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September
Sun Sep 0 1

Résumé Help

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Land that job you’ve been working towards! What should you include on your résumé? What should you not include? Are you following “résumé rules” that are simply outdated and unnecessary? Schedule an appointment and make your résumé the strongest it can be! Please bring your current résumé with you. Call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) for more information.

Sun Sep 0 1

Tech Help

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 (and any necessary power cords) with you. Please know your password before attending. Call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to schedule your appointment.

Mon Sep 0 2

Library Closed

All Sequoyah Regional Library System branches are closed on Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day.

Tue Sep 0 3

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Tue Sep 0 3

Library Yarners

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 Public Library
435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

Join the Hand Knee and Foot card game! The rules for this game are similar to Canasta and Samba. For ages 18 and older.

Tue Sep 0 3

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Tue Sep 0 3

Family Storytime

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.

Tue Sep 0 3

Family Storytime

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.

Tue Sep 0 3

Knit & Crochet

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.

Tue Sep 0 3

Downtown Book Club

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

This month, our brand-new book club is discussing A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

Tue Sep 0 3

LEGO Lab

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

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.

Tue Sep 0 3

Reading Dogs

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

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 770-345-7565.

Tue Sep 0 3

Library Yarners

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 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.

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.

Wed Sep 0 4

“Bee” Smart

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Learn when and what to spray with pesticides that affect bees. We’ll be discussing the fate of bees and what we can all do to help. Stick around for honey bee trivia! For ages 18 and older.

Wed Sep 0 4

Family Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 0 4

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 0 4

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 0 4

Family Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 0 4

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 0 4

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Wed Sep 0 4

Family Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 0 4

Reading Dogs

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.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Celebrate 90 years of the Fox Theatre in Atlanta with a behind-the-scenes “tour” of its history via archival video, photographs, and the chance to win a FREE tour of the Theatre itself! Experience the interactive “Fox in a Box” traveling exhibit, on display at the R.T. Jones Memorial Library from August 13 through September 13. This program is made possible courtesy of the Fox Theatre Institute and Georgia Public Library Service. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens August 21; call 770-479-3090, Ext. 320 to sign up.

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

Session one of four. Learn the value of tracking what you eat – goal setting, portion size estimation, and food journaling. Learn to identify and make small changes for big results! Expect easy movements, a cooking demo, food tastings, and free gifts for all at each session. Presented by Becca Pritchett, UGA SNAP-Ed Program Assistant. Registration is required and opens August 22; call 706-635-4528 or 706-635-4426 to sign up.

Thu Sep 0 5

Sit & Stitch

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

Thu Sep 0 5

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 0 5

Family Storytime

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.

Rose Creek Public Library
4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

Make a flag in memory of those who lost their lives in the September 11 terrorist attacks. Materials are provided. For ages 16 and older. Registration is required and opens August 9; call 770-591-1491 to sign up.

Thu Sep 0 5

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 0 5

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 0 5

Family Storytime

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.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Don’t miss the Pickens County Library book sale, located at the Chattahoochee Technical College Appalachian Campus (100 Campus Dr.) in Jasper, GA! This preview sale is open to members of the Friends of the Pickens County Library – become a member at the door!

Thu Sep 0 5

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 0 5

Pizza Day!

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Hang out with the community and enjoy some pizza to celebrate National Pizza Day! We’ll have cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, and beverages. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ball Ground Public Library
435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

Join our amazing campaign as we discover the many realms of the Dungeons & Dragons world! No experience required. Longtime player Stephen Lawrence will lead and teach. Materials are provided.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Don’t miss the Pickens County Library book sale, located at the Chattahoochee Technical College Appalachian Campus (100 Campus Dr.) in Jasper, GA!

Fri Sep 0 6

Friends Crocheting

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

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

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Dance, shake, and move to the beat with tambourines and shakers! Get some of those wiggles out and have a great time. For ages 0-4; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Fri Sep 0 6

MahJongg Meetup

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.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Create your own indoor herb garden with recycled materials! Materials are provided (3 plants maximum per person). For ages 9 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Don’t miss the Pickens County Library book sale, located at the Chattahoochee Technical College Appalachian Campus (100 Campus Dr.) in Jasper, GA!

