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Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library

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Calhoun Gordon Location

100 N. Park Ave.
Calhoun, GA 30701

August 2018

Read with Carl — Children

Aug. 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2018

One event on June 22, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 4:00pm

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Free
Carl, the therapy dog, and friends reading together.

Children of all ages can sit awhile and read with Carl, a very sweet & lovable golden retriever. Carl is an Alliance of Therapy Dogs member and is trained to be a therapy dog. He loves to be petted, loved on and read to. Carl's owner, Sue (Susan Van Buren), is a registered play therapist and licensed clinical social worker who enjoys teaching families about the benefits of play therapy, what it entails, and the techniques that enhance parent/child relationships.

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Elementary STEM — 2nd-5th Grade

Aug. 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 20, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 4:00pm

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Kids participating in STEM activities.

Open to 2nd - 5th grade. Fun STEAM activity that will encourage elementary age students to use science, technology and math to build and create in a group setting. Projects will vary each month.

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Family LEGO® Day

Aug. 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 4, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 11, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 18, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 25, 2018 at 10:00am

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Free
Video game TNT created in LEGO® bricks.

Open to all ages. This is a great excuse to act like a child again while spending quality time as a family. Join us as we play with hundreds of building blocks of all shapes and sizes. May 5th, come build with LEGO® bricks and celebrate Cinco de Mayo as we color, play games, and dance to music from!   LEGO is a trademark of the LEGO Group, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this web site.

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ESOL Class

Aug. 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Free
Learning English with volunteer teachers and our very own Manuel.

Free classes in which students learn to write and speak basic, conversational English.  Childcare is provided for those attending the class through the generosity of a volunteer.

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DIY Drink Coasters — Adults

Aug. 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States

Open to ages 18 and older. Come create a drink coaster that fits your style. Class is limited, sign-ups required.  Visit the front desk and reserve your time slot today! Supplies will be provided.

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Calhoun-Gordon County Library Board Meeting

Aug. 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States

The Calhoun-Gordon County Library Board will be meeting for its quarterly meeting. They will be meeting at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library. This is the perfect opportunity to offer feedback for each of the libraries. - Tuesday, August 21, 2018 @ 4:30 pm

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Baby Lap Sit/Sign

Aug. 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Free
Kids and adults sitting around a colorful carpet after Baby Lap Sit & Sign

This class is for ages birth to two. We sing songs and rhymes, read a book or two, learn some basic signs and review what we have learned. Using sign language is very beneficial for infants due to the fact that they cannot speak very well; they are, however, communicating in some form or fashion. Being able to sign what they want takes away some of the frustration of communication. The class lasts for 30 minutes, but parents love to stay…

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Dessert & Discussion Book Club — Adults

Aug. 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on August 22, 2018 at 1:00pm

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Brown bag and a book.

Open to ages 18 and up. Dessert & Discussion Book Club is a book club with a twist (previously Brown Bag Book Club). We will be voting on themes we would like to read at each meeting. We look forward to meeting fellow readers and learning about new books! Drop by for dessert and coffee and bring along a favorite book to talk about. Registration is preferred but not required. Themes July - Georgia Authors August - Your favorite book…

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Noni’s Nook

Aug. 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Free
Kids listening intently to the Children's Librarian read a story.

Story time for ages 5 and under.  Come sing, dance, make a craft and hear a story or two and play with other kids.  This is a great time for preschoolers to learn social skills in a smaller setting. Themes: May 3rd - Flowers May 10th - Mother's Day May 17th - Music May 24th - Memorial Day May 31st - More Music! June 7th - Carl & Sue June 14th - Music! June 21st - Music! June 28th -…

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Family LEGO® Day

Aug. 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 4, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 11, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 18, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 25, 2018 at 10:00am

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Free
Video game TNT created in LEGO® bricks.

Open to all ages. This is a great excuse to act like a child again while spending quality time as a family. Join us as we play with hundreds of building blocks of all shapes and sizes. May 5th, come build with LEGO® bricks and celebrate Cinco de Mayo as we color, play games, and dance to music from!   LEGO is a trademark of the LEGO Group, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this web site.

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ESOL Class

Aug. 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Free
Learning English with volunteer teachers and our very own Manuel.

Free classes in which students learn to write and speak basic, conversational English.  Childcare is provided for those attending the class through the generosity of a volunteer.

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Clay Bead Bracelets — Teens

Aug. 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States

Open to 6th-12th grade. Use clay to make a beaded bracelet. Registration is required. Supplies will be provided.

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Write Night — Adults

Aug. 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2018

One event on July 10, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on August 14, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on August 28, 2018 at 5:30pm

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Free
Pen and journal for write night.

Open to ages 18 and older. Join our community of writers--all genres and skill levels are welcome. We break into groups and give each participant the opportunity to share some of their writing for a friendly critique.

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Baby Lap Sit/Sign

Aug. 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Free
Kids and adults sitting around a colorful carpet after Baby Lap Sit & Sign

This class is for ages birth to two. We sing songs and rhymes, read a book or two, learn some basic signs and review what we have learned. Using sign language is very beneficial for infants due to the fact that they cannot speak very well; they are, however, communicating in some form or fashion. Being able to sign what they want takes away some of the frustration of communication. The class lasts for 30 minutes, but parents love to stay…

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Noni’s Nook

Aug. 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Free
Kids listening intently to the Children's Librarian read a story.

Story time for ages 5 and under.  Come sing, dance, make a craft and hear a story or two and play with other kids.  This is a great time for preschoolers to learn social skills in a smaller setting. Themes: May 3rd - Flowers May 10th - Mother's Day May 17th - Music May 24th - Memorial Day May 31st - More Music! June 7th - Carl & Sue June 14th - Music! June 21st - Music! June 28th -…

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Chamber of Commerce: Business After Hours — Adults

Aug. 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N Park Avenue
Calhoun, GA 30701 United States
Stage with red curtains and a spotlight.

Join us as we host Business After Hours with the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce. The spotlight will be on our library and we will be featuring Georgia Artist, Bryan White, as our special guest. Some of Bryan's artwork hangs in the Children's Department.

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