“Check It Out” at The Gilmer Library


This Week @ Gilmer County Library: July 12, 2017 – July 19, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager

The 2017 Summer Reading Program is winding down with only a few weeks remaining. Be sure to work hard to complete your logs and remember to turn them in before August 1st to receive awards and to enter to win some fantastic prizes. Check our Facebook page for more SRP details.

Youth Programs
Family Story Times
Wednesday, July 12 @ 10:30 AM
Wednesday, July 12 @ 4:00 PM
All ages welcome. Family Story Time is an excellent way to strengthen your children’s literacy skills, and all stories are always followed by a simple craft you can complete with your child

Thursday, July 13 @ 11:00 AM
Come check out the new hot ride on the Ellijay Police force- the new motorcycle! Other vehicles include: police car, ambulance, fire truck & more! Free Kettle Corn from HWY 52 Kettle Corn while supplies last!

Kids Jujitsu
Monday, July 17 @ 2:00 PM
Learn Jujitsu basics with instructor Sarah Glaze

Kendama Club
Tuesday, July 18 @ 3:00 PM
A Kendama is a Japanese skill toy that has become popular all over the world. Use one of our Kendamas or bring your own and share your tips and tricks with others. All levels welcome!
Age: 9+, 9 and under with adult supervision

Adult Programs
Preserving Your Family Recipes
Thursday, July 13 @ 6:00 PM
Valerie Frey, author of Preserving Family Recipes, will discuss the value of recipes and examine these artifacts as historical documents. Includes preservation tips and approaches to engage with the dynamic history and function of your family recipes.

Saturday Matinee: Viewer’s Choice
Saturday, July 15 @ 2:00 PM
This week’s movie selection will be chosen by our patron’s so stop in and see what surprise movie we will be showing. Free refreshments will be offered.

Women’s Self Defense
Monday, July 17 @ 6:00 PM
Awareness, assertiveness, verbal confrontation skills, safety strategies, and physical techniques that enable someone to successfully escape, resist, and survive. Presented by Sarah Glaze.

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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