Cherokee Co Public Library

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Library Press Release    8/14/2017             Library Closings: Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.

The first 7 days of each month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!

Visit www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke for library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

News and Special Events

  1. Our third annual Snapshot Day is coming up! Drop by the library and take a tour, fill out a comment card, star in a snapshot, admire the Sew Joyful Quilters’ work, enjoy light refreshments, and see what your library is up to in a day. We look forward to seeing you Thursday, August 17th, all day long! (Our Green Bag Gardening Lunch takes place from 12-1; a good time to visit.)
  2. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, August 17: “Drought Resistant Plants” with Jason Powell of “Petals from the Past” 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.          Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, September 14:  “Know Your Native Plants” with Master Gardener Judith Rives, 12:00-1:00.

  1. Need to brush up on your tech skills?

Computer Courses, funded by a grant from the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation:

Basic Beginners Computer has a long waiting list; sign up to be contacted as funding and space are available.

Full Courses: Email Toolkit (starts Sept. 12); and Computer Refresher (starts Aug 31.)

Two Hour Workshops: Facebook (August 15) and Computer Troubleshooting (August 22.) 2:00-4:00 p.m.

For schedule info or to sign up, call 256-927-5838 or email us at ccplincentre@gmail.com.

  1. AARP’s Smart Driver Course will be held at the library on August 25 from 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Participants are eligible for discounts from most insurance companies after completing the course for a certificate. Cost is $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members; however, those who wish can audit the course at no charge. Please sign up by phone or at the library. For more information, visit aarp.org/drive.
  2. More Forgotten Alabama author Glen Wills will speak and sign copies of his new book on

Monday, August 28 at 4:00 p.m. as part of the library’s Alabama Bicentennial Celebration.

  1. Fall Storytime begins September 12! Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Stories, songs, art, and fun!
  2. Annual Quilt Show showcases the artistry of our own Sew Joyful Quilters and features quilts old and new. Thursday, September 7 from 10:30 a.m. —1:00 p.m.
  3. Car trouble? Get expert help with car repairs and estimates with our link to Follow this path:  www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke; choose the “Links” tab; click on ChiltonLibrary.
  4. The library’s Genealogy Room features a large and unique collection of local and family history, plus free access to com Library Edition. Visit soon!

Regular Programs

  • The Sew Joyful Quilters meet regularly on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
  1. Reading Around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 P.M.

CHEROKEE CO PUBLIC LIBRARY

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Library Press Release    8/8/2017             Library Closings: Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.

The first 7 days of each month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!

Visit www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke to keep up with library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

News and Special Events

  1. Our third annual Snapshot Day is coming up! Drop by the library and take a tour, fill out a comment card, star in a snapshot, admire the Sew Joyful Quilters’ work, enjoy light refreshments, and see what your library is up to in a day. We look forward to seeing you Thursday, August 17th, all day long! (Our Green Bag Gardening Lunch takes place from 12-1; a good time to visit.)
  2. Need to brush up on your tech skills?  Our Beginner’s Follow-up (Level 2) starts August 14. Sign up is required for this 2-week, 8 class course! Call the library at 256-927-5838 or email us at ccplincentre@gmail.com.

Other Computer Courses, funded by a grant from the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation:

Basic Beginners Computer class has a long waiting list; sign up to be contacted as space becomes available.

Full Courses: Beginners Follow-up, (starts August 14); Email Toolkit (starts Sept. 12); and Computer             Refresher (starts Aug 31.)

Two Hour Workshops: Facebook (August 15) and Computer Troubleshooting (August 22.) 2:00-4:00 p.m.

For schedule information and to sign up, call, visit the library, or email ccplincentre@gmail.com.

  1. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, August 17: “Drought Resistant Plants” with Jason Powell of “Petals from the Past” 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.         Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, September 14:  “Know Your Native Plants” with Master Gardener Judith Rives, 12:00-1:00.

  1. AARP’s Smart Driver Course will be held at the library on August 25 from 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Participants are eligible for discounts from most insurance companies after completing the course for a certificate. Cost is $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members; however, those who wish can audit the course at no charge. Please sign up by phone or at the library. For more information, visit aarp.org/drive.
  2. Forgotten Alabama author Glen Wills will speak and sign copies of his book on

Monday, August 28 at 4:00 p.m. as part of the library’s Alabama Bicentennial Celebration.

  1. Fall Storytime begins September 12! Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Stories, songs, art, and fun!
  2. Car trouble? Get expert help with car repairs and estimates with our link to Follow this path:  www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke; choose the “Links” tab; click on ChiltonLibray
  3. The library’s Genealogy Room features a large and unique collection of local and family history, plus free access to com Library Edition. Visit soon!

Regular Programs

  1. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet regularly on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
  2. Reading Around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 P.M.

C.A.S.T. FOR KIDS

CAST FOR KIDS

September 23, 2017

on Weiss Lake

For Special Needs Kids ages 5-18.

