Check It Out @ Gilmer County Library


This Week @ Gilmer County Library: November 15, 2017 – November 22, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager

GCL will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 22nd. GCL will also be closed on November 23rd and 24th for the Thanksgiving.

All Ages Programs
The 2017 Gilmer County Library Festival of Trees Celebration will be held on Monday, November 27 beginning at 6:00 PM


Youth Programs
Family Story Times
Wednesday, November 15 @ 10:30 AM & 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

Adult Programs
Lunch & Learn Knitting
Wednesday, November 15 @ 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.

Wednesday, November 15 @ 9:30 AM
Nutrition Know-How
Learn how to eat heathy 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.

Wednesday, November 15 @ 1:30 PM
Budgeting Basics
Learn how to stretch your food dollars, 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.

Bow Making with Sarah Cole: A Make & Take Event
Wednesday, November 15 @ 6:00 PM
Welcome back local interior decorator Sarah Cole as she leads us in how to create beautiful bows for any use and occasion. All materials provided.

Morning Creatives: Paper Making
Friday, November 17 @ 9:00 AM
Join us for creativity and conversation. This month build your creative toolkit with making paper. Choose your style and color. All materials provided.

Master Gardeners: Make-n-Take
Saturday, November 17 @ 9:00 AM
Local beekeeper, Mary Lou Blohm, will present, “Beeswax, the foundation of the hive” discussing use of beeswax; in the Make-N-Take workshop, each pre-registered participant will decorate and go home with a wax globe. Workshop includes honey tasting and drawings for bottles of honey. $20 to attend with all materials provided. Pre-Registration Required – Pick up registration form at Ellijay Farmer’s Market, County Extension Office, or GCL. Registered class size limited to 15. Attendance is free for anyone wanting to attend.

TechBytes: Excel-ent
Monday, November 20 @ 2:30 PM
Excel is so useful. Plan to learn new ways to use the program. Make sure your library card is active before attending. Registration suggested. 706-635-4528

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

Library Location & 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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