, February 14

    Sit & Stitch

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02-14-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

    Valentine’s Day Celebration!

    10:30 AM-4:00 PM
    02-14-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Stop in and celebrate Valentine’s Day with us! We’ve got holiday-themed storytimes at 10:30 AM and 3:30 PM. Create additional Valentine’s crafts anytime during the day.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    02-14-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    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.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    02-14-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    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.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    02-14-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Lap-Sit Storytimes are designed for the needs of 1-to-3-year-olds. These fun programs are a time for children to learn about the storytime experience and encourage early literacy by including books, songs, rhymes, and physical activity. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    02-14-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    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.

    Author Visit: Kathi Harper Hill

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    02-14-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Join the Gilmer County Genealogy Society as we welcome author Kathi Harper Hill and her latest book, Poetry, Prose, and Music: Life of an Appalachian Woman. Refreshments are provided at 1:30 PM.

    Family Storytime

    3:30 PM-4:00 PM
    02-14-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    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.

    Family Storytime

    4:30 PM-5:15 PM
    02-14-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    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.

    Dungeons & Dragons

    6:00 PM-8:30 PM
    02-14-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    D&D is meeting on the second and fourth Thursdays of this month. Join us for this popular tabletop role-playing game! All materials are provided, or you may bring your own. Light refreshments are provided. For ages 10 and older.

    Valentine’s Cinema: “So I Married an Axe Murderer”

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    02-14-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Enliven this legendary day of love with romance and wackiness by viewing So I Married an Axe Murderer (Rated PG-13). Refreshments are provided while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • 15
    Friday, February 15

    Friends Crocheting

    10:30 AM-12:30 PM
    02-15-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    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
    02-15-2019
    Pickens County Library
    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.

    The Hickory Flat Game Group

    12:30 PM-2:00 PM
    02-15-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Bring your favorite board games or card games for some weekly friendly competition! For ages 18 and older.

    MahJongg Meetup

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    02-15-2019
    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.

    Learn to Play MahJongg

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM
    02-15-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Learn how to play American MahJongg, based on the ancient Chinese tile game.

    DIY Coffee Body Scrub

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    02-15-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Treat yourself to an at-home spa experience with your very own coffee body scrub. Materials are provided. Registration is required and opens February 1; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to sign up.

  • 16
    Saturday, February 16

    Cancer Prevention Cooking Class

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    02-16-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Reduce your risk through preventative care! Learn how small choices in your diet can make big changes for your health. All who attend will receive a cookbook, participate in recipe tasting, and be entered to win a $25 prize. Presented by Jessie Moore, UGA Family and Consumer Services Agent.

    Frozen Party

    10:30 AM-12:30 PM
    02-16-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Do you have the winter blues? If so, “let it go” and come to our Frozen party! We’ve got Frozen-inspired crafts and activities, followed by a showing of the original Disney animated movie (Rated PG). Don’t forget to dress up as your favorite Frozen character! Refreshments are provided while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    02-16-2019
    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.

    Adventure Awaits! Dungeons & Dragons

    12:00 PM-5:30 PM
    02-16-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Take a seat at the table, grab some dice, and step into the boots of a hero for our monthly Dungeons & Dragons game! Beginners are welcome! Materials are provided, or you may bring your own. For ages 12 and older.

    The Secret Life of Bees and How Honey is Made

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    02-16-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Join the Gilmer County Historical Society & Museum as we welcome Bobby Bradford and a panel of beekeepers. They’re presenting insights into the workings of a bee colony, worker specialization, locating and communicating the location of flowers, the bee life cycle, and the honey-making process. Sample hive frames will be present to demonstrate the process of honey extraction. Refreshments are provided.

    LEGO Club

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    02-16-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    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 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

    CoderDojo

    4:30 PM-6:00 PM
    02-16-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Explore CoderDojo, where you’ll learn to code, build a website, create an app or a game, and explore technology in an informal, creative, and social environment! Feel free to bring a laptop of your own. Parents are encouraged to participate. For ages 7-17; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

 

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Canton, GA 30114
Phone: 770.479.3090
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