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January 12 - January 18
  • 12
    Sunday, January 12
    No events
  • 13
    Monday, January 13

    Coloring Club

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    01-13-2020
    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! Materials are provided. For ages 16 and older.

    Beginner’s Yoga

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    01-13-2020
    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.

    Gone with the Wind: 80 Years Later

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    01-13-2020
    Rose Creek Public Library
    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

    Step back in time and celebrate 80 years of belles, books, and scandals. Presented by the Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum. Refreshments are provided.

    Chair Yoga

    11:15 AM-12:15 PM
    01-13-2020
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

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

    The Canton Eclectic Readers

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    01-13-2020
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    This month, our book club for unconventional readers will be reading The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan. This non-fiction book tells the story of the young women of Oak Ridge, Tennessee who unwittingly play a crucial role in one of the most significant moments in U.S. history. 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.

  • 14
    Tuesday, January 14

    MahJongg Meetup

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    01-14-2020
    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
    01-14-2020
    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
    01-14-2020
    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-11:00 AM
    01-14-2020
    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.

    Knit & Crochet

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    01-14-2020
    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.

    Pokémon Party!

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    01-14-2020
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Join us for Pokémon-themed trivia, games, crafts, snacks and more! For ages 8-12; children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Harry Potter Book Club

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    01-14-2020
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Tweens and teens are invited to discuss the popular Harry Potter book series while participating in trivia and other activities! For ages 11-18.

    Pickens County Public Library Board Meeting

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    01-14-2020
    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.

    Teen Writers Night

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    01-14-2020
    Woodstock Public Library
    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Celebrate the art of writing and encourage your fellow teens! Feel free to bring projects you have written to talk about, or projects you are currently working on. For teens in grades 6-12.

  • 15
    Wednesday, January 15

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    01-15-2020
    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.

    Music and Moves

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    01-15-2020
    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.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-12:00 PM
    01-15-2020
    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. Session one begins at 10:30 AM and session two begins at 11:30 AM. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    01-15-2020
    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
    01-15-2020
    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.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    01-15-2020
    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.

    Family Storytime

    4:00 PM-4:45 PM
    01-15-2020
    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
    01-15-2020
    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.

    Adult Spelling Bee

    6:30 PM-7:30 PM
    01-15-2020
    R.T. Jones Memorial Library
    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

    Think you’re a master speller? Prove it by showing your skills and compete to take home the Spelling Bee Cup. For ages 18 and older. Registration is required; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to sign up.

  • 16
    Thursday, January 16

    Sit & Stitch

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    01-16-2020
    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
    01-16-2020
    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
    01-16-2020
    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.

    Lap-Sit Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    01-16-2020
    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.

    Gilmer County Public Library Board Meeting

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    01-16-2020
    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.

    Pushing the Limits of Transformation

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    01-16-2020
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    The next entry in our book club discussing science concepts in everyday life will take us on an exploration of the theme of transformation. We’ll consider how we humans are driven to transform the world around us, and how we often transform ourselves in the process.

  • 17
    Friday, January 17

    Friends Crocheting

    10:30 AM-12:30 PM
    01-17-2020
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

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

    Music and Moves

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    01-17-2020
    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.

    MahJongg Meetup

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    01-17-2020
    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.

  • 18
    Saturday, January 18

    Rooted in Research

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    01-18-2020
    Pickens County Library
    100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

    Ever wondered about your ancestors? Interested in genealogical research, but have no idea where to start? In these monthly meetings, we’ll discuss the basics of which steps to take in your genealogical research. We’ll be stepping back in history as we tour our Genealogy Room and become familiar with what resources the library offers in addition to computers. For adults of all skill levels.

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    01-18-2020
    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.

    Adventure Awaits! Tabletop Gaming

    12:30 PM-5:30 PM
    01-18-2020
    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.

    Stuffed Animal Rescue

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    01-18-2020
    Hickory Flat Public Library
    2740 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

    Learn about the benefits of rescuing shelter pets, then “adopt” your own stuffed pet! Participants will receive a stuffed animal, adoption certificate, and a book to read to their new plush pal. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required; call 770-345-7565 to sign up.

    Artillery of the Battle for Kennesaw Mountain 1864

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    01-18-2020
    Gilmer County Library
    268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540

    Wayne Hooper, Vice President of the Gilmer County Historical Society, and Jim Scarr, artillery shell expert, discuss how artillery shaped the Battle for Kennesaw Mountain. Inactive shells from the collection of Mr. Scarr will be on display and the integral works will be visible.

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