“Check It Out” at the Gilmer Library, Week of 5/22 to 5/30


This Week @ Gilmer County Library: May 22, 2017 – May 30, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager

GCL will be closed on Monday, May 29th for the Memorial Day holiday.

The 2017 Summer Reading Program (SRP) begins May 25th and end on July 31st. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World”, and SRP participation provides great benefits to young children in the form of continued literacy awareness, social involvement, and experiencing new ideas. However, SRP is not solely for youngsters. The SRLS SRP encompasses all ages. We offer SRP activities for young children, teens, and adults. SRLS promotes literacy and continued learning across all age groups. Expect fun times and plenty of programs for all ages this summer. Check our Facebook page in the coming weeks for more SRP details.

All Ages Program

Ellijay Rocks!
Tuesday, May 30 @ 3:00 PM
Everyone is joining the fun by painting, hiding, and finding rocks around Ellijay. Come meet Laura Wilson, the founder, and paint with us. Supplies provided, the hiding place is up to you. Build our community and spread joy, one rock at a time.
Teen Programs

Coding Club
Tuesday, May 23 @ 4:00 PM
Learn the basics of computer coding. Each meeting will build on the previous, but you can work at your own pace. Join anytime! Ages 10-18.


Adult Programs

Book-To-Movie Club
Monday, May 22 @ 5:00 PM
Come watch Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. Louisa becomes a caregiver for Will, a wealthy young banker who is left paralyzed and cynical from an accident two years earlier. As time goes on, their friendship grows and they help each other in ways they did not know possible.

Lunch & Learn Knitters
Wednesday, May 24 @ 12:00 PM
Got a pattern that is “Needling” you? Looking for something new to get “Hooked” on? Join us on Wednesdays from 12-2 and let us try to “Unravel” your problem! Or come and learn how to knit or crochet. Everyone is welcome.



Creative Mornings
Photo Transfers onto Wood
Friday, May 26 @ 9:00 AM
Join us for creativity, coffee, and conversation. This month build your creativity toolkit with photo transfer. All materials provided, bring a copy of a favorite wallet or 3×5 photo.


The Friends of the Library Bookshelf

Remember that the library welcomes donations of gently read books and magazines. Those that the library does not need come to the Bookshelf, with all the proceeds benefiting the library.  Do not forget to visit the “back room” of the Bookshelf for newly stocked non-fiction and magazines.

Bookshelf hours are from 10:30-5:00 on weekdays and from 12:00-2:00 on Saturdays

Location and Contact Information
Address: 268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540.
Phone: 706-635-4528.  Fax: 706-635-3528.
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9AM-8PM, Friday and Saturday 9AM-6PM.

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