Gilmer Chamber – It’s Time For Karla’s Korner on FYNTV.com!

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It is time for  Gilmer Chamber’s  Karla’s Korner on FYNTV.com! Today we’re discussing World Tai Chi & Qigong Day, Mater Day, Georgia Mtn Needle Arts Festival and More! Tune In!

 

This Week At Gilmer County Library: March 21, 2018 – March 28, 2018

Community

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.
Sequoyah-Con: Mythical Creatures
Saturday, March 24: All Day
Experience the fun with a special program from Expedition Bigfoot Museum, play Beastly Bingo
to win cool prizes, and discover dragons, unicorns, and trolls in our virtual scavenger hunt!
Carnival games, an interactive art gallery, and awesome photo-booths will provide entertainment
for the whole family. Save the date and come join us for this free event!
11:00 AM – Expedition Bigfoot
1:00 PM – Beastly Bingo
2:00 PM – Mythical Creature Scavenger Hunt

Youth Programs
Family Story Time
Wednesday, March 21 @ 10:30AM & 4:00 PM
Wednesday, March 28 @ 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.

Young Adult Program
Youth Crochet
Tuesday, March 27 @ 4:00 PM
Do you crochet? Come join other tweens & teens who crochet. It’s a time to share your projects
and learn new things. Ages 10-18.
Adult Programs
Access to Science Book Club: Equipment Night
Thursday, March 22 @ 6:00 PM
Our third installment of a new Informal Science Book Club. We are discussing The Killer Angels
by Michael Shaara. Presented by Gary Hyde. Themed meal provided.
TechBytes: Basic Computing
Wednesday, March 28 @ 3:00 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.

Gilmer Library


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

“Check It Out” at the Gilmer Library, Week of 5/30 to 6/6

Announcements

This Week @ Gilmer County Library: May 30, 2017 – June 6, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager

The 2017 Summer Reading Program (SRP) has begun and it doesn’t end until July 31st. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World”, and SRP participation provides great benefits to young children in the form of continued literacy awareness, social involvement, and experiencing new ideas. However, SRP is not solely for youngsters. The SRLS SRP encompasses all ages. We offer SRP activities for young children, teens, and adults. SRLS promotes literacy and continued learning across all age groups. Expect fun times and plenty of programs for all ages this summer. Check our Facebook page for more SRP details.

All Ages Program

Get in the Mood, Donate Food!
Thursday, June 1 – All Day
Nonperishable Food Drive. All donations will go to the Gilmer Community Food Pantry. Every 5th item gives the donor the opportunity for a scratch and win prize. Ask a librarian for details.

Saturday Matinee
The LEGO Movie
Saturday, June 3 @ 2:00 PM
Calling all Builders, Let’s Get Inspired! Emmet, an ordinary LEGO figurine who always follows the rules, is mistakenly identified as the Special — an extraordinary being and the key to saving the world. Unfortunately for Emmet, he is hopelessly — and hilariously — unprepared for such a task

Teen Programs

Coding Club
Tuesday, May 23 @ 4:00 PM
Learn the basics of computer coding. Each meeting will build on the previous, but you can work at your own pace. Join anytime! Ages 10-18.

Adult Programs

Lunch & Learn Knitters
Wednesday, May 31 @ 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.

Techbytes
Wednesday, May 31 @ 2:30 PM
Learn the basics of creating personalized slideshows and presentations.

 

Seed Saving for the Future
Thursday, June 1 @ 6:00 PM
Learn the tradition, science, and methods of seed saving presented by Josh Fuder, Cherokee County UGA Extension Agent.

Be a Better Driver
Friday, June 2 – All Day
Refresh and update your driving skills. Attendance is free or you may choose to register with AARP by paying a $20 registration fee making you eligible to receive a certificate at the end of the day. Certificates may be accepted by your insurance companies, however, discount eligibility is at the discretion of your insurance company.

Cupcakes: A Success Story
Tuesday, June 6 @ 6:00 PM
Join us to hear their story and enjoy eating cupcakes. Nicki and Haley, owners and operators of The Sweet Shoppe of the South are community builders, successful entrepreneurs, 2012 Flavor of Ga Finalists, and Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, Season 6 Winners.

