“Check It Out” at the Gilmer County Library

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This Week @ Gilmer County Library: June 14, 2017 – June 21, 2017 

Heath Lee – Library Manager

The 2017 Summer Reading Program (SRP) has begun, and it doesn’t end until July 31 st . 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 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.

Youth Programs

Family Story Times

Wednesday, June 14 @ 10:30 AM

Wednesday, June 14 @ 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.

Beyond the Book

Monday, June 19 @ 2:00 PM

Go beyond the pages of the book with crafts & activities. Experience a different book each week.

Age: All ages, 9 and under with adult supervision.

 

All Ages Program

Explore the Oceans with VR

Thursday, June 15 @ 3:00 PM

Explore the ocean through 3D technology and activities.

Age: All ages, 9 and under with adult supervision.

Saturday Matinee: La La Land

Saturday, June 17 @ 2:00 PM

Be Inspired to build and pursue your dreams! Rated PG-13 Sebastian and Mia are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Teen Programs

STEM Camp: Save the Library

Friday, June 16 @ 4:00 PM

Use STEM to save the library in this 5-part camp. Each part stands alone or attend all for

maximum fun. Age: 8-14, 9 and under with adult supervision.

 

Harry Potter & Fantastic Beasts

Monday, June 19 @ 5:00 PM

Get sorted into your house and make your own wand while watching Fantastic Beasts and Where

to Find Them. Also, put your knowledge of the Wizarding World to the test and take part in other

Harry Potter related activities.

Grades 6-12.

 

Adult Programs

Murder in the Stacks: A Library Mystery

Thursday, June 15 @ 6:00 PM

An interactive whodunit in the classic “Clue” style. Move through the stacks using library

equipment, literary and pop-cultural knowledge, and your wits to solve the mystery of: who done

it, with what, and where? Play alone or build a team.

 

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.

Gilmer Library

https://www.facebook.com/GilmerLibrary

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

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