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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, June 21, 2018
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

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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.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, June 21, 2018
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

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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, movement, and puppet shows.

This program is suggested for children ages 2-5, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early to secure your spot. We will begin passing out tickets 30 minutes before the program.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, June 21, 2018
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

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Drop-in Garden Day

Drop by to help in the Secret Garden at the Cumming library. Master Gardener Julie Delano will be working in the garden and sharing knowledge while you help. No experience required.

Cumming Library

Thursday, June 21, 2018
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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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, movement, and puppet shows.

This program is suggested for children ages 4-8, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early to secure your spot. We will begin passing out tickets 30 minutes before the program.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, June 21, 2018
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

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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.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, June 21, 2018
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

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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, June 21, 2018
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

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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. Space is limited so please arrive early.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, June 21, 2018
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

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Summer STEAM Team: Suspension Bridges

These hands-on programs will integrate science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics in fun and exciting ways! 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.

Sharon Forks Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, June 21, 2018
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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Thursday Theater

Take a break from the heat of the day to enjoy a movie at the library! Bring your pillow and some popcorn and get comfortable in our meeting room while viewing a family favorite on the big screen. Our feature this week is...The Emperor's New Groove No registration required. All ages welcome.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, June 21, 2018
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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Summer STEAM Team: Recycled Orchestra

These hands-on programs will integrate science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics in fun and exciting ways! Lasting 30-45 minutes, these programs are ideal for budding scientists who want to try some experiments of their own. This program is suggested for rising 3rd-5th grade students.

Come to the library on Friday, June 22, to watch the full-length documentary on Paraguay's Landfill Harmonic Orchestra, which inspired this program! See event calendar for more details.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, June 21, 2018
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

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Twilight Tales Storytime

Snuggle in for stories in this storytime program which includes books, music, activities, and a puppet show; fun for the whole family! No registration required.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, June 21, 2018
6:30 PM – 7:15 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 or banned. 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.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Thursday, June 21, 2018
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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