Check It Out @ Gilmer County Library

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This Week @ Gilmer County Library: December 13, 2017 – December 31, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager

GCL will be closed December 23-26, 2017 for the Christmas Holidays.

All Ages Programs
Christmas Around the World in VR
Wednesday, December 13 @ 4:00 PM
Learn how Christmas is celebrated around the world! From legends of Santa to traditions in different countries. Make ornaments & crafts. Experience the holiday in virtual reality. Children 9 & under with adult supervision.

Kendama Club
Tuesday, December 19 @ 4:00 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!

Experience Virtual Reality
Thursday, December 28 @ 4:00 PM
Discover a universe of possibilities and explore the world like never before. This Virtual Reality experience will take you to faraway lands, put you in the center of a Cirque du Soleil performance and will bring you face to face with a giant from a bygone era.

Youth Programs
Teen DIY Card & Gift Tags
Monday, December 18 @ 6:00 PM
Get in the holiday spirit by making Christmas cards and gift tags for your friends and family while listening to music of the season. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12.

Adult Programs
Lunch & Learn Knitting
Wednesday, December 13 @ 12:00 PM
Bring your lunch, needles, and yarn. Create and have fun; everyone is welcome!

Wyatt Earp
Thursday, December 14 @ 6:00 PM
Join us for an evening with author Mark Warren as we delve into the life of this historic figure of the Western frontier. Refreshments will be served.

Morning Creatives
Friday, December 15 @ 9:00 AM
Join us for creativity and conversation. This month build your creative toolkit with Photo Transfer Ornaments and DIY Holiday Tags. Bring a printed copy of your own photo or choose from our collection. All materials provided.

TechBytes: Basic Computing
Tuesday, December 19 @ 2:30 PM
Learn the parts of a computer, the basics of how to use a computer and how to access the internet.

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.
http://www.sequoyahregionallibrary.org/gilmer
https://www.facebook.com/GilmerLibrary
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9AM-8PM, Friday and Saturday 9AM-6PM.

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This Week @ Gilmer County Library: December 6, 2017 – December 13, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager


All Ages Programs
Bingo for Books
Thursday, December 7 @ 5:00 PM
BINGO! There are multiple ways to win this game. Winners get to pick a prize from our collection of all-ages books and puzzles! All ages, 9 & under with adult supervision.

Christmas Around the World in VR
Wednesday, December 13 @ 4:00 PM
Learn how Christmas is celebrated around the world! From legends of Santa to traditions in different countries. Make ornaments & crafts. Experience the holiday in virtual reality. Children 9 & under with adult supervision.

Youth Programs
Holiday Family Story Times
Wednesday, December 6 @ 10:30 AM & 4:00 PM
Join us for a special holiday themed story time. 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.


The Lego + Club
Saturday, December 9 @ 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 Programs

Polar Express Read-a-Loud
Monday, December 11 @ 6:00 PM
Come dressed in your holiday PJs and hop on the Polar Express! It’s a magical night full of music, crafts, snacks, and of course a special reading of the Polar Express. 9 & under with adult supervision.

Adult Programs
Lunch & Learn Knitting
Wednesday, December 6 & 13 @ 12:00 PM
Bring your lunch, needles, and yarn. Create and have fun; everyone is welcome!

 

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.
http://www.sequoyahregionallibrary.org/gilmer
https://www.facebook.com/GilmerLibrary
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9AM-8PM, Friday and Saturday 9AM-6PM.

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This Week @ Gilmer County Library: November 29, 2017 – December 6, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager


Youth Programs
Merry Grinchmas
Saturday, December 2 @ 10:30AM
Come dressed in your PJs with your Who hairdo and join the Whos of Whoville as we celebrate the holiday season with “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” themed activities and crafts. Children 9 and under with adult supervision, please because the Grinch himself will be making a guest appearance.

Holiday Family Story Times
Wednesday, December 6 @ 10:30 AM & 4:00 PM
Join us for a special holiday themed story time. 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.


Young Adult Programs
Dungeons & Dragons
Monday, December 4 @ 5:45 PM
Whether you have 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
Lunch & Learn Knitting
Wednesday, December 6 @ 12:00 PM
Bring your lunch, needles, and yarn. Create and have fun; everyone is welcome!

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.
http://www.sequoyahregionallibrary.org/gilmer
https://www.facebook.com/GilmerLibrary
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9AM-8PM, Friday and Saturday 9AM-6PM.

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This Week @ Gilmer County Library: November 22, 2017 – November 29, 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
Monday, November 27 @ 6:00 PM
The Gilmer County Library is pleased to once again host this popular holiday event. Live music, prize drawings, Santa, and of course, tree presentations will be ongoing during our celebration.

