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July 07 - July 13
  • 07
    Sunday, July 07
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  • 08
    Monday, July 08

    Beginner’s Yoga

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    07-08-2019
    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 June 24; call 770-345-7565 to sign up.

    Coloring Group

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    07-08-2019
    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.

    Kids Knit & Crochet

    10:15 AM-12:00 PM
    07-08-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Kids can learn to knit and crochet with Ms. Carole and the Soleil Knit and Crochet Club! Materials are provided. For ages 9 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens June 24; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 249) to sign up.

    Out-of-this-World Food: Move It!

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    07-08-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Educators from UGA visit to show us the effects of gravity on the bodies of astronauts. Does anti-gravity eat away at bones and muscles? Compare the weight of objects in space and on Earth via a weight simulator and Styrofoam modeling of bones. Then practice some of the exercises that astronauts do in space to stay fit! For ages 7 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens June 24; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

    Bridge Club

    1:00 PM-3:30 PM
    07-08-2019
    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.

    Family Game Night

    4:00 PM-5:30 PM
    07-08-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Bring the whole family to play Settlers of Catan, a popular tabletop game all about creating your own civilization, working together to trade resources, and more! Other games are provided. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Survive Planet Zork

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    07-08-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Planet Zork has a hostile environment. Complete hands-on experiments and activities to find water, food, and tools to survive! For teens in grades 6-12.

  • 09
    Tuesday, July 09

    Library Yarners

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    07-09-2019
    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!

    MahJongg Meetup

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    07-09-2019
    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.

    MahJongg Meetup

    10:30 AM-1:00 PM
    07-09-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Test your skills of observing, remembering, and strategizing by playing this ancient Chinese tile-based game! No experience required.

    Teacher Tuesday Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    07-09-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Join your favorite teachers from Woodstock Elementary School as they read fun interactive stories. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    07-09-2019
    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 an adult.

    Space Jam Dance Party

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-09-2019
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Dance along with the Etowah High School color guard! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-09-2019
    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 an adult.

    Birds of Prey

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    07-09-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Amicalola Falls State Park presents high-flying raptors as an owl, hawk, and vulture swoop down for a visit! Learn about these magnificent creatures and the special skills that make them the ultimate hunters from above. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Magic with Arthur Atsma!

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    07-09-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Contemplate the impossible as popular magician Arthur Atsma demonstrates feats of sleight-of-hand and a guaranteed good time for all! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Library Yarners

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    07-09-2019
    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!

    Ball Ground Needle Crafters

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    07-09-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Calling all needle crafters! Join in the fun and conversation! If you knit, crochet, sew, do needlepoint, or enjoy any other activity that uses needle arts, bring your current project or simply grab your needles, yarn, hooks, fabric and/or patterns and join us.

  • 10
    Wednesday, July 10

    Nutrition Knowhow

    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-10-2019
    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 June 26; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

    Hickory Flat Book Club

    10:00 AM-12:45 PM
    07-10-2019
    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!

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    07-10-2019
    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 an adult.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    07-10-2019
    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 an adult.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-10-2019
    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 an adult.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-10-2019
    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 an adult.

    MahJongg Meetup

    12:30 PM-4:00 PM
    07-10-2019
    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.

    Senior Social Space

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    07-10-2019
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Drop in 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
    07-10-2019
    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. Pick a book inspired by the library’s Summer Reading activity logs. 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.

    Budgeting Basics

    1:30 PM-4:00 PM
    07-10-2019
    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 June 26; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

    Stellar Stories Book Club

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    07-10-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Featuring Spaced Out by Stuart Gibbs, this meeting includes a book discussion, research into what could really happen on the moon, and awesome STEAM-related activities! For ages 11-14. Registration is required and opens June 26; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

    Family Storytime

    4:00 PM-4:45 PM
    07-10-2019
    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 an adult.

    Space Slime

    4:00 PM-5:30 PM
    07-10-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Learn how to make your very own space slime! Materials are provided. For ages 6 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Patron Art Gallery

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    07-10-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Join us as we celebrate our talented patron artists by displaying their art! Refreshments are provided. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to register a piece of art for display.

