Cherokee County Public Library

Cherokee County Public Library

Visit our website at https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  

Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

Adult Program: 12:00 pm- Bring your lunch! We will provide drinks and dessert while you enjoy an hour of stories about forgotten places in Alabama.

  • August 11: Traveling Route 66 with Lesa Cummings
  • Medical Monday, 12:00 pm: Please join us for our health lunch talks presented by health care professionals. Bring your lunch, and we will provide drinks and dessert.
  • August 15: Escapes Vapes with Shonda Miller of the Alabama Cooperative Extension.

Escape Vapes aims to prevent and reduce adolescent use of e-cigarettes, which have become popular among young people as a “safer” alternative to traditional tobacco cigarettes.

2. Green Bag: Green Bag meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month in the Library Conference Room at 12 pm. Join us for this lunch series that focuses on gardening. These are one-hour lectures presented by Master Gardeners and other professionals. Bring your lunch! We’ll provide the drinks and dessert.

  • August 18: Food Preservation with Edna Jennings

3. Wi-Fi Hotspots: Patrons in good standing can check out a hotspot for one week. CCPL will be participating in the Alabama Hotspot Lending Program. This project was made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Alabama Public Library Service. For lending requirements, look at the policy on our website https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  or call the library at 256-927-5838.

4. Code Club: Weekly meetings Tuesdays at 3:30 for ages 10-18. 

Kids learn programming skills through a series of tutorials and projects. They use these skills to build websites, video games, phone apps, animations, etc. In addition, they learn how to become better problem solvers and critical thinkers.          

5. Storytime: Returns September 13, Tuesdays and Thursday from 9:30 10:30. Join Jinx and Miss Rebecca for songs, crafts, and reading fun. Space is limited each week; call 256-927-5838 to reserve a spot.

6. Sew Joyful Quilters: Meet with the quilters each Thursday at 10 am to discuss quilt designs and techniques.

7. Chair Yoga: Join instructor Linda Abernathy and Library Director Dana Carroll on August 12 & 19 at 11:45 for a 15-minute stress-relieving chair yoga session.

8. Teen Book Club: Rather Be Reading

Teens ages 13-18 will meet on Monday, August 15, at 3:30 to discuss their book pick of the month.

  •  A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Hooly Jackson

9.   Reading Around Book Club meets at 11:00 am on the first Monday of each month.

10. Kids & Kin: A Statewide supportive program for anyone caring for relative’s children. Everyone is welcome! Contact Larinda Garrett at 334-465-0099 for more information.

Meetings are from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

  • August 9:   Safety Tips to Keep Children Healthy in the Alabama Heat
  • August 23: Celebrating Mistakes: Embracing a Growth Mindset

11. Centre Career Center: Career Specialist Andre Mitchell will be at the library Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for assistance with your job search needs. 

  • Services include resume preparation, job search assistance, WIOA eligibility, on-the-job training, etc.
  • Call 256-927-5838 on Tuesdays or 256-546-4667 Ext. 855018 on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays.

eBooks: To sign in, visit ESERVICES on our website: https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/

Dig into your family’s roots with Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org – free, in our genealogy room! Use your free FamilySearch.org account here at the library and gain access to records that are unavailable on your home computer.

Get free auto repair information from the ChiltonLibrary database. Go to our online catalog at https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/ and click on the “links” tab.

WEISS LAKE MUSIC FESTIVAL 2022

WOW! The Weiss Lake Music Festival

exceeded our expectations !!!

There were an estimated 5000 in attendance !

Logan Graves

Aubrey Itson
Chad Steed

Hannah Dasher

The Oak Ridge Boys
Dee Miller, President of Weiss Lake Music Festival LLC

Cherokee County Sheriff Department

Boy Scout Troup

CCHS FFA
Cedar Bluff Football Team

Cherokee Co Public Library

Visit our website at https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  

Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

Adult Program: 12:00 pm- Bring your lunch! We will provide drinks and dessert while you enjoy an hour of stories about forgotten places in Alabama.