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.
http://www.sequoyahregionallibrary.org/gilmer
https://www.facebook.com/GilmerLibrary
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9AM-8PM, Friday and Saturday 9AM-6PM.

“Check It Out” @ Gilmer Library

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Mr. Wilson’s Carpentry Class Just Finished a “Book Drop” for the Gilmer County Library

Gilmer High School

Students from Mr. Wilson’s carpentry class just finished a “Book Drop” for the Gilmer County Library.  From left to right the students are; Nathan Cain, James Maxwell, Justin Vega and Joseph Rogers.

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*The Gilmer County School System does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national origin, age, religion, creed, or disability in
admission to its programs, services, and activities, in access to them, in
treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations. For
additional information or referral to the appropriate system coordinator,
contact the system superintendent’s office at 134 Industrial Blvd, Ellijay,
Ga 30540 -(706) 276-5000.*

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“Check It Out” at the Gilmer County Library, Week of 2/13 to 2/18

Announcements

This Week @ Gilmer County Library: February 13, 2017 – February 18, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager
Child Programs

Family Story Times
Tuesday, February 14 @ 10:30 AM
Wednesday, February 15 @ 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.

My First Book Club
Tuesday, February 15 @ 4:00 PM
My First Book Club- This month’s book is “Moose’s Big Idea” by Stephanie Greene. For children in grades 2-4. Drop by the library before the meeting to pick up your reading packet. Read the book before the meeting and come prepared to discuss the book with other children. Kids 9 and under with adult supervision please.

Saturday Matinee
Saturday, February 18 @ 2:00 PM
The Secret Life of Pets – Max (Louis C.K.) is a spoiled terrier who enjoys a comfortable life in a New York building until his owner adopts Duke, a giant and unruly canine. During their walk outside, they encounter a group of ferocious alley cats and wind up in a truck that’s bound for the pound. Free Refreshments.

Teen Program
Open Mic Night
Monday, February 13 @ 5:00 PM
Do you sing or play an instrument? Are you a poet or comedian? We’re giving you the opportunity to be in the spotlight. Even if you are not interested in performing, come and enjoy the entertainment. Pizza, snacks, & hot chocolate provided.

Adult Programs
Lunch & Learn Knitters
Wednesday, February 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. Everyone is welcome.

Gateways to Science Book Club
Thursday, February 16 @ 6:00 PM
Our second installment of the new Informal Science Book Club. We are discussing When the Killings Done by TC Boyle. Free Pizza and Drinks. Sponsored by The National Science Foundation.

The Friends of the Library Bookshelf

Romance, romance, romance! You will find many of your favorite authors in this week’s large special collection, perfect for fireside and Valentine’s Day reading. This week you will find books by popular authors like Oke, Lew, Brunstetter, and Macomber on the cart outside the Bookshelf door.
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.

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https://www.facebook.com/GilmerLibrary
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9AM-8PM, Friday and Saturday 9AM-6PM.

“Check It Out” at the Gilmer Library, Week of 2/22 to 2/27

Announcements

This Week @ Gilmer County Library: February 22, 2016 – February 27, 2016
Heath Lee – Library Manager
Child Programs

Family Storytimes
Tuesday, February 23 @ 10:30 AM
Wednesday, February 24 @ 10:30 AM
Wednesday, February 24 @ 4:00 PM
This week’s theme is “Peculiar Pets” February’s story themes are all about the pets, animals, and how we love them. All ages welcome. Story time and LapSit are excellent ways 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

Intro to Social Media
Tuesday, February 23 @ 12:00 PM
Learn how to stay connected by joining and using social media. We will introduce you to several social media sites. A current email address is required if you want to create an account.
Lunch & Learn Knitting
Wednesday, February 24 @ 12:00 PM
Bring your brown bag lunch, needles and yarn to the Gilmer County Library. Already know how to knit, come for the fun! It’s OK if can’t come to all the meetings. 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. This is a “drop in when you can” event.
DIY Decorating on a Dime
Thursday, February 26 @ 6:00 PM
Join local interior designer extraordinaire Sarah Cole as she discusses simple, low-cost ways to rejuvenate your home. Light refreshments are graciously provided by the Friends of the Gilmer County Library.

The Friends of the Library Bookshelf

This week’s special is for kids only, a great collection of Scholastic books for young readers. Included are many recent nature and science titles, perfect for home schooling or reference, and all at our very low prices. Bookshelf hours are from 10:30-5:00 on weekdays and from noon-2:00 on Saturdays.

Location and Contact Information
Address: 268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540.
Phone: 706-635-4528. Fax: 706-635-3528.
http://www.sequoyahregionallibrary.org/gilmer
https://www.facebook.com/GilmerLibrary
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9AM-8PM, Friday and Saturday 9AM-5PM.

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