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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, July 12, 2017
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

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Sharon Forks Summer Storytime: Bright Builders

Build a better world with stories! 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.

Please note: this program will take place across the street from Sharon Forks Library at South Forsyth Middle School: 4670 Windermere Pkwy, Cumming, GA 30041

Off Site (South Forsyth Middle School)

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

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Lit Chicks Book Club

Lit Chicks is a book discussion group for busy women. This month we will be discussing The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George. Moms, bring your little ones, too. Youth Services staff will offer activities for them while you enjoy the book club.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM

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Build a Better World: A - Z Animals

Did you ever wonder how animals build their homes and catch their prey? Join us for this exciting presentation about nature's architects! We'll have a selection of critters such as spiders, turtles, bats, frogs, and snakes!

All ages are welcome to attend this program. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early to secure your spot in the program.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

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Sharon Forks Summer Storytime: Amazing Architects

Build a better world with stories! 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.

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

Please note: this program will take place across the street from Sharon Forks Library at South Forsyth Middle School: 4670 Windermere Pkwy, Cumming, GA 30041

Off Site (South Forsyth Middle School)

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
11:15 AM – 11:45 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.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

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Sharon Forks Summer STEAM Team

These hands-on programs will integrate science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics in fun and exciting ways! Lasting 60 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 graders. Registration is recommended for this program as space is limited. Registration for June programs will open May 15. Registration for July programs will open June 15.

Please note: this program will take place across the street from Sharon Forks Library at South Forsyth Middle School: 4670 Windermere Pkwy, Cumming, GA 30041

Off Site (South Forsyth Middle School)

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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Summer STEAM Team

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! This program is designed specifically for rising third through fifth graders.

This week's theme: Build a Better... Sunny Day! Explore the power of the sun by creating UV-reactive bracelets, sun art, and play with a solar bag and explore solar energy through solar-powered LittleBits!

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

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Build a Better World: A - Z Animals

Join us for a special STEAM team and bring your family to see Vicky Beckham Smith of A-Z ANIMALS for an exciting program about animals. Explore animals and the things they construct. We’ll Look at animals’ adaptations that allow them to build, excavate, and move items. Animals will include spiders, turtles, bats, frogs, and snakes. No registration required. All ages welcome.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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Beekeeping for Beginners

Help us Build a Better World! Join Teri Meyer with the Forsyth Beekeeper's Club to learn the basics of keeping bees. Teri will speak about bees and how to get started with a hive of your own.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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Teen Wednesday @ Post Road : Sherlock Murder Mystery

There’s been a murder in London and you might be a suspect! Wear your best Victorian costumes and come to the library to determine whodunit! Registration required. Interested in playing one of the suspect roles? Please register by July 7! For middle and high school students only.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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Python Programming for Teens

Programmer Adi Chinnatimma will host this special 4-week series teaching basic Python programming to teens. Registered participants must attend all 4 programs as the instruction will build on previous lessons.

Recommended for teens in grades 6 - 8. Space is limited and registration is required for these classes. Contact the Cumming Library directly to register for this 4-week series. 770-781-9840 Ext. 9919

Cumming Library

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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