Sat Sep 0 7

Reading Paws

Ball Ground Public Library
435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

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 770-735-2025.

Sat Sep 0 7

LEGO Lab

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

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.

Sat Sep 0 7

LEGO Lab

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.

Mon Sep 0 9

Beginner’s Yoga

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 August 26; call 770-345-7565 to sign up.

Mon Sep 0 9

Coloring Group

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.

Mon Sep 0 9

Chair Yoga

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

Jigna Patel leads an accessibility-minded yoga course for attendees with physical limitations.

Mon Sep 0 9

Bridge Club

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.

Mon Sep 0 9

BINGO for Books

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.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

It’s your library! The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a way to make your voice heard by planning and implementing library events. Earn volunteer hours, help us select new materials for the library, and more. All teens are welcome to attend this meeting! If you’re interested in becoming a member of the Teen Advisory Board, pick up an application at the library.

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.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Join us for an evening of heroism with Into the Spider-Verse (Rated PG). Refreshments are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

Discover how to support your child’s learning and overall wellness using essential oils.

Tue Sep 1 0

Library Yarners

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!

Tue Sep 1 0

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Tue Sep 1 0

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Tue Sep 1 0

Family Storytime

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.

Tue Sep 1 0

Family Storytime

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.

Tue Sep 1 0

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Tue Sep 1 0

Knit & Crochet

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.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Plant seeds… in ice cream sugar cones! Learn how to start up a garden and check out our brand new seed library. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens August 27; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

Tue Sep 1 0

Library Yarners

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!

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.

Wed Sep 1 1

Remembering 9/11

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

September 11, 2001 was a terrible day for our nation. Help us honor those who lost their lives 18 years ago during this national crisis. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wed Sep 1 1

Nutrition Knowhow

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 August 28; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

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! This month’s selection is A Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn.

Wed Sep 1 1

Family Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 1 1

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 1 1

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 1 1

Family Storytime

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.

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

Enjoy the movie Dead Poets Society (Rated PG). 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.

Wed Sep 1 1

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 1 1

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Wed Sep 1 1

Budgeting Basics

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 August 28; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

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 “underwater”. 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.

Wed Sep 1 1

Family Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 1 1

Reading Dogs

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.

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

Session two of four. Learn about the hidden sugars in your favorite foods and drinks, how to read a food label, and all the tricky words that still equal “sugar”. Learn to identify and make small changes for big results! Expect easy movements, a cooking demo, food tastings, and free gifts for all at each session. Presented by Becca Pritchett, UGA SNAP-Ed Program Assistant. Registration is required and opens August 29; call 706-635-4528 or 706-635-4426 to sign up.

Thu Sep 1 2

Sit & Stitch

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

Thu Sep 1 2

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 1 2

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 1 2

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 1 2

Family Storytime

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.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Join the Pickens County Master Gardeners as we learn how to design a rock garden using alpine plants. Explore your surroundings for the best rocks, delve into the selection and care of alpine plants, and experience hands-on propagation methods to start your very own garden! Registration is required and opens August 29; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

Thu Sep 1 2

Treasure Talk

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

Join the Gilmer County Genealogical Society for a show-and-tell of family heirlooms and ancestral artifacts! Bring one or more of your family’s heirlooms or ancestors’ artifacts to share and discuss with the group. Anything is welcome, from family recipes to handmade wooden furniture, old photographs to ancient weaponry, military uniforms to pantaloons and petticoats! Refreshments are provided at 1:30 PM.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Join us for The Public (Rated PG-13), the story of a Cincinnati librarian who helps a group of homeless people take refuge at the free public library in order to survive a brutal winter night. Refreshments are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

Thu Sep 1 2

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 1 2

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 1 2

Dungeons & Dragons

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.

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

Refresh and update your driving skills! Attendance is free of charge. Attendees may also choose to call instructor Karla Trim (770-598-3781) to register for the course and pay $20.00 ($15.00 for AARP members) to receive a completion certificate, which is accepted by most insurance companies for an insurance discount. Discount eligibility is at the discretion of each insurance company.

Fri Sep 1 3

Music and Moves

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.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Giving one pint of blood may save three lives! Appointments are available. Visit redcrossblood.org and enter code: RTJones, or call 1-800-Red-Cross. Together we can make a difference! For ages 18 and older.

