Cherokee Co Public Library

Library 5

Library Press Release    8/22/2017          

   Library Closings: Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.

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

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News and Special Events

  1. AARP’s Smart Driver Course will be held at the library on Friday, 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
  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. 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: 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

  1. 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
  2. Fall Storytime begins September 12! Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30m.
  3. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

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

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.            Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, Oct. 19:  Eleanor Craig, aka “The Fern Lady,” 12:00-1:00

Thursday, Nov. 16: The Georgia-Alabama Land Trust’s Renee Raney on “Feeding Birds and Animals in Winter”

Regular Programs and Services

  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 12:00-1:00 P.M.
  3. Car trouble? Get expert help with car repairs and estimates with our link to Follow this path:; choose the “Links” tab; click on ChiltonLibrary.
  • 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!



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