  • August 11: Traveling Route 66 with Lesa Cummings
  • Medical Monday, 12:00 pm: Please join us for our health lunch talks presented by health care professionals. Bring your lunch, and we will provide drinks and dessert.
  • August 15: Escapes Vapes with Shonda Miller of the Alabama Cooperative Extension.

Escape Vapes aims to prevent and reduce adolescent use of e-cigarettes, which have become popular among young people as a “safer” alternative to traditional tobacco cigarettes.

2. Green Bag: Green Bag meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month in the Library Conference Room at 12 pm. Join us for this lunch series that focuses on gardening. These are one-hour lectures presented by Master Gardeners and other professionals. Bring your lunch! We’ll provide the drinks and dessert.

  • August 18: Food Preservation with Edna Jennings

3. Wi-Fi Hotspots: Patrons in good standing can check out a hotspot for one week. CCPL will be participating in the Alabama Hotspot Lending Program. This project was made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Alabama Public Library Service. For lending requirements, look at the policy on our website https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  or call the library at 256-927-5838.

4. Code Club: Weekly meetings Tuesdays at 3:30 for ages 10-18. 

Kids learn programming skills through a series of tutorials and projects. They use these skills to build websites, video games, phone apps, animations, etc. In addition, they learn how to become better problem solvers and critical thinkers.          

5. Storytime: Returns September 13, Tuesdays and Thursday from 9:30 10:30. Join Jinx and Miss Rebecca for songs, crafts, and reading fun. Space is limited each week; call 256-927-5838 to reserve a spot.

6. Sew Joyful Quilters: Meet with the quilters each Thursday at 10 am to discuss quilt designs and techniques.

7. Chair Yoga: Join instructor Linda Abernathy and Library Director Dana Carroll on August 12 & 19 at 11:45 for a 15-minute stress-relieving chair yoga session.

8. Teen Book Club: Rather Be Reading

Teens ages 13-18 will meet on Monday, August 15, at 3:30 to discuss their book pick of the month.

  •  A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Hooly Jackson

9.   Reading Around Book Club meets at 11:00 am on the first Monday of each month.

10. Kids & Kin: A Statewide supportive program for anyone caring for relative’s children. Everyone is welcome! Contact Larinda Garrett at 334-465-0099 for more information.

Meetings are from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

  • August 9:   Safety Tips to Keep Children Healthy in the Alabama Heat
  • August 23: Celebrating Mistakes: Embracing a Growth Mindset

11. Centre Career Center: Career Specialist Andre Mitchell will be at the library Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for assistance with your job search needs. 

  • Services include resume preparation, job search assistance, WIOA eligibility, on-the-job training, etc.
  • Call 256-927-5838 on Tuesdays or 256-546-4667 Ext. 855018 on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays.

eBooks: To sign in, visit ESERVICES on our website: https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/

Dig into your family’s roots with Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org – free, in our genealogy room! Use your free FamilySearch.org account here at the library and gain access to records that are unavailable on your home computer.

Get free auto repair information from the ChiltonLibrary database. Go to our online catalog at https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/ and click on the “links” tab.

AUGUST SPOTLIGHT IS EDUCATION

1

AL Extension System-Cherokee Co. Office

Alabama Extension

VISIT WEBSITE

1526 CHESNUT BYPASS

CENTRE, AL 35960

(256) 927-3250

(256) 927-2014 (FAX)

FACEBOOK

Alabama Technology Network (ATN)

Alabama Technology Network

VISIT WEBSITE

138 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 35

RAINSVILLE, AL 35986

(256) 638-8968

(256) 638-2167 (FAX)

