CG – CLOSING @ 5:00pm for Christmas Parade

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be closing early on December 8, 2016 at 5:00pm

The traffic and lineup from the Calhoun Christmas Parade will make it difficult for patrons and staff to enter and leave the library, so we will be closing early. We’ll reopen at our normal time on December 10th.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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CG – Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

The Calhoun-Gordon County Library Friends of the Library group will be hosting its Fall Book Sale on Thursday, November 17 – Saturday, November 19, 2016

The book sale will be open from 10am – close on Thursday and Friday and 10am – 2pm on Saturday. We are accepting gently used book donations in preparation of the sale. The FoL members preview sale will be on Wednesday, November 16, from 1:00pm-6:00pm.

  • Adult Hardback books: $2.00
  • Adult Paperback books: $1.00
  • Children’s Hardback books: $1.00
  • Children’s Paperback books: $0.50

On Saturday, November 19, all books will be reduced to 1/2 price.

CG – Friends of the Library Preview Sale for Members

The Calhoun-Gordon County Library Friends of the Library group will be hosting its Fall Book Sale on Thursday, November 17 – Saturday, November 19, 2016

The book sale will be open from 10am – close on Thursday and Friday and 10am – 2pm on Saturday. We are accepting gently used book donations in preparation of the sale. The FoL members preview sale will be on Wednesday, November 16, from 1:00pm-6:00pm.

  • Adult Hardback books: $2.00
  • Adult Paperback books: $1.00
  • Children’s Hardback books: $1.00
  • Children’s Paperback books: $0.50

On Saturday, November 19, all books will be reduced to 1/2 price.

CG – Bow Making Class for Teens and Adults

Calhoun-Gordon County Library is hosting a Bow Making Class on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 4:00pm-5:30pm

This class is available for teens and adults. The holidays are upon us and it is time to decorate! Come learn how to make bows for presents or to decorate your house with. Bring your favorite color of wire ribbon that is at least 11/2 inches wide.

CG – Music for all ages: Judy Mincey and the Sacred Harp Singers

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be presenting a music event for all ages: Judy Mincey and the Sacred Harp Singers on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 1:00pm

Jody Mincey and the Sacred Harp Singers will be presenting a shape-note singing farewell to the Reading Appalachia display, which will be leaving the library over the weekend.

CG – Storyteller Jane Cunningham

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be presenting an all ages event: Storyteller Jane Cunningham on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 4:00pm-5:30pm

Storyteller and educator Jane Owen Cunningham is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face and a memory to your heart! Her enduring sense of humor and irresistible Southern charm make her “Miss Jane Stories” an enchanting experience for all audiences. Come hear “Miss Jane” spin a story with an Appalachian theme. These programs are sponsored by the Calhoun-Gordon Council for a Literate Community.

CG – Appalachian Clogging

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting Patricia Bohlen for Appalachian Clogging on Monday, October 17 at 5:00pm

Join Patricia Bohlen as she discusses the history of clogging, the different clogging styles, and the health benefits associated with it. She will demonstrate the clogging steps and will allow attendees to try some as well if desired.

CG – Singing Appalachia for the Family

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting Joseph Evans and Russell Cook for Singing Appalachia for the Family on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 1:00pm

Singing Appalachia is sponsored by the Georgia String Band Festival and Gordon County Fiddlers’ Convention, which for more than 10 years has drawn crowds to the Harris Arts Center in late April. All ages welcome.

CG – Dulcimer and Mandolin Concert for all ages

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting several musicians on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 3:30pm

Come hear Kathy Sproull, Janice Smith, and Jim & Sherry Patterson as they provide a musical performance which includes Appalachian instruments, the Dulcimer and the Mandolin.