 

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

Speaker David Ralston to Discuss Gilmer County Priorities in the FY 18 State Budget

Announcements, Community

Speaker David Ralston

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Kaleb McMichen
Friday, July 14, 2017 (404) 656-5020
  kaleb.mcmichen@house.ga.gov

 

Speaker David Ralston to Discuss

Gilmer County Priorities in the FY 18 State Budget

 

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) will discuss Gilmer County priorities included in the Fiscal Year 2018 State Budget on Wednesday, July 19, at 10:00 a.m. at the Gilmer County Public Library.

 

WHO:             House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge)

WHAT:          Discussing Gilmer County priorities in the FY18 State Budget

WHEN:          Wednesday, July 19
10:00 a.m.

WHERE:       Gilmer County Public Library
268 Calvin Jackson Drive
Ellijay, Ga. 30540

Karla’s Korner – Gilmer County’s Back to School Special

Community

It is that time again. The kids are heading back to school! While I am sure some would say it’s too soon, most parents and students are ready to be back into their routine. Gilmer County’s students go back to school on Friday, August 4th. Ninth grade orientation will be held on July 29th. There will be an open house held at all the schools on August 2nd. Times on these open houses vary depending on the school. To see these times, get school supply lists and all other back to school information check out the Gilmer Chamber’s “Let’s Go Back to School” page.

“Check It Out” at the Gilmer County Library

Announcements

This Week @ Gilmer County Library: May 15, 2017 – May 23, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager

The 2017 Summer Reading Program (SRP) begins May 25th and end on July 31st. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World”, and SRP participation provides great benefits to young children in the form of continued literacy awareness, social involvement, and experiencing new ideas. However, SRP is not solely for youngsters. The SRLS SRP encompasses all ages. We offer SRP activities for young children, teens, and adults. SRLS promotes literacy and continued learning across all age groups. Expect fun times and plenty of programs for all ages this summer. Check our Facebook page in the coming weeks for full SRP details.

All Ages Program

Saturday Matinee
Saturday, May 20 @ 2:00 PM
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Join us for a showing of the latest tale from the Stars Wars Universe. Refreshments Provided.

Teen Programs

Teen Open Mic Night
Monday, May 15 @ 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’re not interested in performing, come and enjoy the entertainment.  Pizza, snacks, & hot chocolate provided.

Kendama Club
Tuesday, May 16 @ 4:00 PM
Do you like trying out new games or skills? You should try out Kendama.  Kendama is an extremely addictive wooden skill toy that comes from Japan. It strengthens hand eye coordination, balance, and reflex. It can be played by young and old alike. No worries if you don’t own one. We have plenty for the newbs to play with.

Coding Club
Tuesday, May 23 @ 4:00 PM
Learn the basics of computer coding. Each meeting will build on the previous, but you can work at your own pace. Join anytime! Ages 10-18.

Adult Programs

TechBytes
Tuesday, May 16 @ 11:00 AM
Learn the parts of a computer, the basics of how to use a computer and how to access the internet.

Lunch & Learn Knitters
Wednesday, May 17 @ 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.

Book-To-Movie Club
Monday, May 22 @ 5:00 PM
Come watch Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. Louisa becomes a caregiver for Will, a wealthy young banker who is left paralyzed and cynical from an accident two years earlier. As time goes on, their friendship grows and they help each other in ways they did not know possible.

The Friends of the Library Bookshelf
This week you’ll find an interesting collection of books on Native Americans at the Bookshelf.  Fiction, non-fiction and coffee table books are featured in this selection.

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

“Check It Out” at the Gilmer Library, Week of 5/22 to 5/30

Announcements

This Week @ Gilmer County Library: May 22, 2017 – May 30, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager

GCL will be closed on Monday, May 29th for the Memorial Day holiday.

The 2017 Summer Reading Program (SRP) begins May 25th and end on July 31st. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World”, and SRP participation provides great benefits to young children in the form of continued literacy awareness, social involvement, and experiencing new ideas. However, SRP is not solely for youngsters. The SRLS SRP encompasses all ages. We offer SRP activities for young children, teens, and adults. SRLS promotes literacy and continued learning across all age groups. Expect fun times and plenty of programs for all ages this summer. Check our Facebook page in the coming weeks for more SRP details.