Canyon Center

Canyon Center

VISIT WEBSITE

4322 LITTLE RIVER TRAIL NE

FORT PAYNE, AL 35967

(256) 845-3548

FACEBOOK

Cherokee Co Board of Education

Cherokee County Board of Education.jpg

CENTRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  

  CENTRE MIDDLE SCHOOL  

CEDAR BLUFF SCHOOL  

  CHEROKEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL  

  GAYLESVILLE SCHOOL  

SAND ROCK SCHOOL  

SPRING GARDEN SCHOOL  

VISIT WEBSITE

130 EAST MAIN STREET

CENTRE, AL 35960

(256) 927-3362

FACEBOOK

Cherokee County Child Development Center

3358 REESE STREET

CEDAR BLUFF, AL 35959

(256) 779-6362

Cherokee County Historical Museum

TH 30

VISIT WEBSITE

101 EAST MAIN STREET
CENTRE, AL 35960
(256) 927-7835

FACEBOOK

Cherokee County Public Library

Cherokee County Public Library

VISIT WEBSITE

310 MARY STREET
CENTRE, AL 35960
(256) 927-5838

FACEBOOK

 

Cherokee Training Center

1975 E CHESNUT BYPASS

CENTRE, AL 35960

(256) 927-8120

 

Gadsden State Community College

GSCC logo

VISIT WEBSITE

405 KORNER STREET
GADSDEN, AL 35903

(256) 549-8221

Gadsden State Community College Cherokee

GS CHEROKEE.jpg

VISIT WEBSITE

801 CEDAR BLUFF ROAD

CENTRE, AL 35960

(256) 927-1800

 
 

Jacksonville State University

JSU

VISIT WEBSITE

700 PELHAM ROAD NORTH

JACKSONVILLE, AL 36265

The Learning Tree, Inc.

The Learning Tree

415 CASTLE AVENUE

ANNISTON, AL 36205

(256) 490-1648

The Works School of Cosmetology

1482 Chesnut ByPass * Centre, Alabama

256-266-1366

CHEROKEE CO PUBLIC LIBRARY

Visit our website at https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  

Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

  1. Summer Reading Program: “Oceans of Possibilities”: June 3 – July 15. Sign up and get a reading folder. Read books and earn prizes. Check out our lineup of performers on our website and Facebook page, or pop in the library and pick up a flyer.

Children’s Programs: 10:00–11:00 am

  • July 8: JSU presents “Water the Journey from the Canyon t the Ocean.”
  • July 15: Anniston Museum of Natural History showcases live Animals! Folders Due!

Teens Program: 12:00 PM                                                                                                                   

  • July 8: Teen Craft Day

Adult Program: 12:00 pm- Bring your lunch! We will provide drinks and dessert while you enjoy an hour of stories about forgotten places in Alabama.

  • July 14: Weiss Dam and Archaeology of Cherokee County presented by Jim Lewis, Centre Historian.
  • “New” Jr. Naturalist Summer Camp with Mirandi Watson, 4-H agent.
  • July 25-29: 10:00-11:00 AM , Ages 9-18. Call the library to sign up. This program promotes awareness, understanding, and respect for Alabama’s natural world. Youth will be learning about Alabama birds and things found on the forest floor.
  • Medical Monday, 12:00 pm: Please join us for our health lunch talks presented by health care professionals. Bring your lunch, and we will provide drinks and dessert.
  • August 15: Escapes Vapes with Shonda Miller of the Alabama Cooperative Extension.

Escape Vapes aims to prevent and reduce adolescent use of e-cigarettes, which have become popular among young people as a “safer” alternative to traditional tobacco cigarettes.

5.   Green Bag: Green Bag meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month in the Library Conference Room at 12 pm. Join us for this lunch series that focuses on gardening. These are one-hour lectures presented by Master Gardeners and other professionals. Bring your lunch! We’ll provide the drinks and dessert.

  • July 21: Herbs with Darryl Patton

6.   Wi-Fi Hotspots: Patrons in good standing can check out a hotspot for one week. CCPL will be participating in the Alabama Hotspot Lending Program. This project was made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Alabama Public Library Service. For lending requirements, look at the policy on our website https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  or call the library at 256-927-5838.

7.   Code Club: Weekly meetings Tuesdays at 3:30 for ages 10-18. 

Kids learn programming skills through a series of tutorials and projects. They use these skills to build websites, video games, phone apps, animations, etc. In addition, they learn how to become better problem solvers and critical thinkers.          

