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August 11 - August 17
  • 11
    Sunday, August 11

    Inklings Writers Critique Group

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    08-11-2019
    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!

  • 12
    Monday, August 12

    Coloring Group

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    08-12-2019
    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.

    Music and Moves

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    08-12-2019
    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.

    Bridge Club

    1:00 PM-3:30 PM
    08-12-2019
    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.

    Teen Stranger Things Trivia

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    08-12-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Join us for a trivia night all about Stranger Things! Refreshments are provided. For teens in grades 6-12.

  • 13
    Tuesday, August 13

    Library Yarners

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    08-13-2019
    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
    08-13-2019
    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.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    08-13-2019
    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.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    08-13-2019
    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.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    08-13-2019
    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.

    MahJongg Meetup

    10:30 AM-1:00 PM
    08-13-2019
    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.

    Knit & Crochet

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    08-13-2019
    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
    08-13-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Discuss Jane Austen’s novels and enjoy afternoon refreshments. You don’t have to be an Austen-ite to attend! This month’s selection is Mansfield Park.

    Robot Rock-Out

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    08-13-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Meet our fun-loving robots, Dash and Dot! Learn how to control these little explorers with iPads and rock out to their sounds and lights. For ages 6 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Pickens County Public Library Board Meeting

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    08-13-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    All library board meetings are open to the public. Members of the audience may be allowed to speak at the end of the regular business session, if recognized by the Chairman. Visitors may not participate in board discussion of items on the agenda.

    Library Yarners

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    08-13-2019
    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: “Shazam!”

    5:30 PM-8:00 PM
    08-13-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Superheroically transform your evening entertainment with Shazam! (Rated PG-13) Refreshments are provided while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

  • 14
    Wednesday, August 14

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    08-14-2019
    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 an adult.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    08-14-2019
    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.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    08-14-2019
    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.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    08-14-2019
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    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.

    Library Matinée: “The Upside”

    11:00 AM-2:00 PM
    08-14-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Enjoy the heartfelt comedy The Upside (Rated PG-13). Bring your own sack lunch; drinks are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    11:30 AM-12:00 PM
    08-14-2019
    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.

    Senior Social Space

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    08-14-2019
    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!

    Family Storytime

    4:00 PM-4:45 PM
    08-14-2019
    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.

    Reading Dogs

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    08-14-2019
    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 Finance Hour

    5:00 PM-6:00 PM
    08-14-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    All teens are invited to learn all about being smart with money! Any questions you have about handling money (such as, “how do you balance a checkbook?”) will be answered or researched!

    DIY Clay Necklaces

    5:00 PM-7:30 PM
    08-14-2019
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Make your very own beautiful necklace out of handmade clay beads! Materials are provided. For ages 13 and older. Registration is required and opens July 31; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to sign up.

  • 15
    Thursday, August 15

    Sit & Stitch

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    08-15-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    08-15-2019
    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-11:30 AM
    08-15-2019
    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.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    08-15-2019
    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
    08-15-2019
    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.

    Dog Days of Summer: Senior Ice Cream Social

    2:45 PM-3:45 PM
    08-15-2019
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Calling all seniors! Gather to socialize and beat the heat with a cool treat while supplies last.

    Book Sale: Friends of Cherokee County Libraries

    3:00 PM-5:30 PM
    08-15-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Don’t miss the Hickory Flat Public Library book sale! This preview sale is open to members of the Friends of Cherokee County Libraries – become a member at the door!

    Family Storytime

    3:30 PM-4:00 PM
    08-15-2019
    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.

    Gilmer County Public Library Board Meeting

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    08-15-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    All library board meetings are open to the public. Members of the audience may be allowed to speak at the end of the regular business session, if recognized by the Chairman. Visitors may not participate in board discussion of items on the agenda.

    Family Storytime

    4:30 PM-5:15 PM
    08-15-2019
    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.

    Book Art

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    08-15-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Join us as we learn how to turn old books and worn-out pages into a piece of art. For ages 18 and older.

    Card Making

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    08-15-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Join us for hands-on basic training to create multiple, unique, personalized, ready-to-gift cards for any occasion. This make-and-take class is presented by Diane Squires. Materials are provided. Registration is required and opens August 1; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

  • 16
    Friday, August 16

    Book Sale: Friends of Cherokee County Libraries

    10:00 AM-5:30 PM
    08-16-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Don’t miss the Hickory Flat Public Library book sale!

    Homeschool Hangout

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    08-16-2019
    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.

    MahJongg Meetup

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    08-16-2019
    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.

    Friday Flick: “Finding Nemo”

    3:30 PM-5:30 PM
    08-16-2019
    Ball Ground Public Library
    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

    Enjoy the animated movie Finding Nemo (Rated G)! Swim to the big screen and cheer on frightened clownfish Marlin and forgetful Dory as they brave the big blue unknown and cross the ocean to rescue Marlin’s son. Refreshments are provided while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

  • 17
    Saturday, August 17

    Book Sale: Friends of Cherokee County Libraries

    10:00 AM-4:00 PM
    08-17-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Don’t miss the Hickory Flat Public Library book sale!

    Fall Vegetable Garden

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    08-17-2019
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Learn to extend your garden season to enjoy fresh vegetables into the holidays.

    Adventure Awaits! Tabletop Gaming

    12:30 PM-5:30 PM
    08-17-2019
    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! We welcome other tabletop games and gamers as well. Beginners are welcome! Materials are provided, or you may bring your own. For ages 12 and older.

    Basket Weaving on the Cheap

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    08-17-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Learn how to make small decorative baskets while staying within your budget. Materials are provided. For ages 18 and older. Registration is required and opens August 3; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

    LEGO Lab

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    08-17-2019
    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 must be accompanied by an adult.

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