This Week at Gilmer County Library: March 7, 2018 – March 14, 2018


Heath Lee – Library Manager

During Mondays in March and April, certified AARP Tax Preparers will be available to prepare your taxes. Appointments are encouraged. Call the library for more details.

Youth Programs

Family Story Time
Wednesday, March 7 @ 10:30AM & 4:00 PM
Wednesday, March 14 @ 10:30AM & 4:00 PM
Family story times are designed for families with children of all ages. Story time is followed by a craft activity. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

Lego Crew
Saturday, March 10 @ 2:00 PM
The Lego Club has a different theme each month. Children can work alone or in teams to make their special creation, which will be displayed in the library until next month’s meeting. All ages, under 9 years of age with an adult please.

Young Adult Program

Dungeons & Dragons
Monday, March 12 @ 5:30 PM
Whether you’ve been playing for years or would love to learn, join us for the popular tabletop role-playing game: Dungeons & Dragons! All materials are provided, or you may bring your own. Ages 12+

Adult Programs

GCGSI Monthly Program: Entitled to the Purple Heart
Thursday, March 8 @ 2:00 PM
Join the Gilmer County Genealogy Society as we welcome Mike Pilvinsky, Commander of the Gilmer County Military Order of the Purple Heart and Carl Milam, Historian and Adjutant for the Gilmer County Military Order of the Purple Heart as they speak about the history of the Purple Heart Medal and the history and service of the local chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Refreshments served at 1:30

Nutrition Knowhow
Wednesday, March 14 @ 9:30 AM
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.

Budgeting Basics
Wednesday, March 14 @ 1:30 PM
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.


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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