8.   Storytime: Join Jinx and special guests for songs, crafts, and reading fun. Space is limited each week; call 256-927-5838 to reserve a spot. Tuesdays the month of June at 9:30.

9.   Sew Joyful Quilters: Meet with the quilters each Thursday at 10 am to discuss quilt designs and techniques.

10. Chair Yoga: Join instructor Linda Abernathy and Library Director Dana Carroll on July 8 & 15 at 11:45 for a 15-minute stress-relieving chair yoga session.

11. Teen Book Club: Rather Be Reading

Teens ages 13-18 will meet on Monday, May 16, at 3:30 to discuss their book pick of the month.

  • June’s book:  Storm Siren by Mary Weber

12. Reading Around Book Club meets at 11:00 am on the first Monday of each month.

13. Kids & Kin: A Statewide supportive program for anyone caring for relative’s children. Everyone is welcome! Contact Larinda Garrett at 334-465-0099 for more information.

Meetings are from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

  • June 14 & 28: Legends of Alabama I & II.

14. Centre Career Center: Career Specialist Andre Mitchell will be at the library Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for assistance with your job search needs. 

  • Services include resume preparation, job search assistance, WIOA eligibility, on-the-job training, etc.
  • Call 256-927-5838 on Tuesdays & Fridays or 256-546-4667 Ext. 855018 on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays.

eBooks: To sign in, visit ESERVICES on our website: https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/

Dig into your family’s roots with Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org – free, in our genealogy room! Use your free FamilySearch.org account here at the library and gain access to records that are unavailable on your home computer.

Get free auto repair information from the ChiltonLibrary database. Go to our online catalog at https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/ and click on the “links” tab.

S0 COOL Patriotic Program

The speaker for today’s SO COOL Patriotic Program was Rotarian Jerry Scruggs. The students did an awesome job singing the National Anthemn and God Bless the USA.

Centre Rotary Club has been sponsoring the SO COOL (School’s Out Camp Of Organized Learning)

for many years. Director Nancy Steed thanked the Rotary Club for their support as well as all the summer workers who make this program possible Summer workers are; Amanda Chesnut, Claudia Graves, Samuel Cosby, Ian Edwards, Audrey Wester, Kristen Moon & Kisor Johnson.

The SO COOL students are having an aventurous summer going to Pine Grove Baptist Church Bible School, Pirate’s Bay Water Park, Duke’s Bowling Alley & Arcade, JSU Canyon Center, …and many more fun activities. The Cherokee County Children’s Advocacy Center has also done several very good programs for the kids. Many thanks to the Cherokee Co Board of Education for providing a bus for traveling.

Cherokee Co Public Library

Visit our website at https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  

Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

  1. Summer Reading Program: “Oceans of Possibilities”: June 3 – July 15. Sign up and get a reading folder. Read books and earn prizes. Check out our lineup of performers on our website and Facebook page, or pop in the library and pick up a flyer.

Children’s Programs: 10:00–11:00 am

  • June 24: “Oceanography” With Didgeridoo Down Under
  • July 8: JSU presents “Water the Journey from the Canyon t the Ocean.”
  • July 15: Anniston Museum of Natural History showcases live Animals! Folders Due!

Teens Program: 12:00 PM                                                                                                                   

  • July 8: Teen Craft Day

Adult Program: 12:00 pm- Bring your lunch! We will provide drinks and dessert while you enjoy an hour of stories about forgotten places in Alabama.

  • June 23: Forgotten Alabama with author Glenn Wills.
  • “New” Summer Drawing Workshop with Kim Serio
  • Fridays June 10 – July 15 from 2:30–3:30 pm. Call the library to sign up. You will need a pencil, sketch or drawing paper, graph paper & ruler.
  • “New” Jr. Naturalist Summer Camp with Mirandi Watson, 4-H agent.
  • July 25-29: 10:00-11:00 AM , Ages 9-18. Call the library to sign up. This program promotes awareness, understanding, and respect for Alabama’s natural world. Youth will be learning about Alabama birds and things found on the forest floor.
  • Medical Monday, 12:00 pm: Please join us for our health lunch talks presented by health care professionals. Bring your lunch, and we will provide drinks and dessert.
  • August 15: Escapes Vapes with Shonda Miller of the Alabama Cooperative Extension.

