“Check It Out” at the Gilmer Library, Week of 3/20 to 3/25


This Week @ Gilmer County Library: March 20, 2017 – March 25, 2017
Heath Lee – Library Manager

Child Programs

Family Story Times
Tuesday, March 21 @ 10:30 AM
Wednesday, March 22 @ 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.

Teen Program
Teen Table Top Games
Monday, March 20 @ 5:00 PM
Put your skills to the test at different tabletop games. These games are not the games you have played a hundred times. Games include King of Tokyo, Seven Wonders, Splendor, and more! Free snacks!

Adult Programs

Pushing the Limits Book Club
Tuesday, March 21 @ 6:00 PM
Our third installment of the very popular and new Informal Science Book Club. The theme of this installment in Knowledge. We are discussing Land of the Painted Caves by Jean Auel. Presented by Gary Hyde and GCL. We will be serving BBQ from Shane’s Rib Shack.

Nutrition Know-How
Wednesday, March 22 @ 10:30 AM
Learn how to eat healthy, why you should, and how without breaking the bank. Presented by Renee Dotson, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent with UGA Extension. Pre-registration required 706-635-4426

Lunch & Learn Knitters
Wednesday, March 22 @ 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.

Budgeting Basics
Wednesday, March 22 @ 1:30 PM
Learn how to stretch your food dollars and how to keep track of bills and spending. Presented by Renee Dotson, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent with UGA Extension. Pre-registration required 706-635-4426

Snakes Alive!
Thursday, March 23 @ 6:00 PM
Learn about and how to identify the venomous and non-venomous snakes of Gilmer County. Presentation may include live snakes. Presented by Heather Adams, Interpretive Ranger, Fort Mountain State Park. Refreshments provided by FOGCL.

The Friends of the Library Bookshelf

Great books for young adults!  Check the cart outside the Bookshelf for classic and current reads for young people, with many Newberry Award winners.  These books are in excellent condition and perfect for spring break reading.

If you are not already a Friend of the Library, please join us next time you come into the Bookshelf.  Memberships start at only $10.00 and contribute to buying new books (including E-books) for the library’s collection.  You’ll enjoy the monthly newsletter, special events, and will be the first to know about the collections we put out each week.

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.
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9AM-8PM, Friday and Saturday 9AM-6PM.

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