Fri Sep 1 3

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Fri Sep 1 3

Homeschool Hangout

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

Join other local homeschool families for an afternoon of board games and snacks! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ball Ground Public Library
435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

Follow the adventures of an unlucky group of friends who call themselves The Goonies (Rated PG). This cult classic tells the story of a gang of buddies determined to stick together, even if it means risking it all on a perilous treasure hunt and fighting against the corrupt (and murderous) powers that be. 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.

Rose Creek Public Library
4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

Enjoy the animated movie Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost (Rated TV-G)! Refreshments are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

Sat Sep 1 4

Rustic Hypertufa

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

Come prepared to get messy! Join the Gilmer County Master Gardeners to create rustic, textured, beautifully-arranged planters using cement. Class attendance is free; an optional $20.00 fee will cover the cost of materials. Registration is required and opens August 31; pick up a registration form at Ellijay Farmer’s Market, County Extension Office, or Gilmer County Library.

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

Instructor Debbie Dorman explains and answers your questions about social security. Registration is required and opens August 31; call 770-345-7565 to sign up.

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!

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

KSU History Professor Gerald Flinchum presents an overview of the little-known inner conflict that brought Georgia to the brink of anarchy and destruction. Don’t miss this rare look into the irregular war that began with local opposition to secession in 1861 and the Southern states’ passage of conscription in 1862, which led to open rebellion.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Enjoy painting with other adults as we learn and become inspired by how a bee sees. Materials are provided. For ages 18 and older.

Sat Sep 1 4

LEGO Lab

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.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Enjoy an afternoon of genealogy discovery by researching and learning about various topics. Ancestry.com is available for use within the library, as well as other research tools. We’ll be discussing questions after a short presentation. Call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 232) to add your name to the mailing list.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Join our Inklings Writers Critique Group for their semi-annual Meet-and-Eat, featuring a live talk entitled “Is the Next Stop for Your Book the Big Screen?” by film producer and writer Sue Ann Taylor. Call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) for more information or to participate as a local author.

Sun Sep 1 5

LEGO Lab

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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.

Mon Sep 1 6

Beginner’s Yoga

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 September 2; call 770-345-7565 to sign up.

Mon Sep 1 6

Coloring Group

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.

Ball Ground Public Library
435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

Join our book club members as they discuss their impressions of The Swan House by Elizabeth Musser.

Mon Sep 1 6

Chair Yoga

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

Jigna Patel leads an accessibility-minded yoga course for attendees with physical limitations.

Rose Creek Public Library
4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

Land that job you’ve been working towards! Schedule an appointment with our local Goodwill Career Center to make your résumé the strongest it can be. Call 770-591-1491 to schedule your appointment.

Mon Sep 1 6

DIY Honeycomb Soap

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Make honeycomb soap in honor of National Bee and Honey Month! For ages 18 and older. Registration is required and opens September 2; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

Mon Sep 1 6

Maker Monday

Rose Creek Public Library
4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

Join your fellow makers and create a unique watercolor painting to share or display! For ages 6 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens September 2; call 770-591-1491 to sign up.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Learn how to set S.M.A.R.T goals and create your very own vision board! Materials are provided. For ages 16 and older.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

This month, our book club for unconventional readers will be reading The Radium Girls: the Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore. This true story will take your breath away. According to NPR Books, “the glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still”. Let’s meet in the R.T. Jones Memorial Library Georgia Room for a lively discussion! Call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 232) to add your name to the mailing list.

Tue Sep 1 7

Library Yarners

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!

Tue Sep 1 7

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Tue Sep 1 7

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Tue Sep 1 7

Family Storytime

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.

Tue Sep 1 7

Family Storytime

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.

Ball Ground Public Library
435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

It’s Sensory September! Little ones can play and explore at their own pace. Water bead bins, scent stations, and other engaging types of play provide tons of fun while supporting motor skills, cognitive growth, and more. For ages 5 and under; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

Enjoy coffee, conversation, and a book discussion with new friends. This month’s selection is Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi. All ages are welcome; new members are encouraged.

