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Wed Jan 0 1

Library Closed

All Sequoyah Regional Library System branches are closed on Wednesday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.

Thu Jan 0 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.

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. For teens in grades 6-12.

Thu Jan 0 2

UnBook Club

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

What are you reading? What’s everyone else reading? Love that book? Hate it? Come find out with us! Join fellow readers in a laid-back roundtable discussion about what we’ve read and why. Registration is recommended; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

Fri Jan 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.

Fri Jan 0 3

Sing First!

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

These music and movement classes for children and their parents are provided by music teacher Justine Lemmo! Session one (for ages 0-18 months) begins at 10:10 AM. Session two (for ages 19-35 months) begins at 10:50 AM. Session three (for ages 3-7 years) begins at 11:30 AM. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Fri Jan 0 3

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

Make your very own snowflakes to be used as ornaments and/or wall hangings! We’ll be learning how to take an everyday item and turn it into a work of art. Materials are provided. For ages 16 and older. Registration is required; call 706-692-5411 to sign up and reserve materials.

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

Join us for the production of Our Water Story, created by the Atlanta Center of Puppetry Arts for the North Metro North Georgia Water Planning District. Join the fun as Walter the Otter tries to teach his friend Beaver about the water cycle. Brought to you by the Cherokee County Water and Sewer Authority. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sat Jan 0 4

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 Jan 0 4

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.

Sat Jan 0 4

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.

Mon Jan 0 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.

Mon Jan 0 6

Coloring Club

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.

Mon Jan 0 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.

Mon Jan 0 6

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.

Mon Jan 0 6

Dungeons & Dragons

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! 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

Celebrate some of your favorite lesser-known YA Book series! We’re discussing everything from the Selection Series to Keeper of the Lost Cities, Percy Jackson, and many more! For teens in grades 6-12.

Tue Jan 0 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.

Tue Jan 0 7

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; call 706-635-4426 to sign up.

Tue Jan 0 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 Jan 0 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 Jan 0 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.

Tue Jan 0 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 Jan 0 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.

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 or call 706-692-5411.

Tue Jan 0 7

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; call 706-635-4426 to sign up.

Wed Jan 0 8

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.

Wed Jan 0 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 Jan 0 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 Jan 0 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 Jan 0 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. Session one begins at 10:30 AM and session two begins at 11:30 AM. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wed Jan 0 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.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Learn how to make candle holders out of wine glasses while meeting other crafty adults in our community. Hot drinks are provided. For ages 18 and older. Registration is required; call 706-692-5411 to sign up and reserve materials.

Wed Jan 0 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.

Thu Jan 0 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 Jan 0 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 Jan 0 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 Jan 0 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.

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

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.

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

Join the Gilmer County Genealogical Society in welcoming Genealogists Ben and Eileen Bailey as they share tips and tricks on how to trace your family history. Refreshments will be served at 1:30 PM.

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

Explore Venice, Italy in virtual reality (Rated “E” for Everyone) from the comfort of your own library! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to sign up.

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

Learn the basic principles of coding in an approachable and fun way! Be creative and have fun with our round robots. Make. Code. Share. For ages 9 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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. This month, we’ll be discussing any changes to our schedule, April programming, Summer Reading, and any other business as needed. If you’re interested in becoming a member of the Teen Advisory Board, pick up an application at the library or call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 244).

Thu Jan 0 9

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! Materials are provided, or you may bring your own. Light refreshments are provided. For ages 10 and older.

Fri Jan 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.

Fri Jan 1 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 Jan 1 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!

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

Take part in our sensory walk with a variety of winter-themed textures and shapes to explore! For ages 6 and younger; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Fri Jan 1 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.

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

The Friends of Cherokee County Public Libraries, Inc. annual meeting is open to the public. Join us at the R.T. Jones Memorial Library as we welcome guest speaker Roger Johns, the 2018 Georgia Author of the Year (Detective/Mystery Category). This meeting features the presentation of the Susan White Award, as well as other announcements.

Sat Jan 1 1

No-Sew Blankets!

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

Join us as Lynne Mock demonstrates how to make a no-sew blanket! Registration is required; call 770-345-7565 to sign up and receive a list of required materials.

Sat Jan 1 1

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.

Sat Jan 1 1

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.

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

Out-of-the-Box Art Studio is demonstrating how to repurpose wood items. Materials are provided. Registration is required; call 770-345-7565 to sign up.

Sat Jan 1 1

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.

Mon Jan 1 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.

Mon Jan 1 3

Coloring Club

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.

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.

Mon Jan 1 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.

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.

Tue Jan 1 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 Jan 1 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 Jan 1 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 Jan 1 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 Jan 1 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.

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.

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.

Tue Jan 1 4

Pokémon Party!

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.

Tue Jan 1 4

Teen Writers Night

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.

Wed Jan 1 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.

Wed Jan 1 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 Jan 1 5

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 Jan 1 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. Session one begins at 10:30 AM and session two begins at 11:30 AM. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wed Jan 1 5

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 Jan 1 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 Jan 1 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 Jan 1 5

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.

Wed Jan 1 5

Adult Spelling Bee

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.

Thu Jan 1 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 Jan 1 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 Jan 1 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 Jan 1 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.

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.

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.

Fri Jan 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.

Fri Jan 1 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.

Fri Jan 1 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!

Sat Jan 1 8

Rooted in Research

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.

Sat Jan 1 8

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mon Jan 2 0

Library Closed

All Sequoyah Regional Library System branches are closed on Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Tue Jan 2 1

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 Jan 2 1

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 Jan 2 1

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 Jan 2 1

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 Jan 2 1

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 Jan 2 1

Frozen 2 Fun!