All Ages Program

Ellijay Rocks!
Tuesday, May 30 @ 3:00 PM
Everyone is joining the fun by painting, hiding, and finding rocks around Ellijay. Come meet Laura Wilson, the founder, and paint with us. Supplies provided, the hiding place is up to you. Build our community and spread joy, one rock at a time.
Teen Programs

Coding Club
Tuesday, May 23 @ 4:00 PM
Learn the basics of computer coding. Each meeting will build on the previous, but you can work at your own pace. Join anytime! Ages 10-18.

 

Adult Programs

Book-To-Movie Club
Monday, May 22 @ 5:00 PM
Come watch Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. Louisa becomes a caregiver for Will, a wealthy young banker who is left paralyzed and cynical from an accident two years earlier. As time goes on, their friendship grows and they help each other in ways they did not know possible.

Lunch & Learn Knitters
Wednesday, May 24 @ 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.

 

 

Creative Mornings
Photo Transfers onto Wood
Friday, May 26 @ 9:00 AM
Join us for creativity, coffee, and conversation. This month build your creativity toolkit with photo transfer. All materials provided, bring a copy of a favorite wallet or 3×5 photo.

 

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

“Check It Out” at the Gilmer Library, Week of 5/8 to 5/16

Announcements

This Week @ Gilmer County Library: May 8, 2017 – May 16, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager

The 2017 Summer Reading Program (SRP) begins May 25th and end on July 31st. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World”, and SRP participation provides great benefits to young children in the form of continued literacy awareness, social involvement, and experiencing new ideas. However, SRP is not solely for youngsters. The SRLS SRP encompasses all ages. We offer SRP activities for young children, teens, and adults. SRLS promotes literacy and continued learning across all age groups. Expect fun times and plenty of programs for all ages this summer. Check our Facebook page in the coming weeks for full SRP details.

Child Programs

Lego + Crew
Saturday, May 13 @ 2:00 PM
Lego + Crew has a different theme each month, and we now offer KNex building sets. Children can work alone or in teams to make their own special creations, which will be displayed at the library until the next month’s meeting. Or follow the KNex plans to build planes, UFOs, and more. Lego + Crew is open to anyone who wants to participate.

Teen Programs

Book & Movie Club
Monday, May 8 @ 5:00 PM
This month’s book is The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne. Watch the movie and discuss the book after. Free snacks!

Teen Open Mic Night
Monday, May 15 @ 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’re not interested in performing, come and enjoy the entertainment.  Pizza, snacks, & hot chocolate provided.

Kendama Club
Tuesday, May 16 @ 4:00 PM
Do you like trying out new games or skills? You should try out Kendama.  Kendama is an extremely addictive wooden skill toy that comes from Japan. It strengthens hand eye coordination, balance, and reflex. It can be played by young and old alike. No worries if you don’t own one. We have plenty for the newbs to play with.

Adult Programs

Homeschool Meet & Greet
Tuesday, May 9 @ 4:00 PM
Homeschool families are invited to connect with other families and to learn about some of the resources the library has to offer. This will be a great opportunity to share experiences and ideas and to give your input for upcoming homeschool programming. Any children attending must be supervised. No registration is required

Lunch & Learn Knitters
Wednesday, May 10 @ 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.

Gilmer Apple Industry
Thursday, May 11 @ 2:00 PM
Gilmer County Genealogical Society will host. Presented by Roger and Ann Futch, owners of R&A Orchards, a family orchard established at the end of WWII. Refreshments served at 1:30 PM.

Gateways to Science Book Club
Thursday, May 11 @ 6:00 PM
Our fifth installment of the new Informal Science Book Club. We are discussing Thunderstruck by Erik Larson. Presented by Gary Hyde and GCL. Themed meal provided.

The Friends of the Library Bookshelf
Need gardening help or inspiration?  Look no further than the cart outside the Bookshelf where you will find both beautiful and informative gardening books.

Take a look at the “last chance” shelves where our inventory of half-priced books is refreshed weekly.  You can put your payment for these books in the donations box if the Bookshelf is closed.

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

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