Cherokee Co Public Library


Library Press Release    5/15/2017

 Library Closings: Memorial Day, Monday, May 29; Independence Day,

Tuesday, July 4.

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

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, May 18: “Drip Irrigation” with Eric Schavey of the Cherokee County Cooperative    Extension   12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.     Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, June 15:   “Raised Bed Planting” with DeKalb County Master Gardeners President Mike Keracher.

  1. Summer Reading “Build a Better World” for Preschool-Age 12 starts Friday, June 2. Read to earn prizes; attend Friday programs to enter a weekly door prize drawing. We have a Teen Summer Reading program, too; sign up starts Friday, June 2.

Friday, June 2: Kick off the fun with musical guest Mark Seymour! 10:00

Friday, June 9: “A Better World for Bees” features David Kelton and many bee friends. 10:00

  1. Preschool Storytime Programs

Summer Storytime starts June 6, Tuesdays at 9:30 through June.  Preschool—Early Elementary age

  1. Book Signing: Sand Rock’s own John Pate will sign copies of Tears of Gaduhav, his book about the fate of Civil War gold. Friday, June 23 from 2:00-5:00.
  2. Car trouble? Get expert help with car repairs and estimates with our link to Follow this path:; choose the “Links” tab; click on ChiltonLibrary.
  3. Computer Courses, funded by the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation.

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

Other Full Courses: Beginners Follow-up, Advanced Email, and Computer Refresher

Two Hour Workshops: Computer Troubleshooting and Facebook.

To get on these lists, call, visit the library, or email us at

  1. Six-week Monday Genealogy Classes, led by Louise Wright, begin in September. Call for information. Meanwhile, visit the library to check out your roots on com Library Edition.

Regular Programs

  1. June and July Summer Drawing Class for ages 8-12 begins on Monday, June 12, 1:30—3:30. Class size is limited; sign up required.
  2. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet regularly on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
  3. Reading Around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 P.M.



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