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

Celebrate the world of Disney’s Frozen 2 as we read a picture book, have snacks, make a craft, and enjoy cool activities!  For ages 3-8; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tue Jan 2 1

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 Jan 2 1

Teen Manga Club

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

Join our monthly meetings as we read, watch, and discuss popular manga and anime series, as well as play games, draw, write, and other activities! For teens in grades 6-12.

Tue Jan 2 1

Duct Tape Crafting

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Try your hand at making useful, everyday objects with duct tape! Materials are provided. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Join us each month as we discuss novels involving detectives or espionage. This month’s selection is The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett. Fans of the film adaptions are welcome to join the discussion!

Wed Jan 2 2

Tech Time

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Have a question about how to use something technical? Sign up for a one-on-one help session with a librarian. 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 706-692-5411 to schedule your 30-minute appointment; more time can be allotted if scheduling permits.

Wed Jan 2 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.

Wed Jan 2 2

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 Jan 2 2

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 Jan 2 2

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. Session one begins at 10:30 AM and session two begins at 11:30 AM. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wed Jan 2 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.

Wed Jan 2 2

Tech Time

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Have a question about how to use something technical? Sign up for a one-on-one help session with a librarian. 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 706-692-5411 to schedule your 30-minute appointment; more time can be allotted if scheduling permits.

Wed Jan 2 2

Pals and Pages

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

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

Wed Jan 2 2

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 Jan 2 2

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.

Thu Jan 2 3

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 Jan 2 3

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 Jan 2 3

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 Jan 2 3

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

Don’t miss the R.T. Jones Memorial Library book sale! This preview sale is open to members of the Friends of Cherokee County Libraries – become a member at the door!

Thu Jan 2 3

Adulting 101

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

Learn basic “adulting” skills in this five-part series! Each month, we’re taking on unique tasks to help you be your best adult! This month: master the slow cooker, instant pot, and electric skillet! We’ll send you home with tips, tricks, and hacks to rock dinnertime in no time.

Thu Jan 2 3

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! Materials are provided, or you may bring your own. Light refreshments are provided. For ages 10 and older.

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

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for a game of Mad Libs Story Cues. Draw a cliché Young Adult book statement from a bowl and fill in the rest!

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

Do you like the idea of a book club, but not the assigned reading or discussion? Join fellow introverts for quiet reading time at Woodstock Public Library’s fireplace common room! Coffee, cookies, and books are provided.

Fri Jan 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.

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

Don’t miss the R.T. Jones Memorial Library book sale!

Fri Jan 2 4

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 Jan 2 4

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

Learn how to make terracotta diffuser necklaces while enjoying the company of other adults. Materials are provided. For ages 16 and older. Registration is required; call 706-692-5411 to sign up and reserve materials.

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

Don’t miss the R.T. Jones Memorial Library book sale!

Sat Jan 2 5

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.

Sat Jan 2 5

Project Chimps

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

Project Chimps, a chimpanzee sanctuary in North Georgia, presents the fascinating lives and behavior of chimpanzees through discussion, videos, and pictures. Create enrichment puzzles and games for the chimps to enjoy! For ages 7 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sat Jan 2 5

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.

Sun Jan 2 6

Art Show Opening

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

Join us for the opening of the Georgia Thrivers group show for a chance to see works made by some of the local artists! Refreshments are provided. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Mon Jan 2 7

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.

Mon Jan 2 7

Coloring Club

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.

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

Learn how to save your photos to “the cloud” using Google Photos. Registration is required; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

Mon Jan 2 7

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, White Oleander by Janet Fitch, and enjoy light refreshments! For ages 18 and older. Call 706-692-5411 to request a copy.

Mon Jan 2 7

Dungeons & Dragons

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! Materials are provided, or you may bring your own. For ages 12 and older.

Tue Jan 2 8

National LEGO Day

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

LEGO enthusiasts are invited to celebrate National LEGO Day at the library… all day long! Come in during our operating hours to build an amazing LEGO creation to show off for the day. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tue Jan 2 8

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 Jan 2 8

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

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.

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

Explore polar animal environments through sensory stations of snow dough, instant snow, frozen water beads, and blubber! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wed Jan 2 9

Email Basics

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

Learn the basics of email! Get set up with an email account, customize your address, and start sending and receiving messages. Registration is required; call 770-926-5859 to sign up.

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

Drop in for a virtual reality tour of the Anne Frank house (Rated “E” for Everyone) in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to sign up.

Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane, Jasper, GA 30143

Tweens and teens are invited to celebrate 175 years of the classic Edgar Allen Poe poem, The Raven. Write your own poetry in different styles: blackout, haikus, and more! Sharing is optional, but encouraged. For ages 11-18.

Wed Jan 2 9

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.

Thu Jan 3 0

Sit & Stitch

Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

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

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

Stay warm and come indoors to make your very own fluffy, festive “snow” slime! Materials are provided while supplies last. For ages 6 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Thu Jan 3 0

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.

Fri Jan 3 1

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.

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

Celebrate the beauty and fun of a snowy day! Little ones can explore winter-themed sensory activities at their own pace: frozen “snow gems”, non-toxic peppermint slime, and much more. For ages 5 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Fri Jan 3 1

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

Sign up individually or as a family to share food, customs, and games from a country of your choice. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and opens January 10; call 706-692-5411 to sign up.

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

Join us for creativity, coffee, and conversation! This month, build your creative toolkit with watercolor pencils to create a unique skyscape. Materials are provided. Registration is required; call 706-635-4528 to sign up.

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