What's happening this week at the Gilmer County Library... CHECK IT OUT!
Help Out with Our Demonstration Garden
We are looking for volunteers to help out with our Demonstration Garden. No experience? No ideas? Fine with us, that’s why the Gilmer County Master Gardeners are here to help. For more information please call the library for volunteer opportunities.
Summer Reading Program Now through July 31
Drop by the library to pick up your Summer Reading packet which includes a coupon for a free ice cream! Gift certificates and prizes are awarded to those who complete the Summer Reading Program. Program is available for all ages. Be sure to pick up a calendar of events going on this Summer.
Thursday, June 19 @ 3:00pm
Meet beekeeper Mary Lou Blohm and learn fun facts about honeybees. We will see a real beehive and a beekeeper’s costume. Fun for the whole family!
Spark a Reaction with Rube Goldberg
Friday, June 20 @ 2PM
Create a chain reaction with other teens using various materials provided.
Nature’s Friends- the Bees (6 Up Craft)
Monday, June 23 @ 2pm
Join us as the Jr. Master Gardeners present fun facts about bees. We will make a fun honeybee craft and maybe taste some local honey. This program is free and for ages 6 and up; 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Youth Crochet Workshop
Tuesday, June 24 @ 2pm-4pm
Last week of crochet workshop presented by Lauren Cape and Lynda Decker. Kids and teens 10 up will finish crocheting their headband. Registration required.
Don’t Judge a Book By Its Movie Teen Book Club
Tuesday, June 24 @ 4pm
Teens will be discussing The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau and how it compares to the movie.
Library Garden Party
Tuesday, June 24 @ 6:00-7:30
Gilmer County Master Gardeners and Trainees invite you to attend an Open House Garden Party. Refreshments, door prizes, garden demonstrations, live music, and tour of the garden.
Wednesdays @ 10:00AM
Next Session: June 25
Come join Mrs. Judy as she recounts the fabulous tales of make believe. All ages welcome. Those under 9 require adult accompaniment, please.
Adult Lunch and Learn Knit & Crochet
Wednesdays @ 12PM – 2:00PM
Next Session: June 25
Bring your brown bag lunch, needles and yarn to the Gilmer County Library. Lauren Cape and Lynda Decker will be your hosts and teachers. Already know how to knit? Come for the fun! If you are unable to attend a meeting, come when you can, you don’t have to be at every class. If knitting, bring #8 needles and yarn of any color. If crocheting, bring G or H hooks and Peaches & Cream cotton yarn of any color.
Doctor Who Wednesday
Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space
Wednesday, June 25 @ 2:00-3:30 pm
Are you a Whovian? Do you like RPGs? Come play the Role Playing Game based on the Doctor Who series. For teens going into grades 6-12.
Nancy Fangles, Balloon Lady
Thursday, June 26 @ 3:00
Come enjoy the magic of storytelling with balloons. All aged invited; 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
To celebrate the 4th of July we’re offering a great selection of Americana in the Bookshelf this week. You’ll find books on American history and culture, the West, and Native Americans. There are books in this collection that would make fine gifts, so plan ahead for birthdays and celebrations.
Don’t forget to pick up a stash of magazines for road trips, a true bargain at $.25 each. Magazines are displayed on the rack outside the Bookshelf and in the non-fiction “back room” as well.
Bookshelf hours are from 10:30-5:00 on weekdays and from noon-2:00 on Saturdays.
Location and Contact Information
The library is located at 268 Calvin Jackson Drive Ellijay, GA 30540. Phone 706-635-4528. Fax 706-635-3528. Web address: www.sequoyahregionallibrary.org. Our hours are Monday-Thursday 9 am-8 pm, Friday and Saturday 9 am-5 pm, and CLOSED on Sunday. Find us on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/GilmerLibrary.