Cherokee County Public Library

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Library Press Release    11/28/2016


              Library Closing: December 26 for Christmas holiday

Visit our interactive card catalog at www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke to ask out about our services, search for a book, and keep up with library events. Or find us on Facebook!

  1. Enroll Alabama: A navigator will be available again this year to help applicants sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The navigator will be here from 12:00p.m.–5:00 P.M. on the following dates: Nov. 29; Tues Dec.13; Tues. Dec. 27; Tues. Jan. 10; and Tues. Jan 24.                           Appointments aren’t required, but if you would like to avoid a wait, call Julie at 205-305-6506 or              The Right Place at 256-238-6231.
  1. Preschool Storytime Programs

Storytime is the place to be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 A.M.

Programs continue from Nov. 29 until our winter holiday recess beginning Dec. 21. Storytime returns Tuesday, January 10 with more songs, music, crafts, and of course, books!

  1. Trace your family tree with the library’s Genealogy Classes

Taught by Jessie Whittaker and Louise Wright Six-week Monday sessions are held throughout the year.

The next session begins on Monday, March 13. Advanced 9:00-10:00; Beginners 10:00-11:00; Trace Your Roots Online (for advanced users) 11:00-12:00 P.M.  Please sign up at the library to help our teachers plan for the class. (Materials fee required.)

  1. Drawing Class Led by Kathy Pratt

Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Bring 2  #2 pencils and an 8 X 10 sketchbook. Call or visit for more information.

Watercolor classes by Elaine Henry Dawson are available through the year; call for the next class startup date.

  1. 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.
  1. Fine Free Week: The first 7 days of every month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!
  1. Green Bag Lunch will be back in January! Regular programs will resume on the third Thursday of the month from 12:00—1:00 with an all-new lineup of informational gardening presentations!
  1. Fine-Free Week: The first seven days of each month are fine-free! Bring back your books in good condition, no matter how overdue, and we’ll waive the fines!

 

Cherokee Co Public Library

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Library Press Release    11/21/2016

Library Closings:      

Thanksgiving, Thursday November 24 and Friday, November 25; Christmas, December 26

Visit our interactive card catalog at www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke to ask out about our services, search for a book, and keep up with library events. Or find us on Facebook!

  1. Enroll Alabama: A navigator will be available again this year to help applicants sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The navigator will be here from 12:00p.m.–5:00 P.M. on the following dates: Nov. 29; Tues Dec.13; Tues. Dec. 27; Tues. Jan. 10; and Tues. Jan 24.                           Appointments aren’t required, but if you would like to avoid a wait, call Julie at 205-305-6506 or              The Right Place at 256-238-6231.
  1. Preschool Storytime Programs

Storytime is the place to be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 A.M.

Programs continue from Nov. 29 until our winter holiday recess beginning Dec. 21. Storytime returns Tuesday, January 10 with more songs, music, crafts, and of course, books!

  1. Trace your family tree with the library’s Genealogy Classes

Taught by Jessie Whittaker and Louise Wright Six-week Monday sessions are held throughout the year.

The next session begins on Monday, March 13. Advanced 9:00-10:00; Beginners 10:00-11:00; Trace Your Roots Online (for advanced users) 11:00-12:00 P.M.   Sign up and materials fee required..

  1. Drawing Class Led by Kathy Pratt

Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (no class on Thanksgiving!)  Bring 2  #2 pencils and an 8 X 10 sketchbook. Call or visit for more information.

Watercolor classes by Elaine Henry Dawson are available through the year; call for the next class startup date.

  1. 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.
  1. Fine Free Week: The first 7 days of every month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!
  1. The Cherokee County Board of Trustees will meet at 3:30 P.M. on Tuesday, November 22. This bimonthly meeting is normally held on the second Tuesday of the month and occurs on a different date for November only. For more information, call the library at 256-927-5838.
  1. Green Bag Lunch will be back in January! Regular programs will resume on the third Thursday of the month from 12:00—1:00 with an all-new lineup of informational gardening presentations!

We at the library wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving. We are very grateful for you, our patrons!

