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Toddler Tales Storytime

These 40 minute programs introduce age-appropriate books and stories. We also incorporate action rhymes, songs, and movement to help support your toddler’s developing literacy in fun and exciting ways. This program is suggested for toddlers, ages 18-36 months, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required for this program.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

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Toddler Tales Storytime

These 30 minute programs introduce age-appropriate books and stories. We also incorporate action rhymes, songs, and movement to help support your toddler’s developing literacy in fun and exciting ways. This program is suggested for toddlers, ages 18-36 months, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required for this program.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

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Books & Babies for Walkers

Develop baby's pre-literacy skills as well as physical, social, and mental development. This storytime introduces a love for books, song, movement, rhythm and rhyme. Improve motor, sensory and social skills during free play time, which also provides an opportunity for both babies and parents to socialize. Books & Babies is also about parents as you bond and learn with baby as well as meet other parents in the community.
This program is for babies up to 24 months old, with a parent or caregiver, and lasts 20-30 minutes.
No registration required.

Sharon Forks Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

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Books & Babies for Pre-Walkers

Develop baby's pre-literacy skills as well as physical, social, and mental development. This storytime introduces a love for books, song, movement, rhythm and rhyme. Improve motor, sensory and social skills during free play time, which also provides an opportunity for both babies and parents to socialize. Books & Babies is also about parents as you bond and learn with baby as well as meet other parents in the community.
This program is for babies up to 24 months old, with a parent or caregiver, and lasts 20-30 minutes.
No registration required.

Sharon Forks Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

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Preschool Pals Storytime

These 30 minute programs are designed to promote language, listening, and pre-reading skills by offering vocabulary development, experiences with a variety of literature, and participation in language-related activities.  Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become a successful reader. This program is suggested for children, ages 3-5, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required for this program.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

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Toddler Tales Storytime

These 40 minute programs introduce age-appropriate books and stories. We also incorporate action rhymes, songs, and movement to help support your toddler’s developing literacy in fun and exciting ways. This program is suggested for toddlers, ages 18-36 months, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required for this program.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

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Preschool Pals Storytime

These 40 minute programs are designed to promote language, listening, and pre-reading skills by offering vocabulary development, experiences with a variety of literature, and participation in language-related activities. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become a successful reader. This program is suggested for children, ages 3-5, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required for this program.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

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Chatterbooks Book Club

This book club is for children in grades K - 2. Join us to read a story, discuss it, and then do a craft or activity related to the book. This month we will be discussing Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's First Most Fearless Scientist by Jess Keating.

It is not necessary to read the book ahead of time. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early for the program and obtain a ticket.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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STEAM Rollers Book Club

This book club is for children in grades 3 - 6. Join us to discuss the book and then do a STEAMy craft or activity related to the book. This month we will be discussing Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins.

Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early for the program and obtain a ticket.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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FCPL Writing Group

Are you a writer who is looking for a local resource and a forum for your work? Are you looking for some feedback about your writing? Join us on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at Post Road Library from 5-7 p.m. to discuss works of others in the group and receive constructive feedback about your own. No advance registration is required to attend and all writers are welcome. Each meeting will last approximately 2 hours.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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Tech-O Thursday

Drop in and bring your technology related questions and devices – eReaders, iPads, smartphones, tablets, etc. Staff will be on hand to help patrons learn about new technology! No registration required.

Sharon Forks Library
Conference Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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Chess for Kids

Join us at the library for a chess meetup for kids. Learn to play chess, practice your skills, or learn some new moves with a certified chess coach from Championship Chess.
This program is suggested for grades 2-8. Space in this program is limited. Arrive early to secure your spot. Lines will form 30 minutes prior to the program.

Sharon Forks Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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Toastmasters Speechcraft Workshop

Speechcraft is a workshop designed to help you develop communication and leadership skills to improve your professional growth. This eight-session program will help you gain confidence in communication styles including writing and delivering speeches, impromptu speaking, the use of audiovisual aids and body language and effective listening.

This program is intended for adults. Attendance is very limited. Each attendee agrees to attend all eight sessions. Sessions take place at 6:30 p.m. on the following dates: 3/8, 3/15, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, and 5/3.

Advance Registration is required. Register for the entire series by signing up for the March 8th class.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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Twilight Tales

Join us in the Children's area of the library for stories, music, and activities; fun for the whole family! No registration required.

Cumming Library
Children's Area
Thursday, April 26, 2018
6:30 PM – 7:15 PM

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Money Smart Week: Retirement

Get expert advice on financially transitioning into retirement. From supplementing your retirement income to IRAs to answering your questions, Mr. Hardy will put you on the right path to a happy retirement.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, April 26, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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