Tue Sep 1 7

Knit & Crochet

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.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Kids are invited to celebrate Geronimo Stilton with fun activities, cheesy snacks and a cool craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Ready to go on a top-secret mission with the wizard Merlin from The Magic Tree House? Come discuss the ninth volume in the Merlin Missions story arc, Dragon of the Red Dawn, and then participate in fun STEAM-inspired activities. For ages 7-12; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens September 3; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

Tue Sep 1 7

Reading Dogs

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

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 770-345-7565.

Tue Sep 1 7

Teen Manga Club

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

Read and discuss different manga series and related topics, draw characters, and compete in manga/anime-inspired group games. For teens in grades 6-12.

Tue Sep 1 7

Library Yarners

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 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.

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.

Wed Sep 1 8

Music and Moves

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

Get moving and grooving with our friends from Go Noodle! It’ll be a dance party to remember! Experience parachute play, music, gross motor skills, and storytelling in one action-packed hour! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wed Sep 1 8

Family Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 1 8

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 1 8

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 1 8

Family Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 1 8

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 1 8

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Wed Sep 1 8

Family Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 1 8

Reading Dogs

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.

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

Session three of four. Discover simple changes for your daily routine. Learn to identify and make small changes for big results! Expect easy movements, a cooking demo, food tastings, and free gifts for all at each session. Presented by Becca Pritchett, UGA SNAP-Ed Program Assistant. Registration is required and opens September 5; call 706-635-4528 or 706-635-4426 to sign up.

Thu Sep 1 9

Sit & Stitch

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

Thu Sep 1 9

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 1 9

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 1 9

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 1 9

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 1 9

A Sweet Story

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Learn about the making of honey from flower to table. We’ll taste fresh and flavorful dishes that are sure to be a sweet bee-ginning to your day! For ages 18 and older.

Thu Sep 1 9

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 1 9

Family Storytime

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.

Ball Ground Public Library
435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

Just as a library card opens doors to adventure, Aquaman (Rated PG-13) delivers an opportunity to view wildly imaginative and amazingly adventurous entertainment! 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.

Thu Sep 1 9

Walking Tacos

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

We’re making our own individual tacos treats! For teens in grades 6-12.

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

Grief is an experience to be lived, a stimulus for compassion and kindness, a reminder of who and/or what we love, and often an uncomfortable process that can leave lasting effects. Join Lynn Combes, author and a former head of hospice bereavement, to better understand death as a part of life.

Fri Sep 2 0

Friends Crocheting

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

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

Fri Sep 2 0

Music and Moves

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.

Fri Sep 2 0

Homeschool Hangout

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.

Fri Sep 2 0

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Learn how to make gentle lip scrub using honey in honor of National Bee and Honey Month! For ages 18 and older. Registration is required and opens September 6; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

Libraries rock – and so do instruments! Hootenanny’s Music is bringing drums, ukuleles, horns, and other musical instruments for us to play! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Author David Burnsworth discusses his latest book, Caught Up In It. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with the author and get a copy of his book.

Sat Sep 2 1

LEGO Lab

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.

Mon Sep 2 3

Beginner’s Yoga

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 September 9; call 770-345-7565 to sign up.

Mon Sep 2 3

Coloring Group

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.

Mon Sep 2 3

Chair Yoga

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

Jigna Patel leads an accessibility-minded yoga course for attendees with physical limitations.

Mon Sep 2 3

Bridge Club

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.

Mon Sep 2 3

A Taste of Honey

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Meet a local beekeeper! We’ll learn the ins and outs of beekeeping and taste some yummy local honey! For ages 18 and older.

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

Teens can enjoy fast-paced fun as they compete in a series of 60-second challenges like “Breakfast Scramble” and “Shake It”! For teens in grades 6-12.

Tue Sep 2 4

Library Yarners

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!

Tue Sep 2 4

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Tue Sep 2 4

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Tue Sep 2 4

Family Storytime

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.

Tue Sep 2 4

Family Storytime

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.

Tue Sep 2 4

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Tue Sep 2 4

Knit & Crochet

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.

Tue Sep 2 4

Chess & Chat

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 must be accompanied by an adult.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Join us for The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (Rated PG). Refreshments are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

Tue Sep 2 4

Library Yarners

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!

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

Join us as we make our very own personal pizzas! Ingredients are provided. For teens in grades 6-12.

