Cherokee Co Public Library


Library Press Release    3/14/2017

 Library Closings: Good Friday, April 14

Visit our interactive card catalog at to ask out 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. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, March 16: Herbalist Ed Coker on “Useful and Dangerous Plants around Your Home”    12:00-1:00

Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, April 20:

 “Propagate Your Plants” with Master Gardener and Cherokee Rose Garden Member Dr. John Holbrook.

Thursday, May 18:

“Drip Irrigation” with Extension Agent Eric Schavey

  1. Something new to help you get going! Now you can get expert help with car repairs and estimates using the library’s link to ChiltonLibrary, a database provided by the trusted publisher of the Chilton car repair manuals. Visit the “Links” tab on our interactive catalog at to find help for your ailing auto! (You can even access it on your Smartphone.)

The library also offers the Library Edition database for your family history search.

  1. Technology for the New Year: New courses will be forming throughout the year for our technology series, funded by the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation. Full courses in Beginners Follow-up, Email, and Computer Refresher will be offered, as well as two-hour workshops on Computer Troubleshooting and Facebook. Call or visit the library to be added to our class lists. For more information call 256-927-5838 or email us at
  1. Trace your family tree with the library’s Genealogy Classes, taught by and Louise Wright. Six-week Monday sessions are held throughout the year. Call for information.

Regular Programs

  1. Preschool Storytime Programs

Storytime is the preschool place to be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 A.M. Our general guidelines are Tuesdays Ages 3-5; Thursdays Babies – younger 3-year-olds. All ages are welcome at all programs; we try to adjust for them! Songs, rhymes, crafts, coloring, and of course, stories!

  1. Drawing Class led by Kathy Pratt and Sandy Aycock

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 are led by Elaine Henry Dawson several times a year; call for information.

  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!

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