Weiss Lake Women’s Club Christmas Open House

Annual Christmas Tour of Homes 

Sunday,  December 4th from 1 – 4:00 PM

Two of our featured homes are located in the Raintree Subdivision.

Sid & Amy Garrett’s home is located at 120 White Oak Circle Centre, AL  This lovely home is a two story traditional and has many surprises in store for its visitors.

sid-amy-garrett  SID & AMY GARRETT

Steve and Sheri Ray’s beautiful two story home has a stately elegance with lovely grounds.  It is located at 345 Raintree Drive  Centre, AL

steve-sheri-ray STEVE & SHERRI RAY

Our third home is owned by Chris and Eva Gardner and located at 140 Amy Lou Lane Centre, AL   This is a gorgeous one story home, great for entertaining with a pool and pool house.

chris-eva-garner  CHRIS & EVA GARNER

Pastor Robertson and the Congregation would like to welcome you to St. Mary’s United Methodist Church, which  represents the religious aspect of our tour.  It is located on Main Street Centre, AL

st-marys ST MARY’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Your final stop will be to the Cherokee County Historical Museum  101 E Main Street Centre, AL  Refreshments will be served by the ladies in the club.

museum CHEROKEE HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Various clubs and organizations in the area have decorated trees in the museum and will be on display.  Stop by and cast your vote for your favorite!  A monetary prize will be awarded to the winner.

Our families are working very hard to make this the best tour ever and looking forward to your visiting with them.

Tickets include pictures and directions to the homes and can be purchased at the museum, Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce or the individual homes for $5.00.

We look forward to seeing you on December 4th and appreciate your support in helping our Community.

Cherokee County Public Library

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Library Press Release    11/14/2016                     

Library ClosingThanksgiving, Thursday November 24 and Friday, November 25

Visit our interactive card catalog at www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke to ask out about our services, search for a book, and keep up with library events. Or find us on Facebook!

  1. Our state library, Alabama Public Library Service, wants to hear from you to help them plan for the next 5 years of service to the public. Take their survey at http://webmini.apls. state.al.us/survey and attend one of the town hall meetings scheduled; call your library for more information (paper survey is available.)
  1. November’s regular Green Bag Lunch Program:

This year’s lineup concludes with “Decorating for the Holidays with Natural Materials”                                                                             by Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges Janice Knight and Gerrie Holbrook                                                    Thursday, November 17                   12:00 – 1:00 P.M.

This is our last for the year. But don’t worry! Regular programs will resume on the third Thursday of the month from 12:00—1:00 in January with an all-new lineup of informational gardening presentations.

  1. Enroll Alabama: A navigator will be available again this year to help applicants sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The navigator will be here from 12:00p.m.–5:00 P.M. on the following dates: Nov. 29; Tues Dec.13; Tues. Dec. 27; Tues. Jan. 10; and Tues. Jan 24.                           Appointments aren’t required, but if you would like to avoid a wait, call Julie at 205-305-6506 or              The Right Place at 256-238-6231.
  1. Preschool Storytime Programs

Storytime is the place to be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 A.M.

Storytime will not be held during Thanksgiving week (Nov. 22 and 24.) Programs continue Nov. 29 until our winter holiday recess beginning Dec. 21. Storytime returns Tuesday, January 10 with more songs, music, crafts, and of course, books!

  1. Trace your family tree with the library’s Genealogy Classes

Taught by Jessie Whittaker and Louise Wright Six-week Monday sessions are held throughout the year.

The next session begins on Monday, March 13. Advanced 9:00-10:00; Beginners 10:00-11:00; Trace Your Roots Online (for advanced users) 11:00-12:00 P.M.   Sign up and materials fee required.

  1. Drawing Class Led by Kathy Pratt

Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bring 2  #2 pencils and an 8 X 10 sketchbook. Call or visit for more information.

Watercolor classes by Elaine Henry Dawson are available through the year; call for the next class startup date.

  1. 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.
  1. Fine Free Week: The first 7 days of every month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!
  1. The Cherokee County Board of Trustees will meet at 3:30 P.M. on Tuesday, November 22. This bimonthly meeting is normally held on the second Tuesday of the month and occurs on a different date for November only. For more information, call the library at 256-927-5838.