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CG – Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Calhoun-Gordon Friends of the Library will be hosting their Fall Book Sale on Thursday, November 16th – Saturday, November 18, 2017

Join the Friends and get some used book for steep discounts. All proceeds help the Calhoun-Gordon County Library.

  • November 16th – 10:00am-7:00pm
  • November 17th – 10:00am-6:00pm
  • November 18th – 10:00am-3:00pm
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CG – Teen Write Night

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a Teen Write Night on November 21, 2017 from 5:30pm-6:30pm

Open to any teens interested in writing, journaling, or students looking for help with school writing assignments, pen pal letters, etc. Supplies available include pens, penciles, and paper as well as resources on writing and basic items needed for journaling like markers, stamps, embellishments, stickers, and more.

For teens in 6th-12th grade.

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CG – Teen Trivia Night

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a Teen Trivia Night on November 7, 2017 from 5:30pm-6:30pm

Categories like who’s that character, fast food slogans, name that book cover, and much more! Come prepared to answer quick for the chance to win a great prize pack!

For teens in 6th-12th grade.

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CG – Teen DIY: Scarves

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a Workshop for Teens on November 16, 2017 from 4:00pm-6:30pm

Looking for a gift for the upcomng holiday season? How about an easy DIY fall scarf? Come join other teens in doing this simple DIY activity. Supplies will be provided.

For teens in 6th-12th grade.

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CG – Teen Movie Night

Calhoun-Gordon County Library hosts a Teen Movie Night on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 4:00pm

JOin us for a night filled with magical monsters and the wizard who accidentally released them. We’ll have popcorn and drinks available.

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CG – Family Event: Star Wars Reads & STEAM Activities

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a Family Event: Star Wars Reads & STEAM Activities on Saturday, October 14th from 10:30pm-2:00pm

The whole family is invited to participate in Star Wars Reads. There will be Chattooine cosplay characters from Star Wars visiting the library and there will be photo opportunities. There will be various activities with a Star Wars theme.

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CG – CLOSING at 5:00pm for CHS Homecoming

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be closing early on September 28th at 5:00pm due to the CHS Homecoming

Due to road closures and limited parking, we will be closing early on September 28th. Our bookdrops will be open and we will reopen at our normal time on the 29th. For those attending homecoming events, stay safe and have fun!

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CG – Teen Coding Class (Pre-Registration is Required)

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a Teen Event: Coding Class on Saturdays in October from 1:00pm-2:45pm

Come learn basic programming concepts and strengthen your logical thinking skills using a combination of Khan Academy lessons and IRL exercises. The class will be led by G. Ann Campbell, a programmer with nearly 20 years’ experience in the industry. Originally self taught, Campbell went back to school to earn her Bachelor’s of Computer Science while programming full time during the day. Today she works as a Product Manager for SonarSource SA, the company behind the open source software code quality platform SonarQube. Pre-registration is required.

Teens in 6th-12th grade only, please.

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CG – Teens’ Halloween Celebration

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a Workshop for Teens on October 28th, 2017 from 12:00pm-2:00pm

Screaming balloons, smoking bubbles, stringing vampire veins, vanishing ghost poop, and a specimen jar filled with pickled body parts…sound interesting/ The library is the place to be on October 28th. Join us as we explore the science of dry ice with fog-filled bubbles and conduct spooky experiments that fizz, pop, scream, smoke, bubble and erupt. We will have spooky snacks and a great photo booth so throw on a costume and head this way for fun, food, and fright!

For teens in 6th-12th grade.

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CG – Teen Passive Activities

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a passive activity for teens on October 5th, 19th, 24th, and 31st, 2017, from 4:00pm-6:30pm

Join us for some passive activities including a self-guided contest, journaling, and rock painting through out the month.

  • October 5th – Journaling
  • October 19th – Rock Painting
  • October 24th – DIY Drip Candles
  • October 31st – Contests & Candy
  • For teens in 6th-12th grade.

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