This Week at Gilmer County Library: April 4, 2018 – April 11, 2018


Heath Lee – Library Manager

During Mondays in early April, certified AARP Tax Preparers will be available to prepare your taxes. Appointments are encouraged. Call the library for more details.

All Ages Programs

Magician Tommy John: Love to Read
Thursday, April 5 @ 3:00 PM
A fun-filled reading show that features amazing magic, hilarious puppets, audience volunteers, and books! Admission is free and all ages are invited! Ages 9 & under with adult supervision.

Dungeons and Dragons
Tuesday, April 9 @ 5:30 PM
Whether you have been playing for years or would love to learn, join us for the popular tabletop role-playing game: Dungeons & Dragons! Come early if you want to create your character or feel free to play one of the available premade characters. All materials are provided, or you may bring your own. For ages 12 and older.


Youth Programs

Family Story Time
Wednesday, April 4 @ 10:30AM & 4:00 PM
Wednesday, April 11 @ 10:30AM & 4:00 PM
Family story times are designed for families with children of all ages. Story time is followed by a craft activity. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

Adult Programs

Masters Gardener Series: Hydroponics & Vertical Gardening
Thursday, April 5 @ 6:00 PM
Join the Gilmer County Master Gardeners for a presentation about hydroponics and vertical gardening because isn’t it time you learned to grow your own. Presented by Sherry Keegan. Lite Refreshments will be offered.

Drop in Genealogy
Friday, April 6 @ 10:00 AM
Unearth your roots with Gilmer County Genealogy Society Volunteers every Friday from 10:00-12:00 and 1:00- 3:00 in our Genealogy Room. GCGS is ready to help you with your research.

Nutrition Knowhow
Wednesday, April 11 @ 9:30 AM
Learn how to eat heathy without spending a lot of money, the value of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, and portion control to prevent weight gain. Presented by Jessie Moore, UGA Family and Consumer Services Agent.

Budgeting Basics
Wednesday, April 11 @ 1:30 PM
Learn how to stretch your food dollars, the importance of paying bills on time, and how to keep track of your spending. Presented by Jessie Moore, UGA Family and Consumer Services Agent.


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 10:30-5:30 on weekdays and from 12:00-2:00 on Saturdays

Library Location & Contact Information
Address: 268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540.
Phone: 706-635-4528.  Fax: 706-635-3528.
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9AM-8PM, Friday and Saturday 9AM-6PM.

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