Escape Vapes aims to prevent and reduce adolescent use of e-cigarettes, which have become popular among young people as a “safer” alternative to traditional tobacco cigarettes.

5.   Green Bag: Green Bag meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month in the Library Conference Room at 12 pm. Join us for this lunch series that focuses on gardening. These are one-hour lectures presented by Master Gardeners and other professionals. Bring your lunch! We’ll provide the drinks and dessert.

  • July 21: Herbs with Darryl Patton

6.   Wi-Fi Hotspots: Patrons in good standing can check out a hotspot for one week. CCPL will be participating in the Alabama Hotspot Lending Program. This project was made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Alabama Public Library Service. For lending requirements, look at the policy on our website https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  or call the library at 256-927-5838.

7.   Code Club: Weekly meetings Tuesdays at 3:30 for ages 10-18. 

Kids learn programming skills through a series of tutorials and projects. They use these skills to build websites, video games, phone apps, animations, etc. In addition, they learn how to become better problem solvers and critical thinkers.          

8.   Storytime: Join Jinx and special guests for songs, crafts, and reading fun. Space is limited each week; call 256-927-5838 to reserve a spot. Tuesdays the month of June at 9:30.

9.   Sew Joyful Quilters: Meet with the quilters each Thursday at 10 am to discuss quilt designs and techniques.

10. Chair Yoga: Join instructor Linda Abernathy and Library Director Dana Carroll on July 8 & 15 at 11:45 for a 15-minute stress-relieving chair yoga session.

11. Teen Book Club: Rather Be Reading

Teens ages 13-18 will meet on Monday, May 16, at 3:30 to discuss their book pick of the month.

  • June’s book:  Storm Siren by Mary Weber

12. Reading Around Book Club meets at 11:00 am on the first Monday of each month.

13. Kids & Kin: A Statewide supportive program for anyone caring for relative’s children. Everyone is welcome! Contact Larinda Garrett at 334-465-0099 for more information.

Meetings are from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

  • June 14 & 28: Legends of Alabama I & II.

14. Centre Career Center: Career Specialist Andre Mitchell will be at the library Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for assistance with your job search needs. 

  • Services include resume preparation, job search assistance, WIOA eligibility, on-the-job training, etc.
  • Call 256-927-5838 on Tuesdays & Fridays or 256-546-4667 Ext. 855018 on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays.

eBooks: To sign in, visit ESERVICES on our website: https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/

Dig into your family’s roots with Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org – free, in our genealogy room! Use your free FamilySearch.org account here at the library and gain access to records that are unavailable on your home computer.

Get free auto repair information from the ChiltonLibrary database. Go to our online catalog at https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/ and click on the “links” tab.

VENDORS /TOOGA YAKS FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Come join us at Tooga Yaks for a day of fun!
This is a free event featuring vendors, live music, and a firework show!
As always, we will be still be renting kayaks and shuttling from 9am-3pm!
Vendors will start at 3pm
Live music will begin at 7pm
Firework show at 9pm

Become a Vendor

If you would like to become a vendor contact Dee or Malerie Colbert     (256) 300-0013 

 NO FEE

The following information is needed.

VENDOR NAME:______________________________________________________

CONTACT  PERSON____________________________________________________

PHONE:__________________________________________

EMAIL___________________________________________________

TYPE OF VENDOR_________________________________________

Cherokee Co Public Library

The library will be closed on Monday, June 20 for Juneteenth.

Visit our website at https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  

Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

  1. Summer Reading Program: “Oceans of Possibilities”: June 3 – July 15. Sign up and get a reading folder. Read books and earn prizes. Check out our lineup of performers on our website and Facebook page, or pop in the library and pick up a flyer.

