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September 08 - September 14
  • 08
    Sunday, September 08
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  • 09
    Monday, September 09

    Beginner’s Yoga

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    09-09-2019
    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 August 26; call 770-345-7565 to sign up.

    Coloring Group

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    09-09-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    The coloring fun continues! Our coloring group has been meeting every Monday for years; come meet new friends! All materials are provided. For ages 16 and older.

    Chair Yoga

    11:15 AM-12:15 PM
    09-09-2019
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

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

    Bridge Club

    1:00 PM-3:30 PM
    09-09-2019
    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.

    BINGO for Books

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    09-09-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Join us for BINGO with a twist! Great books and puzzles are the prizes! Light refreshments are provided. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Teen Advisory Board Meeting

    5:00 PM-6:00 PM
    09-09-2019
    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.

    Marvel Movie Night: “Into the Spider-Verse”

    5:30 PM-7:30 PM
    09-09-2019
    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.

    Teen Night: Dungeons & Dragons

    5:30 PM-7:30 PM
    09-09-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Adventurers wanted! Whether you’ve been playing for years or would love to learn, join us for the popular tabletop role-playing game: Dungeons & Dragons! Come as early as 5:00 PM to create your character, or feel free to play as one of our pre-made characters. All materials are provided, or you may bring your own. For ages 12 and older.

    Learning with Essential Oils

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    09-09-2019
    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.

  • 10
    Tuesday, September 10

    MahJongg Meetup

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    09-10-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

    Library Yarners

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    09-10-2019
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    All fiber-artists are welcome to join us for our weekly crochet and knitting meetings. Morning and evening meetings are scheduled; attend either or both!

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    09-10-2019
    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-11:00 AM
    09-10-2019
    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.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    09-10-2019
    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.

    Knit & Crochet

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    09-10-2019
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Let Ms. Darlene help you get started on a knitting or crocheting project. Bring your needles and yarn and be prepared to have fun! No prior knowledge is required.

    MahJongg Meetup

    1:00 PM-3:30 PM
    09-10-2019
    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.

    Ice Cream Cone Seed Starters

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    09-10-2019
    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.

    Library Yarners

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    09-10-2019
    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!

    Homework Club & Parent ESL

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    09-10-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

  • 11
    Wednesday, September 11

    Remembering 9/11

    9:00 AM-5:00 PM
    09-11-2019
    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.

    Nutrition Knowhow

    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    09-11-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Learn about how to eat healthy without spending a lot of money, the value of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, and portion control to prevent weight gain. Presented by Jessie Moore, UGA Family and Consumer Services Agent. Registration is required and opens August 28; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

    Hickory Flat Book Club

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    09-11-2019
    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! This month’s selection is A Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    09-11-2019
    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-11:00 AM
    09-11-2019
    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
    09-11-2019
    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.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    09-11-2019
    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.

    Library Matinée: “Dead Poets Society”

    11:00 AM-2:00 PM
    09-11-2019
    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.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    11:30 AM-12:00 PM
    09-11-2019
    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.

    MahJongg Meetup

    12:45 PM-4:00 PM
    09-11-2019
    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.

    Homeschooler’s Book Club

    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    09-11-2019
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Join a community of readers who meet once a month to enjoy some lively conversation about literature. This month’s theme is “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.

    Budgeting Basics

    1:30 PM-4:00 PM
    09-11-2019
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Learn about how to stretch your food dollar, the importance of paying bills on time, and how to keep track of your spending. Presented by Jessie Moore, UGA Family and Consumer Services Agent. Registration is required and opens August 28; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

    Family Storytime

    4:00 PM-4:45 PM
    09-11-2019
    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
    09-11-2019
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Children 6 and older can read to a non-judgmental, furry listener who won’t laugh if the reader stumbles or makes a mistake. Children are asked to select their own reading material before their scheduled session. Parents can register their child (two weeks in advance) for a 10-15 minute reading session by calling 770-591-1491.

  • 12
    Thursday, September 12

    Food Talk: Better You - Sweet Enough!

    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    09-12-2019
    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.

    Sit & Stitch

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    09-12-2019
    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
    09-12-2019
    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
    09-12-2019
    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
    09-12-2019
    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
    09-12-2019
    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.

    Breathtaking Rock Gardens

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    09-12-2019
    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.

    Treasure Talk

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    09-12-2019
    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.

    Family Storytime

    3:30 PM-4:00 PM
    09-12-2019
    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.

    A Movie about the Library: “The Public”

    3:30 PM-6:00 PM
    09-12-2019
    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.

    Family Storytime

    4:30 PM-5:15 PM
    09-12-2019
    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-8:30 PM
    09-12-2019
    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.

  • 13
    Friday, September 13

    Be a Better Driver: AARP Driver Safety Course

    9:30 AM-4:30 PM
    09-13-2019
    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.

    Music and Moves

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    09-13-2019
    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.

    American Red Cross Community Blood Drive

    11:00 AM-4:00 PM
    09-13-2019
    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.

    MahJongg Meetup

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    09-13-2019
    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.

    Homeschool Hangout

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM
    09-13-2019
    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.

    Friday Flick: “Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost”

    4:00 PM-5:30 PM
    09-13-2019
    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.

    Friday the 13th Flick: “The Goonies”

    4:00 PM-5:30 PM
    09-13-2019
    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.

  • 14
    Saturday, September 14

    Rustic Hypertufa

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    09-14-2019
    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.

    Social Security Workshop

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    09-14-2019
    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.

    Inklings Writers Critique Group

    11:00 AM-1:00 PM
    09-14-2019
    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!

    The Guerrilla War in Georgia

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    09-14-2019
    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.

    Through the Eyes of a Bee

    2:30 PM-3:30 PM
    09-14-2019
    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.

    LEGO Lab

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    09-14-2019
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    A different theme each month! Children may work alone or in teams to build LEGO masterpieces, which will be displayed in the library until next month’s meeting. LEGO and DUPLO are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

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