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Fiber Arts and Friends

Fiber arts includes knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, and any other activity that uses fiber or fabric. Bring your current project or simply grab your needles, yarn, hook, spinning wheel, and patterns to join in the fiber arts fun.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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One-Hit Wonders Summer Storytime

Reading ROCKS!! Summer storytimes are here. Come read, dance and sing at the library! These 30 minute programs introduce age-appropriate books and stories and also include music, puppet shows, and movement.

This program is suggested for children ages 2-5, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required.

Sharon Forks Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
10:15 AM – 10:45 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 18 months old, with a parent or caregiver, and lasts 20-30 minutes. No registration required.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

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Hampton Park Family Movie Picnic -- The Jungle Book (1967 Animated)

Bring your chairs, blankets, snacks, and settle in to enjoy a classic family film!
Today's film: The Jungle Book (1967 Animated)
Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization.
Rated G; 78 minutes

For more information on this movie and its rating, please visit the Common Sense Media website.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

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Book Chat

Join us at the Sharon Forks Library for a morning of Book Chat, a casual conversation group for adults. This month's conversation starter features "Bossypants" by Tina Fey.

Sharon Forks Library
Study Room E
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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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.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

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Rockin' Readers Summer Storytime

Reading ROCKS!! Summer storytimes are here. These 30 minute programs are designed to promote language, listening, and reading skills by offering vocabulary development, experiences with a variety of literature, and participation in language-related activities. These programs will feature slightly longer books, music, puppet shows, and movement. We'll focus on a different theme each week.

This program is suggested for children ages 4-8, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required.

Sharon Forks Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

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Crafter's Corner

Join us every third Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. for our adult craft program. This month we will be making macramé plant hangers!

Bring a friend and enjoy a relaxing hour of creativity in this adult crafting program. Advance registration is not required, but space and supplies are limited. Please arrive early to secure your spot.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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Summer STEAM Team - Geology Rocks – Digging Fossils and More

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math...your child can get it all at the library this summer! Join us for a very interactive experience each week where learning and fun collide!

Lasting 45-60 minutes, these programs are ideal for budding scientists who want to try some experiments of their own.

This program is for rising 3rd-5th graders.

Please note: Space in this program is limited. Arrive early to secure your spot. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes prior to the program.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

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American Girl History Book Club

This book club is for American Girl fans who want to learn more about the history and time periods of the characters. The club will feature discussion, activities and special crafts. This week we'll feature Julie. For ages 7 and up. Limited space available. Arrive early for a ticket.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

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Sun Dance: A Summer Solstice Celebration

Celebrate the summer solstice! Join us for a celebration of the longest day of the year. We will read summer books, dance a traditional Native American Sun Dance, sing solstice songs, create a sun catching kaleidoscope, and other fun activities!

Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early to secure your place in the program.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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Teen Wednesday: Guardians of the Galaxy Movie and Craft

Come watch Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 (rated PG 13) and make your own Awesome Mix Tape craft!

This program is for teens in grades 6-12. Space in this program is limited. Arrive early to secure your spot.

Sharon Forks Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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Teen Wednesday @ The Post Road Library: Teen Team Trivia

Know a little about a lot? It’s time for our next installation of Teen Team Trivia! Come with your friends or join a team here and see who has the biggest brain! For middle and high school students only. No registration required.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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The Challenged: A Book Club for Parents to Discuss Targeted Kids’ Books

Parents of elementary and middle grade children are invited to participate in The Challenged Book Club. Book club participants will read titles that have been challenged. This week, we will discuss Drama by Raina Telgemeier.
The book club will be facilitated by Danielle Hartsfield, a faculty member in the Teacher Education Department at the University of North Georgia. If you would like more information, please contact Danielle.Hartsfield@ung.edu.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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