Children’s Programs: 10:00–11:00 am

  • June 17: “Oceans of Possibilities with sound waves, light waves, tidal waves, and much more!” with Mr. Bond & the Science Guys
  • June 24: “Oceanography” With Didgeridoo Down Under

Teens Program: 12:00 PM                                                                                                                   

  • June 17: Mr. Bond & the Science Guys

Adult Program: 12:00 pm- Bring your lunch! We will provide drinks and dessert while you enjoy an hour of stories about forgotten places in Alabama.

  • June 23: Forgotten Alabama with author Glenn Wills.
  • “New” Summer Drawing Workshop with Kim Serio
  • Fridays June 10 – July 15 from 2:30–3:30 pm. Call the library to sign up. You will need a pencil, sketch or drawing paper, graph paper & ruler.
  • “New” Jr. Naturalist Summer Camp with Mirandi Watson, 4-H agent. Call the library to sign up. This program promotes awareness, understanding, and respect for Alabama’s natural world. Youth will be learning about Alabama birds and things found on the forest floor.
  • Medical Monday, 12:00 pm: Please join us for our health lunch talks presented by health care professionals. Bring your lunch, and we will provide drinks and dessert.
  • June 13: As Close As Family with Melanie Pell, Managing Partner, will be talking about Dementia. She will discuss the disease and the effects on the mind and body and how they can assist the individuals in staying safe in the comforts of their home.

5.   Green Bag: Green Bag meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month in the Library Conference Room at 12 pm. Join us for this lunch series that focuses on gardening. These are one-hour lectures presented by Master Gardeners and other professionals. Bring your lunch! We’ll provide the drinks and dessert.

  • June 16: Wildlife Damage Management Around the Home & Garden with Norm Haley, Alabama Cooperative Extension

6.   Wi-Fi Hotspots: Patrons in good standing can check out a hotspot for one week. CCPL will be participating in the Alabama Hotspot Lending Program. This project was made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Alabama Public Library Service. For lending requirements, look at the policy on our website https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  or call the library at 256-927-5838.

7.   Code Club: Weekly meetings Tuesdays at 3:30 for ages 10-18. 

Kids learn programming skills through a series of tutorials and projects. They use these skills to build websites, video games, phone apps, animations, etc. In addition, they learn how to become better problem solvers and critical thinkers.          

8.   Storytime: Join Jinx and special guests for songs, crafts, and reading fun. Space is limited each week; call 256-927-5838 to reserve a spot. Summer Storytime begins June 7. Tuesdays in June at 9:30.

9.   Sew Joyful Quilters: Meet with the quilters each Thursday at 10 am to discuss quilt designs and techniques.

10. Chair Yoga: Join instructor Linda Abernathy and Library Director Dana Carroll on June 10 & 17 at 11:45 for a 15-minute stress-relieving chair yoga session.

11. Teen Book Club: Rather Be Reading

Teens ages 13-18 will meet on Monday, May 16, at 3:30 to discuss their book pick of the month.

  • June’s book:  Storm Siren by Mary Weber

12. Reading Around Book Club meets at 11:00 am on the first Monday of each month.

13. Kids & Kin: A Statewide supportive program for anyone caring for relative’s children. Everyone is welcome! Contact Larinda Garrett at 334-465-0099 for more information.

Meetings are from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

  • June 14 & 28: Legends of Alabama I & II.

14. Centre Career Center: Career Specialist Andre Mitchell will be at the library Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for assistance with your job search needs. 

  • Services include resume preparation, job search assistance, WIOA eligibility, on-the-job training, etc.
  • Call 256-927-5838 on Tuesdays & Fridays or 256-546-4667 Ext. 855018 on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays.

eBooks: To sign in, visit ESERVICES on our website: https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/

Dig into your family’s roots with Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org – free, in our genealogy room! Use your free FamilySearch.org account here at the library and gain access to records that are unavailable on your home computer.

Get free auto repair information from the ChiltonLibrary database. Go to our online catalog at https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/ and click on the “links” tab.

Cherokee Co Public Library

The library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, 30.