  • 11
    Thursday, July 11

    Astronaut Food Creation

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    07-11-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    What do astronauts eat? How do they eat in space? Learn all about astronaut food, create your own using powdered milk with chocolate pudding, and sample freeze-dried snacks. For ages 5-11; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens June 27; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

    Sit & Stitch

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    07-11-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-11-2019
    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 an adult.

    Make a Butterfly Garden!

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-11-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    The local award-winning Laurel Garden Club is visiting to help kids make their own butterfly gardens! Materials are provided. For ages 4-10; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens June 27; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 233) to sign up.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-11-2019
    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 an adult.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-11-2019
    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 an adult.

    Gazing at the Galaxy

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    07-11-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Calling all astronomers! Take a walk through the galaxy by using our Sphero SPRK+ robots to replicate the planet’s rotation around our sun.

    Zoo Atlanta Mobile: Beastly Basics

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    07-11-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Presented by Zoo Atlanta’s ZooMobile project, explore animal characteristics, learn how animals meet their basic needs, and learn how they care for their young. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens June 27; call 770-926-5859 to sign up.

    Pals and Pages

    2:45 PM-3:45 PM
    07-11-2019
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Seniors love stories, too! Sign up for a 15-minute slot to read or chat with a senior. Pals of all ages can register for a session by calling 770-591-1491. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Teen “Chris”-mas in July

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    07-11-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Celebrate “Chris”-mas by analyzing old movies, digging deep into past roles, and exploring everything there is to know about our favorite Hollywood Chrises: Evans, Hemsworth, Pine, and Pratt. Refreshments are provided. For teens in grades 6-12.

    Family Storytime

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    07-11-2019
    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 an adult.

    Dungeons & Dragons

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    07-11-2019
    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.

    The Little Moonshiners

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    07-11-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Join locals Simpson Glen Welch and Garmer Burchfield to hear old stories of Gilmer moonshining and, if it were legal today, how they would keep the traditions going.

  • 12
    Friday, July 12

    Drop-In Genealogy

    10:00 AM-3:00 PM
    07-12-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Unearth your roots with Gilmer County Genealogy Society Volunteers from 10:00-12:00 and 1:00-3:00 in our Genealogy Room. GCGS is ready to help you with your research!

    BINGO for Books

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-12-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Join us for BINGO with a twist! Great books are the prizes! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Friends Crocheting

    10:30 AM-12:30 PM
    07-12-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

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

    Music and Moves

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-12-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Get moving and grooving for a dance party to remember! Experience scarf play, music, gross motor skills, and storytelling in one action-packed hour! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Juggling with Adam Boehmer!

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    07-12-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Witness firsthand the amazing talents of Adam Boehmer as he wows with his highly entertaining and engaging juggling expertise! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    The Hickory Flat Game Group

    12:30 PM-2:00 PM
    07-12-2019
    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
    07-12-2019
    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.

    Juggling with Adam Boehmer!

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    07-12-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Witness firsthand the amazing talents of Adam Boehmer as he wows with his highly entertaining and engaging juggling expertise! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Space Crafting

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    07-12-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    It’s an alien invasion! Craft up a crazy alien species that wants to invade planet Earth! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Gelatin Printing

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    07-12-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Learn the basics of this monoprinting technique! Use a water-soluble ink and a gelatin slab as a printing “plate” to create beautiful and unique prints. Create your own basic print, make a more challenging collage print, or experiment with positive and negative image layering: the choice is yours! Materials are provided. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is suggested and opens June 28; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

  • 13
    Saturday, July 13

    Spark Your “It” Factor

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    07-13-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Learn how to stand out and get noticed for more professional and personal success. Presented by Adele Wang (“The Art of Feminine Presence and Women Energy Healing”), this seminar covers how to instantly increase your magnetic presence, how to attract better relationships, and how to avoid being drained by other peoples’ energy.

    Inklings Writers Critique Group

    11:00 AM-1:00 PM
    07-13-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

    Planetary Garden

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    07-13-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Paint a galaxy and planets for an out-of-this-world planetary garden. Pots and rocks are provided. Registration is required and opens June 29; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

    Author Visit & Book Signing: Revonda Boykin

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    07-13-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    First-time author Revonda Boykin shares her experience of a miracle in her Ball Ground home and her reason for writing a book at age 82. Revonda is signing copies of her book, Miracles Galor—ious, after the discussion; copies are available for purchase.

    LEGO Lab

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    07-13-2019
    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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