Must be accompanied by an Adult

Graves Three Rivers Landing

4305 County Road 63 (Blackwell’s Crossroads on Hwy 9 between

Centre and Cedar Bluff)

C.A.S.T. (Catch A Special Thrill) for Kids Foundation is a public charity that was formed in 1991 to join
volunteers who love to fish with disabled and disadvantaged children for a day of fishing in the outdoors.
The Foundation became an official 501(c)3 in 1994 and currently hosts three programs;
C.A.S.T. for Kids, Fishing Kids, and Take a Warrior Fishing.
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We are in need of Boaters and Volunteers to help with event. If you are interested, please go to     http://castforkids.org/event/lakeweiss/ to register.

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To help raise money for C.A.S.T., Anthony’s Guide Service will be donating proceeds from fishing trips booked during    September 18-22 to CAST FOR KIDS

Call Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce to schedule your

WEISS LAKE fishing trip!  256-927-8455

 

Weiss Lake C.A.S.T. for Kids Event Sponsors

 

 

 

 

For more information about C.A.S.T. for Kids

visit http://www.castforkids.org

Cherokee Co Public Library

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Library Press Release    7/31/2017

 Library Closings: Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.

The first 7 days of each month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!

Visit www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke to find about our services, search for a book, and keep up with library events. Or find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

News and Special Events

  1. Our third annual Snapshot Day is coming up! Drop by the library and take a tour, fill out a comment card, star in a snapshot, enjoy light refreshments, and see what your library is up to in a day. We look forward to seeing you Thursday, August 17th, all day long! (Our Green Bag Gardening Lunch takes place from 12-1; a good time to visit.)
  2. Need to brush up on your tech skills?  Our Beginner’s Follow-up (Level 2) starts August 14. Sign up is required for this 2-week, 8 class course! Call the library at 256-927-5838 or email us at ccplincentre@gmail.com.

Other Computer Courses, funded by a grant from the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation:

Basic Beginners Computer class has a long waiting list; sign up to be contacted as space becomes available.

Full Courses: Beginners Follow-up, (starts August 14); Email Toolkit (starts Sept. 12); and Computer      Refresher (starts Aug 31.)

Two Hour Workshops: Facebook (August 15) and Computer Troubleshooting (August 22.) 2:00-4:00 p.m.

For schedule information and to sign up, call, visit the library, or email ccplincentre@gmail.com.

  1. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, August 17: “Drought Resistant Plants” with Jason Powell of “Petals from the Past” 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.         Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, September 14:  “Know Your Native Plants” with Master Gardener Judith Rives, 12:00-1:00.

  1. AARP’s Smart Driver Course will be held at the library on August 25 from 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Participants are eligible for discounts from most insurance companies after completing the course for a certificate. Cost is $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members; however, those who wish can audit the course at no charge. Please sign up by phone or at the library. For more information, visit aarp.org/drive.
  2. Fall Storytime begins September 12! Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Stories, songs, art, and fun!
  3. Car trouble? Get expert help with car repairs and estimates with our link to Follow this path:  www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke; choose the “Links” tab; click on ChiltonLibrary.
  4. The library’s Genealogy Room features a large and unique collection of local and family history, plus free access to com Library Edition. Visit soon!

Regular Programs

  1. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet regularly on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
  2. Reading Around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 P.M.

CHEROKEE CO PUBLIC LIBRARY

Library 5

Library Press Release    7/24/2017

 Library Closings: Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.

The first 7 days of each month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!

Visit www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke to find about our services, search for a book, and keep up with library events. Or find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

News and Special Events

  1. Need to brush up on your tech skills? Our Beginner’s Follow-up (Level 2) starts August 14. If you have some very basic computer knowledge and want to learn more, this class is for you. Sign up is required for this 2-week, 8 class course! Sign up in person or call the library at 256-927-5838 or email us at

Other Computer Courses, funded by a grant from the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation:

Basic Beginners Computer class has a long waiting list; sign up to be contacted as space becomes available.

Full Courses: Beginners Follow-up, Email Toolkit (starts Sept. 12); and Computer Refresher (starts Aug 31.)

Two Hour Workshops: Facebook (August 15) and Computer Troubleshooting (August 22.)

For schedule information and to sign up, call, visit the library, or email ccplincentre@gmail.com.

  1. Our third annual Snapshot Day, a Day in the Life of Public Libraries, is just around the corner. Drop in for an open house anytime on August 17, 2017. Stay for the Green Bag lunch from 12:00-1:00, appear in a snapshot if you like, fill out a comment card, and see what happens in a day in the life of your Cherokee County Public Library!
  2. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Our monthly gardening series continues, 12:00—1:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 17:  “Drought Resistant Plants” with Jason Powell of Petals from the Past

Thursday, September 21: “Know Your Native Plants” with Master Gardener Judith Rives

  1. AARP’s Smart Driver Course will be held at the library on August 25 from 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Participants are eligible for discounts from most insurance companies after completing the course for a certificate. Cost is $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members; however, those who wish can audit the course at no charge. Please sign up by phone or at the library. For more information, visit aarp.org/drive.
  2. Fall Storytime begins September 12! Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Stories, songs, and fun!
  3. Car trouble? Get expert help with car repairs and estimates with our link to Follow this path:  www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke; choose the “Links” tab; click on Chilton Library.
  4. The library’s Genealogy Room features a large and unique collection of local and family history, plus free access to com Library Edition. Visit soon!

Regular Programs

  1. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet regularly on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
  2. Reading Around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 P.M.