Visit our website at https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  

Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

  1. Summer Reading Program: “Oceans of Possibilities” begins June 3 – July 15. Sign up on or after Friday, June 3, and get a reading folder. Read books and earn prizes. Check out our lineup of performers on our website and Facebook page, or pop in the library and pick up a flyer.

Children’s Programs: 10:00–11:00 am

  • June 3: “Doc Magic’s Big Ocean Adventure” with Doctor Magic Balloons
  • June 10: “Puppets & Laughter on the High Seas” with Gene Cordova
  • June 17: “Oceans of Possibilities with sound waves, light waves, tidal waves, and much more!” with Mr. Bond & the Science Guys
  • June 24: “Oceanography” With Didgeridoo Down Under

Teens Program: 12:00 PM                                                                                                                   

  • June 17: Mr. Bond & the Science Guys

Adult Program: 12:00 pm- Bring your lunch! We will provide drinks and dessert while you enjoy an hour of stories about forgotten places in Alabama.

  • June 23: Forgotten Alabama with author Glenn Wills.
  • “New” Summer Drawing Workshop with Kim Serio
  • Fridays June 10 – July 15 from 2:30–3:30 pm. Call the library to sign up. You will need a pencil, sketch or drawing paper, graph paper & ruler.
  • Medical Monday, 12:00 pm: Please join us for our health lunch talks presented by health care professionals. Bring your lunch, and we will provide drinks and dessert.
  • June 13: As Close As Family with Melanie Pell, Managing Partner, will be talking about Dementia. She will discuss the disease and the effects on the mind and body and how they can assist the individuals in staying safe in the comforts of their home.

4.   Green Bag: Green Bag meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month in the Library Conference Room at 12 pm. Join us for this lunch series that focuses on gardening. These are one-hour lectures presented by Master Gardeners and other professionals. Bring your lunch! We’ll provide the drinks and dessert.

  • June 16: Wildlife Damage Management Around the Home & Garden with Norm Haley, Alabama Cooperative Extension

5.   Wi-Fi Hotspots: Patrons in good standing can check out a hotspot for one week. CCPL will be participating in the Alabama Hotspot Lending Program. This project was made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Alabama Public Library Service. For lending requirements, look at the policy on our website https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/  or call the library at 256-927-5838.

6.   Code Club: Weekly meetings Tuesdays at 3:30 for ages 10-18. 

Kids learn programming skills through a series of tutorials and projects. They use these skills to build websites, video games, phone apps, animations, etc. In addition, they learn how to become better problem solvers and critical thinkers.          

7.   Storytime: Join Jinx and special guests for songs, crafts, and reading fun. Space is limited each week; call 256-927-5838 to reserve a spot. Summer Storytime begins June 7. Tuesdays in June at 9:30.

8.   Sew Joyful Quilters: Meet with the quilters each Thursday at 10 am to discuss quilt designs and techniques.

9.   Chair Yoga: Join instructor Linda Abernathy and Library Director Dana Carroll on June 10 & 17 at 11:45 for a 15-minute stress-relieving chair yoga session.

10. Teen Book Club: Rather Be Reading

Teens ages 13-18 will meet on Monday, May 16, at 3:30 to discuss their book pick of the month.

  • May’s book: Words Composed of Sea and Sky by Erica George

11. Reading Around Book Club meets at 11:00 am on the first Monday of each month.

12. Kids & Kin: A Statewide supportive program for anyone caring for relative’s children. Everyone is welcome! Contact Larinda Garrett at 334-465-0099 for more information.

Meetings are from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

  • June 14 & 28: Legends of Alabama I & II.

13. Centre Career Center: Career Specialist Andre Mitchell will be at the library Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for assistance with your job search needs. 

  • Services include resume preparation, job search assistance, WIOA eligibility, on-the-job training, etc.
  • Call 256-927-5838 on Tuesdays & Fridays or 256-546-4667 Ext. 855018 on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays.

eBooks: To sign in, visit ESERVICES on our website: https://cherokeecountypubliclibrary.org/

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