Wed Sep 2 5

Family Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 2 5

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 2 5

Family Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 2 5

September SLIME

Ball Ground Public Library
435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

Have fun, get messy, and learn how to make your very own slime! Materials are provided. For ages 6 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is suggested and opens September 11; call 770-735-2025 to sign up.

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

Enjoy the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (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.

Wed Sep 2 5

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 2 5

MahJongg Meetup

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.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Join the Pickens County Master Gardeners and delve into the value of honeybees, learn who is who in the hive, explore honeybee behavior, and investigate the causes of colony collapse. We’re also creating lovely honeybee-inspired wall hanging! Registration is required and opens September 11; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

Wed Sep 2 5

Family Storytime

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.

Wed Sep 2 5

Teen CLUE

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Play a game of life-sized CLUE with a Banned Books Week twist! Can you figure out which character used what object on the protagonist?! For teens ages 13-18. Registration is required and opens September 11; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Channel your inner sleuth by joining our True Crime Book Club! This month, we’re reading In Cold Blood by Truman Capote.

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

Session four of four. Practice finding solutions to situations that make healthy eating hard. Learn to identify and make small changes for big results! Expect easy movements, a cooking demo, food tastings, and free gifts for all at each session. Presented by Becca Pritchett, UGA SNAP-Ed Program Assistant. Registration is required and opens September 12; call 706-635-4528 or 706-635-4426 to sign up.

Thu Sep 2 6

Sit & Stitch

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

Thu Sep 2 6

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 2 6

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 2 6

Lap-Sit Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 2 6

Family Storytime

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.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

Try your hand at origami, then join us for Kubo and the Two Strings (Rated PG) at 4:00 PM. Refreshments are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

Thu Sep 2 6

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 2 6

Family Storytime

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.

Thu Sep 2 6

LEGO Robotics Club

Rose Creek Public Library
4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join in on some LEGO fun! We’re taking apart, re-building, and programming our LEGO Mindstorm robots.

Thu Sep 2 6

Dungeons & Dragons

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.

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

Enjoy the Pokémon movie Detective Pikachu (Rated PG). Refreshments are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Libraries.

Fri Sep 2 7

Friends Crocheting

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

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

Fri Sep 2 7

Music and Moves

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.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Show off your science skills! Homeschoolers of all ages are invited to exhibit a science project they have completed. This is a great opportunity for the homeschool community to see what other families are doing and for the kids and teens to demonstrate what they have learned. For full guidelines, contact the library at 706-692-5411.

Fri Sep 2 7

But First, Coffee!

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Do you love coffee? Meet the owner of Carrington Coffee, located in Pickens County. Learn the life of a barista and the origins of this coffee shop in Jasper. Samples are provided, so come enjoy complementary coffee! For ages 18 and older. Registration is required and opens September 13; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

Fri Sep 2 7

Autumn Luminaries

Ball Ground Public Library
435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

Celebrate the first week of fall by making your very own Mason jar luminary to light the night! Materials are provided; bring your autumnal spirit and creativity. For ages 6 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens September 13; call 770-735-2025 to sign up.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Meet the owners of Red Bean Coffee and enjoy free samples! Who doesn’t love free coffee? Registration is required and opens September 14; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

Gilmer County Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

Let’s get ready for apple season! It’s hard to find any (let alone good) apple butter at the grocery store. Join UGA family and consumer science agent Jessie Moore to learn the craft of making apple butter at home. What an easy and delicious way of preserving the fruits of the season! Registration is required and opens September 14; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

Sat Sep 2 8

LEGO Lab

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

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.

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!

Mon Sep 3 0

Beginner’s Yoga

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 September 16; call 770-345-7565 to sign up.

Ball Ground Public Library
435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

Join the Hand Knee and Foot card game! The rules for this game are similar to Canasta and Samba. For ages 18 and older.

Mon Sep 3 0

Chair Yoga

Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

Jigna Patel leads an accessibility-minded yoga course for attendees with physical limitations.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Join us to discuss this month’s Anytime-Anywhere Book Club selection, The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson, and enjoy refreshments! Call 706-692-5411 to request a copy.

 

SEQUOYAH REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM

116 Brown Industrial Parkway

Canton, GA 30114
Phone: 770.479.3090
FAX
: 770-479-3069

 
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